The Valparaiso University volleyball team has announced its dates for its 2003 summer camps. The Crusaders will hold two different camps this year, with head coach Carin Avery as the camp director, while assistant coach Sue Ushela serving as the assistant director.
Valparaiso University's Sara Silcox (Michigan City, Ind./Michigan City H.S.) was named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Tournament Team following the completion of the conference championships this weekend.
The Crusaders volleyball team came to a close on Friday evening as Valparaiso dropped a five-game match against IUPUI three games to two in the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament semifinals held in Tulsa, Okla.
The Valparaiso volleyball team placed three Crusaders on the All Mid-Continent Conference Teams and another on the All-Freshman Team which was released on Thursday evening.
Valparaiso enters the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament after securing its first 20 win season since the 1996 campaign.
The Valparaiso University volleyball team will take on IUPUI Friday evening in the Mid-Continent Conference semifinals.
Valparaiso picked up its 20th victory of the season for the first time since the 1996 season as the Crusaders closed out the regular season with a 30-18, 30-22, 30-23 sweep of Western Illinois on Saturday afternoon in Macomb, Ill.
The Valparaiso University volleyball team moved within one win of 20 on the season as the Crusaders defeated Chicago State 26-30, 30-19, 30-20, 30-18 on Friday evening in Chicago, Ill.
Valparaiso University head volleyball coach Carin Avery has announced the signing of Jessie Fox to a National Letter of Intent for the 2003 season.
The Valparaiso volleyball team defeated Indiana State 30-24, 26-30, 30-23, 28-30, 20-18 on Sunday afternoon in Terre Haute, Ind.
The Valparaiso University volleyball team fell to IUPUI in three straight games on Saturday evening in Indianapolis by the scores of 30-21, 30-24, 30-21.
Valparaiso University's Marion Hansen (Huntley, Ill./Huntley H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Volleyball Player of the Week after leading the Crusaders to three victories last week.
The Valparaiso volleyball team defeated first place Oral Roberts 30-22, 25-30, 30-25, 35-33 in front of more than 800 fans at a loud Athletics-Recreation Center on Saturday night.
Valparaiso revenged an earlier loss to UMKC by sweeping the Kangaroos 30-23, 31-29, 30-17 on Friday evening at the Athletics-Recreation Center.
Valparaiso needed five grueling games to defeat IPFW 30-18, 28-30, 30-24, 22-30, 15-10 at the Athletics-Recreation Center on Tuesday evening.
The Valparaiso volleyball team dropped a four game match to Eastern Michigan on Sunday afternoon 30-24, 22-30, 30-17, 30-25 in Ypsilanti, Mich.
After digging themselves in a hole trailing by two games, the Valparaiso volleyball team rebounded to post a 3-2 victory over Oakland on Saturday evening in Rochester, Mich.
Valparaiso University's Elisa Malthaner (Brighton, Mich./Brighton H.S.) was named Mid-Continent Conference Co-Player of the Week after leading the Crusaders to a pair of victories last week.
Elissa Malthaner (Brighton, Mich./Brighton H.S.) and Cyndi Norman (Minooka, Ill./Minooka H.S.) each had career evenings as Valparaiso defeated Oakland 29-31, 30-18, 30-14, 30-18 on Friday evening at the Athletics-Recreation Center.
The Valparaiso University volleyball team snapped a 17-match losing skid against Butler, defeating the Bulldogs 30-26, 30-22, 30-25 on Tuesday evening at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
Valparaiso hit .361 for the match on its way to a three game victory over Chicago State on Saturday evening at the Athletics-Recreation Center on Homecoming weekend.
After dominating the opening game of the match, Valparaiso's hitting struggled the rest of the way, but the Crusaders pulled out a 3-1 victory over Western Illinois on Friday evening at the Athletics-Recreation Center.
Missing two starters due to illness, Valparaiso dropped a three-game match to Loyola 30-22, 32-30, 30-21 on Tuesday evening in Chicago, Ill.
Valparaiso dropped its second straight Mid-Continent Conference match on Saturday evening, falling to UMKC 3-0 in Kansas City, Mo.
The Valparaiso volleyball team dropped a four-game match to Oral Roberts Friday evening 32-30, 26-30, 30-27, 30-17 in Tulsa, Okla.
Valparaiso rallied from a two games to one deficit, and trailed 22-16 in game four before coming back to defeat IUPUI 30-18, 24-30, 31-33, 32-30, 15-13 in the Mid-Continent Conference opener for both teams on Saturday evening at the Athletics-Recreation Center.
Valparaiso saw its five-match winning streak come to an end on Tuesday evening, falling to Illinois-Chicago three games to one (23-30, 30-20, 30-27, 30-27) in the Windy City.
Valparaiso University junior Cyndi Norman (Minooka, Ill./Minooka H.S.) was named the Mid-Continent Conference Player of the Week after leading the Crusaders to the championship in the Crusader Classic.
Valpo defeated Jacksonville (15-30, 30-25, 30-24, 30-19) Saturday morning and remains unbeaten in the Crusader Classic.
The Valparaiso University volleyball team beat Fairfield University (32-30, 30-22, 30-28) Saturday night to win the Crusader Classic Tournament.
In a match that lasted almost two and a half hours, Valpo held on Friday night to defeat Northeastern (25-30, 30-19, 30-26, 28-30, 18-16) on the first night of the Crusader Classic.
Valparaiso University junior Michelle Robinson (Bloomington, Ill./Normal H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Volleyball Player of the Week.
Valparaiso completed its four-match trip to the East Coast on Monday evening by sweeping UMBC 32-30, 30-19, 33-31 in Baltimore, Md.
The Valparaiso University volleyball team split a pair of matches on Saturday at the Georgetown Classic. The Crusaders dropped the morning match to the host Hoyas in five games, while rebounding to defeat Long Island in the evening three games to one.
Valparaiso used 22 kills and 22 digs from Michelle Robinson (Bloomington, Ill./Normal H.S.) on its way to a 3-1 victory over Penn at the Georgetown Classic.
The Valparaiso University volleyball team dropped its home opener on Tuesday evening in three straight games to Notre Dame by scores of 30-22, 30-24, 30-18.
Valparaiso recorded their first volleyball victory of the season on Saturday morning, downing Austin Peay in three straight games, 30-16, 30-18, 30-17 in Milwaukee, Wis.
The Valparaiso volleyball team won its second straight match on Saturday evening, defeating Lehigh three games to one at the Marquette Challenge in Milwaukee, Wis.
The Valparaiso volleyball team dropped their season opener Friday night 3-1 at Marquette.
The Valparaiso University volleyball team will have a new look as the 2002 season unfolds. Carin Zielinski-Avery has taken over as the program's new head coach after serving as an assistant for the past two seasons.
Citing personal reasons, Becky Madden has resigned as the Valparaiso University head volleyball coach. Carin Zielinski-Avery will take over the Crusaders program effective July 1.
Valparaiso University volleyball coach Becky Madden has announced her 2002 volleyball schedule.