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Valpo Falls 3-1 to Oral Roberts in Mid-Con Title Match

Sunday, November 07, 2004

Oral Roberts scored three times in the first 17 minutes and defeated Valparaiso 3-1 in the Mid-Continent Conference Championship on Sunday afternoon in Rochester, Mich.

Emily Gagnon struck first for the Golden Eagles at the 5:01 mark, scoring after receiving a pass from Jessica Kellogg. Gentry Detter then scored high from 25 yards out at the 12:31 mark to put Oral Roberts in front 2-0.

Lindsay Holley (Waldorf, Md./Westlake H.S.) scored just 49 seconds later after a Emily King (Colona, Ill./United Township H.S.) free kick.

Kellogg added the third goal for Oral Roberts (14-5-1) at the 16:18 mark to close out the scoring for the match.

The Golden Eagles held a 9-4 advantage in shots in the opening stanza, and finished the match with a 13-9 advantage. Oral Roberts had eight shots on net, while Valpo had just five. Erin Murray (Pleasanton, Calif./Amador Valley H.S.) made three stops for the Brown and Gold, while Stef Gurley made three saves for the Golden Eagles.

Valparaiso finishes the season 10-8-2 overall, tying the school record for victories in a season.
W Soccer Belmont Brown Field
Aug 22, 7:30 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
W Soccer IUPUI Brown Field
Aug 24, 1:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
W Soccer Valpo Phoenix, Ariz.
Aug 29, 9:00 p.m. Grand Canyon
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
W Soccer Valpo Flagstaff, Ariz.
Aug 31, 2:00 p.m. Northern Arizona
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
W Soccer Ball State Brown Field
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Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Sep 7, 2:30 p.m. Western Illinois
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler