Women's Basketball Embarks on First Road Trip of Season


The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team will hit the road for the first time this season in advance of Tuesday’s matinee at Miami (Ohio). The Crusaders will look to build upon a strong showing in the season opener as they lock horns with the RedHawks.


Senior, Freshman Propel Women’s Basketball to Season-Opening Win


Led by one household name and one standout newcomer, the Valparaiso University women’s basketball team cruised to a season-opening 81-47 win over IU Kokomo at the Athletics-Recreation Center on Thursday night. Senior Dani Franklin did her thing – pouring in 26 points to lead all scorers – while freshman Bryce Blood provided the game’s most significant storyline, registering a double-double of 13 points and 13 rebounds in her collegiate debut.


Women’s Basketball Announces 2018-19 Recruiting Class


The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team has announced its incoming class for the 2018-19 season. Shay Frederick and Ilysse Pitts have inked National Letters of Intent to play collegiately for the Crusaders. The talented duo of incoming freshmen will join forces with a group of 13 players who are expected to return to the team next season.


Women's Basketball Season Begins Thursday at ARC


The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team will begin the 2017-18 season on Thursday by hosting in-state foe IU Kokomo. The Crusaders have 10 players returning including six of last season’s top seven scorers. In addition, five true freshmen have joined the fold and will suit up for a regular season college game for the first time on Thursday.


2017-18 Valparaiso Women’s Basketball Season Preview


When the Valparaiso University women’s basketball team tips off the 2017-18 season on Thursday night against IU Kokomo, fans will notice a rare blend of youth and experience on the court.


Women’s Basketball Prevails in Exhibition Action


The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team opened exhibition play on Tuesday night in victorious fashion, defeating St. Francis (Ill.) 49-40 at the Athletics-Recreation Center. The Crusaders were led by sophomore Grace Hales, who turned in a double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds. Valpo withstood the absence of leading scorer Dani Franklin, who was held out with an injury.


Women’s Basketball Announces Season Ticket Special


The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team is celebrating its first season in the Missouri Valley Conference by offering season tickets for the discounted price of $30.


Valpo Basketball Broadcast Information For 2017-18


With men’s and women’s basketball season quickly approaching, Valpo Athletics announced today the department’s broadcast plans for the 2017-18 season.


Missouri Valley Conference Releases Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll


With the start of the women’s basketball season right around the corner, the Missouri Valley Conference has released its annual preseason poll of the league’s coaches, sports information directors and media.


Valpo Hosts Season Ticket Holder Open Practice Friday Night


With the 2017-18 season right around the corner, the Valparaiso University men's and women's basketball teams hosted their annual Season Ticket Holder Open Practice on Friday evening at the ARC.


Manns Enshrined in Pittsburgh City League All-Sports Hall of Fame


Valparaiso University women’s basketball assistant coach Clyde Manns received a distinguished honor this past weekend as he was inducted into the Pittsburgh City League All-Sports Hall of Fame.


Women’s Basketball Announces Conference Slate


A new journey awaits the Valparaiso University women’s basketball team as the Crusaders get set to begin their first season as members of the Missouri Valley Conference.


Valpo Women Release 2017-18 Nonconference Schedule


The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team has released its 2017-18 nonconference schedule, an 11-game slate that will help the Crusaders gear up for their first season of Valpo in The Valley.


Crusaders Complete 2017-18 Coaching Staff


When the Valparaiso University women’s basketball season gets underway, Crusader fans will hear a new voice bellowing out phrases like “rebound!” and “defense!” The voice will belong to assistant coach Clyde Manns, who plans to bring energy and enthusiasm to the staff while emphasizing the importance of defense and rebounding.


Valpo In The Valley: Women's Basketball


Continuing the #ValpoInTheValley series, which will take a look at each of the Missouri Valley Conference’s 17 sports, is women’s basketball. Learn about the landscape of The Valley in women’s basketball, how Valpo has fared against opponents from The Valley in the past, and hear from head coach Tracey Dorow as she talks about what the program is looking forward to entering its first season of MVC competition and who will lead the way in 2017-18 for her team.