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2011-12 Women's Golf News
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June 27, 2012
Michelle Kleckner (New Brighton, Minn./Irondale H.S.) represents Valparaiso University on the Horizon League’s All-Academic Team for women’s golf.
May 21, 2012
Valparaiso University women’s golf coach Mat Blair has announced that Annie Gaugert and Olivia McCormick have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Crusaders beginning this fall.
April 29, 2012
Valparaiso University’s women’s golf team wrapped up its 2011-2012 season on Sunday morning with a seventh place finish at the Horizon League Golf Championships held at the Mission Inn and Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.
April 28, 2012
Valparaiso remains in seventh place through 36 holes of play at the Horizon League Golf Championships after shooting 357 on Saturday at the Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.
April 27, 2012
Valparaiso’s women’s golf team posted an opening round score of 351 as a team on Friday morning in the opening day of the Horizon League Golf Championships, and is in seventh place after 18 holes at the Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.
April 22, 2012
Erika Pfaender (Pewaukee, Wis./Arrowhead H.S.) fired a final round 80 to finish in second place individually on Sunday afternoon at the Loyola Invitational, and helped lead Valparaiso to a second place finish as a team as well at the Golf Club of Illinois in Algonquin, Ill.
April 21, 2012
Valparaiso is in second place at the midway point of the Loyola Invitational held at the Golf Club of Illinois in Algonquin, Ill., just two shots out of first place.
April 15, 2012
Valparaiso’s women’s golf team finished the 18-hole, rain-shortened Indiana Invitational on Sunday morning, the Crusaders’ final tune-up for the Horizon League Championships.
April 14, 2012
Valparaiso was only able to play three holes on Saturday at the Indiana Invitational before play was suspended for the day due to rain at the Indiana University Golf Course in Bloomington, Ind.
April 04, 2012
Valparaiso University sophomore Erika Pfaender (Pewaukee, Wis./Arrowhead H.S.) has been named the Horizon League’s Golfer of the Week after finishing third at the IPFW Spring Classic.
April 02, 2012
Valparaiso University’s Erika Pfaender (Pewaukee, Wis./Arrowhead H.S.) carded a final round 79 on Tuesday on her way to a third place finish at the IPFW Spring Classic held at Pine Valley Country Club in Fort Wayne, Ind.
April 01, 2012
Valparaiso carded a team total of 339 in the first round of the IPFW Spring Classic on Sunday afternoon at Pine Valley Country Club in Fort Wayne, Ind. and is tied for sixth place midway through the tournament.
March 27, 2012
Valparaiso wrapped up play at the Butler Spring Invitational on Tuesday with a fifth place finish at the Butler Spring Invitational held at Prestwick Country Club in Avon, Ind.
March 26, 2012
A.J. Selig (Hortonville, Wis./Appleton West H.S.) and Kelly Voigt (Palatine, Ill./Fremd H.S.) are both tied for fifth place midway through play at the Butler Spring Invitational, leading the Crusaders to third place in the team standings on Monday at Prestwick Country Club in Avon, Ind.
March 09, 2012
Kelly Voigt (Palatine, Ill./Fremd H.S.) finished in a tie for sixth place at the Sunshine Spring Classic which concluded on Friday morning, helping Valparaiso to a seventh place finish as a team in the first event of the spring season held at Rio Pinar Country Club in Orlando, Fla.
March 08, 2012
Valparaiso’s women’s golf team opened the spring portion of its schedule on Thursday morning, and currently sits in a tie for seventh place at the Sunshine Spring Classic held at Rio Pinar Country Club in Orlando, Fla.
December 05, 2011
Valparaiso University coach Mat Blair has announced that Sibil Gill has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Crusaders’ women’s golf program beginning in the fall of 2012.
November 30, 2011
Valparaiso University women’s golf coach Mat Blair has scheduled five tournaments, including the year-end Horizon League Championships as part of the 2012 spring slate for the Crusaders.
October 18, 2011
The fall season of women’s golf came to an end on Tuesday for Valparaiso as the Crusaders finished seventh at the U of Dayton Fall Invitational held at the NCR Country Club’s North Course in Kettering, Ohio.
October 17, 2011
Valparaiso’s women’s golf team sits in the middle of the pack midway through the Dayton Fall Invitational after shooting a 321 in round one at the NCR Country Club North Course in Kettering, Ohio on Monday.
October 04, 2011
Valparaiso’s women’s golf team set two more school records on Tuesday, firing an 18-hole round of 309 as a team to finish at 619 at Highland Golf and Country Club in Indianapolis, Ind. The Crusaders improved one spot in the team standings over the final round to finish sixth overall.
October 03, 2011
Erika Pfaender (Pewaukee, Wis./Arrowhead H.S.) carded a Valparaiso University record 74 on Monday, tying for sixth place at the midway point of the Butler Fall Invitational held at Highland Golf and Country Club in Indianapolis, Ind. As a team the Crusaders shot a school-best 310 and are in seventh place.
September 27, 2011
Michelle Kleckner (New Brighton, Minn./Irondale H.S.) won her first collegiate tournament on Tuesday, cruising to a seven stroke victory at the Tennessee State Fall Classic held at Morningstar Golf Club in Indianapolis, Ind. As a team Valparaiso finished in second place, one shot behind tournament champion Chicago State.
September 26, 2011
Michelle Kleckner (New Brighton, Minn./Irondale H.S.) holds a five shot lead individually and Valparaiso has a two stroke advantage as a team following the opening round of a rain delayed Tennessee State Fall Classic held on Monday at Morningstar Golf Club in Indianapolis, Ind.
September 20, 2011
Valparaiso University finished in seventh place on Tuesday as the Crusaders wrapped up play in their first home golf tournament in program history, the Valpo Invitational, played at The Course at Aberdeen. The Crusaders shot 324 in the final round to finish at 644 for the tournament, just one stroke out of fifth place and four shots out of fourth.
September 19, 2011
Hosting a women’s golf tournament for the first time in program history, Valparaiso turned in a stellar opening round of 320 on Monday to finish the opening 18 holes of the Valpo Invitational in third place out of a field of 13 teams at the Course at Aberdeen.
September 11, 2011
Valparaiso improved by seven strokes as a team during Sunday’s final round of the IU Fall Kick-off and finished in fifth place overall with a two round total of 665 (336-329) at the IU Golf Course in Bloomington, Ind.
September 10, 2011
Valparaiso’s women’s golf team teed off for the first time during the 2011-2012 season on Saturday afternoon, and sits in fifth place at the IU Fall Kick-off held at the IU Golf Course in Bloomington, Ind. The Crusaders posted a first round score of 336.
September 09, 2011
The 2011-2012 women’s golf season begins with a great deal of optimism for the Valparaiso Crusaders. Mat Blair has taken over the helm of the third year program, which finished sixth at the Horizon League Championships, and he inherits eight letterwinners and one new freshman. Valpo looks to continue the steady improvement that the program has shown since it was formed prior to the 2009-2010 campaign.
July 29, 2011
Valparaiso University's women's golf team will host its first tournament since the program was founded with the Chi-po Classic being held Sept. 19-20 at the Course at Aberdeen.
Women's Golf Archives
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
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
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
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
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 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
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 Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25 UIC
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
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
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
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana