Women’s Basketball Welcomes Jon Hill as Assistant Coach

Valpo women’s basketball head coach Mary Evans announced today that Jon Hill has joined the Beacons as an assistant coach. Hill comes to Valpo after spending the last two seasons as an assistant coach at Lewis University.

Campbell Promoted to Director of Sports Performance

The Valparaiso University Department of Athletics and Senior Associate Athletic Director Merce Poindexter have announced that Luke Campbell has been promoted to Director of Sports Performance.

Women’s Basketball Announces Four Additions for 2024-25

Valpo women’s basketball head coach Mary Evans announced today four additions — three transfers and one freshman — for the Beacons’ 2024-25 roster, bringing in a veteran group to complement the returnees and previously announced freshmen.

MVC Announces Future Sites For Its Women's Basketball Championship

The Missouri Valley Conference has announced future sites for the MVC Women’s Basketball Championship. The three-year rotation includes Ford Center in Evansville, Ind. (2025); Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa (2026); and Vibrant Arena at The MARK in Moline, Ill. (2027).

Earnest Named Academic All-District Honoree

Valpo women’s basketball senior Leah Earnest (Stevens Point, Wis./SPASH) was named an Academic All-District selection by College Sports Communicators on Tuesday for her work on the basketball court and in the classroom. Earnest was also chosen to advance to the national ballot for Academic All-America honors.

Women’s Basketball Season Comes to End Thursday Evening

The 10th-seeded Valpo women’s basketball team got out to a strong start to its first-round matchup against seventh-seeded UIC in the opening round of Hoops in the Heartland Thursday evening in Moline, Ill., leading by as many as 13 points, but the Flames rallied to edge the Beacons, 79-77, and end Valpo’s season.

Earnest Earns Second Team All-MVC Honors

Valpo women’s basketball senior Leah Earnest (Stevens Point, Wis./SPASH) was recognized Wednesday evening as a Second Team All-Missouri Valley Conference honoree at the 2024 MVC Women’s Basketball Awards Banquet.

Brown, Earnest Named to MVC Scholar-Athlete Teams

The Valpo women’s basketball program was represented by a pair of players as the Missouri Valley Conference unveiled its 2023-24 Scholar-Athlete Teams Tuesday afternoon. Fifth-year Olivia Brown (East Grand Rapids, Mich./East Grand Rapids [St. Bonaventure]) was a Second Team Scholar-Athlete selection, while senior Leah Earnest (Stevens Point, Wis./SPASH) was a Third Team Scholar-Athlete choice.

Valpo Basketball Weekly - March 11

Valpo women's basketball head coach Mary Evans joins this week's edition of Valpo Basketball Weekly heading into Hoops in the Heartland!