Valpo Track & Field Athletes Receive CSC Academic All-District Honors
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s track & field programs had 10 student-athletes receive recognition on Wednesday as College Sports Communicators (CSC, formerly known as CoSIDA) released its academic all-district selections for the 2022-23 season.
Meacham to Join Valpo Track & Field, Cross Country Programs
The Valparaiso University track & field and cross country programs have announced that distance runner Noah Meacham (Tulsa, Okla. / Broken Arrow) will join the fold for the 2023-2024 academic and athletic year as an incoming freshman.
Valpo Removes Interim Tag, Names Vincent Walker Director of Track & Field and Cross Country
Valparaiso University Director of Athletics Dr. Charles Small has announced the promotion of Vincent Walker to Director of Track & Field and Cross Country, removing the interim tag from Walker’s title.
Valpo Cross Country Earns 2022-23 Academic Awards
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s cross country teams have earned recognition as All-Academic Teams from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for their success in the classroom this year.
Cross Country, Track & Field Ink Incoming Trio
The Valparaiso University cross country and track & field programs have announced a trio of incoming distance runners for the 2023-2024 academic and athletic year.
Five Beacons Enter Program Record Book in 10K
The Valparaiso University men’s cross country program finished out the 2022 season on a high note as four team members cracked the program’s all-time top 10 in the 10K at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, hosted by Indiana State at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Ind. on Friday. Ignacio Veloz Bonilla (San Juan, P.R. / American Military Academy) was the forefront of a solid day for the Valpo men by posting the third fastest 10K in program lore.
Cross Country Competes in MVC Championships
The Valparaiso University cross country program took part in the Missouri Valley Conference Championships on Friday morning at LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Ind. Ellie Roeglin (Delafield, Wis. / Lake County Lutheran) paced the Valpo women, while the men were led by Evan Walda (Fort Wayne, Ind. / South Side).
Valpo Cross Country Set for MVC Championships
After one of the program’s best meets in recent memory in its final regular-season meet, the anticipation is high as the Valparaiso University cross country team gets set to partake in the Missouri Valley Conference Championships this week.
Four Beacons Crack Program Record Book at Bradley
The Valparaiso University cross country programs garnered significant momentum in advance of the upcoming Missouri Valley Conference Championships by virtue of a strong showing at the Bradley Pink Classic, the final meet prior to the conference championship, which was hosted at Newman Golf Course in Peoria on Friday. The Beacons posted a slew of personal records including four entries into the program record book.
Several Beacons with Strong Showings at Notre Dame
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s cross country teams continued the season on Friday by participating in the Joe Piane Invitational hosted by the University of Notre Dame. The Beacons were led by Grace Aurand (Highland, Ind. / Highland) and Evan Walda (Fort Wayne, Ind. / South Side) in the women’s and men’s races, respectively.
Walda, Aurand Lead Beacons at Spartan Invite
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s cross country teams hit the road for the first time this season to take part in the Spartan Invitational, hosted by Michigan State on Friday in East Lansing, Mich. The Valpo men were paced by Evan Walda (Fort Wayne, Ind. / South Side), while Grace Aurand (Highland, Ind. / Highland) led the way on the women’s side.
Cross Country Begins Season with Home Meet
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s cross country programs opened up the 2022 season by hosting the annual Winrow Open at Sunset Hill Farm County Park in Valparaiso on Friday. This marked the first meet under the direction of Interim Director of Track & Field and Cross Country Vincent Walker. The Valpo men were paced by Ignacio Veloz Bonilla (San Juan, P.R. / American Military Academy), while Kaitlynn Leady (Chesterton, Ind. / Chesterton) led the way for the Valpo women.
Season Preview: Cross Country Set to Open 2022 Slate with Home Meet
A new era begins and a tradition continues all at once as the Valparaiso University men’s and women’s cross country programs open the season on Friday, Sept. 2 by hosting the Winrow Open at Sunset Hill Farm County Park in Valparaiso.
Valpo Reveals 2022 Cross Country Schedule
The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s cross country programs have announced their schedule for the 2022 season, which will take place under the direction of first-year head coach Vincent Walker.