Trio of Softball Beacons Earn Academic Honors

A trio of Valpo softball players received honors for their academic performance on Tuesday. Junior Regi Hecker (Lee’s Summit, Mo./Blue Springs South) earned MVC Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention recognition, while she was joined by fellow juniors Emily Crompton (Salem, Ill./Christ Our Rock Lutheran) and Caitlyn Kowalski (Temperance, Mich./Notre Dame Academy) as the trio were recognized as Academic All-District honorees as College Sports Communicators (formerly CoSIDA) released its softball Academic All-District roll.

Kehlenbrink Represents Valpo on All-Tournament Team

Valpo softball senior catcher Lauren Kehlenbrink (Ballwin, Mo./Parkway South) represented the Beacons on the MVC All-Tournament Team, as announced by the conference office following the tournament’s conclusion Saturday.

Softball Announces Signing of Nine Freshmen For 2024

The Valpo softball program announced today that nine players have signed to join the program as freshmen for the 2023-24 school year.

Softball Season Comes to Close Wednesday at MVC Tournament

The 2023 campaign came to an end for the Valpo softball team in the first round of the MVC Tournament in Carbondale, Ill., as the 12th-seeded Beacons fell to fifth-seeded Indiana State, 4-1.

Hecker Named to MVC All-Defensive Team

Valpo softball junior outfielder Regi Hecker (Lee’s Summit, Mo./Blue Springs South) represented the Beacons on the Missouri Valley Conference All-Defensive Team as the conference office announced this season’s postseason award winners Wednesday morning.

Softball Heads to MVC Tournament

The Valpo softball team heads to the 2023 MVC Tournament this week in Carbondale, Ill. As the 12th seed, Valpo opens tournament play against fifth-seeded Indiana State on Wednesday afternoon. The Beacons will have to win four games in a row in the single-elimination bracket to claim the tournament title.

Softball Falls in Regular Season Finale

The Valpo softball team concluded regular season action on Sunday at the Valpo Softball Complex, falling 11-0 to Indiana State.

Comeback Effort Falls Short for Softball on Senior Day

The Valpo softball team looked to earn a come-from-behind win in its last time at bat Saturday afternoon against Indiana State, but came up one run short of extending the game as the Beacons fell to the Sycamores by a 3-2 final. Before the game, the program honored the members of its senior class on Senior Day.

Beacons Drop Series Opener to Indiana State

The Valpo softball team opened its final series of the regular season on Friday afternoon at the Valpo Softball Complex, falling 7-0 to visiting Indiana State.