Valparaiso University junior setter Brittany Anderson (East Chicago, Ind./Bishop Noll) has been selected as one of seven members of the Missouri Valley Conference’s preseason All-Conference team heading into the 2019 season.
Valparaiso University volleyball head coach Carin Avery announced today that Michigan City alum Brooke Westphal has returned to Northwest Indiana and joined the Valpo volleyball program for the 2019 season. Westphal will have one season of eligibility remaining with the Brown and Gold.
The Valparaiso University volleyball program unveiled today its schedule for the upcoming 2019 season, a slate which features 10 matches against teams who participated in the postseason last year.
The Valparaiso University volleyball program received the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2018-19 academic year, as announced by the AVCA today. It marks the 14th time in the last 16 seasons that the Crusaders have earned the award. In addition, Valpo was named to the AVCA Team Academic Honor Roll for maintaining a cumulative team GPA which ranks among the top-25 in Division I volleyball.
A deep postseason run in a successful 2018 campaign led to the Valparaiso University volleyball team finishing the season as national statistical champions in a pair of categories. Sophomore setter Brittany Anderson (East Chicago, Ind./Bishop Noll) led the country in total assists, while as a team, Valpo paced all Division I programs in total digs.
Former Valparaiso University volleyball player Allison Ketcham has been named one of four recipients of the Missouri Valley Conference postgraduate scholarship awards, as announced by MVC Commissioner Doug Elgin on Thursday. The $5,000 postgraduate scholarship is awarded to graduated student-athletes who have exhibited exemplary academic and athletic performance.
The Valparaiso University volleyball team will close out its 2019 spring season on Friday evening, April 26 at the ARC as Valpo hosts Notre Dame. The match is slated to begin at 5 p.m., and admission is free.
Valparaiso University volleyball head coach Carin Avery and the Valpo volleyball program will host its annual summer camp from July 8-11, 2019 at the Athletics-Recreation Center on the Valpo campus. The camp is open to both girls and boys, grades 3-12.