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Valpo Heads to Horizon League Championship as Fourth Seed
The Crusaders will face UIC on Friday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. (Ray Acevedo)
The Crusaders will face UIC on Friday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. (Ray Acevedo)

Sunday, November 13, 2011

The Valparaiso volleyball team will head to the 2011 Horizon League Championship in Milwaukee, Wis. next weekend as the fourth seed, opening tournament play in a quarterfinal against fifth-seeded UIC at 4:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon.

Valparaiso enters the tournament at 19-13 overall and went 9-7 in Horizon League play this year.  The Flames are 14-14 overall and went 7-9 in league action.  Valpo swept both meetings in 2011 against UIC, winning 25-21, 25-19, 25-13 at the ARC on Sept. 14 and 25-16, 25-13, 25-21 in Chicago on Oct. 14.

The other quarterfinal features third-seeded Butler against sixth-seeded Green Bay.  The lowest remaining seed from Friday’s action takes on host and top-seeded Milwaukee Saturday afternoon at 2:30 p.m., while the highest remaining seed faces second-seeded Cleveland State at 5 p.m.  The league title match is slated for Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.  Live video through the Horizon League Network and live stats will be available for all of Valpo’s matches at www.valpoathletics.com.

W Soccer Belmont Brown Field
Aug 22, 7:30 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
W Soccer IUPUI Brown Field
Aug 24, 1:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
W Soccer Valpo Phoenix, Ariz.
Aug 29, 9:00 p.m. Grand Canyon
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
W Soccer Valpo Flagstaff, Ariz.
Aug 31, 2:00 p.m. Northern Arizona
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
W Soccer Ball State Brown Field
Sep 5, 7:30 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Sep 7, 2:30 p.m. Western Illinois
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler