Three Crusaders Earn All-Conference Honors
Valparaiso's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) was named to the Mid-Continent Conference First Team while Kate Evangelist (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard West H.S.) and Kim Sajevic (Woodbury, Minn./Woodbury H.S.) were Second Team selections as the league announced its postseason awards on Tuesday afternoon.
IUPUI Defeats Valpo in Mid-Con Semifinals
Valparaiso saw its defense of back-to-back Mid-Continent Conference Tournament titles come to an end on Friday morning as the Crusaders fell 4-1 to IUPUI at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex.
Women's Tennis Tournament to be Carried Live on WVUR
All of Valparaiso's matches in the 2007 Mid-Continent Conference Women's Tennis Championships will be carried live on WVUR (95.1-FM, Valparaiso) and online at www.valpo.edu/athletics.
Valpo Set to Host Mid-Con Championships as Crusaders Seek Third Straight Title
Valparaiso University will host the 2007 Mid-Continent Conference Women's Tennis Championships this Friday and Saturday at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex. The two-time defending tournament champion Crusaders will serve as the tournament's third seed and face second-seeded IUPUI on Friday morning at 10 a.m. in the semifinals.
Valpo Closes Regular Season with 5-2 Win over Western Illinois
Valparaiso notched its fourth straight victory overall on Sunday morning as the Crusaders wrapped up the regular season with a 5-2 victory over Western Illinois in Rochester, Mich.
Valpo Surrenders Just Eight Games in Sweep of UMKC
Valparaiso allowed UMKC to win just eight games on the afternoon, four in singles play and four more in doubles action, as the Crusaders won their third straight match while moving over .500 for the first time since late February, defeating the Kangaroos 7-0 on Saturday afternoon in Rochester, Mich.
Valpo Shuts Out Centenary on Friday
Valparaiso registered its third victory in its last four matches on Friday morning as the Crusaders blanked Centenary 5-0 to open the final Mid-Continent Conference cluster in Rochester, Mich.
Valpo Rallies in Singles to Down Southern Utah
After dropping the doubles point, Valparaiso rallied during singles play to defeat Southern Utah 4-3 in the Crusaders' final match of the opening Mid-Continent Conference cluster held in Las Vegas, Nev. on Saturday afternoon.
Crusaders Split Matches on Friday
Valparaiso earned a 4-0 victory over Oakland in the first match of the day on Friday, but dropped a close 4-3 decision to IUPUI in the afternoon on the second day of Mid-Continent Conference cluster action in Las Vegas, Nev.
Valpo Sees Conference Win Streak Come to an End
For the first time since 2003, Valparaiso dropped a Mid-Continent Conference regular season match on Thursday afternoon, as the Crusaders fell 6-0 to Oral Roberts in Las Vegas, Nev.
Rain Postpones Valpo-Chicago State Tennis
Persistent drizzle throughout the afternoon on Wednesday prevented the courts from completely drying, and, after a rain delay of more than an hour, both the men's and women's tennis matches between Valparaiso and Chicago State slated for the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex have been postponed.
Janssen Earns Back-to-Back Athlete of the Week Honors
Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) earned her second straight Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week honor as well as her fourth league award this season.
Valpo-Detroit Match Postponed
Due to the forecasted chilly temperatures on Tuesday, the schedule women's tennis match between Valparaiso and Detroit at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex has been postponed.
Valpo Wraps Up Spring Trip Splitting a Pair of Matches
Valparaiso finished up its spring trip on Thursday splitting a pair of matches in Fort Myers, Fla. The Crusaders defeated Fairleigh Dickinson 4-1 in the morning before falling 7-2 to Florida Gulf Coast in the afternoon.
Janssen Named Mid-Con's Athlete of the Week
Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference's Athlete of the Week for the third time this season.
Valpo Shuts Out Manhattan on Tuesday Afternoon
Valparaiso snapped its four-match losing skid in impressive fashion on Tuesday afternoon with a 7-0 shut out against Manhattan in Orlando, Fla.
Crusaders Drop Second Straight 4-3 Decision in Florida
For the second straight day Valparaiso dropped a close 4-3 match on its spring trip as the Crusaders fell to Long Island on Monday afternoon in Orlando, Fla.
Crusaders Drop 4-3 Decision to Appalachian State
Valparaiso began its spring trip on Sunday morning dropping a tough 4-3 decision to Appalachian State in Orlando, Fla.
Valpo Drops Close Match with Ball State
Valparaiso forced four singles matches to three sets on Monday afternoon at Matchpoint Racquet Club in Griffith, Ind., but managed just one victory among them as the Crusaders dropped a 6-1 contest to Ball State.
Crusaders Downed by Western Michigan
Valparaiso saw its two-match winning streak come to a close on Saturday evening as the Crusaders fell 7-0 to Western Michigan in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Valpo-Ball State Match Moved to Monday Morning
The Valparaiso-Ball State women's tennis match that was originally scheduled for Sunday afternoon has been moved to Monday morning, February 26, at 11 a.m. at Matchpoint Tennis Club in Griffith, Ind.
