Earnest Named Academic All-District Honoree

Valpo women’s basketball senior Leah Earnest (Stevens Point, Wis./SPASH) was named an Academic All-District selection by College Sports Communicators on Tuesday for her work on the basketball court and in the classroom. Earnest was also chosen to advance to the national ballot for Academic All-America honors.

Women’s Basketball Season Comes to End Thursday Evening

The 10th-seeded Valpo women’s basketball team got out to a strong start to its first-round matchup against seventh-seeded UIC in the opening round of Hoops in the Heartland Thursday evening in Moline, Ill., leading by as many as 13 points, but the Flames rallied to edge the Beacons, 79-77, and end Valpo’s season.

Earnest Earns Second Team All-MVC Honors

Valpo women’s basketball senior Leah Earnest (Stevens Point, Wis./SPASH) was recognized Wednesday evening as a Second Team All-Missouri Valley Conference honoree at the 2024 MVC Women’s Basketball Awards Banquet.

Brown, Earnest Named to MVC Scholar-Athlete Teams

The Valpo women’s basketball program was represented by a pair of players as the Missouri Valley Conference unveiled its 2023-24 Scholar-Athlete Teams Tuesday afternoon. Fifth-year Olivia Brown (East Grand Rapids, Mich./East Grand Rapids [St. Bonaventure]) was a Second Team Scholar-Athlete selection, while senior Leah Earnest (Stevens Point, Wis./SPASH) was a Third Team Scholar-Athlete choice.

Valpo Basketball Weekly - March 11

Valpo women's basketball head coach Mary Evans joins this week's edition of Valpo Basketball Weekly heading into Hoops in the Heartland!

Hoops in the Heartland Kicks Off Thursday Evening Against UIC

The Valpo women’s basketball team heads to Hoops in the Heartland in Moline, Ill. as the 10th seed for the MVC Tournament. The Beacons will have to win four games in four days to claim the tournament championship, starting on Thursday evening against seventh-seeded UIC.

Beacons Celebrate Senior Day, Fall to Missouri State

The Valpo women’s basketball program celebrated the four members of their senior class participating in their final game at the ARC prior to Saturday afternoon’s regular season finale as part of Senior Day festivities. Visiting Missouri State was not a kind guest, however, as the Lady Bears dealt the Beacons a 77-66 defeat.

Women's Basketball Hosts Missouri State Saturday on Senior Day

The Valpo women’s basketball team finishes up the regular season Saturday afternoon, taking on Missouri State. It will be Senior Day at the ARC, with Jill Harris, Emma Tecca, Olivia Brown and Ava Interrante being honored prior to the contest.

Women’s Basketball Drops Battle with SIU Thursday

Valpo women’s basketball senior Leah Earnest (Stevens Point, Wis./SPASH) scored a game-high 25 points Thursday evening, but the Beacons were unable to get over the hump in the second half as Southern Illinois held off every Valpo rally, eventually sending the Beacons to a 60-51 defeat.