Ketcham Named Recipient of MVC Postgraduate Scholarship
Former Valparaiso University volleyball player Allison Ketcham has been named one of four recipients of the Missouri Valley Conference postgraduate scholarship awards, as announced by MVC Commissioner Doug Elgin on Thursday. The $5,000 postgraduate scholarship is awarded to graduated student-athletes who have exhibited exemplary academic and athletic performance.
Volleyball to Host Notre Dame April 26
The Valparaiso University volleyball team will close out its 2019 spring season on Friday evening, April 26 at the ARC as Valpo hosts Notre Dame. The match is slated to begin at 5 p.m., and admission is free.
Valpo Volleyball to Host Summer Camp
Valparaiso University volleyball head coach Carin Avery and the Valpo volleyball program will host its annual summer camp from July 8-11, 2019 at the Athletics-Recreation Center on the Valpo campus. The camp is open to both girls and boys, grades 3-12.
Polite Returns to Valpo Volleyball Coaching Staff
Valparaiso University volleyball head coach Carin Avery announced today that Nick Polite has returned to Valpo and rejoined the volleyball program as an assistant coach. Polite previously spent three seasons on the Valpo coaching staff from 2013 through 2015.
No. 1: Volleyball Earns First Postseason Wins in Program History, Reaches NIVC Quarterfinal
A tremendous 2018 season for the Valparaiso University volleyball team resulted in a bid to the postseason National Invitational Volleyball Championship, and it was what Valpo did with that tournament berth - winning a pair of matches for the first postseason victories in program history and reaching the NIVC quarterfinal - that comes in as the top moment of 2018 in Valpo Athletics.
No. 6: Valpo Volleyball Sets NCAA Record For Digs in a Season in the 25-Point Era
The next entry on the Valpo Athletics year-end countdown might be best described not as one moment, but as 2,613 separate moments. The Valparaiso University volleyball team tallied 2,613 digs in the 2018 season, setting an NCAA Division I record for team digs in a season in the 25-point rally scoring era - a feat which is good for the No. 6 spot in our countdown of the best moments in Valpo Athletics this year.
Volleyball Postseason Run Comes to End Thursday In NIVC Quarterfinal
One of the most successful seasons in program history came to a close for the Valparaiso University volleyball team on Thursday evening in New Orleans, La., as Tulane defeated Valpo in the quarterfinals of the 2018 National Invitational Volleyball Championship, 3-1 (25-18, 22-25, 25-13, 25-20). Despite Thursday’s defeat, Valpo still closes the season tied for the second-most wins in a year in program history with 27, including the program’s first-ever postseason victories, and set a new NCAA record in the 25-point era for digs in a season.
Volleyball Looks to Extend NIVC Run Thursday at Tulane
The Valparaiso University volleyball team looks to continue the best postseason run in program history on Thursday evening as it takes to the court in Bayou Country, facing off against Tulane in New Orleans in a quarterfinal match in the 2018 National Invitational Volleyball Championship.
Volleyball Advances to NIVC Quarterfinals With Sweep of Miami Friday
Earning the first postseason victory in program history felt so good for the Valparaiso University volleyball team that they decided to repeat the feat on Friday evening. Valpo needed just three sets (25-21, 25-16, 25-18) to defeat host Miami on Friday and advance to the quarterfinals of the 2018 National Invitational Volleyball Championship.
Valpo Volleyball Downs Ball State For First Postseason Win in Program History
A kill from senior Katherine Carlson (Lake Orion, Mich./Notre Dame Prep) capped a historic night for the Valparaiso University volleyball program on Thursday, as Valpo captured the first postseason victory in program history with a 3-1 (25-9, 13-25, 25-23, 25-18) win in the first round of the 2018 National Invitational Volleyball Championship over Ball State in Oxford, Ohio. Valpo will now face Miami University Friday at 6 p.m. in the second round of the NIVC.
Volleyball Ready For Start of 2018 NIVC
The Valparaiso University volleyball team makes its first postseason appearance since 2005 this week, traveling to Oxford, Ohio for the first two rounds of the 2018 National Invitational Volleyball Championship (NIVC). Valpo takes on Ball State Thursday evening in the first round of the tournament, and with a win, would face either host Miami University or Northern Kentucky in the second round on Friday night.
