Valparaiso University junior Amanda Meyer (Hudson, Wis./Somerset H.S.) has been named to the ESPN The Magazine All-District V Women's Track and Field/Cross Country Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for the second straight year.
Valparaiso University freshman Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) was named the Mid-Continent Conference Newcomer of the Year in outdoor track and field and was one of five Crusaders to earn All Mid-Continent Conference honors following the weekend's championships.
Led by a school record in the hammer throw by Holly Hagen (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.), Valparaiso sits in a tie for second place at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships held in Kansas City, Mo. after one day of the competition on Thursday.
Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) set two school records and Jobeth Schmiesing (Mankato, Minn./West H.S.) added another as Valparaiso completed its final tune-up for the Mid-Continent Conference Championships on Saturday at the Stan Lyons Invitational in Indianapolis, Ind.
Jessica Cherrington (Roseberg, Ore./Umpqua Valley Christian H.S.) won the javelin for Valparaiso as the Crusaders competed in the Eastern Michigan Twilight Invitational on Friday in Ypsilanti, Mich. Team scores were not kept.
Laura Arloszynski (Greenfield, Wis./Greenfield H.S.) and Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) both set new school records on Monday during the first day of the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships held in Flagstaff, Ariz.
Valparaiso University's Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) has been named a Mid-Continent Conference Co-Athlete of the Week after leading the Crusaders to a runner-up finish at the Chicagoland Championships on Friday.
Three more school records were set by the Valparaiso women's track and field team on Friday evening as the Crusaders earned a second place finish at the Chicagoland Championships held in Romeoville, Ill.
Valparaiso University's Holly Hagen (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week for Indoor Track and Field after her outstanding performance last Saturday at the Redbird Invitational.
Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) captured three first place finishes and broke three school records at the Carthage Division I Invitational on Saturday, helping earn her Mid-Continent Conference Co-Athlete of the Week honors.
Valparaiso University freshman Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) set three school records helping to lead the Crusaders to a second place finish at the season-opening Carthage Division I Invitational on Saturday afternoon in Kenosha, Wis.
Valparaiso University's women's indoor track and field team has been selected to finish in fifth place at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships for the 2005 season according to the preseason poll as selected by the league's head coaches.
The USATF Level I Coaches' Education School that was scheduled for October 22-24 at Valparaiso University has been cancelled. The Officials' Certification Courses scheduled for Sunday, October 24 at 2:30 p.m. will still be held though.