Valpo bowling head coach Shon Washington announced today that the Crusader Classic, which had been scheduled to begin this Friday, has been canceled.
A rally from a 3-1-1 deficit helped propel the Valpo bowling team to back-to-back victories to close out the Bearcat Hammer Open on Sunday in Fairview Heights, Ill. The pair of victories placed Valpo fifth in the final bracket.
A pair of freshmen led the Valpo bowling team on the second day of action at the Bearcat Hammer Open Saturday, highlighted by the placement of Addy Bates (Cedar Park, Texas/Cedar Park) within the top-five of the individual standings, as the Brown and Gold registered a trio of victories.
The Valpo bowling team returned to competitive action for the first time since March on Friday at the season-opening Bearcat Hammer Open in Fairview Heights, Ill., picking up a pair of victories.
A home tournament at Stardust Bowl II in Merrillville is one of three events on the slate this fall for the Valpo bowling program as the team gets set to open the 2020-21 season this weekend.
In the months since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, former Valparaiso University student-athletes working in the medical field across the country have gone beyond the expected in their efforts to combat the virus and treat patients in need of their care.
Six members of the Valpo bowling team earned All-Academic recognition from the National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) for the 2019-20 campaign, while Valpo also earned academic honors as a team from the NTCA for the fifth straight season. Valpo Bowling has had at least three bowlers honored each year of the program’s existence.
The Valpo bowling program was well represented Wednesday as the Southland Bowling League released its 2019-20 Academic Honor Roll, as the Brown and Gold placed a league-best nine bowlers on the list. This marks the second straight season that Valpo has paced the SBL in Academic Honor Roll honorees.