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Rachel Janssen
2005-06 Women's Tennis
YR.
Jr.
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.

2005-06 Women's Tennis
Whitney ChadaJr.Downers Grove, Ill.
Jill DierbergSr.St. Louis, Mo.
Kate EvangelistJr.Glen Ellyn, Ill.
Lindsey GustafsonFr.Naperville, Ill.
Rachel JanssenJr.Fort Wayne, Ind.
Molly KeiferFr.Richmond, Ind.
Kim SajevicFr.Woodbury, Minn.
Jenny SchwartzFr.Aurora, Ill.
Charmaine StanislawSr.Libertyville, Ill.
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
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
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
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
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W 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 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
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M 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
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W 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