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Crusader Women Play Loyola to Scoreless Draw
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Valparaiso (9-5-3, 2-2-2)
10/22/2012 | Valparaiso, Ind. | Attendance: 131
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Scoring
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LUCGonyo, Monica110:0004
VALPOMANSKI, Kristen110:0003
Stats at a GlanceLUCVALPO
Shots (on Goal)13 (3)13 (4)
Saves43
Offsides10
Corner Kicks33
Fouls1917

Monday, October 22, 2012

The Valparaiso women's soccer team played to a scoreless double-overtime draw with Loyola on Monday afternoon at Brown Field in its regular season home finale.  With the shutout, Crusader junior goalkeeper Kristen Manski (St. Charles, Ill./North) registered her 21st career clean sheet, breaking the career record she previously shared with Mele Cabral and Erin Murray.

Manski has picked up nine of her shutouts this season as a junior, one shy of Valpo's single-season record in the category.  She previously earned five shutouts during her freshman year and seven as a sophomore.  Manski had to make three saves Monday to earn the record-breaking clean sheet, none more important than a stop late in the second half on a shot which deflected off a defender's foot into the air, forcing the junior to jump and secure the ball, making sure to hold the ball out over the line to keep the game scoreless.

“Loyola hasn’t given away many opportunities in any of the games they've played, so for us to get 13 shots tonight, that's a good day,” said Crusader head coach John Marovich.  “We need to be more efficient in our finishing, but we have to also remain calm and recognize that, in a league where not many goals are being conceded, we have to maintain a sense of normalcy and know that the most important thing is creating chances.  We are doing that, and we had a few more good chances tonight – when we finish those, we'll win games.  We just need to maintain our mindset, trust each other and believe that positive things are going to happen.”

After a first half which saw each side tally just four shot attempts and put just one on goal, the best chance for either side to crack the scoreboard came early on in the second half for the Crusaders.  Freshman Rita Craven (Frankfort, Ill./Lincoln-Way North) cracked a right-footed shot from outside the box on the left side in the 55th minute that ricocheted off the crossbar in the upper-right corner.

The ricochet bounced directly to senior Luisa Desario (Bartlett, Ill./Bartlett), who took an effort on the volley from 12 yards out on the right side of the box, a shot which Loyola goalkeeper Monica Gonyo was forced to parry over the bar with a leaping save.  Off the ensuing corner kick, senior Rachel Hoaglin (Lakeville, Minn./Academy of Holy Angels) had a shot on goal, but Gonyo stopped that one as well.

The sides combined for just seven shot attempts in the overtime periods, none of which were on frame.  Both teams did have chances on the break to play forwards into the box, but the connections were not there as the game ended in a 0-0 tie.

Gonyo made four saves to match the shutout for Loyola (7-7-3, 2-2-2 Horizon).  Valpo and Loyola each finished wtih 13 shot attempts, the Crusaders putting four on goal and the Ramblers three.  Both sides had three corner kicks apiece as well.

“I thought Catherine Terrell did an outstanding job in her time today as far as moving the ball and being available to her teammates,” said Marovich.  “I thought she made a big difference in the second half - we played much better in the second half, and a lot of that had to do with the work she did.”

Valparaiso (9-5-3, 2-2-2 Horizon) will look to qualify for the 2012 Horizon League Championship in its regular season finale at Green Bay on Saturday afternoon.  Live stats will be available through www.valpoathletics.com.

M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana