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2005-06 Women's Track & Field News
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August 18, 2006
Ryan Moore, an assistant coach with the Crusader Track and Field program since 2003, has been named the new Valparaiso University Track and Field Head Coach, Director of Athletics Mark LaBarbera announced today.
June 14, 2006
Valparaiso University head track and field coach Tyler Wingard has announced his resignation from the program because he has accepted a similar position at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Va.
May 27, 2006
Ashley Billstrom (Hales Corner, Wis./Whitnall) wrapped up the 2006 Track and Field season Saturday evening, finishing 22nd in the 3000m steeplechase at the NCAA Mideast Regional in Knoxville, Tenn.
May 15, 2006
Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.), Danielle Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.), and Ashley Billstrom (Hales Corners, Wis./Whitnall H.S.) have been named All Mid-Continent Conference after impressive performances at the Mid-Con Outdoor Track and Field Championships last weekend.
May 13, 2006
Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) smashed her own school record in the triple jump Saturday, leading Valparaiso to a fifth-place finish at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Macomb, Ill.
May 12, 2006
Amanda Body (Harlan, Ky./Harlan H.S.) broke two school records, while Ashley Billstrom (Hales Corners, Wis./Whitnall H.S.) lowered one of her own on the second of three days of action Friday at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Macomb, Ill.
May 11, 2006
Renae Swift's (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) fifth-place finish in the 10,000m run led Valparaiso on the first day of competition Thursday at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Macomb, Ill.
May 09, 2006
The Mid-Continent Conference named Danielle Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) its Athlete of the Week following her record-breaking performance at the Butler Twilight.
May 06, 2006
Danielle Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) paced the Valpo effort at the Butler Twilight Saturday, breaking the school record in the 800m run.
April 28, 2006
Danielle Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) finished 14th out of a field of 90 runners Friday night in the 5,000m run at the Hillsdale Relays in Hillsdale, Mich.
April 28, 2006
Ashley Billstrom (Hales Corners, Wis./Whitnall H.S.) put together an impressive performance in the 3,000m steeplechase Friday at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa.
April 22, 2006
Ashley Billstrom (Hales Corners, Wis./Whitnall H.S.) and Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) set new school records Saturday as Valparaiso finished fifth in the Central Collegiate Championships in Ypsilanti, Mich.
April 15, 2006
Valparaiso concluded action at the Pacesetter Invitational Saturday, finishing fifth among Division I schools.
April 14, 2006
Valparaiso sits in fifth place after the first day of action Friday at the Pacesetter Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind.
April 08, 2006
Ashley Billstrom (Hales Corners, Wis./Whitnall H.S.) shattered her own school record in the 3,000m steeplechase, and the Crusader 4x100m relay team also set a new school mark as Valparaiso finished sixth Saturday at the Miami Invitational in Oxford, Ohio.
April 07, 2006
Inclement weather has suspended action at the Miami Invitational until Saturday morning.
April 03, 2006
Valparaiso graduate assistant Iryna Kharun is up for consideration as one of two Most Outstanding Student-Athletes of the past 25 years in women's track and field as the NCAA celebrates 25 years of women's championships.
April 01, 2006
Valparaiso notched five new meet records, including one track record, and took top honors in 11 events on its way to a runner-up finish Saturday at the DePauw Quad Meet in Greencastle, Ind.
March 24, 2006
Valparaiso's women's track and field team is projected to finish fourth at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Championships in the preseason poll released today by the conference.
March 21, 2006
The Mid-Continent Conference has named Ashley Billstrom (Hales Corners, Wis./Whitnall H.S.) Athlete of the Week after her record-setting performance at the Louisiana Classics.
March 18, 2006
Valparaiso kicked off the 2006 outdoor season in style Saturday, setting four school records at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette, La.
March 04, 2006
Danielle Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) represented Valparaiso at the Alex Wilson Invitational in Notre Dame, Ind. on Saturday, competing in the 3,000m run.
March 01, 2006
Seven Valpo athletes have been named to the All Mid-Continent Conference Team following the completion of the Indoor Track and Field Championships last weekend.
February 27, 2006
Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) broke two of her own school records, while Amanda Body (Harlan, Ky./Harlan H.S.) lowered the school mark in the 200m dash for the second time in two days on the final day of competition at the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Monday in Bloomington, Ill. Valparaiso finished the meet in fourth place.
February 26, 2006
Amanda Body (Harlan, Ky./Harlan H.S.) broke school records in the 200m dash and the long jump Sunday at the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships in Bloomington, Ill. Valpo currently sits third after the first of two days of competition.
February 21, 2006
Danielle Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after winning the 3,000m run at the Chicagoland Championships.
February 17, 2006
Three individual victories led Valparaiso to a fourth-place finish at the Chicagoland Championships Friday evening in Romeoville, Ill.
February 11, 2006
Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) posted four top-two finishes Saturday afternoon, leading Valparaiso to a fifth-place finish at the Carthage Pepsi Challenge in Kenosha, Wis.
February 04, 2006
Danielle Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) broke the five-minute barrier in the mile for the first time in her collegiate career as she competed alongside Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest H.S.) at Notre Dame's Meyo Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
January 28, 2006
Danielle Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) and Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest H.S.) continued their stellar running Saturday, bringing home one event win apiece as Valparaiso competed Saturday in the final day of action at the Findlay Indoor Track and Field Classic.
January 27, 2006
Valparaiso's 4x800m relay finished second setting a new school record to lead Valparaiso on day one of the Findlay Indoor Track and Field Classic held on Friday in Findlay, Ohio.
January 21, 2006
Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) registered two wins, while Danielle Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) and Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest H.S.) posted two top-threes apiece as Valparaiso finished fourth in the Chicago Invitational on Saturday.
December 10, 2005
Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) posted two top-ten finishes to lead Valparaiso athletes in action Saturday at the Earlybird Invitational, hosted by Illinois State.
December 08, 2005
Valparaiso's women's track and field team is projected to finish fourth at the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Championships in the preseason poll released today by the conference.
December 07, 2005
After a 2005 campaign that saw the Crusaders break 11 indoor and seven outdoor records, the Valparaiso women's track and field team will look to shatter more records and move into the top half of the Mid-Continent Conference in 2006.
December 01, 2005
Valparaiso University head track and field coach Tyler Wingard has announced the Crusaders' 2005-2006 track and field schedule.
October 10, 2005
The third annual Track & Field Alumni/Awards Banquet last Saturday night drew it's largest crowd yet and provided an opportunity to celebrate not only the successes of the 2005 squad, but to remember the standout squads of the early 1970's and their coaches Ed Winrow and Terry Shy -- including Coach Shy's 1975 Indiana Collegiate Conference Championship team.
August 26, 2005
Valparaiso University track and field coach Tyler Wingard has announced the addition of two graduate assistants to his staff for the upcoming season. Joining the program are Iryna Kharun and Greg Lott.
Women's Track & Field Archives
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 3rd/5 (82)
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 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 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