Men's, Women's Cross Country Squads Earn Academic Honors
The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has announced that Valparaiso's men's and women's cross country teams have each earned All-Academic team honors. In addition, Laura Rolf (Rochester, Mich./Lutheran Northwest) received All-Academic individual accolades for her athletic and academic performance this past fall.
Crusaders Close Out Season at Great Lakes Regional
The Valparaiso men's cross country team closed out its 2006 campaign Saturday morning at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in Bowling Green, Ohio, registering 701 points for a 25th place finish.
Valpo Finishes Fourth at Mid-Con Meet; Honig Leads Crusaders with 11th Place Finish
Paced by sophomore Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South), Valparaiso matched its best finish in Mid-Continent Conference Championship history, placing fourth at the championship meet Saturday in Lee's Summit, Mo.
Crusaders Take Aim at Conference Championship Meet
The Valparaiso men's cross country team looks to make a move into the top half of the league Saturday at the Mid-Continent Conference Cross Country Championship meet in Lee's Summit, Mo.
Crusaders Come in Second at Evansville Invitational
Three Valpo runners finished in the top eight and sophomore Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South) ran the fastest Crusader 8K in five years as the Brown and Gold came in second at the Evansville Invitational Saturday morning.
Crusaders Run Strong at Notre Dame Invitational
Valpo faced off with some of North America's top collegiate teams Friday afternoon at the Notre Dame Invitational Gold Race, placing 19th out of 25 squads and watching their top four finishers achieve personal-best 8K times.
Valpo Races to Eighth Place Finish at Indiana Intercollegiates
Five Crusaders placed in the top 67, led by a top 20 finish from Chris Honig (Waupaca, Wis./Glenbard, Ill., South), as the Valpo men's cross country team checked in eighth at the 25-team Indiana Intercollegiates Friday in Terre Haute, Ind.
Crusaders Start Season With Solid Showing
Newcomer Chris Honig (Waupaca, Wis./Glenbard South, Ill.) paced the Valpo pack at the Crusader Invitational Friday afternoon at Sunset Hills Farm in Valparaiso, Ind., leading the Brown and Gold to a third place finish.
Veteran Crusader Squad Ready to Make an Impact in 2006
In 2005, a youthful Crusader men's cross country team got their feet wet at the collegiate level and picked up a second-straight sixth-place finish at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships. Now, with seven of their top nine runners from last year's conference meet back, Valpo is poised to make a move toward the top of the league in 2006.
Valpo Tabbed Sixth in Mid-Con Preseason Poll
The Valparaiso University men's cross country team has been picked to finish sixth in the Mid-Continent Conference this season in a preseason poll of the league's eight head coaches.
Crusaders Announce 2006 Schedule
The Valparaiso University cross country teams will host the 18th annual Crusader Cross Country Invitational September 8 at Sunset Hills Farms, kicking off a 2006 season that includes seven meets around the Midwest.