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2010-11 Women's Golf News
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June 28, 2011
Valparaiso University's Brianna Davy (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) will compete this weekend in the Futures Tour South Shore Championship held at White Hawk Country Club in Crown Point, Ind.
June 16, 2011
Valparaiso University director of athletics Mark LaBarbera has announced that David Gring has been named the school's new head men's golf coach while Mat Blair has accepted the head women's golf position at the university.
April 26, 2011
Valparaiso University's Erika Pfaender (Pewaukee, Wis./Arrowhead H.S.) has been named to the Horizon League's All-Tournament Team after tying for fifth place at the league championships this past weekend in Florida.
April 24, 2011
Valparaiso's women's golf team finished in sixth place on Sunday as the Horizon League Championships came to a close at the Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.
April 23, 2011
Valparaiso shot 344 on day two of the Horizon League Championships on Saturday at Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howey-in-the Hills, Fla., and currently sits in sixth place heading into the final round.
April 22, 2011
Valparaiso's women's golf team sits in fifth place after the opening 18 holes of the 54-hole Horizon League Championships which began on Friday at the Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.
April 17, 2011
Valparaiso's final round of play at the BGSU Falcon Invitational was canceled on Sunday afternoon due to high winds at Stone Ridge Golf Course in Bowling Green, Ohio.
April 16, 2011
Valparaiso University sits in 10th place at the midway point of the BGSU Falcon Invitational at the Stone Ridge Golf Course in Bowling Green, Ohio after shooting a team total of 352 on a rainy Saturday.
April 13, 2011
Valparaiso University director of athletics Mark LaBarbera has announced that Mike Higdon has submitted his resignation as the head men's and women's golf coach at Valparaiso University effective immediately.
April 12, 2011
Valparaiso improved its team score by six shots over round one on Tuesday, shooting a final round 340, and finished in eighth place at the Loyola Invitational at the Evanston Golf Club in Skokie, Ill.
April 11, 2011
Valparaiso closed out the first round of the Loyola Invitational in eighth place on Monday at the Evanston Golf Club in Skokie, Ill.
March 29, 2011
Erika Pfaender (Pewaukee, Wis./Arrowhead H.S.) finished in a tie for seventh place individually to lead Valparaiso to a seventh place team finish on Tuesday at the Butler Spring Invitational at Prestwick Country Club in Avon, Ind.
March 28, 2011
Valparaiso's Erika Pfaender (Pewaukee, Wis./Arrowhead H.S.) is tied for sixth place at the midway point of the Butler Spring Invitational held at Prestwick Country Club in Avon, Ind. while the Crusaders are in seventh place as a team following Monday's opening round.
March 01, 2011
After rain forced the of the opening round MSU NewWave Communications Classic, Valparaiso's women's golf team finally took to the links for the first time this spring on Tuesday, finishing fifth in the rain-shortened event at Miller Memorial Golf Course in Murray, Ky.
February 28, 2011
Heavy rains in the Murray, Ky. area have left Miller Memorial Golf Course unplayable for Monday, so the Valparaiso University women's golf team will have to wait another day to open their 2011 spring season.
February 23, 2011
The second spring season of Valparaiso University women's golf is set to commence, and after the fall season the Crusaders have already shown considerable improvement over their inaugural year.
December 09, 2010
Valparaiso University head women's golf coach Mike Higdon has announced the five events in which the Crusaders' women's golf team will compete at during the spring portion of the 2010-2011 season.
October 19, 2010
Valparaiso's women's golf team finished the fall portion of the 2010-2011 season on Tuesday with a seventh place finish at the Dayton Fall Invitational held at the NCR Country Club North Course in Kettering, Ohio.
October 18, 2010
Valparaiso's women's golf team is in seventh place, just seven shots out of third, after the opening 18 holes of the Dayton Fall Invitational held at NCR Country Club in Kettering, Ohio on Monday.
October 05, 2010
Valparaiso's women's golf team improved its team score by 15 strokes over the opening round to move into a tie for 11th place on Tuesday as the Crusaders concluded play at the Butler Fall Invitational held at Eagle Creek Golf Course in Indianapolis, Ind.
October 04, 2010
Valparaiso's women's golf team is tied with Horizon League foe Cleveland State for 12th place after day one of the Butler Fall Invitational held Monday at Eagle Creek Golf Course in Indianapolis, Ind.
October 03, 2010
Valparaiso's women's golf team finished second in a triangular match on Sunday against Chicago State and Green Bay at Eagle Creek Golf Course in Indianapolis, Ind.
October 02, 2010
The steady rain all day in the Northwest Indiana region forced the postponement of Valparaiso's men's and women's golf matches that were scheduled for Saturday at Lost Marsh Golf Course in Hammond, Ind.
September 21, 2010
Valparaiso turned in the best 36-hole tournament score in program history and finished in a tie for eighth place on Tuesday as the Crusaders shot 328 in round two of the Chicago State Cougar Classic to finish at 651 overall at Lost Marsh Golf Course in Hammond, Ind.
September 20, 2010
Valparaiso's women's golf team continued its strong showing to start the season, setting a new team record after shooting 323 in the opening round of the CSU Cougar Classic held at Lost Marsh Golf Course in Hammond, Ind. on Monday.
September 14, 2010
Valparaiso University's Annie Nolan (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) shot a final round 79 on Tuesday and made a par on the first playoff hole to win the Green Bay Invitational held at the Green Bay Country Club in Green Bay, Wis. Nolan's performance helped lead the Crusaders to a second place finish as a team.
September 13, 2010
The Valparaiso women's golf team posted a record-setting performance Monday at the Green Bay Invitational held in Green Bay, Wis. The Crusaders shot 324, 50 shots better than any team score last season. Michelle Kleckner (New Brighton, Minn./Irondale H.S.) leads the way individually, shooting four-over par 77.
September 10, 2010
After starting the Valparaiso University women's golf program last season, head coach Mike Higdon begins year two at the helm of the Crusaders as the Brown and Gold are set for the fall season.
September 06, 2010
Valparaiso University women's golf coach Mike Higdon has announced the additions of Alyssa Cameron and Michelle Kleckner to the Crusader roster for this upcoming fall season.
July 07, 2010
Valparaiso University's women's golf team will take to the links for four events this fall as head coach Mike Higdon has announced his autumn schedule.
Women's Golf Archives
Softball Northern Illinois 6 VU Softball Field
Apr 8 Valpo 8
Baseball Valpo 5 Evanston, Ill.
Apr 8 Northwestern 12
Softball Northern Illinois 3 8 inn.
Apr 8 Valpo 4
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19, 1:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 5:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26 Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo