Valpo Athletics Announces Annual Academic Honors

The Valparaiso University Department of Athletics kicked off its virtual academic honors banquet on Wednesday by recognizing 119 student-athletes with Presidential Academic Honors.


Valpo Athletics Welcomes Brian Welch as Assistant AD for Academic Support & Student Services

Valparaiso University Director of Athletics Mark LaBarbera and Executive Associate Athletic Director Sarah Pruess have announced the hiring of Brian Welch as the department’s Assistant Director of Athletics for Academic Support & Student Services.


Current Valpo Athletics COVID-19 Spectator Policies

As of March 24, here are the current COVID-19 spectator policies for Valpo Athletics home events.


Valpo Men’s Swimming to Join MAC as Affiliate Member

Valparaiso University has reached an agreement with the Mid-American Conference (MAC) to become an affiliate conference member in men’s swimming, beginning with the 2021-22 academic year.


Student-Athlete Allies Group to Host “Amplifying People of Color” Panel Thursday

Valparaiso University’s Student-Athlete Allies group will host a Zoom panel on “Amplifying People of Color” on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 8 p.m. CT to discuss the experiences of people of color throughout their time on campus. The purpose of this event is to spread awareness of the injustices that occur and ultimately work to find ways we can uplift and amplify people of color in our community.


Valpo Athletics Announces Reimagined #oneVALPO Promise

The Valparaiso University Department of Athletics has unveiled its reimagined #oneVALPO promise, the product of the department’s “I Still Promise” initiative.


Valpo Athletics Launches Victory for Valpo

Valparaiso University director of athletics Mark LaBarbera announced today the launch of Victory for Valpo to address the financial impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Valpo Athletics.


Quintin Smidzik Added to Valpo Sports Medicine Staff

Head Athletic Trainer Nate Twedt has announced the addition of Quintin Smidzik (MEd, LAT, ATC) to the Valparaiso University Sports Medicine staff. Smidzik will serve as the athletic trainer for the Valpo softball program.


Valpo Athletics Boasts Strong Semester in Classroom

The Valparaiso University Department of Athletics continued its run of academic success this semester with another strong performance in the classroom.