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Rachel Janssen
2004-05 Women's Tennis
YR.
So.
HOMETOWN
Fort Wayne, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL
Dwenger
Rachel Janssen

2006-2007: A First Team All Mid-Continent Conference selection ... recipient of Mid-Con Athlete of the Week honor four times as a senior ... won a team-high 19 singles matches playing at the top spot in the lineup ... advanced to the finals of the DePauw Invitational in the A Flight ... played number one doubles with Kate Evangelist and Julie Wingstrom ... earned Valpo's lone point in the Mid-Con semifinals against IUPUI ... finished career with 62 singles wins, including 20 in Mid-Con action ... won 51 doubles matches, including 20 in league play, over the four year career ... team's Singles co-Player of the Year ... team's Most Valuable Player ... team captain.

2005-2006: Named to the Mid-Continent Conference First Team ... Mid-Con Athlete of the Week three times ... played at the top of the lineup for Valparaiso as a junior ... went 14-11 in singles, including 4-1 in Mid-Con play ... played nine three-set matches on the season ... won 12 doubles matches, including a 4-2 mark in Mid-Con play, all at the top spot ... a member of the Mid-Con All-Academic Team ... named to the Mid-Con Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence.

2004-2005: Named to the Mid-Continent Conference First Team ... twice named Mid-Con Athlete of the Week ... Mid-Con Athlete of the Month for April ... posted a 14-12 singles record at the top spot in the lineup ... was 7-1 in Mid-Con singles action ... won 10 of last 14 matches overall ... finished 12-6 in doubles action, mainly at the second spot .. was 6-1 in Mid-Con doubles contests ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team.

2003-2004: Mid-Continent Conference Newcomer of the Year ... named to the Mid-Con Second Team ... named Mid-Con Player of the Week on October 14 and February 24 ... finished with a 15-8 singles record, playing mainly second in the lineup ... went 5-1 in Mid-Con action ... went 12-3 at third doubles with Jill Dierberg ... the duo was 5-0 in Mid-Con play ... went 6-0 overall in doubles in conference action.

Prep: A four-time All-Conference selection ... a First Team All-State selection as a senior ... two-time All-Area and All-District selection ... named Honorable Mention All-State as a junior ... News Sentinel Prep Sports Tennis Player of the Year in 2003 ... an Academic All-State selection ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Rachel is the daughter of Gerrit and Beth Janssen ... major is mathematics ... born March 2, 1984.

2004-05 Women's Tennis
Whitney ChadaSo.Downers Grove, Ill.
Monika DankoSr.Northfield, Ill.
Jill DierbergJr.St. Louis, Mo.
Kate EvangelistSo.Glen Ellyn, Ill.
Rachel JanssenSo.Fort Wayne, Ind.
Christina ScalaSr.Glenview, Ill.
Charmaine StanislawJr.Libertyville, Ill.
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay