Danielle Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) was named Mid-Continent Conference Newcomer of the Year, and was one of three Crusaders to earn Second Team All Mid-Continent Conference honors following the Mid-Con Cross Country Championships held on Saturday.
Valparaiso University's women's cross country team placed all five scorers in the top-16 places overall as the Crusaders earned a third place finish at the Mid-Continent Conference Cross Country Championships held in Tulsa, Okla. on Saturday morning. The third place finish is the best in school history for the Brown and Gold.
Valparaiso's men's cross country team finished in 17th place at the Wisconsin-Parkside Invitational held on Saturday in Kenosha, Wis. as those Crusaders that did not run at the Pre-NCAA Meet competed in the invitational.
Valparaiso's women's cross country team finished 32nd at the Pre-NCAA Meet held in Cedar Falls, Iowa on Saturday afternoon in the Crusaders final competition prior to the Mid-Continent Conference Championships.
Elizabeth Whiting (Parma, Mich./Western H.S.) finished in third place to help lead Valparaiso University to third place finish as a team at the Crusader Invitational held at Sunset Hills Farm on Friday afternoon.
Valparaiso's women's cross country team has been tabbed to finish in third place in the Mid-Continent Conference in 2003 according to the preseason poll which was voted upon by the league's head coaches.