Volleyball Earns Bid to 2018 NIVC; Will Face Ball State in Opening Round
The Valparaiso University volleyball team is heading to postseason play for the first time since 2005, as it was announced Sunday evening that Valpo has earned a bid to the 2018 National Invitational Volleyball Championship (NIVC). Valpo will travel to Miami (Ohio) and take on Ball State in the opening round of the tournament Thursday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. CT.
Ketcham Earns All-Tournament Team Honors
Valparaiso University senior outside hitter Allison Ketcham (Mishawaka, Ind./Marian) was named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Tournament team on Saturday at the tournament’s conclusion.
Volleyball Falls In MVC Semis to UNI; Awaits Potential Postseason Bid
The fourth-seeded Valparaiso University volleyball team put together a strong showing Friday evening in its first appearance in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament as it took on top-seeded UNI, but in the end, the Panthers earned a 3-1 (25-22, 22-25, 25-21, 25-22) victory to advance to the tournament championship match on Sunday. Valpo will now await a potential bid to the postseason National Invitational Volleyball Championship (NIVC).
Volleyball Takes Down Missouri State; Advances to MVC Semifinals
Given the way the Valparaiso University volleyball team has fought and battled all season long, it seemed only fitting Thursday that to earn its first-ever victory in the MVC Tournament, Valpo would have to play a full five sets and over two and a half hours of volleyball. In the end, the fifth set and the match belonged to Valpo, as it defeated tournament host Missouri State 3-2 (25-17, 20-25, 25-23, 23-25, 15-9) to advance to Friday’s semifinals against UNI.
Anderson, Carlson Earn All-MVC Accolades
Valparaiso University sophomore setter Brittany Anderson (East Chicago, Ind./Bishop Noll) was named a First Team All-Missouri Valley Conference honoree, while senior outside hitter Katherine Carlson (Lake Orion, Mich./Notre Dame Prep) earned Second Team All-MVC honors as the conference unveiled its postseason award winners Thursday prior to the start of the MVC Tournament.
MVC Tournament On Tap For Volleyball
The Valparaiso University volleyball team heads to the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament as the fourth seed this week. Valpo will face fifth-seeded Missouri State, the tournament host, in the opening round on Thursday night and needs to win three matches to claim the tournament title.
Volleyball to Welcome Eight Newcomers in 2019
While the successful 2018 campaign for the Valparaiso University volleyball program carries on, excitement for the future of the program is in the air as well, as head coach Carin Avery announced today that eight high school seniors have signed with Valpo and will join the team as freshmen for the 2019 season.
Five Volleyball Players Earn MVC Scholar-Athlete Honors
The Valparaiso University volleyball team had five players earn Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete accolades as announced by the conference office Tuesday, highlighted by a conference-best three players earning Scholar-Athlete First Team honors.
Ketcham Named MVC Defensive Player of the Week
After helping lead the Valparaiso University volleyball team to a pair of road victories in the final weekend of regular season play, senior Allison Ketcham (Mishawaka, Ind./Marian) has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
Volleyball Closes Regular Season With Win at SIU
The Valparaiso University volleyball team will carry a two-match winning streak into next week’s Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, as Valpo ended the regular season Saturday night with a 3-1 (21-25, 25-19, 25-21, 25-21) win at Southern Illinois. Valpo opens the tournament Thursday evening against host Missouri State at 7:30 p.m.
Volleyball Beats Missouri State For First Time in Program History
The Valparaiso University volleyball team started off the final weekend of the regular season in style, going up two sets at Missouri State and, after the Bears rallied to force a fifth set, dominating the final set to earn a 3-2 (25-23, 25-21, 25-27, 16-25, 15-7) victory for the program’s first-ever win over Missouri State. With the win, Valpo secured fourth place in the MVC standings and the fourth seed for the upcoming MVC Tournament.
Ketcham, Cookerly Earn Academic All-District Honors
The Valparaiso University volleyball team boasted a pair of Academic All-District honorees as the CoSIDA Academic All-District V squads were unveiled on Thursday, as senior outside Allison Ketcham (Mishawaka, Ind./Marian) was a First Team selection and sophomore libero Rylee Cookerly (Brownsburg, Ind./Brownsburg) received Second Team honors.
Volleyball Closes Out Regular Season This Weekend
The Valparaiso University volleyball team closes out the regular season this weekend with its final road trip, heading south to take on Missouri State Friday night and Southern Illinois Saturday evening in advance of next week’s Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.
