Valparaiso University head softball coach Randy Schneider has added two more signees to his 2004 recruiting class. Joining the Crusaders in the fall will be Stacy Adamski and Carly Rossner.
Valparaiso University will hold several summer softball clinics during the summer of 2004 at the Valparaiso University Softball Field.
Valparaiso University had four players named to the Mid-Continent Conference Softball All-Tournament Team following the league championships held this past weekend.
For the second time on Saturday Mid-Continent Conference Pitcher of the Year Cheyenne Davies proved to be too much for Valparaiso as Centenary defeated the Crusaders 4-0 to win the Mid-Continent Conference Softball Tournament held in Macomb, Ill.
Valparaiso defeated Western Illinois 8-2 on Saturday afternoon at the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament in Macomb, Ill. to advance to the championship round and face Centenary in a rematch of the opening game of the day.
Valparaiso University came up on the short end of a 1-0 pitcher's dual on Saturday morning in the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament held in Macomb, Ill.
Valparaiso recorded its first Mid-Continent Conference Tournament victory in school history on Friday afternoon, defeating regular season champion Southern Utah 3-1 in the first round held in Macomb, Ill.
Valparaiso University softball players Karen Constien (Carol Stream, Ill./Glenbard North H.S.) and Monica Rowan (Evergreen Park, Ill./Evergreen Park H.S.) have each been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District V First Team the organization announced today.
Valparaiso University catcher Karen Constien (Carol Stream, Ill./Glenbard North H.S.) has been named to the Mid-Continent Conference First Team the league announced tonight.
Valparaiso University's softball team will face Southern Utah on Friday morning beginning at 10 a.m. in the first round of the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament held in Macomb, Ill.
KarenMarie Pena limited Valparaiso to just six hits over two games as Western Illinois swept a Mid-Continent Conference doubleheader from the Crusaders 4-0 and 1-0 on Saturday afternoon in Macomb, Ill.
Valparaiso University clinched its first Mid-Continent Conference Tournament berth since 2000 and earned its first victory over Western Illinois since 1997 with a 7-5 win in the opening game of a doubleheader on Friday afternoon in Macomb, Ill. The Westerwinds bounced back with a 2-1 victory in the nightcap.
Five straight singles led to five runs on Tuesday afternoon to help lead Loyola (Ill.) to a 6-0 victory over Valparaiso at the Valparaiso University Softball Field.
Valparaiso University's softball game scheduled for Tuesday afternoon at the Valparaiso University Softball Field has been moved to 4 p.m. and will be a single contest as opposed to a doubleheader.
Valparaiso took advantage of five Centenary errors in the opening game of the doubleheader to score eight unearned runs on the way to a 9-4 win on a cold, rainy Saturday afternoon at the Valparaiso Softball Field. The Ladies returned the favor in game two, converting four Crusader errors into five unearned runs on the way to a 6-1 win to split the twinbill.
Valparaiso's seventh inning rally fell one run short in game two on Friday afternoon as the Crusaders dropped a doubleheader to Centenary 1-0 and 5-4 at the Valparaiso University Softball Field.
Valparaiso University softball coach Randy Schneider has signed eight players to National Letters of Intent during the spring singing period.
Valparaiso jumped out to early leads in both games of the doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon, but ended up surrendering runs late in each one and fell to Loyola (Ill.) 5-4 and 3-2 in Chicago.
Valparaiso University's Karen Constien (Carol Stream, Ill./Glenbard North H.S.) was named the Mid-Continent Conference Softball Player of the Week after leading the Crusaders to a four-game sweep over UMKC last weekend.
Karen Constien (Carol Stream, Ill./Glenbard North H.S.) homered twice in the opener and once in game two to help Valparaiso to a doubleheader sweep of UMKC on Saturday afternoon at the Valparaiso University softball field. The Crusaders won the opener 7-2 and the nightcap 2-0.
Tricia Speziale's (Elmhurst, Ill./York H.S.) bases loaded doubled broke a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the sixth inning to lift Valparaiso to a 5-2 victory over UMKC on Friday afternoon at the Valparaiso University Softball Field to give the Crusaders a doubleheader sweep. Valpo won the opener 7-1.
For the second straight day, the Valparaiso-IPFW softball game scheduled for Wednesday in Fort Wayne, Ind. has been cancelled.
Valparaiso's scheduled softball doubleheader for Tuesday afternoon against IPFW has been cancelled due to the forecasted storms in the Valparaiso area.
Valparaiso tallied just three hits combined on Monday afternoon, dropping a doubleheader to Illinois-Chicago 15-0 and 8-0 in the Windy City.
Valparaiso ended its four game series with Southern Utah on Saturday afternoon, getting swept in a doubleheader by the scores of 9-1 and 8-4 in Cedar City.
