19 Crusaders Earn Academic All-League Recognition
Valparaiso placed 19 student-athletes over seven sports on the Horizon League's 2013 Spring Academic All-League Teams, as announced by the league office. The 19 honorees tied for the most from any league institution.
Crusader Men's Tennis Incoming Class Earns National Recognition
Valparaiso men's tennis head coach Jim Daugherty has a quartet of talented newcomers joining the program next season, and on Monday, the incoming class earned national recognition, as TennisRecruiting.net tabbed the Crusaders' incoming freshman class as the #22 mid-major recruiting class nationwide.
Honert Selected Second Team All-Horizon League
Junior won 19 matches during 2012-2013 campaign; Green Bay's Tenzer named Player of the Year as announced by the Horizon League Friday evening.
Tennis Camps Set for This Summer
The dates for the 2013 Valpo Summer Clinics have been announced: June 10-13, 17-20, 24-27, and July 8-11, 15-18. All ages and skill levels are invited to attend.
Tennis Recruiting Network Highlights Bacalla
The website that dubs itself the "premier site for junior tennis" sat down and talked with one of four highly esteemed Valpo recruits. Dave Bacalla will be a freshman this fall.
UIC Defeats Valpo 5-2 in Season Finale
Savaglio, Waak score wins at singles; Crusaders finish 2012-13 campaign with 11-12 record
Baum's Straight Set Victory Not Enough on Senior Day
IPFW downs Valpo 5-2 on a day the Crusaders honored senior Chris Baum. Baum and Eric Honert secured the two points in singles play for Valpo.
Men's Tennis Announces Another Decorated Addition for 2013-2014
Charlie Emhardt (Carmel, Ind./Carmel H.S.) will join the Crusaders this fall. The high school senior is a two-time All-State Doubles Selection. Tennisrecruiting.net ranks Emhardt a three-star recruit.
Crusaders Wrap Up Ohio Trip with Loss to Vikings
Cleveland State takes Sunday match 7-0 over Valpo; IPFW comes to town Thursday for Senior Day.
Youngstown State Squashes Valpo's Comeback Attempt
Honert and Savaglio both were a game away from winning their matches; Crusaders fall 7-0 on first stop of Ohio trip.
Maturity, Leadership Make Honert a True No. 1
One of just two men's tennis players over the age of 19, the junior embodies excellence - on the court and in the classroom.
Honert Nets Horizon League Player of the Week Honors
Junior from Arvada, Colorado went 2-0 last week versus Nebraska-Omaha, Detroit. Honert has been victorious in seven of his last ten matches.
Crusaders Drop a Heartbreaker to Detroit
All three doubles matches were tight, but Detroit clinched the point that ended up being the difference in a 4-3 match Sunday afternoon; Valpo will search for its first Horizon League victory next weekend.
Crusaders Corral Mavericks
Men's tennis defeats Nebraska-Omaha 5-2 at The Courts of NWI Saturday aftenoon. The win was the Crusaders' seventh in their last nine matches. Valpo faces Detroit Sunday at 1:00 pm.
Youth Movement Fuels Crusaders Over Jackrabbits
Freshmen provide all three singles points; Daniel Etman clinches win after overcoming 6-2 deficit in second set tiebreaker
Men's Tennis Drops Friday Match to Green Bay
Savaglio wins at #3 singles as defending Horizon League champion Green Bay Phoenix defeat Valpo 6-1 Friday; Crusaders and the Jackrabbits of South Dakota State will duel Saturday morning at 10:00 am at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
Men's Tennis to Play Outdoors This Weekend
Weather forecast will allow men's matches against Green Bay, South Dakota State to be played on-campus at Valpo Tennis Complex.
