The Valparaiso University volleyball team dropped the first point of the match Friday night at the ARC to Milwaukee, but never trailed in any of the three sets after that mark, as a stellar all-around team effort led the Crusaders to a 3-0 (25-12, 25-12, 25-19) win over the Panthers to improve to 16-3 overall and 4-1 in Horizon League play.
The Valparaiso University volleyball team closes out a five-match homestand, hosting Milwaukee and Green Bay in Horizon League play on Friday and Saturday, respectively, before facing Chicago State in non-league action at the ARC Tuesday evening. Friday will serve as the Crusaders’ annual breast cancer awareness match, as survivors of breast cancer will be honored prior to the match. Saturday is Student Appreciation Day and Parents Night as well.
Valparaiso University sophomore middle hitter Taylor Graboski earned the first weekly award of her career from the Horizon League office on Monday, as she was named the league’s Offensive Player of the Week.