Valparaiso fell a game out of first place in the Mid-Continent Conference after losing both ends of a doubleheader to Southern Utah on Friday afternoon. The Crusaders surrendered a run in the bottom of the seventh in the opener to fall 6-5 and dropped the nightcap 16-14 in Cedar City, Utah.
Sarah Martz threw a perfect game in the opener and Jessica Evans drove in four runs in the night cap as DePaul ended Valparaiso's five-game winning streak with a doubleheader sweep, 10-0 and 12-3, on Tuesday afternoon in Chicago.
Valparaiso will make up its softball doubleheader at IPFW on Wednesday, April 21 with the first pitch of the twinbill set for 3 p.m. in Fort Wayne, Ind.
For the first time since the 2000 season, the Valparaiso Crusaders have swept a Mid-Continent Conference series, defeating Oakland by scores of 5-2 and 2-0 on Saturday afternoon at the Valparaiso University Softball Field.
A two-run double by Taylor Callahan (Grayson, Ga./Greater Atlanta Christian H.S.) in the bottom of the sixth put Valpo in front as the Crusaders rallied for a 7-4 win over Oakland in game two to sweep a doubleheader at the Valparaiso University Softball Field. The Crusaders took the opener 7-1.
Valparaiso went on the road and split a doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon at St. Joseph's, dropping the opener 2-1 before rebounding for a 3-1 victory in the nightcap in Rensselaer, Ind.
Amanda Gilbertson (Murrieta, Calif./West Albany H.S., Ore.) threw a pair of complete games to lead Valparaiso to a doubleheader sweep of IUPUI on Saturday afternoon in Mid-Continent Conference action. The Crusaders won the opener 5-3 and took game two 4-0 in eight innings in Indianapolis.
Valparaiso opened Mid-Continent Conference play on Friday afternoon with a doubleheader split against IUPUI in Indianapolis. The Crusaders won the opener 5-3 but the Jaguars rebounded for an 8-0 victory in the nightcap.
Valparaiso University snapped its five-game losing skid with a 2-0 victory over Northern Illinois on Wednesday afternoon at the Valparaiso University Softball Field. Game two of the scheduled doubleheader was cancelled due to cold.
Valparaiso ended its weekend road trip on Sunday afternoon dropping a pair of games to 11th ranked Michigan 10-0 and 7-0 in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Valparaiso's softball team dropped a doubleheader against Michigan State 10-2 and 4-0 on Saturday afternoon in East Lansing, Mich.
Valparaiso's softball doubleheader scheduled for Thursday afternoon against Indiana State has been cancelled due to rain.
For the first time since 1985, the Valparaiso softball team defeated Purdue, winning the opening game of the doubleheader 2-0 on Wednesday afternoon in West Lafayette, Ind. The Boilermakers took the nightcap 8-0.
Steffany Stenglein struck out 14 while firing a perfect game to lead Notre Dame past Valparaiso 9-0 on Tuesday afternoon at the Valparaiso University Softball Field in the Crusaders home opener.
Valparaiso's softball game with Notre Dame scheduled for Monday at the Valparaiso University Softball Field has been moved to Tuesday due to the weather. First pitch is still scheduled for 3 p.m.
Valparaiso's softball doubleheader that was scheduled for Tuesday at IPFW has been postponed due to snowy conditions in the Fort Wayne area.
Valparaiso's softball team won one of three games on Saturday at the Southeast Missouri State Classic in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Valparaiso University's Karen Constien (Carol Stream, Ill./Glenbard North H.S.) and Ashlee Blankenbaker (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) have been named the Mid-Continent Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week respectively.
Valparaiso's softball team split the final two games of the Sycamore Classic held in Terre Haute, Ind. on Sunday.
Valparaiso opened its 2004 softball season on Saturday afternoon posting a 1-2 record in Terre Haute, Ind. at the Sycamore Classic.
Valparaiso University's softball team was picked to finish in seventh place in the Mid-Continent Conference according to the annual preseason poll selected by the league's head coaches.
Valparaiso University softball coach Randy Schneider will be holding three softball clinics in January.
Valparaiso University head softball coach Randy Schneider has announced the signings of two student-athletes that have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Crusaders beginning in 2005.
Valparaiso's softball team has concluded its fall season posting a 2-7 record over three weekends.
Valparaiso University head softball coach Randy Schneider has announced his 2004 schedule, which will feature 11 home dates and 21 total home contests.
Valparaiso University head softball coach Randy Schneider has announced the addition of Kari Nelson as an assistant coach for the Crusaders.
Valparaiso University athletic director Bill Steinbrecher has announced that Randy Schneider has been named the new head softball coach for the Crusaders.