Olivia Czerwonka Wins VUAA Distinguished Student Award
Valparaiso University women’s tennis standout Olivia Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy) continued to add to her long and well-deserved list of awards and honors this weekend.
Valpo Tennis Announces 2022-23 Team Awards
The Valparaiso University tennis program and head coach Bob Modesto revealed their annual postseason awards at the team’s postseason gathering last week.
Four Tennis Beacons Earn CSC Academic All-District
Four members of the Valparaiso University tennis program were recognized for their academic success on Tuesday as Collegiate Sports Communicators (formerly known as CoSIDA) released its Academic All-District Team for women’s tennis.
Czerwonka Achieves MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team Status, Four Others Receive Honorable Mention
A day after earning All-Select Team honors from the Missouri Valley Conference, Valparaiso University tennis senior Olivia Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy) added to her ever-growing trophy case as she was named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team on Friday morning.
Czerwonka Earns MVC All-Select Team Status
Valparaiso University tennis senior Olivia Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy) was recognized as the Missouri Valley Conference revealed its postseason awards on Thursday evening as she was tabbed to the MVC All-Select Team.
Valpo Tennis Hosts Senior Day During Season Finale
The Valparaiso University tennis team recognized Olivia Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy), Amanda Tabanera (Valencia, Calif. / Valencia), Demi Jhaveri (Westlake, Ohio / Westlake), Eleanor Chapman (East Sussex, England / Eastbourne College [UT Martin / Lipscomb]) and Allison McConnell (Westland, Mich. / Churchill) prior to Saturday’s Senior Day match against Missouri State, which was held outdoors at the Valpo Tennis Complex. The visiting Bears prevailed 4-2 to bring the season to an end for the Beacons.
Bertino, Chapman Earn Victories Over Illinois State
The Valparaiso University tennis team boasted victories at the No. 5 and No. 6 singles spots, but visiting Illinois State earned a 5-2 victory over the host Beacons in a match that took place outdoors at the Valpo Tennis Complex on Saturday afternoon. Mia Bertino (Lockport, Ill. / Joliet Catholic) and Eleanor Chapman (East Sussex, England / Eastbourne College [UT Martin / Lipscomb]) both picked up wins in their singles matches against the Redbirds, who remained undefeated in Missouri Valley Conference play by improving to 7-0.
Jhaveri Rallies for Dramatic Victory, Helps Valpo Edge Bradley
As the Valparaiso University tennis team played the latest in a season filled with tight matches, Demi Jhaveri (Westlake, Ohio / Westlake) was ready for the moment. The senior rallied from down 2-5 to force a set tiebreak in the third set, and eventually won a lengthy tiebreak to clinch the team victory on Friday afternoon at The Courts of Northwest Indiana.
Tennis Falls to Drake on Sunday
The Valparaiso University tennis team closed out the road portion of the season with a 7-0 setback to Drake on Sunday in Des Moines, Iowa. All three remaining regular-season matches will take place at home.