Volleyball Falls to Illinois State On Senior Night
The Valparaiso University volleyball team concluded the 2018 home season on Saturday night at the ARC, dropping a four-set battle (25-17, 25-15, 19-25, 25-19) to Missouri Valley Conference leader Illinois State. The program celebrated its senior night on Saturday, honoring the five members of this year’s senior class.
Volleyball Falls Just Short Against Bradley Friday
The Valparaiso University volleyball team rallied twice from one-set deficits Friday night at the ARC against Bradley and earned match point against the Braves in the fifth set, but couldn’t complete the come-from-behind win, as Bradley pulled out a 3-2 (25-23, 19-25, 25-19, 22-25, 16-14) victory. Senior Allison Ketcham (Mishawaka, Ind./Marian) moved into the program’s all-time top-10 for career kills in the third set Friday.
Senior Day Set For Saturday as Volleyball Hosts Final Home Weekend
After securing a spot in the upcoming MVC Tournament with a come-from-behind win at Loyola last week, the Valparaiso University volleyball team faces a pair of key matches in battles for tournament seeding this weekend. Valpo hosts Bradley, which currently resides just one-half game ahead of Valpo for third place, on Friday evening before welcoming first-place Illinois State on Saturday for Senior Night.
History Repeats Itself as Valpo Volleyball Rallies For Five-Set Win Over Loyola
For it to happen once in one season is rare enough. For it to happen twice, against the same opponent, is almost unheard of. But Friday night in Chicago proved to be that one-in-a-million moment, as for the second time this season, the Valparaiso University volleyball team rallied from down two sets to earn a 3-2 (15-25, 22-25, 25-16, 25-20, 15-12) victory over Loyola, led by a career-best effort from senior Katherine Carlson (Lake Orion, Mich./Notre Dame Prep).
Volleyball Travels to Loyola Friday Night
Coming off a stretch of three matches over four days, the Valparaiso University volleyball team faces a light slate this weekend, but the lone match is an important one, as Valpo heads up to Chicago to face a Loyola squad Friday night which it currently sits one game ahead of in the MVC standings.
Volleyball Falls at Home Monday to Missouri State
A busy weekend for the Valparaiso University volleyball team came to an end Monday night at the ARC, as Valpo dropped a 3-1 (19-25, 25-16, 25-23, 25-17) decision to visiting Missouri State.
Cookerly Named MVC Defensive Player of the Week
The Valparaiso University volleyball team picked up its second MVC weekly award in as many weeks on Monday, as the conference office announced that sophomore libero Rylee Cookerly (Brownsburg, Ind./Brownsburg) earned Defensive Player of the Week honors.
Volleyball Sweeps Drake Saturday Night
The Valparaiso University volleyball team bounced back from a hard-fought loss on Friday night in strong fashion, trailing just once in the entire match in a three-set sweep (25-16, 25-18, 25-20) at Drake Saturday evening.
Carlson Cracks Top-10 In Kills As Volleyball Comes Up Just Short at UNI
For the second straight season, the Valparaiso University volleyball team went to a fifth set with perennial Missouri Valley Conference power UNI on the road in Cedar Falls, but Valpo was unable to pull out the victory Friday, falling 3-2 (18-25, 25-16, 25-12, 20-25, 15-7). Along the way, senior Katherine Carlson (Lake Orion, Mich./Notre Dame Prep) moved into the program’s top-10 all-time in career kills.
Volleyball Set For Three Matches in Four Days
The Valparaiso University volleyball team faces a key stretch of three matches in four days this weekend, traveling to take on UNI and Drake on Friday and Saturday, respectively, before returning home and hosting Missouri State Monday evening.
Cummings Named MVC Offensive Player of the Week
After hitting over .500 in both of the Valparaiso University volleyball team’s matches last weekend and leading all players in kills in both victories, sophomore right side hitter Ally Cummings (Novi, Mich./Novi) has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week.
Volleyball Rolls to Sweep of Indiana State For 20th Win In Pink Match Saturday
It’s become a standard of success for the Valparaiso University volleyball program over the years – the team reaches the 20-win mark, season after season. Saturday night, the 2018 edition of Valpo volleyball hit the milestone, sweeping Indiana State 3-0 (25-13, 25-18, 25-21) for its 20th win of the year as the program hosted its annual Pink Match.
