The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to Chicago, Ill. on Saturday to compete at the Windy City Rumble, hosted by the University of Chicago. The Crusader men took home first place, while the women earned a third-place finish. A handful of Crusaders also competed at the two-day Meyo Invitational at Notre Dame, Ind. as well.
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s track and field teams continued their respective 2016 indoor campaigns Saturday, returning to Grand Valley State University to compete at the Mike Lints Alumni Open.
The Valparaiso University track and field squads will host the 2016 Horizon League Outdoor Championships at the Warren G. Hoger Track, one of two home meets for the Crusaders as they announced their 2015-16 schedule today.
15 Valparaiso student-athletes earned spots on the Horizon League Spring Academic All-League teams, as announced by the league office this morning. Men’s outdoor track and field had five athletes honored, while baseball, men’s golf and women’s outdoor track and field each had three selections to go with one from men’s tennis.
One of the most accomplished throwers in the history of the Valparaiso University women’s track and field program, senior Sarah Drozdowski finished her collegiate career on Saturday in her best event, placing 22nd in the hammer throw at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in Jacksonville, Fla.
The record setting and far-throwing senior duo of Jeremy Getz and Sarah Drozdowski will represent the Valparaiso track and field teams at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor East Preliminary Championships in Jacksonville on May 28-30.