Three Crusader Runners Earn Academic All-League Accolade
Chris Bednarczyk (Westfield, Ind./Westfield), Alyssa Bradford (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago) and Lindsey Gilman (South Bend, Ind./Marian) represented the Valparaiso men's and women's cross country squads on the respective Horizon League Academic All-League teams.
Valpo Men Wrap Up 2009 Season at Great Lakes Regional
The 2009 campaign came to an end for the Valparaiso men's cross country team on Saturday morning, as the Crusaders placed 28th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in Bloomington, Ind.
Valpo Places Ninth at League Championship
The Valparaiso men's cross country squad finished in ninth place Saturday morning at the 2009 Horizon League Championship in Milford, Mich.
Underclassmen Lead Valpo Men at Bradley Friday
Four of the Valparaiso men's cross country squad's top five finishers Friday were underclassmen, led by freshman Wally Bradford (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago), as the Crusaders recorded a 14th place finish at the Bradley Classic in Peoria, Ill.
Hartenberger Leads the Way as Valpo Men Run at Notre Dame
Junior Joel Hartenberger (Albuquerque, N.M./Sandia) led the Valparaiso men's cross country team for the third time in as many meets this year, setting a new personal best in the 8K as the Crusaders ran in the Gold Race Friday afternoon at the Notre Dame Invitational.
Hartenberger Picks Up Another Top-10 as Valpo Competes at Vanderbilt
Junior Joel Hartenberger (Albuquerque, N.M./Sandia) registered his second top-ten finish in as many races in 2009, crossing the line in seventh place to lead the Valparaiso men's cross country team as it competed Saturday at Vanderbilt's Commodore Classic in Nashville, Tenn.
Hartenberger's Top-Ten Finish Paces Valpo Friday
Joel Hartenberger (Albuquerque, N.M./Sandia) posted an impressive ninth-place finish Friday at the Crusader Open at Sunset Hills Farm in Valparaiso, leading the Crusader men's cross country squad to a third-place team finish.
Opportunities Abound for Crusader Runners Entering 2009 Season
While the Valparaiso men's cross country team graduated five seniors, including four of its top six runners, from last year's squad, 14 runners return eager to maintain their improvement and help push the Crusaders towards the top of the Horizon League.
Crusaders Announce 2009 Cross Country Schedule
The Valparaiso cross country squads will open the season at home for the 16th consecutive year in one of four races to prepare for the Horizon League Championships, as head coach Mike Straubel announced the Crusaders' 2009 schedule today.