Cummings Posts Career High to Lead Resilient Valpo Squad to Win Friday
The Valparaiso University volleyball team has won matches in numerous ways and overcome many obstacles over the coaching tenure of head coach Carin Avery, but Friday presented a new test that Valpo passed with flying colors. Playing with just one healthy middle, Valpo earned a 3-1 (25-15, 17-25, 25-14, 25-15) victory over Evansville in MVC action at the ARC Friday night to improve to 6-3 at the midway point of conference play and pick up its 19th win overall.
Volleyball Returns to the ARC This Weekend
The Valparaiso University volleyball team passes the halfway mark of the MVC slate this weekend as it hosts the conference’s other two Indiana institutions. Friday night brings Evansville to the ARC, while Saturday night, Valpo will face Indiana State in the program’s annual Pink Match, where it will be raising money for the American Cancer Society.
Volleyball Drops MVC Match at Bradley Saturday
A potent attack from Bradley proved to be too much for the Valparaiso University volleyball team to overcome on the road on Saturday evening, as the Braves came away with a 3-0 (25-23, 25-15, 25-16) victory.
Volleyball Falls at Illinois State Friday Night
A game battle for second place in the Missouri Valley Conference standings went against the Valparaiso University volleyball team Friday night, as a short-handed Valpo squad fell at Illinois State by a 3-1 (25-15, 21-25, 25-22, 25-21) final.
Volleyball Hits the Road This Weekend
The Valparaiso University volleyball team faces a key road trip this weekend against a pair of top-four MVC opponents. Valpo takes on an Illinois State squad which sits in a second-place tie with the Brown and Gold Friday evening before facing off with Bradley Saturday night. Valpo enters the weekend just two wins shy of 20 for the season.
Volleyball Completes Rally Friday Night, Downs Loyola
It was something that fans at the ARC haven’t witnessed in nearly a decade. After dropping the first two sets Friday night in MVC play to Loyola, the Valparaiso University volleyball team regrouped and, buoyed by a raucous crowd, roared from behind to win the next two sets and then, in the fifth frame, claimed six of the match’s final seven points to take down the Ramblers, 3-2 (19-25, 23-25, 25-19, 25-22, 15-12). The win pushes Valpo’s record to 18-3 overall and leaves the team alone in second place in The Valley standings at 5-1.
Volleyball Closes Homestand Friday Versus Loyola
The Valparaiso University volleyball team closes out a four-match homestand at the ARC Friday night as Loyola makes the short trip in from Chicago to take on the Brown and Gold. Free volleyball t-shirts will be distributed to the first 150 students in attendance.
Volleyball Falls in Hard-Fought Battle Against UNI Saturday
The Valparaiso University volleyball team tangled with a UNI team receiving votes in the AVCA top-25 poll on Saturday night at the ARC in front of a raucous crowd, but Valpo would see its 11-match winning streak come to an end as the Panthers edged their way to a set four win to close out a 3-1 (25-20, 19-25, 25-21, 25-23) decision.
Volleyball Wins 11th Straight, Clinches Best Start in Program History
The 2018 Valparaiso University volleyball team now stands alone for the best start to a season in program history, improving to 17-2 on Friday night and winning its 11th consecutive match with an impressive 3-0 (25-11, 25-16, 25-18) sweep of Drake at the ARC. Sophomore Rylee Cookerly (Brownsburg, Ind./Brownsburg) hit the 1,000-dig mark for her career in the win, which sets up a Saturday night matchup at the ARC of Missouri Valley Conference unbeatens, as UNI comes to town at 7 p.m.
Volleyball Hosts Drake, UNI On Homecoming Weekend
The Valparaiso University volleyball team continues a four-match homestand with a pair of stiff tests at the ARC for Homecoming weekend. A 12-4 Drake squad comes to town Friday night to start off the weekend, and then perennial power UNI visits on Saturday evening as Valpo looks to extend a 10-match winning streak and the best start in program history.
Volleyball Continues Roll With Monday Sweep of SIU
Three matches in four days proved to be no problem to kick off the Missouri Valley Conference schedule for the Valparaiso University volleyball team, as Valpo returned home on Monday and won its 10th consecutive match with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 25-18) sweep of Southern Illinois at the ARC. Valpo improves to 16-2 for just the second time in program history and now sits at a perfect 3-0 in MVC action.
