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May 05, 2013 | Athletics
Valparaiso University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) announced its year-end awards on Sunday evening at the fifth annual Athletic Recognition Ceremony (ARC) Awards.
April 22, 2013 | Men's Basketball, Men's Swimming & Diving, Men's Track & Field, Women's Basketball, Women's Swimming & Diving, Women's Track & Field, Athletics
Valparaiso placed nine student-athletes over six sports on the Horizon League's 2012-13 Winter Academic All-League Teams, as announced by the league office today.
April 17, 2013 | Athletics
The 16th annual Frankenmuth Valpo Weekend will take place July 19-20 as alumni and friends have a chance to reconnect with one another as well as meet Crusader coaches during the event in Frankenmuth, Mich.
April 14, 2013 | Athletics
Valparaiso University awarded 121 student-athletes with Presidential Academic Honors while also handing out the Laurel Award at the 22nd Annual Student-Athletes Academic Honors Banquet held on Sunday evening in the Harre Union.
February 22, 2013 | Athletics
Valparaiso University Director of Athletics Mark LaBarbera announced today that the university has added a pair of hires in the area of athletics development. John Kuka joins Valparaiso University as an Associate Director of Athletics, while Matt LaBarbera has been brought on as the Associate Director of Annual Giving - Athletics.
February 12, 2013 | Men's Cross Country, Athletics
The Valparaiso men’s cross country squads from 1963, 1964 and 1965 put together perhaps the most impressive run of high finishes in national competition in Valparaiso athletics history, and on Saturday, February 16, the group of three teams will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
February 11, 2013 | Baseball, Athletics
One of the top hitters in Valparaiso baseball history, Jack Todhunter will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, February 16.
February 10, 2013 | Men's Cross Country, Men's Soccer, Volleyball, Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Athletics
Valparaiso placed a league-high ten student-athletes over five sports on the Horizon League's 2012 Fall Academic All-League Teams, as announced by the league office.
February 08, 2013 | Baseball, Football, Athletics
A two-sport standout during his time at Valparaiso, Paul Naumann went on to a long and distinguished coaching career, and on Saturday, February 16, he will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
February 08, 2013 | Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Athletics, Valparaizone
The votes are in and Valparaiso University’s student section, the Valparaizone, has advanced to the semifinal round of the second annual Naismith Student Section of the Year Award contest. As one of the top college basketball student sections in the country, Valpo is asking for fan support to help win the prestigious title. Crusader fans will now have a say in determining the most deserving student section by voting for the Naismith Student Section of the Year Award.
February 07, 2013 | Football, Men's Track & Field, Athletics
The first African-American to compete in intercollegiate athletics at Valparaiso University, Floyd Henderson was a trailblazer in the Crusaders' athletic department, and on Saturday, February 16, he will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
February 06, 2013 | Women's Basketball, Athletics
A catalyst at the point guard position for the Valparaiso women's basketball team, Katie Boone helped lead the Crusaders to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances during her four-year career, and on Saturday, February 16, she will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
February 01, 2013 | Athletics
The Valparaiso Athletics five-year Strategic Plan is now available for the public by viewing the attached PDF.
January 17, 2013 | Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Athletics, Valparaizone
Valparaiso’s student section, the ValparaiZone, has been nominated as one of the top college basketball student sections in the country and is asking for fan support to help win the title. Crusader fans will have a say by voting for the Naismith Student Section of the Year Award. The winning student section gets bragging rights, while the winning school will receive $10,000 to be used in its general scholarship fund.
January 02, 2013 | Athletics
As the Valparaiso athletic department kicks off the 2013 calendar year with a home men's basketball game this evening, ValpoAthletics.com takes a look back at the highlights from the 2012 calendar year - a year filled with loads of stellar accomplishments and honors, both from teams and individuals.
December 21, 2012 | Athletics
Four individuals and one group of teams will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame as the Class of 2013 on Saturday, Feb. 16. Katie Boone, Floyd Henderson, Paul Nauman and Jack Todhunter will all be inducted, as well as the Crusaders' cross country teams from 1963-1965.
November 02, 2012 | Athletics, Valparaizone
Student-athletes at Valparaiso University continue to distinguish themselves academically, graduating at a higher rate than their peers at many other universities, according to information released by the NCAA.
October 24, 2012 | Athletics
The Valparaiso University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be raising money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure at home events throughout the remainder of this week as part of its Breast Cancer Awareness Week.
August 31, 2012 | Men's Basketball, Football, Men's Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Athletics, Valparaizone
Valpo Athletics announces the launch of a new social media fan engagement program where Crusader fans can show their support for Valpo Athletics and each individual team through a combination of in-game social media campaigns, engaging teams on social networks and earning rewards through our new Valpo Crusader Social Rewards program. Fans can visit ValpoRewards.com to start playing!
August 22, 2012 | Athletics
The Valparaiso athletics department will offer free live video of 16 home sporting events via the Horizon League Network during the fall 2012 season, while the Valpo Sports Radio Network will carry all 11 football games live and campus radio station WVUR will broadcast 25 events during the fall as well.
August 08, 2012 | Athletics
With women’s soccer playing its first exhibition game Wednesday night, football and volleyball camps underway, and men’s soccer reporting to camp on Friday, be sure to keep up with all the Valparaiso fall sports teams throughout their preseasons and into the 2012 campaign by following the teams’ official social media feeds!
July 25, 2012 | Athletics
United States team apparel and equipment dealer LIDS Team Sports, a division of Indianapolis-based LIDS Sports Group, and the Valparaiso University Athletic Department have entered into a renewal agreement for three additional years. Per the deal, Nike will remain the official provider of Crusader uniforms and apparel for all student athletes participating in the 21 varsity sports teams. LIDS Sports Group will continue to serve as Valpo’s supplier of Nike products.
July 16, 2012 | Athletics
Valparaiso had 90 student-athletes honored as the Horizon League announced its Spring 2012 Academic Honor Roll on Monday. The Horizon League’s 10 institutions combined for 743 total honorees across all 19 league-sponsored sports.