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Crusaders Fall in Road Test at Western Illinois
December
1 W Basketball ARC 1:35 PM Saint Louis
5 M Basketball ARC 7:05 PM IPFW
8 M Swimming & Diving ARC 2:00 PM Green Bay*
8 W Swimming & Diving ARC 2:00 PM Green Bay*
20 M Basketball ARC 7:05 PM IUPUI
22 M Basketball ARC 1:35 PM Purdue Calumet
29 W Basketball ARC 1:35 PM Ball State
January
2 M Basketball ARC 7:05 PM Loyola*
4 M Basketball ARC 6:00 PM Cleveland State*
5 W Basketball ARC 1:35 PM Northern Illinois
11 M Swimming & Diving ARC All Day UIC*
11 W Swimming & Diving ARC All Day UIC*
12 W Basketball ARC 1:35 PM Youngstown State*
16 W Basketball ARC 7:05 PM Loyola (Chicago)*
19 M Basketball ARC 7:05 PM Wright State*
23 M Basketball ARC 7:05 PM Green Bay*
26 W Basketball ARC 1:35 PM Green Bay*
February
1 M Basketball ARC TBA Milwaukee*
2 W Basketball ARC 1:35 PM Cleveland State*
5 M Basketball ARC 7:05 PM UIC*
16 W Basketball ARC 1:35 PM UIC*
16 M Basketball ARC 5:00 PM Detroit*
21 W Basketball ARC 7:05 PM Milwaukee*
23 M Basketball ARC TBA TBA (Sears BracketBusters)
26 M Basketball ARC 7:05 PM Youngstown State*
28 W Basketball ARC 7:05 PM Wright State*
March
9 W Basketball ARC 1:35 PM Detroit*

 

# = Exhibition; * = Conference; All Times Central

November 27, 2012 | Volleyball, Valparaizone
Valparaiso volleyball head coach Carin Avery announced today that five high school seniors have signed with the Crusaders during the early signing period. Rachel Bruinsma, Emily Campbell, Tarrah Lasky, Jamie Lacheta and Morganne Longoria will all join the Valpo program as freshmen for the 2013 season.
November 26, 2012 | Men's Basketball, Valparaizone
Valparaiso senior forward Ryan Broekhoff (Frankston, Victoria, Australia/Australian Institute of Sport) has been named the Horizon League co-Player of the Week following a pair of stellar performances last weekend, including a career-high effort on Saturday.
November 24, 2012 | Men's Basketball, Valparaizone
Valparaiso senior Ryan Broekhoff (Frankston, Victoria, Australia/Australian Institute of Sport) scored 26 of his career-high 30 points in the first half as the Crusaders ran out to a 20-3 lead en route to a 77-64 victory Saturday night at the ARC over Bethune-Cookman. With the win, the Crusaders claimed the trophy for winning the Valparaiso Division of the Joe Cipriano Nebraska Classic.
November 23, 2012 | Men's Basketball, Valparaizone
Valparaiso men's basketball head coach Bryce Drew announced today that Alec Peters (Washington, Ill./Washington) signed a National Letter of Intent during the early signing period and will be joining the Crusader program as a freshman for the 2013-2014 season. Peters joins the four signees announced last week - Jubril Adekoya, Nick Davidson, Lexus Williams and Clay Yeo.
November 23, 2012 | Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field, Valparaizone
Valparaiso track and field head coach Ryan Moore announced today the Crusaders' schedule for the upcoming 2012-2013 campaign.
November 20, 2012 | Softball, Valparaizone
Valparaiso softball head coach Jordan Stevens announced today that Jorgi Calombaris, Ashlynn Grubb and Samantha Stewart have all signed National Letters of Intent to join the Crusader softball program as freshmen for the 2014 season.
November 18, 2012 | Volleyball, Valparaizone
Valparaiso senior Mary Dent (Chicago, Ill./Von Steuben) closed out her Crusader career by being named to the Horizon League All-Tournament Team, it was announced on Sunday.
November 18, 2012 | Women's Bowling, Valparaizone
The #9 Valparaiso bowling team concluded the UMES Hawk Classic in Millsboro, Del. on Sunday, finishing the 18-team tournament in tenth place.

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Check out the ValparaiZone event page to see game times and social media updates for each athletic event. Hope to see you at the game!

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Student Grand Prizes
 
Pregame Party for Winner and 19 guests
A lucky fan will receive a pre-game party. The winner will be allowed to bring 19
guests to the pre-game party. We will select a random winner from the top 25 spots in
the Student Grand Prize Leaderboard. Contest will start in August 2012 and end
December 2012.
 
All expense paid trip to the Milwaukee Game 1/12/13
A lucky fan will receive and all expense paid trip to the road game against Milwaukee
1/12/13. We will select a random winner from the top 25 spots in the Student Grand
Prize Leaderboard. Contest will start in August 2012 and end December 2012.
 
Autographed ball from the coach and team of their choice
A lucky fan will receive an autographed ball from the coach and team of their choice.
We will select a random winner from the top 25 spots in the Student Grand Prize
Leaderboard. Contest will start in August 2012 and end December 2012.

 

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W Golf IPFW Spring Invitational Fort Wayne, Ind. (Chestnut Hills G.C.)
Apr 7 9th/12 (642)
Softball Northern Illinois 6 VU Softball Field
Apr 8 Valpo 8
Baseball Valpo 5 Evanston, Ill.
Apr 8 Northwestern 12
Softball Northern Illinois 3 8 inn.
Apr 8 Valpo 4
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
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
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
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
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
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17, 3:00 p.m. Milwaukee
M Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
W Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19, 1:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
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 Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 5:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
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
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26 Horizon League Tournament
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