Check another box off the tennis to-do list for Valparaiso University sophomore Jelena Vujanic (Elk Grove Village, Ill. / Elk Grove).
Another winning day for the Valparaiso University women’s tennis team was highlighted by a pair of individuals advancing to championship matches in their respective singles flights and one doubles team punching its ticket to Sunday’s final. Sophomore Jelena Vujanic (Elk Grove Village, Ill. / Elk Grove) and junior Jordan Kopfer (Eagan, Minn. / Eastview) will play for conference titles on Sunday, while the doubles pairing of freshman Olivia Paradise (Mahtomedia, Minn. / Mahtomedi) and senior Randi Wind (Park Ridge, Ill. / Maine South) also finds itself one victory away from championship hardware.
Three Valpo Singles Players, Two Doubles Tandems Advance in Main Draw of MVC Individual Championship
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis team saw three individuals advance to the second round of the their respective main draws following an unseasonably warm first day of competition at the Missouri Valley Conference Individual Championship hosted by Missouri State. Sophomore Jelena Vujanic (Elk Grove Village, Ill. / Elk Grove), junior Jordan Kopfer (Eagan, Minn. / Eastview) and freshman Isabella Schoolcraft (Bargersvile, Ind. / Center Grove) all advanced in the main draw. In addition, two of Valpo’s three doubles teams won their first-round matches on a successful Friday in Springfield, Mo.
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis team picked up six more singles wins on Saturday at the West Point Invitational in West Point, N.Y. Valpo was led by freshman Isabella Schoolcraft (Bargersville, Ind. / Center Grove) and junior Jordan Kopfer (Eagan, Minn. / Eastview), who both went 2-0 on the day in Flight E Singles.
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis team saw three individuals win first-round singles matches as part of a competitive 20-team field at the West Point Invitational on Saturday in West Point, N.Y. In addition, Valpo had three doubles pairs garner opening-round wins.
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis team enjoyed a strong day at the Cougar Invitational hosted by Chicago State on Saturday. The match was played under a hidden duals format so there was no official team score, but Valpo won the vast majority of its singles and doubles matches against each opponent.
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis team began the season in pleasant fashion on a picturesque afternoon at the Valpo Tennis Complex as the Crusaders notched a 7-0 victory over Grace College on Thursday. The Crusaders continued to show signs of the program’s forward momentum after enjoying their most successful season in recent memory a year ago.
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis team has finalized its schedule for the 2018-2019 season.
Five athletic programs from Valparaiso University have received the NCAA Public Recognition Award for outstanding academic performance.