Valpo soccer fifth-year center back Nicole Norfolk (Menomonee Falls, Wis./Divine Savior Holy Angels) scored yet another accolade to add to her career tally on Tuesday, as she was named to the United Soccer Coaches All-Midwest Region Second Team.
The Valpo soccer program had six players recognized as Academic All-District honorees as College Sports Communicators released its women’s soccer Academic All-District roll on Tuesday.
With one Missouri Valley Conference regular season title and one MVC Tournament title under its belt over the last two years, the Valpo soccer program looks to the next class of incoming freshmen to continue the championship tradition, as the Beacons will welcome nine newcomers to the program next fall.
The Valpo soccer team was represented by four players as the Missouri Valley Conference released its Scholar-Athlete Teams on Friday.
Buoyed by tremendous fan support from a large contingent, the Valpo soccer team brought a valiant battle to the pitch Saturday evening in first-round NCAA Tournament action at #9 Notre Dame, as the match was deadlocked past halftime before the Fighting Irish scored a pair of second-half goals for a 2-0 victory over the Beacons. The loss ends Valpo’s tremendous season with an 11-6-6 overall record.
The Valpo soccer team is heading to the NCAA Tournament, playing at Notre Dame in first-round action Saturday evening at 6 p.m. ET/5 p.m. CT.
Valpo soccer senior goalkeeper Nikki Coryell (Aurora, Ill./Metea Valley) added yet another prestigious honor to her long list of collegiate accolades on Wednesday, as she was named United Soccer Coaches Division I Women’s National Player of the Week for her efforts in the Beacons’ final two matches of the MVC Tournament.
After a dramatic run to claim the 2023 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship last weekend, the Valpo soccer team heads to the NCAA Tournament for the third time in program history. The Beacons open NCAA play Saturday evening at #9 Notre Dame, the third seed in the region.
We're joined on a special edition of the Valpo Coaches Show by head coach John Marovich of the NCAA Tournament-bound Valpo Soccer program! Coach Marovich takes us through the journey of the season and the MVC Tournament, and looks ahead to Notre Dame on Saturday.