Valpo women’s soccer senior Ali Quillen (Beavercreek, Ohio/Beavercreek) received an honor for her prowess both on the field and in the classroom on Tuesday, as she was named to the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete First Team.
The Valpo women’s soccer program will welcome in 10 incoming freshmen to the program for the 2020 season next fall, as all 10 individuals returned their signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday.
Valpo senior defender Ali Quillen (Beavercreek, Ohio/Beavercreek) capped her career with another accolade, as she was named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Tournament Team at the conclusion of the event on Sunday.
The selection of senior Ali Quillen (Beavercreek, Ohio/Beavercreek) to the All-MVC Second Team highlighted four Valpo women’s soccer players who earned postseason accolades from the Missouri Valley Conference, as announced by the conference office Thursday evening.
The fifth-seeded Valpo women’s soccer team battled toe-to-toe with fourth-seeded Drake in both teams’ Missouri Valley Conference Tournament opener Monday night in West Des Moines, Iowa, but in the end, a goal in the 16th minute proved to be the difference as the Bulldogs earned a 1-0 win to end Valpo’s season.
Junior Lauren Torhorst (Waterford, Wis./Waterford Union) has been named the MVC Offensive Player of the Week after helping lead Valpo to its 3-0 victory in the regular season finale last Friday.
The Valpo women’s soccer team opens up the 2019 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament as the fifth seed and begins action with a first-round matchup at fourth-seeded Drake Monday night. Valpo enters the tournament having won two of its last three matches.
The Valpo women’s soccer team closed out the regular season in style Friday afternoon on Brown Field, scoring twice less than a half-hour into the match and adding another insurance tally in the second half to complete a 3-0 triumph over UNI. With the win, Valpo secured a berth in the MVC Tournament and will be the tournament’s fifth seed, traveling to take on Drake Monday night in first-round action.
Snow and field conditions forced the postponement of Thursday's scheduled women's soccer match between Valpo and UNI. The two teams will now play their regular season finale on Brown Field Friday at noon.