Track & Field Welcomes Five Throwers to Program for 2020-21 Season

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s track and field teams and head coach Ryan Moore have announced the signings of five new throwers for the 2020-21 season. The women’s team gained four throwers — Mackenzie Patten (Highland, Mich./ Milford), Lena Luebbering (Heyworth, Ill./ Heyworth), Victoria Gerhardt (Westville, Ind./ Chesterton) and Juel Wiseman (South Bend, Ind./ South Bend Riley). The men’s team also added a thrower in Jeremiah Johnson (Zion, Ill./ Benton).


Bruno Recognized as MVC Track & Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Valparaiso University men’s track & field fifth-year senior Alexander Bruno (Bloomington, Ill. / University) continued to add to his impressive list of collegiate accolades on Thursday. He was named the 2019-20 Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Track & Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year for his excellence in competition and in the classroom.


Valpo Athletics Mourns the Passing of Floyd Henderson

The Valpo Athletics family is saddened by the passing of Floyd Henderson ‘57, who became the first African American to compete in intercollegiate athletics at Valparaiso University in 1951.


Five Valpo Track & Field Athletes Receive Scholar-Athlete Recognition

The Valparaiso University track and field teams had five athletes recognized by the Missouri Valley Conference as members of the league’s Scholar-Athlete Team, which was announced last week.


Bruno Wins Conference Title in Mile, Joins Daggett with All-MVC Honors

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s track and field teams wrapped up the indoor portion of the schedule on Sunday with Day 2 of the Missouri Valley Conference Championships hosted by UNI in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Alexander Bruno (Bloomington, Ill./ University) and Emanuel Daggett (Chicago, Ill./ Gavit) earned all-conference honors by virtue of their Top-3 finishes.


Track & Field Opens Indoor Championships

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls on Saturday to open the 2019-20 Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships. Shannon Lahey (Dixon, Ill./ Dixon) became Valpo’s first female pentathlete in a conference meet since 2008 and recorded the program’s best score in the event.


Valpo Track and Field Indoor Championships Preview

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s track and field teams will travel to Cedar Falls, Iowa to begin competition in the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships, hosted by the University of Northern Iowa, starting on Saturday, Feb. 29 and finishing on Sunday, March 1. There will be live coverage both days on ESPN3 with Brad Wells (play-by-play), Mike Mahon (analyst) and Kelly Burke (distance analyst/track reporter).


Fischer, Daggett Lead Team as Track & Field Gears Up for Championships

The Valparaiso University track and field teams ended their indoor regular season on Saturday, as select athletes traveled to Notre Dame for the Alex Wilson Invitational. Sierra Fischer (Brookfield, Wis./ Brookfield [Carroll]) and Emanuel Daggett (Chicago, Ill./ Gavit) each set two top-5 times in the teams’ final meet before the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships.


Three Valpo Track & Field Records Fall on Saturday

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s track and field teams headed to Allendale, Mich. for the GVSU Big Meet on Saturday, save for a few of the men’s distance runners, who instead travelled to Boston to compete in the David Hemery Valentine Invitational. Sierra Fischer (Brookfield, Wis./ Brookfield [Carroll]), Alexander Bruno (Bloomington, Ill./ University) and Jack Worman (Hanover Parks, Ill./ Hoffman Estates) all set program records on a successful day for the program.