The Valparaiso University women's soccer team continues a three-match homestand at Brown Field Saturday night, hosting Detroit Mercy in Horizon League play as part of Homecoming weekend festivities. With the Crusaders' next victory, head coach John Marovich would become the winningest coach in program history.
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team closed out its non-league schedule on Sunday in victorious fashion, getting a golden goal from sophomore Cory Griffith (Lemont, Ill./Providence Catholic) in the 105th minute to defeat Morehead State at Brown Field, 2-1. The win came on Senior Day for the Crusaders, as seven members of the senior class were honored prior to the game, and with the victory, head coach John Marovich moved into a tie atop the Crusader record books as the winningest coach in program history.
Senior April Cronin (Glenview, Ill./Glenbrook South) scored her fifth goal of the season midway through the first half, and the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team made that goal stand up, blanking Cleveland State in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday evening, 1-0, to open Horizon League play.
The Valparaiso University women's soccer team opens up Horizon League action on the road this Friday evening as the Crusaders play at Cleveland State. Valpo then returns home to Brown Field Sunday afternoon for its final non-league fixture of the year, hosting Morehead State. As is the program's tradition, the Crusaders will celebrate Senior Day Sunday before their final regular season home non-league contest.
Valparaiso University women’s soccer freshman forward Ava Porlier (Downers Grove, Ill./South) has been named the Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week following her two-goal performance on Sunday at Western Michigan.
Two late second-half goals from redshirt freshman Ava Porlier (Downers Grove, Ill./South) erased a two-goal deficit as the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team forced extra time Sunday afternoon at regionally-ranked Western Michigan, but the Broncos struck with a 94th minute goal to send the Crusaders to a 3-2 defeat.
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team defeated the Fort Wayne Mastodons, 2-0, in a rain-filled evening on Brown Field Friday night. Valpo scored twice in the first half and limited the visitors to only six shots on the contest, all occurring in the second half.
The Valparaiso University women's soccer team faces two final tuneups this weekend before the start of Horizon League play, as the Crusaders host Fort Wayne Friday night before making the short trip to take on Western Michigan on Sunday afternoon.
A 65th minute goal from freshman Adi Johnson (Rockford, Ill./Rockford Christian) cut a two-goal deficit in half for the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team Sunday morning, but the Crusaders could not find the equalizer, as Kansas came away with a 2-1 victory in both teams’ finale from Lincoln, Neb.