Three Crusaders Earn All-Conference Honors; Two Named to First Team
Valparaiso University placed three members of its men's tennis team on the All Mid-Continent Conference Teams, including a pair on the First Team as the league's yearly honors were awarded on Tuesday.
Crusaders Fall to Oral Roberts in Championship Match
Valparaiso pulled to within 2-1 after a victory at fourth singles, but was unable to draw any closer, as top-seeded Oral Roberts defeated the Crusaders 4-1 in the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament final Friday morning in Indianapolis, Ind.
Valpo Moves Into Mid-Con Title Match after Downing UMKC
Valparaiso moved within one match of its first-ever Mid-Continent Conference Tournament title with a 4-0 victory over UMKC in the semifinals on Thursday afternoon in Indianapolis, Ind.
Crusaders to Face UMKC Thursday in Mid-Con Semis
For the second time in less than a week, Valparaiso will face UMKC on the courts, this time in the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament semifinals Thursday afternoon in Indianapolis, Ind. at 1 p.m.
Valpo Tops Kangaroos, Finish Second in Mid-Con
Valparaiso finished in second place in the Mid-Continent Conference regular season following the Crusaders' 4-0 victory over UMKC on Sunday morning in Macomb, Ill.
Crusaders Down IUPUI; Battle UMKC Sunday for Second Place
Valparaiso posted a 4-2 victory over IUPUI on Saturday morning in Macomb, Ill., assuring the Crusaders a spot in next week's Mid-Continent Conference Tournament.
Valpo Downs Centenary 4-0 on Friday
Valparaiso cruised to an easy 4-0 victory over Centenary in Mid-Continent Conference action in Quincy, Ill. on Friday.
Crusaders Post Second Straight Victory
Valparaiso made short work of Chicago State on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders cruised to a 6-1 Mid-Continent Conference victory over the Cougars in Kansas City, Mo.
Crusaders Open Mid-Con Action with Split
Valparaiso opened Mid-Continent Conference action on Friday afternoon splitting a pair of matches at the cluster in Kansas City, Mo. The Crusaders dropped their morning match to Oral Roberts 4-1 before defeating Western Illinois 4-3 in the afternoon.
Crusaders Fall to Butler in Final Non-Conference Tilt
Valparaiso wrapped up the home portion of its schedule on Wednesday afternoon dropping a 7-0 decision to Butler at Brown Courts in the Crusaders' final non-conference match of the season.
Kooyers Earns Second Mid-Con Athlete of the Week Honor
Valparaiso University's Nic Kooyers (Holland, Mich./Holland H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season.
Crusaders Record 5-2 Victory over IPFW
Valparaiso snapped its three-match losing skid on Tuesday afternoon as the Crusaders recorded a 5-2 victory over IPFW in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Bukowski Named Mid-Con Athlete of the Week
Valparaiso University's Dave Bukowski (Mount Prospect, Ill./Prospect H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after recording a three-set victory for the Crusaders on Friday against Northern Illinois.
Crusaders Fall 5-2 at Northern Illinois on Friday
Valparaiso dropped a 5-2 decision to Northern Illinois on Friday afternoon in DeKalb, Ill.
Crusaders Defeated by Toledo 6-1
Valparaiso concluded its weekend trip to Ohio on Saturday afternoon and suffered a 6-1 loss to Toledo in Toledo, Ohio.
Crusaders Drop Match at Dayton 5-2
Despite wins at both fifth and sixth singles, Valparaiso was unable to defeat Dayton on Friday afternoon, as the Crusaders fell 5-2 to the Flyers in Dayton, Ohio.
Kooyers Earns Mid-Con Athlete of the Week Honor
Valparaiso University's Nic Kooyers (Holland, Mich./Holland H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after leading the Crusaders to a 6-1 win over Villanova.
Valpo-Eckerd Match Cancelled Due to Rain
Valparaiso's men's tennis match that was scheduled for Wednesday at Eckerd College in Saint Petersburg, Fla. has been cancelled due to rain.
Crusaders Sweep Sacred Heart for Second Win in Three Days
Valparaiso cruised to its second victory in three days on Tuesday afternoon as the Crusaders swept Sacred Heart 7-0 in Kissimmee, Fla.
Crusaders Fall at Steton 5-2
Valparaiso dropped the second match of its spring trip in Florida 5-2 to Stetson on Monday afternoon in DeLand, Fla.
