Valpo Places 19th at NCAA Great Lakes Reginoal
Freshman Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest) broke her own school record with a 6K time of 22:04.3, leading Valpo to a 19th place finish in the 32-team NCAA Great Lakes Region Cross Country Championship Saturday in Bloomington, Ind.
Rolf Breaks School Record at Mid-Con Championships
Freshman Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest) ran a school-record 22:08.5 to finish in fourth place at the 6K Mid-Continent Conference Championships, leading Valpo to a third-place finish Saturday at Sunset Hills Farm.
Crusaders Taking Aim at Mid-Con Title
The Valparaiso women's cross country team looks to improve third place team finishes in 2003 and 2004 as they head into Saturday's Mid-Continent Conference Championships at Sunset Hills Farm.
Crusader Women Earn Runner-up Finish at Evansville
Behind top-six finishes from Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest H.S.) and Rachael Button (Farmington Hills, Mich./Farmington H.S.), Valparaiso earned a runner-up finish at the Evansville Invitational on Saturday.
Crusaders Finish in Top Half at Notre Dame Invitational
Led by Laura Rolf's (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest H.S.) 12th place effort, Valparaiso earned an 11th place finish as a team in the gold division of the Notre Dame Invitational on Friday afternoon in South Bend, Ind.
Rolf Earns Mid-Con Athlete of the Week Award
Valparaiso University freshman Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after her performance at the Stanford Invitational.
Crusaders Finish Fourth at Stanford Invitational
Valparaiso placed four runners in the top-30 on the way to a fourth place finish Saturday evening at the Stanford Invitational.
A Pair of Crusaders Compete at Augustana Friday
Valparaiso sent a pair of runners to the Brissman-Lundeen Invitational hosted by Augustana on Friday afternoon in Davenport, Iowa.
Valpo Women Race to Runner-Up Finish at Crusader Invite
Led by four runners in the top-14, Valparaiso's women's cross country team opened the 2005 season in impressive fashion on Friday afternoon, placing second out of eight teams at the Crusader Invitational held at Sunset Hills Farm.
Crusader Women Selected Fourth in Preseason Cross Country Poll
After finishing third at last year's Mid-Continent Conference Championships, the Valparaiso University women's cross country team has been picked to place fourth this upcoming season in the preseason poll as voted upon by the league's head coaches.
Valpo to Host Mid-Con Cross Country Championships as 2005 Schedule is Released
Valparaiso University will host the 2005 Mid-Continent Conference Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships on October 29 while also competing in seven other races during the upcoming season as head coach Mike Straubel has announced his fall schedule.