The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team fell to No. 1 Notre Dame 114-54 on Sunday afternoon at the Purcell Pavilion. The Crusaders were led in scoring by junior Dani Franklin (Cedar Rapids, Iowa / George Washington), who accumulated 18 points. Other bright spots included sophomore Allison Schofield (McCordsville, Ind. / Heritage Christina) and junior Georgi Donchetz (Savage, Minn / Burnsville), both of whom turned in career highs in scoring.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team faces a quick turnaround as it returns to the court on Sunday afternoon for a showdown with No. 1 Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish sit atop both the Associated Press and the USA Today Coaches Poll. This marks the first time in program history the Crusaders have played the No. 1 team in the nation.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team fended off Eastern Illinois 73-68 on Saturday at the Athletics-Recreation Center. Junior Dani Franklin continued to light it up, accumulating 33 points to pave the way to the win. The Crusaders improve to 4-3, matching their best record through seven games since 1991-92.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team rounds out a four-game homestand on Saturday by welcoming Eastern Illinois to the Athletics-Recreation Center. The Crusaders hope to start a stretch of back-to-back games on a high note with a victory over the Panthers.