Young Named Assistant Athletics Director, SWA
Valparaiso University Director of Athletics Mark LaBarbera announced today that Traci Young has been promoted to Assistant Director of Athletics for Life Skills Programs and will also serve as the athletic department’s Senior Woman Administrator.
Six Athletics Teams Honored by NCAA
Six athletic teams from Valparaiso University have received the NCAA Public Recognition Award for outstanding academic performance.
Kim Smith Named Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance
Valparaiso University Director of Athletics Mark LaBarbera has announced that Kim Smith has been named the Crusaders’ new Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance.
Valpo Posts Horizon League’s Top Men’s Sports Point Total
Led by regular season championships in basketball, soccer, and baseball, Valparaiso finished atop the Horizon League’s men’s sports standings for the 2011-2012 school year.
15th Annual Frankenmuth Valpo Family Weekend Set for July 20-21
The 15th annual Frankenmuth Valpo Family Weekend will take place July 20-21 as alumni and friends have a chance to reconnect with one another as well as meet Crusader coaches during the event in Frankenmuth, Mich.
Year-End Awards Presented at Valparaiso’s ARC Awards Sunday
Valparaiso University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) announced its year-end awards on Sunday evening at the fourth annual Athletic Recognition Ceremony (ARC) Awards.
113 Valpo Student-Athletes Honored at Annual Honors Banquet
Valparaiso University awarded 113 student-athletes with Presidential Academic Honors while also handing out the Laurel Award at the 21st Annual Student-Athletes Academic Honors Banquet held on Sunday evening in the Harre Union.
Hall of Fame Class of 2012 Includes Baseball Player Russ Steinbeck
One of the top outfielders ever to play baseball at Valparaiso University, Russ Steinbeck helped to lead the Crusaders to a pair of Indiana Collegiate Conference championships as well as two NCAA Tournament berths during his career with the Brown and Gold, and on Saturday, February 4, he will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
Tom Smith Among Hall of Fame Class of 2012
Among the winningest coaches in college basketball history, Tom Smith both played and coached at Valparaiso University, and on Saturday, February 4, he will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
Valpo Hall of Fame to Induct Lauren (Moulton) Marshall
A force from the right side, Lauren (Moulton) Marshall ranks as one of the top hitters on the volleyball court in Valparaiso University history, and on Saturday, February 4, she will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
James Malayter to be Inducted into Valpo’s Hall of Fame
A fixture around the Valparaiso University sports medicine program for more than two decades, James Malayter, M.D., served as the Crusaders’ team physician for all of the University’s sports teams, and on Saturday, February 4, he will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
Hall of Fame to Induct Katie (Bova) Hoffman on Feb. 4
One of the top setters all-time at Valparaiso University, Katie (Bova) Hoffmann helped lead the Crusaders’ volleyball program to three Mid-Continent Conference titles as well as three NCAA Tournament appearances, and on Saturday, February 4, she will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
Homer Drew Set to be Inducted into Valpo Hall of Fame
A fixture on the sidelines for more than two decades, Dr. Homer Drew led Valparaiso University to 371 victories and nine postseason appearances while at the helm of the Crusader basketball program, and on Saturday, February 4, he will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
Six to be Inducted into Valpo’s Hall of Fame on February 4
The Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame will induct six new members on Feb. 4 as part of the Class of 2012. This year’s class consists of Katie Bova, Homer Drew, Dr. James Malayter, Lauren Moulton, Tom Smith, and Russ Steinbeck, and will be the 15th since the Hall of Fame began in 1998.
Class of 2012 Hall of Fame Nominations due Friday
Nominations will be accepted through this Friday, October 14, to be included in the pool of candidates for the Valparaiso University Hall of Fame Class of 2012. Former student-athletes that completed their eligibility in 2005-2006 and prior are eligible. Teams from 2000-2001 and earlier are also eligible to be nominated.
Student-Athletes Set for New School Year
Valparaiso's entire athletics family came together on Monday evening for its annual student-athlete picnic at Brown Field.
Trio of Valpo Figures Among The Summit League’s Top 30 Distinguished Contributors
Three prominent Valparaiso athletic figures were among 30 people honored by The Summit League on Tuesday, as the league released its list of Top 30 Distinguished Contributors from the Division I era, in honor of its 30th Anniversary Season. Bryce Drew, Dr. Homer Drew and Dr. William Steinbrecher represented Valparaiso on the list of honorees.
Video Boards to Be Installed In Athletics-Recreation Center
The Athletics-Recreation Center will be getting an upgrade this summer, as a YESCO four-sided ceiling hung display sign, featuring video boards on all four sides, will be installed above center court in the arena, home of Valparaiso's men's and women's basketball and volleyball teams.
10 Valpo Student-Athletes Receive Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars Award
Ten Valparaiso University student-athletes received the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Awards as selected by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine. The award recognizes minority undergraduate students who have made achieving both academically and athletically a winning combination.