Volleyball Extends Program-Best Start With Second Straight MVC Sweep
The Valparaiso University volleyball team extended its winning streak to nine straight matches with its second consecutive road sweep to open MVC play, taking down Evansville (25-14, 26-24, 25-19) on Saturday evening to improve to 15-2 overall.
Carlson, Ketcham Reach Milestones as Valpo Sweeps Indiana State In MVC Opener
It was a night to celebrate for the Valparaiso University volleyball team Friday evening in Terre Haute, Ind. Not only did Valpo open Missouri Valley Conference play with a road sweep of Indiana State (27-25, 25-20, 25-20), but a pair of senior outside hitters – Allison Ketcham (Mishawaka, Ind./Marian) and Katherine Carlson (Lake Orion, Mich./Notre Dame Prep) – both hit the 1,000-kill milestone for their respective careers and became just the eighth and ninth Valpo players all-time to join the 1,000-kill/1,000-dig club. The victory also matched Valpo’s best start through 16 matches in program history.
Volleyball Opens MVC Play On the Road; Returns Home Monday
Coming off a strong close to the non-conference campaign, the Valparaiso University volleyball team jumps right into Missouri Valley Conference play with three matches in four days. Valpo faces the Indiana State/Evansville road swing this weekend before returning home for the first of four consecutive home matches, hosting Southern Illinois on Monday evening. Both Katherine Carlson and Allison Ketcham are poised to hit the 1,000-kill milestone this weekend.
Volleyball Closes Non-Conference Slate With Win at Purdue Fort Wayne
A strong defensive performance keyed a victorious close to non-conference action for the Valparaiso University volleyball team on Tuesday evening, as Valpo recorded a season-best 17 blocks in a hard-fought five-set win (25-17, 13-25, 25-23, 19-25, 15-9) at Purdue Fort Wayne. With the win, Valpo finishes non-conference play with a 13-2 record and continues one of the best starts in program history.
Valpo Wins Crusader Classic Title; Improves to 12-2
The Valparaiso University volleyball team claimed tournament hardware for a third straight weekend on Saturday evening, this time doing so by defending its home court at the ARC with a 3-1 (13-25, 25-15, 25-18, 25-17) victory over Wright State in the championship match of the Crusader Classic. Valpo positioned itself for the potential title with an easy 3-0 (25-13, 25-19, 25-14) win over Western Illinois earlier on Saturday.
Valpo Takes Down Cornell to Open Crusader Classic
14 kills from sophomore Peyton McCarthy (Cincinnati, Ohio/Seton) and a career-best eight blocks from senior Lizzie Zaleski (Oak Lawn, Ill./Marist) led the way for the Valparaiso University volleyball team Friday evening as it opened the Crusader Classic at the ARC with a 3-1 (25-15, 25-20, 22-25, 25-20) win over Cornell.
Volleyball Set to Host Crusader Classic This Weekend
The Valparaiso University volleyball team returns home to the ARC for the first time in regular season play this weekend, as it hosts the Crusader Classic on Friday and Saturday. Cornell, Western Illinois and Wright State make up the tournament field as Valpo looks for its third tournament title in as many weekends.
Another Weekend, Another Tournament Title For Volleyball
The Valparaiso University volleyball team made it back-to-back weekends with tournament titles thanks to a pair of victories on Saturday, defeating CSU Bakersfield 3-0 (25-15, 25-22, 25-19) and Cal Baptist 3-1 (21-25, 25-10, 25-22, 25-12) to earn the Amy Svoboda Memorial Classic championship. Senior Allison Ketcham (Mishawaka, Ind./Marian) was named Tournament MVP, while fellow senior Katherine Carlson (Lake Orion, Mich./Notre Dame Prep) and sophomore Rylee Cookerly (Brownsburg, Ind./Brownsburg) joined Ketcham on the All-Tournament Team.
Volleyball Notches Friday Road Win at Air Force
The Valparaiso University volleyball team battled host Air Force nip-and-tuck through the first three sets of its opener Friday at the Amy Svoboda Memorial Classic, taking two of the three frames, and then pulled away late in set four to earn the 3-1 (25-23, 23-25, 25-23, 25-19) victory.