Shutout Loss to Wright State Snaps Valpo's Five Match Winning Streak
Crusaders open Horizon League play with loss to Raiders; Valpo unable to force a third set in six singles matches
Crusaders Clip Blue Jays
Doubles sweep, straight set victories at No. 1, 2, and 4 highlight fifth straight win for the Brown and Gold
Etman, Crusaders Make It Four in a Row
Valpo keeps rolling with its second 4-3 win in as many days; Brown and Gold can make it a perfect trip Thursday against Creighton
Valpo Quiets Quinnipiac
4-3 win over the Quinnipiac Bobcats in Orlando, Florida equals third consecutive win; Valpo plays Marian (Ind.) and Wesleyan University Tuesday
Crusaders Open Spring Trip with Win over Robert Morris
Valpo sweeps doubles as part of 5-2 victory; Honert and Savaglio win in convincing fashion in singles
Valpo Rallies to Silence Aquinas 6-1
Crusaders respond with singles sweep after dropping doubles point in highly competitive match at The Courts of NWI
Purdue Pushes Past Valpo
7-0 defeat puts Valpo's record at .500; team prepares for Friday match at Marquette, home match Saturday versus Aquinas
Broncos Blank Crusaders
Crusaders drop match to Broncos 7-0; challenge Purdue Saturday afternoon
Wildcats Pounce on Crusaders
In toughest matchup of season, Valpo is shutout 7-0 by Northwestern
Crusaders Get Back on Track with 4-3 Win over Dayton
Crusaders, Flyers split singles; Valpo claims doubles point to improve season record to 4-1
Crusaders Hit First Road Bump in Spring Season
Northern Illinois records 7-0 shutout over Valpo; Crusaders slide to 3-1
Building Towards the Future
Upgrades to facilities, roster represent a curtain-raising for new era in Crusader men's tennis
Twice As Nice
Crusaders don't surrender a set Saturday to Grace College, Chicago State; advance record to 3-0
A Day of Firsts
Crusaders christen new indoor facility with comeback to claim season opener over Western Illinois
Horizon League Preseason Tennis Polls Announced
Men's, women's teams voted 7th and 8th, respectively
Honert, Valpo Tennis Score Aces in Classroom
Team report card out: junior leads way with perfect 4.0 grade point average last semester
2013 Tennis Schedules Released
The schedules for the men’s and women’s spring tennis seasons have been finalized pending time announcements.
Crusader Men's Tennis Signs Trio of Highly Ranked Recruits
Valparaiso men's tennis coach Jim Daugherty announced today that the Crusader program had received National Letters of Intent during the early signing period from Dave Bacalla, Kyle Dunn and Jeffrey Schorsch, all of whom will join the Crusaders as freshmen in the fall of 2013. All three players are ranked among the top-150 in the nation and among the top-20 in the region and are all four-star recruits, according to tennisrecruiting.net.
Crusader Men Open Play at ITA Regionals
The Valparaiso men's tennis team kicked off action at the ITA Midwest Regionals in East Lansing, Mich. on Thursday with singles play.
Crusaders Claim Five Titles at Valparaiso Invitational
Valparaiso won five out of six brackets, including a tight battle between teammates in the A singles championship won by junior Eric Honert (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley), as the Crusaders hosted the final day of play of the Valparaiso Invitational on Saturday at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
Crusaders Enjoy Stellar Day One of Valparaiso Invitational
The Valparaiso men's tennis team took wins in 18 of its 20 matches on Friday afternoon as the Crusaders hosted day one of the Valparaiso Invitational at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
Crusader Men to Host Valparaiso Invitational This Weekend
The Valparaiso men’s tennis team will welcome five visiting squads to campus as the Crusaders play host to the Valparaiso Invitational this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28-29, at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
Valpo Closes Out Purdue Invitational Saturday
Junior Eric Honert (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley) and freshman Michael Savaglio (Kenosha, Wis./Mary D. Bradford) each won singles matches on Saturday as the Valparaiso men’s tennis team competed Saturday at the Purdue Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.
Crusader Men’s Tennis Continues Fall Season at Purdue
The Valparaiso men’s tennis team continued its 2012 fall campaign on Friday in the first of three days of competition at the Purdue Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.
Savaglio Wins Bracket as Crusaders Close Out Art Peterson Invitational
Six of eight Valparaiso men's tennis players won multiple singles matches on Saturday, highlighted by freshman Michael Savaglio (Kenosha, Wis./Mary D. Bradford) winning the second singles bracket, as the Crusaders closed play at the Art Peterson Invitational in Macomb, Ill.
Crusader Men's Tennis Opens Season Friday
The Valparaiso men's tennis team opened the 2012 fall season on Friday with doubles action at the Art Peterson Invitational in Macomb, Ill., hosted by Western Illinois. The day was highlighted by Michael Baiocchi (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley) and Michael Savaglio (Kenosha, Wis./Mary D. Bradford) winning the second flight of doubles play.
Crusaders Announce Fall Golf and Tennis Schedules
The Valparaiso men’s and women’s golf teams will play in seven events apiece this fall, while the men’s tennis team will compete five times and the women’s tennis team three times as the Crusaders released fall 2012 schedules for all four sports Thursday morning.
Men’s Tennis Adds Three for 2012-2013 Season
Valparaiso University men’s tennis coach Jim Daugherty has announced the addition of three more freshmen to his roster for the 2012-2013 season. Joining the Crusaders this fall are Daniel Etman, Brian Hickey, and Lucas Waak.
Savaglio to Represent Midwest Section in the World Team Tennis Nationals
Valparaiso University incoming freshman tennis player Michael Savagio (Kenosha, Wis./Bradford H.S.) has been selected as one of three boys from the Midwest Section of the United States Tennis Association to compete in the 17th Annual World Team Tennis Junior Nationals.