The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team kicked off the 2016 regular season on Friday at IUPUI, but after waiting out a pre-game weather delay of over an hour, the Crusaders fell to the Jaguars by a 2-0 final.
The Valparaiso University women's soccer team kicks off the 2016 season this weekend, going on the road for a pair of contests at IUPUI and Bowling Green. The Crusaders return 18 letterwinners in 2016, including five of their top seven scorers from last year's team.
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team battled Ohio to a 2-2 draw Friday, closing out exhibition play with its first appearance on Brown Field this year. Playing three 30-minute periods, the Crusaders received goals from Kelsie Bolerjack and Tahelah Noel in the final period to rally from two goals down for the tie.
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team got its 2016 campaign off on the right foot on Tuesday evening, going on the road and defeating Western Illinois in Macomb, Ill. by a final score of 4-2. The Crusaders found the back of the net twice in the opening 10 minutes to claim early control in the victory.
Valparaiso University rising senior April Cronin will compete for the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) national championship this weekend with the Chicago Red Star Reserves, capping off a summer where she has featured as one of the top attackers for the squad.
Former Valparaiso University women's soccer player Rita Craven has been named the female recipient of the Horizon League Post-Graduate Scholarship Award, as voted on by the League’s Faculty Athletics Representatives Committee. Green Bay's Rowan Isaaks received the award on the men's side.