The Valpo women’s basketball team finally opened up the 2019-20 campaign Sunday afternoon, taking on Big Ten foe Ohio State at the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame Classic at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. Valpo hung tight with the Buckeyes through the opening quarter of play, but OSU would pull away for an 89-38 win.
The Valpo women’s basketball team tips off the 2019-20 campaign on Sunday afternoon, and will test itself right out of the gate against a Power Five opponent in Ohio State. The game will be a neutral-site matchup at Wittenberg University.
The Valpo women’s basketball program received word from the NCAA Friday afternoon that junior Grace White (Redby, Minn./Red Lake [Denver]) has been granted a legislative relief waiver deeming her immediately eligible to play for Valpo in the 2019-20 season.
The Valpo women’s basketball team has been selected to finish in eighth place in the Missouri Valley Conference in preseason polling of the conference’s head coaches, sports information directors and media members.
Valparaiso University Athletic Department has announced plans to hold an event for the men’s and women’s basketball programs at the Hammond Civic Center on Wednesday, Oct. 16 in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana and the City of Hammond.
Valpo women’s basketball head coach Mary Evans announced today that Mark Schwitzgable has joined the Valpo program as an assistant coach entering the 2019-20 season. In addition, Evans announced that Kaylin Speedy has been promoted to director of basketball operations.
Valparaiso University Director of Sports Medicine Nate Twedt has announced two additions to his staff as Ken DeAngelis and Stephen Jones have been hired as Assistant Athletic Trainers.
Valpo men’s and women’s basketball finalized their respective schedules for the upcoming 2019-20 season as the Missouri Valley Conference office released the conference slate on Tuesday.
Four games against teams which reached postseason play last season highlight the 2019-20 Valparaiso University women’s basketball non-conference schedule, as unveiled Monday by head coach Mary Evans.