Schwartz Earns Valpo's Second Straight Mid-Con Athlete of the Week
Valparaiso University's Jenny Schwartz (Aurora, Ill./West Aurora H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference's women's tennis Athlete of the Week after leading the Crusaders to a 2-1 mark last weekend.
Valpo Takes Five of Six Singles Matches to Down IPFW
Valparaiso rallied after dropping the doubles point to win five out of the six singles matches and post a 5-2 victory over IPFW on Sunday afternoon in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Valpo Cruises Past Robert Morris
Valparaiso lost just five games total in nine matches on the way to a 7-0 shutout of Robert Morris (Pa.) on Saturday evening in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Gustafson Wins Twice but Valpo Falls to Evansville
Valparaiso opened strong winning the doubles point from undefeated Evansville on Friday afternoon but the Purple Aces rallied during singles to post a 5-2 victory over the Crusaders in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Sajevic Earns Mid-Con Athlete of the Week Honors
Valparaiso University's Kim Sajevic (Woodbury, Minn./Woodbury H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference's Athlete of the Week.
Eastern Illinois Hands Valpo Its First Loss Sunday
Valparaiso dropped its first decision of the 2007 spring season on Sunday morning as the Crusaders fell 5-2 to Eastern Illinois at Homewood-Flossmoor Tennis Club.
Valpo Posts Second Straight Victory
Kim Sajevic posted a three set victory in the deciding match on Sunday afternoon as Valparaiso improved to 2-0 on the season with a 4-3 victory over Bradley in Peoria, Ill.
Crusader Women Win Season Opener for Third Straight Season
Valparaiso opened the 2007 season on Friday afternoon with a 5-2 victory over Butler in Indianapolis, Ind. to mark the third consecutive season-opening win for the Brown and Gold.
Valpo Looks to Continue Mid-Con Streak in 2007
After three straight Mid-Continent Conference regular season titles and back-to-back league tournament championships, optimism is high for Valparaiso as the Crusaders head into their final season of play in the Mid-Con.
Valpo Women's Tennis Picked to Win Fourth Straight Mid-Con Crown
Valparaiso University's women's tennis team has been selected to win its fourth straight Mid-Continent Conference regular season championship in 2007 according to the preseason poll voted upon by the league's head coaches.
Sarah Hoffman Joins Women's Tennis Coaching Staff
Valparaiso University head women's tennis coach Michelle Mahoney has announced that Sarah Hoffman has joined the coaching staff as an assistant coach for the upcoming season.
Michelle Mahoney Named New Valpo Women's Tennis Coach
Valparaiso University director of athletics Mark LaBarbera has announced that Michelle Mahoney has been named as the Crusaders' new head women's tennis coach.
Maluga Announces Resignation from Crusader Tennis Program
After seven-and-a-half seasons as the head women's tennis coach at Valparaiso University, Tim Maluga announced his resignation on Thursday afternoon.
Janssen Wins Opening Round Match at ITA Qualifying
Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) won her first round match at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships in the qualifying draw on Thursday, but fell in her second round contest as well as in the consolation draw held in East Lansing, Mich.
Janssen Splits Singles Matches at Mastodon Invitational
Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) split a pair of singles matches on Saturday at the Mastodon Invitational in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Janssen Named Mid-Con Athlete of the Week for Second Time This Fall
Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week following her performance at the Rocket Hidden Duals this past weekend.
Valpo Finishes Rocket Dual with Three More Victories
Valparaiso wrapped up play at the Rocket Hidden Duals on Saturday afternoon and three Crusaders earned singles victories in Toledo, Ohio.
Valpo Suffers Rough Opening Day at Rocket Hidden Duals
Valparaiso kicked off the Rocket Hidden Duals on Friday with one singles victory and two doubles wins on the opening day of competition in Toledo, Ohio.
Women's Tennis Announces 2007 Spring Schedule
Valparaiso University women's tennis coach Tim Maluga has announced his 2007 spring schedule for the Crusaders.
Janssen Opens Fall Season with Athlete of the Week Honor
Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week following the opening weekend of competition for the Crusaders.
Valparaiso University Tennis Complex Dedication Set for Saturday, September 30
Valparaiso University is excited to announce the dedication of the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex on Saturday, September 30 at 10:30 a.m. as part of Homecoming weekend festivities.
Crusaders Fare Well at Season Opening Tournament
Valparaiso opened the 2006 fall tennis season on Saturday and Sunday with several top performances at the DePauw Invitational held in Greencastle, Ind.
Crusader Tennis Set for Fall Campaign
After two straight appearances in the NCAA Tournament, the Valparaiso University women's tennis team will take to the court beginning on Saturday morning for the fall portion of their schedule.
Valpo Women Head to Two Fall Tournaments
Valparaiso University's women's tennis team will travel to a pair of fall invitationals while hosting an alumni tournament during Homecoming weekend as head coach Tim Maluga announced his fall schedule.