One of the best players to ever wear a Valpo uniform is coming home.
Valparaiso University women’s basketball coach Mary Evans has given her program a boost by announcing the addition of two newcomers who will join the team for the 2019-2020 academic and athletic year.
Seven athletic programs from Valparaiso University have received the NCAA Public Recognition Award for outstanding academic performance.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball program has announced its 2019 summer camp dates and details.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team saw its season come to an end with an 86-58 defeat to No. 21 Drake on Friday afternoon at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline, Ill. Valpo fought back with a strong second quarter, but couldn’t climb out of an early hole. After picking up a Senior Day win over Loyola and a first-round tournament victory over Indiana State, Valpo’s seniors played their final game in a Valpo uniform on Friday. This senior class became the first in program history to win a conference tournament game in all four seasons.
After topping Indiana State in the first round of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Thursday, the Valparaiso University women’s basketball team lives to see another day of Hoops in the Heartland. Ninth-seeded Valpo will face a challenging task in Friday’s quarterfinal as it attempts to knock off top-seeded and nationally-ranked Drake, a team that has won this event each of the last two years.
After trailing by as many as 13 points, the Valparaiso University women’s basketball team roared from behind and eventually held on for dear life on Thursday evening at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline, Ill. When the clock hit zero, the Valpo bench erupted with joy, celebrating a 79-77 win over Indiana State in the first round of the 2019 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. Appropriately enough, it was senior Meredith Hamlet (McBain, Mich. / McBain) who scored a team-high 25 points, helping extend her career beyond Thursday.
Valparaiso University women’s basketball freshman Shay Frederick (Greenville, Wis. / Hortonville) was recognized for her immediate contributions on the court this season on Wednesday as she was named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Freshman Team.
Valparaiso University women’s basketball senior Meredith Hamlet (McBain, Mich. / McBain) was recognized for her success both on the court and in the classroom on Tuesday as she received Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention for the second consecutive season.