Women's Soccer to Open MVC Play Sunday at SIU

After an abbreviated non-conference campaign which consisted of three matches, the Valpo women’s soccer team jumps into Missouri Valley Conference play on Sunday afternoon with a trip to newcomer Southern Illinois. Valpo head coach John Marovich enters the start of MVC action just one win shy of 100 for his career.


Valpo Women’s Soccer Picked to Finish Sixth in MVC

The Valpo women’s soccer team has been picked to finish in sixth place in the MVC during the spring 2021 season, according to preseason polling of the conference’s head coaches.


Coryell, James Claim MVC Weekly Honors

Valpo women’s soccer freshman goalkeeper Nikki Coryell (Aurora, Ill./Metea Valley) earned Defensive Player of the Week accolades from the Missouri Valley Conference Tuesday, while fellow rookie Kelsie James (Carmel, Ind./Carmel) picked up her second Freshman of the Week accolade in as many weeks.


Women’s Soccer Falls to DePaul on Last-Second Goal Monday

The Valpo women’s soccer team equalized its non-conference match with DePaul Monday afternoon at Sparta Dome in Crown Point with a penalty kick in the 85th minute, but the Blue Demons pulled out a 2-1 victory as they found the back of the net with 14 seconds remaining in regulation.


Valpo, UNI Battle to Scoreless Draw Wednesday

It might have been a non-conference matchup on the schedule, but the struggle for control in Wednesday’s women’s soccer match between Valpo and UNI felt like an MVC battle. In the end, neither side yielded as the fixture — played at the Indoor Sports Center at Mercyhealth Sportscore Two in Loves Park, Ill. — ended in a 0-0 draw in double overtime. Freshman goalkeeper Nikki Coryell (Aurora, Ill./Metea Valley) made five saves to preserve the clean sheet, her first career shutout.


James, Maris Earn MVC Weekly Awards

The Valpo women’s soccer team earned a pair of weekly honors from the Missouri Valley Conference following last Wednesday’s season-opening victory, as Keegan Maris (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) was named the MVC’s Defensive Player of the Week and Kelsie James (Carmel, Ind./Carmel) received Freshman of the Week accolades.


Women’s Soccer Claims 2-1 Win in Season Opener

Returning to intercollegiate competition for the first time since November 2019, the Valpo women’s soccer team got the spring 2021 season started on the right foot on Wednesday afternoon at Sparta Dome in Crown Point, scoring the fastest goal to open a season in program history on its way to a 2-1 victory over Chicago State.


Women's Soccer Set to Open Spring 2021 Season With Trio of Non-Conference Matches

463 days after falling in the 2019 MVC Tournament, the Valpo women’s soccer team finally returns to competition this spring. Valpo will open the 28th season in program history by playing a trio of non-conference matches leading up to the start of the spring 2021 MVC schedule, facing Chicago State (Feb. 10) and DePaul (Feb. 22) at the Sparta Dome in Crown Point and taking on UNI in a non-conference matchup at the Indoor Sports Center in Rockford, Ill.


Women’s Soccer Releases Spring 2021 Schedule

Valpo women’s soccer head coach John Marovich announced today his program’s schedule for the upcoming spring 2021 campaign, a schedule which features a trio of nonconference matches before the eight-match MVC slate.


Women’s Soccer Welcomes Dana Fish to Program

Valpo women’s soccer head coach John Marovich announced today that Dana Fish has signed to join the program as a freshman for the 2021-22 academic year. Fish joins the group of eight previously announced newcomers.


Valpo Women’s Soccer Signs Eight Newcomers

Valpo women’s soccer head coach John Marovich announced today that the program has inked eight student-athletes to NLIs to join the program as freshmen for the 2021-22 academic year.


Maris Recognized in MVC Scholar-Athlete Spotlight

Valpo women’s soccer senior Keegan Maris (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) was recognized by the Missouri Valley Conference on Wednesday as a featured student-athlete in the latest edition of the conference’s Scholar-Athlete Spotlight.


Valpo All-Access: Kiera Pratt

Women's soccer senior Kiera Pratt joins Valpo All-Access, sponsored by Pepsi, to talk about adjusting to a fall season with no intercollegiate competition, the team's intrasquad scrimmage and how it felt to have a game-like atmosphere, her work with Valpo SAAC as a leadership team member, and more!


Former Valpo Student-Athletes Combat COVID-19 as Frontline Workers

In the months since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, former Valparaiso University student-athletes working in the medical field across the country have gone beyond the expected in their efforts to combat the virus and treat patients in need of their care.


Valpo Women’s Soccer Earns Team Academic Award

For the 18th consecutive year, the Valparaiso women’s soccer team was awarded the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award, as announced by the organization today.


Missouri Valley Conference Fall Sports Update

Based on continuing uncertainty around the ability to play full-season league schedules safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the lack of a fall NCAA championship opportunity, the Missouri Valley Conference has announced the postponement of Conference schedules and championships in MVC-sponsored fall sports.