Valparaiso University men’s track & field fifth-year senior Emanuel Daggett (Chicago, Ill. / Gavit) received recognition this week for his performance both in competition and in the classroom as he was named to the CoSIDA Academic-All-District Team, which is made up of track & field and cross-country student-athletes from the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.
Valparaiso University men’s track & field senior Will Maidment (Woodstock, Ill. / Woodstock) has been named to the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Team for his performances in competition and in the classroom this year.
The Valparaiso University track and field teams concluded their outdoor season at the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Championships in Carbondale, Ill. Grace Aurand (Highland, Ind./Highland) was impressive in her first collegiate outdoor final, competing in two events on Sunday and moving up in the program record book in one of them.
Will Maidment (Woodstock, Ill./Woodstock) earned all-Missouri Valley Conference honors in the men’s high jump to lead the Valparaiso University track & field teams on the second day of the MVC Championships in Carbondale, Ill. Maidment’s mark tied for third in program history and ranked third in the event.
The Valparaiso University track and field teams competed in the first day of the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Championships in Carbondale, Ill. on Friday. The day was highlighted by senior Dominic Paoletti (Monroe, Mich./Monroe St. Mary) bettering his own program record in the 10,000-meter run, while Grace Aurand (Highland, Ind./Highland) and Eric Carothers (Fishers, Ind. / Hamilton Southeastern) both cracked the top-5 in program history in the 1,500.
The Valparaiso University track & field teams competed in Terre Haute, Ind. at the Pacesetter Sports Invitational on Friday. Junior Eddie Juszczak (Lowell, Ind./Lowell) led Valpo on a day where Valpo had numerous top-10 finishers. This marked the final tune-up prior to the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Championships.
The Valparaiso University track & field teams hosted the Valpo Invitational on Saturday afternoon at Warren G. Hoger Track, the program’s first home meet since 2018. Valpo boasted a plethora of first-place finishes, plus one student-athlete cracked the top 5 in program history in his event and another bettered his own top-5 placement. Milwaukee and Purdue Fort Wayne joined Valpo in the field of competing teams.
The Valparaiso University track & field program will host its first home meet since 2018 on Saturday at Warren G. Hoger Track and Eastgate Complex.
The Valparaiso University track & field team had a pair of relays compete in the 4x1600 at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa on Friday.