Valparaiso University women's tennis coach Tim Maluga has announced the signings of three student-athletes to National Letters of Intent for the 2003-2004 school year. Joining the Crusaders in the fall are Whitney Chada, Kate Evangelist, and Rachel Janssen.
The Valparaiso women's tennis team came from behind to defeat Oral Roberts 4-3 on Saturday afternoon in Macomb, Ill. for the Crusaders sixth straight victory and earn them a second place finish in the Mid-Continent Conference standings.
The Valparaiso women's tennis team picked up a 7-0 victory over Southern Utah and a 6-1 win over Chicago State on Friday in Macomb, Ill. to improve to 5-1 in the Mid-Continent Conference, moving into a share of second place in the standings.
The Valparaiso women's tennis team split a pair of matches on Friday in Rochester, Mich. to open their Mid-Continent Conference schedule. The Crusaders dropped their opener 4-0 to IUPUI before defeating UMKC by the same 4-0 score in the afternoon.
Valparaiso University junior Mara Sonkin (Wheaton, Ill./Warrenville South H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week following the Crusaders 5-2 victory over Wisconsin-Green Bay.
Despite competing with just five players, the Valparaiso women's tennis team ran its win streak to seven straight on Saturday afternoon, defeating Wisconsin-Green Bay 5-2 at Matchpoint Racquet Club. The Crusaders scheduled evening match against Evansville was cancelled due to weather-related travel problems for the Purple Aces.
Valparaiso University's Monika Danko (Northfield, Ill./New Trier H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week after helping the Crusaders to a 7-0 sweep of Bradley on Sunday afternoon.
After winning their last five matches of the fall season, the Valparaiso University women's tennis team continued its success on Sunday, shutting out Bradley 7-0 in Peoria, Ill. in the team's spring opener.