As Jim Daugherty reflects on his 35-year career as the head men’s tennis coach at Valparaiso University, the championships, awards and well over 300 victories are all secondary.
Men’s Tennis Receives Summit League Team Academic Award, Five Valpo Student-Athletes Named to Commissioner’s List
The Valparaiso University men’s tennis program was recognized for its academic success during the 2019-2020 academic and athletic year on Wednesday as Valpo received the Team Academic Achievement Award from the Summit League.
Valparaiso University senior Brandon Ancona (Belvidere, Ill. / Rockford Christian) earned Summit League Academic All-League status for the third consecutive year on Wednesday, receiving the honor based on his performance on the tennis courts and in the classroom this year.
Valparaiso University men’s tennis fifth-year senior Brian Pecyna (Glen Ellyn, Ill. / Homeschooled) was recognized as a recipient of the State Farm MVC Good Neighbor Award on Tuesday, receiving the honor as a model student-athlete who is also an outstanding citizen.