The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team battled toe-to-toe with defending Missouri Valley Conference regular season champion Drake in both sides’ MVC opener Sunday afternoon at Brown Field, but the Bulldogs found the golden goal in the 98th minute to come away with the 1-0 victory.
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team opens Missouri Valley Conference action this weekend as it hosts defending conference regular season champion Drake. Sunday’s match is a “Gold Out” for Valpo, as they partner with Alex’s Lemonade Stand and Valpo Love Your Melon in the fight against pediatric cancer.
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.
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team fought back from an early one-goal deficit Sunday evening at Brown Field against Purdue Fort Wayne, but the Mastodons scored the decisive goal in the 68th minute as Valpo fell by a 2-1 final.
A penalty kick early in the second half proved to be the turning point Friday night as the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team hosted Toledo at Brown Field, as the Rockets took advantage of the foul in the area in the 48th minute to take the lead en route to a 2-0 defeat for Valpo.
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team kicks off a four-match homestand with two contests at Brown Field this weekend, looking to continue its unbeaten start to the 2018 campaign. Valpo hosts Toledo Friday night in the back half of the Futbol at Brown doubleheader with the men’s soccer program, and then closes out the home weekend on Sunday with a late-afternoon matchup against Purdue Fort Wayne.
As part of Valparaiso University’s Welcome Week festivities, Valpo Athletics will be hosting “Futbol at Brown Field” on Friday, Aug. 24 – an event surrounding the men’s and women’s soccer doubleheader to help kick off the 2018-2019 athletic season.
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team closed out an undefeated opening weekend of the regular season on Sunday afternoon in Charleston, Ill., battling Eastern Illinois to a 0-0, double-overtime draw on a warm, sunny day.
Facing a one-goal deficit early in the second half on Friday evening in Green Bay, Wis., the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team rallied with a pair of goals, with redshirt junior Ava Porlier (Downers Grove, Ill./South) connecting on the match-winner in the 83rd minute to give Valpo a 2-1 victory over Green Bay in both teams’ season opener.
The 26th season of Valparaiso University women’s soccer kicks off this weekend with a pair of road matches. Valpo opens the campaign Friday evening on the not-so-frozen tundra at Green Bay before turning around for a Sunday afternoon matchup against Eastern Illinois.
Valparaiso University women’s soccer senior forward Cory Griffith (Lemont, Ill./Providence Catholic) represents Valpo on the Missouri Valley Conference preseason All-Conference squad, as announced by the conference office Monday. Valpo was picked to finish in sixth place in the preseason poll.
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team downed former league foe Oakland Saturday evening in Rochester, Mich. by a 2-0 final in both squads’ exhibition finale.
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team twice battled back from a goal down as it opened exhibition play on Wednesday afternoon with a 2-2 draw against Western Michigan in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Valparaiso University women’s soccer head coach John Marovich announced today that Rhianna Krutz has joined the program as an assistant coach heading into the 2018 season. Krutz most recently spent the 2017 season as director of operations for the Dayton women’s soccer program.