For the second time this season, senior Ava Porlier (Downers Grove, Ill./South) struck for a match-winning goal with less than 10 minutes to play, this time heading home a corner kick from senior Natalia Kontul (Solon, Ohio/Solon) in the 87th minute to give the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team a 2-1 victory Sunday afternoon at IUPUI.
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team faces its final tune-up before the start of Missouri Valley Conference play as it makes the trip to Indianapolis on Sunday afternoon for a non-conference meeting with IUPUI.
A late first-half penalty kick proved to be the difference on Sunday evening, as the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision at Belmont.
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team returned to the road for the first time in three weekends on Friday evening, falling at Middle Tennessee State by a 4-0 final.
For the first time in three weekends, the Valparaiso University women's soccer team hits the road, traveling to the Volunteer State for a pair of matchups. Valpo will take on Middle Tennessee State on Friday night before heading to Nashville for a Sunday afternoon fixture at Belmont.
Valparaiso University women’s soccer senior Cory Griffith (Lemont, Ill./Providence Catholic) raked in a pair of honors on Tuesday following her record-setting Senior Day on Sunday afternoon, as she was named Missouri Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week and earned a spot on the Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week.
When it comes to Senior Day memories, Sunday’s performance by Valparaiso University senior Cory Griffith (Lemont, Ill./Providence Catholic) ranks right up there with the best. After being forced off for five minutes early in the first half with a cleat issue, Griffith came back on sporting new shoes and proceeded to strike for four goals in the next 32 minutes, setting a program record for goals in a match as Valpo took down Robert Morris (Pa.) by a 4-2 final.
August literally went out with a bang Friday night at Brown Field, as thunderstorms moving through the area forced the cancellation of the Valpo-Bowling Green women’s soccer match. The match will not be made up.
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team stays at home for a second straight weekend, hosting two more matches in a three-day span. Valpo welcomes Bowling Green to Brown Field on Friday before taking on Robert Morris (Pa.) on Sunday afternoon. The latter game will serve as the program’s Senior Day, as Valpo recognizes its senior class prior to the contest.