Tennis Records Season's First Win Against Villanova
Valparaiso recorded its first victory of the season on Sunday afternoon as the Crusaders defeated Villanova 6-1 in Orlando, Fla.
Valpo Falls by One at Marquette
Valparaiso split the six doubles matches with Marquette on Saturday afternoon, but could not register a doubles win as the Crusaders fell 4-3 in Milwaukee, Wis.
Flames too much for Valpo
Even after dropping the doubles point, Valparaiso had a chance on Friday night, but fell in three three-set matches to Illinois-Chicago in singles play falling 5-2 at the Northwest Athletic Club.
Wagner Posts Win but Valpo Falls to Michigan State
Mike Wagner (Ann Arbor, Mich./Pioneer H.S.) registered a singles win for Valparaiso on Sunday afternoon, but the Crusaders dropped a 6-1 decision to Michigan State in a neutral site match played in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Valpo Drops Tough Match at DePaul
Valparaiso dropped a tough road match on Saturday afternoon, falling 7-0 to DePaul in Chicago.
Crusaders Shutout for Second Straight Day
Valparaiso University dropped its second straight match on Sunday morning, falling 7-0 to Western Michigan in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Valpo Drops Season Opener at Ball State
Valparaiso University kicked off its 2005 spring tennis season on Saturday afternoon, dropping a 7-0 match to Ball State in Muncie, Ind.
Valpo Men Tabbed Third in Preseason Tennis Poll
Valparaiso University's men's tennis team has been picked to finish third in the Mid-Continent Conference for the 2005 season according to the preseason poll as selected by the league's head coaches.
Valpo Men Announce Spring Tennis Schedule
Valparaiso University head men's tennis coach Jim Daugherty has announced his 2005 spring schedule.
Dunham-Freer Named Mid-Con Player of the Week for Third Time this Fall
For the third time this fall, Valparaiso University's Ben Dunham-Freer (Fort Thomas, Ky./Highlands H.S.) has been selected as the Mid-Continent Conference's Athlete of the Week.
Crusaders Fall at ITA Regional Championship
Valparaiso's fall tennis season came to a close on Friday evening at the ITA Regional Championships held in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Dunham-Freer Advances at ITA Championships
Valparaiso University's Ben Dunham-Freer (Fort Thomas, Ky./Highlands H.S.) was victorious in the qualifying draw on Thursday evening in his first round singles match at the Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships held in Ann Arbor, Mich., but teammate Nic Kooyers (Holland, Mich./Holland H.S.) fell in his match.
Current Team Downs Alumni in Annual Exhibition Match
After falling to its alumni in two straight seasons, the Valparaiso University men's tennis team defeated its alumni counterparts 10-5 in their annual exhibition match held Saturday on Brown Courts as part of Homecoming Weekend.
Dunham-Freer Wins Second Straight Mid-Con Athlete of the Week Honor
Valparaiso University's Ben Dunham-Freer (Fort Thomas, Ky./Highlands H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week in men's tennis for the second straight week.
Valpo Sweeps Cleveland State
Valparaiso closed out the dual match portion of its fall schedule on Sunday afternoon with a 7-0 sweep of Cleveland State at Brown Courts.
Valpo Rally Falls Short Against Wisconsin-Green Bay
Valparaiso tried to rally from an early deficit while fighting off daylight but fell just short on Friday afternoon as the Crusaders dropped a 4-3 decision to Wisconsin-Green Bay at Brown Courts.
Dunham-Freer Earns Mid-Con Honors
Valparaiso University's Ben Dunham-Freer (Fort Thomas, Ky./Highlands H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week following a stellar performance at last weekend's Bradley Invitational.
Valpo Men Find Success at Bradley Invitational
Valparaiso's men's tennis team saw a great deal of success in a modified team format over the weekend at the Bradley Invitational held in Peoria, Ill.
Valpo Opens Season With Top Performances at the Ball State Fall Invitational
Valparaiso University's men's tennis team opened its 2004 fall season over the weekend at the Ball State Fall Invitational and turned in some outstanding performances in Muncie, Ind.
Men's Fall Tennis Schedule Set
A pair of home dual matches and several tournaments comprise Valparaiso University's 2004 fall men's tennis schedule which was released on Monday.