The Valparaiso University women's tennis team's 2009 season came to an end on Saturday morning with a hard-fought 4-2 loss to Wright State in the consolation draw of the Horizon League Championships held in Indianapolis, Ind.
Sunday's Valparaiso-Detroit women's tennis match has been moved indoors to Matchpoint Tennis Club in Griffith, Ind. due to the rain. The regular season finale for both schools will still begin at noon.
Lindsey Gustafson (Naperville, Ill./Benet Academy) won her third straight singles match and moved to .500 on the season, but Valparaiso could not overcome a strong IPFW team on Wednesday afternoon, dropping its final non-conference match of the season 6-1 in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Despite victories at both fifth and sixth singles, as well as third doubles, Valparaiso lost a 5-2 decision to Wright State on Saturday afternoon in Horizon League action at Five Seasons Tennis Center in Dayton, Ohio.
Valparaiso's scheduled women's tennis match against Milwaukee slated for Friday afternoon has been moved indoors to Matchpoint Tennis Club in Griffith, Ind. due to threatening inclement weather in the Northwest Indiana area. The match is still slated to begin around 4 p.m.
Valparaiso University director of athletics Mark LaBarbera has announced that Jay Adams has stepped down as head coach of the Crusader women's tennis team and Traci Young has been named the team's new head coach.
Despite wins at both third doubles and sixth singles, Valparaiso was defeated by Shorter College 6-1 on Wednesday afternoon in Orlando, Fla. Shorter entered the match 13th nationally in the NAIA rakings.
Playing a nationally ranked team for the first time since the 2006 NCAA Tournament, Valparaiso was unable to stay with 61st-ranked Western Michigan on Sunday evening, falling 7-0 to the Broncos in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Molly Keifer (Richmond, Ind./Richmond H.S.) posted a victory at number one singles, but that would be the only point Valparaiso would get on Sunday afternoon as the Crusaders fell to Oakland 6-1 at Matchpoint Tennis Club in Griffith.
Despite getting a pair of singles victories on Saturday afternoon, the Valparaiso University women's tennis team suffered a 5-2 loss to Southern Illinois-Edwardsville in the season opener held at the YMCA Meyer Center in Edwardsville, Ill.
As Valparaiso University's women's tennis team takes to the court for the 2009 season, head coach Jay Adams returns the nucleus of his team from one year ago. Eight returnees are set to join a pair of freshman for the second year head coach as the Brown and Gold set to embark on a new campaign that features 20 dual matches leading up to the conference championships.
The Valparaiso University women's tennis team will not be competing this weekend as the scheduled Hinds-Kellogg Classic hosted by Western Illinois slated to be played in Macomb, Ill. has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
Kim Sajevic (Woodbury, Minn./Woodbury H.S.) won her first match of the fall season for Valparaiso at number one singles but it was not enough as the Crusaders dropped a 6-1 decision to Oakland on Sunday morning in Rochester, Mich.
As Valparaiso University’s women’s tennis team takes to the court for the 2008 fall season, head coach Jay Adams returns the nucleus of his team from one year ago. Eight returnees are set to join a pair of freshman for the second year head coach as the Brown and Gold set to embark on a fall campaign that features three dual matches as well as a pair of tournaments.