Valpo Battles #20 Michigan Tuesday Night
The Valparaiso University volleyball team faced its strongest test of the 2018 season on Tuesday evening in Ann Arbor, Mich., battling gamely but falling in straight sets (25-19, 25-13, 25-20) to host Michigan.
Volleyball Heads to #20 Michigan, Air Force This Week
The Valparaiso University volleyball team briefly steps away from tournament play with a Tuesday night matchup at nationally-ranked Michigan before heading to Colorado for the Amy Svoboda Memorial Classic at Air Force.
Dominant Offense Leads to Tournament Title for Volleyball
The Valparaiso University volleyball team put together one of its most dominating offensive performances in recent history on Saturday to emphatically claim the Chippewa Invitational tournament title with a 3-1 (23-25, 25-8, 25-11, 25-16) victory over host Central Michigan. Senior Lizzie Zaleski (Oak Lawn, Ill./Marist) was named Tournament MVP, while classmates Sydney Bronner (Frankenmuth, Mich./Frankenmuth) and Allison Ketcham (Mishawaka, Ind./Marian) joined Zaleski on the All-Tournament Team.
Valpo Sweeps Pair on Opening Day at CMU
Six sets was all it took for the Valparaiso University volleyball team to come out with two victories on Friday during the first day of action at Central Michigan’s Chippewa Invitational, as Valpo swept DePaul (25-7, 25-10, 25-19) in the tournament opener Friday morning before coming back with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 26-24) win over La Salle in the afternoon. Senior Allison Ketcham (Mishawaka, Ind./Marian) became just the eighth player in program history to hit the 1,500-career dig milestone, doing so late in the morning win over the Blue Demons.
Volleyball Continues Early-Season Action at CMU
The Valparaiso University volleyball team continues early-season play this weekend with a trip to Mount Pleasant, Mich. to compete in the Chippewa Invitational. Valpo will face off with DePaul and La Salle on Friday before closing the tournament against host Central Michigan on Saturday.
Anderson, McCarthy Pick Up All-Tournament Team Honors
A pair of sophomores represented the Valparaiso University volleyball team on the All-Tournament Team at the EIU Panther Invitational, as Brittany Anderson (East Chicago, Ind./Bishop Noll) and Peyton McCarthy (Cincinnati, Ohio/Seton) received the accolades at the tournament’s conclusion Sunday.
Volleyball Takes Two Saturday; Carlson Hits 1,000 Career Digs
The Valparaiso University volleyball team closed out the EIU Panther Invitational Saturday on a high note, sweeping Iona in straight sets (25-19, 27-25, 25-8) in the morning before taking down host EIU 3-1 (25-20, 20-25, 25-20, 25-13) to cap the day. In the morning match, Valpo senior Katherine Carlson (Lake Orion, Mich./Notre Dame Prep) surpassed the 1,000-dig milestone for her career.
Volleyball Splits Pair to Open Regular Season
The Valparaiso University volleyball team kicked off the 2018 season Friday at the EIU Panther Invitational in Charleston, Ill., splitting its two matches on the day. Valpo led Fresno State 2-1 before falling by a 3-2 final in its opener, but bounced back in the afternoon to earn a 3-1 victory over Saint Francis (Pa.).
Volleyball Set to Open 2018 Season at EIU
The Valparaiso University volleyball team opens up the 2018 season this weekend at the EIU Panther Invitational with four matches over a two-day stretch. Valpo kicks off action Friday morning against Fresno State and will also face St. Francis (Pa.) and Iona before closing the tournament Saturday evening against host Eastern Illinois.
Volleyball Defeats Milwaukee in Exhibition Action
The Valparaiso University volleyball team took to the floor of the ARC Saturday afternoon for the first time in 2018, defeating Milwaukee in exhibition action, 3-1 (25-18, 21-25, 25-15, 25-19).
Valpo Volleyball Picked Fifth in Preseason Poll
Entering its second season of play in the Missouri Valley Conference, the Valparaiso University volleyball team has been picked to finish in fifth place in the conference in 2018, according to preseason polling of the conference’s head coaches.
Valpo Claims AVCA Team Academic Award
The Valparaiso University volleyball program received the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 academic year, as announced by the AVCA today. It marks the 13th time in the last 15 seasons that Valpo has earned the award.
Valpo Volleyball Announces 2018 Schedule
The Valparaiso University volleyball program announced today its schedule for the upcoming 2018 season, a slate which features 12 home regular season matches at the ARC.