Missouri Valley Conference Commissioner Doug Elgin has named 10 student-athletes State Farm MVC Good Neighbor Award recipients for the 2017-18 winter season. Valparaiso University women’s basketball senior Dani Franklin was among those honored as the conference announced the winners this week.
Director of Athletics Mark LaBarbera has announced that Tracey Dorow has been relieved of her duties as the head coach of the Valparaiso University women’s basketball program.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team saw its season reach its end in the quarterfinals of Hoops in The Heartland on Friday afternoon in Moline, Ill. The Crusaders fell 89-40 to top-seeded Drake in what proved to be the final collegiate game for seniors Dani Franklin and Georgi Donchetz.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team will once again put its season on the line on Friday afternoon at the TaxSlayer Center. In order to extend the season and the careers of Valpo’s seniors, the Crusaders need to pull off an upset of the Missouri Valley Conference regular season champion Drake Bulldogs in Friday’s Hoops in the Heartland quarterfinal.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team made sure the season extended beyond Thursday’s first round of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, putting in a wire-to-wire team effort to down Loyola 63-46 at the TaxSlayer Center. The victory allowed the Crusaders to punch their ticket to the quarterfinals, which will take place on Friday.
Valparaiso University women’s basketball senior Dani Franklin received a high honor on Wednesday as the Missouri Valley Conference released its 2017-18 all-conference teams. Franklin was named to the all-conference first team, becoming the first Valpo player to garner that recognition since 2009.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball program has announced that head coach Tracey Dorow will take a medical leave of absence from the team.
March is here and it’s tournament time for the Valparaiso University women’s basketball team as the Crusaders begin their first conference tournament as a member institution in The Valley with Thursday’s first game of Hoops in the Heartland. Valpo will face off with Loyola, a team it defeated in both regular season meetings. The winner will advance to the second round of the conference tournament, where top-seeded Drake will be waiting for a game that begins at noon on Friday.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team was well represented on Tuesday as the Missouri Valley Conference began the unveiling of its postseason awards with the league’s Scholar-Athlete honors.