Women’s Golf Climbs to Third on Team Leaderboard

The Valparaiso University women’s golf team competed in its final round prior to the Missouri Valley Conference Championship on Saturday as the team closed out the Redbird Invitational, hosted by Illinois State at the par-72, 6010-yard Weibring Golf Club in Normal, Ill. Valpo shaved 10 strokes off its second-round score in Round 3, posting its best 18-hole score of the season on Saturday. In the process, the Brown & Gold overtook MVC foe Loyola for third on the team leaderboard.


Kier Leads Valpo on First Day in Normal

Junior Morgan Kier (Brownsburg, Ind. / Brownsburg) led the Valparaiso University women’s golf team on Friday during the first two rounds of the Redbird Invitational, hosted by Illinois State at the par-72, 6010-yard Weibring Golf Club in Normal, Ill. Kier went sub-80 in both rounds, helping Valpo finish Round 2 with its best 18-hole team score this season.


Hodson Cards Season Best on Final Day at Indiana State

Junior Payton Hodson (Middleton, Wis. / Middleton) led the Valparaiso University women’s golf team at the Indiana State University Spring Invitational on Monday at the par-72, 5900-yard Country Club of Terre Haute. Hodson helped the Brown & Gold improve its team score from Round 1 with her best score of the season in Monday’s second round.


Schiene Leads Women’s Golf on Day 1 in Terre Haute

The Valparaiso University women’s golf team began the Indiana State University Spring Invitational on Sunday as freshman Carly Schiene (Mokena, Ill. / Lincoln-Way Central) paced the team in Round 1 of the event, which is taking place at the par-72, 5900-yard Country Club of Terre Haute.


Kier Leads Valpo on Final Day of Diane Daugherty Invite

The Valparaiso University women’s golf team closed out the Diane Daugherty Invite on Tuesday in Kirkwood, Mo. The teams played the final 18 holes of the 54-hole event, hosted by Southern Illinois University on a par-71, 6042-yard Greenbriar Hills Country Club course. Junior Morgan Kier (Brownsburg, Ind. / Brownsburg) paced the team on the event’s final day.


Hodson Leads Valpo on First Day of Diane Daugherty Invite

The Valparaiso University women’s golf team opened up the Diane Daugherty Invite on Monday in Kirkwood, Mo. The teams played the first 36 holes of the 54-hole event, hosted by Southern Illinois University at the par-71, 6042-yard Greenbriar Hills CC. Junior Payton Hodson (Middleton, Wis. / Middleton) turned in Valpo’s top score of the day.


Women’s Golf Improves Team Score on Tuesday

The Valparaiso University women’s golf team finished the Missouri State Spring Invitational with the team’s best round of the event on Tuesday, carding an 18-hole team score of 327, six strokes better than the team’s Round-2 performance. Freshman Carly Schiene (Mokena, Ill. / Lincoln-Way Central) tied for Valpo’s top Round-3 score and held the outright team lead for the tournament.


Schiene Leads Valpo as Women’s Golf Opens Spring Slate

The Valparaiso University women’s golf team teed off its spring season on Monday at the Missouri State Spring Invitational. Carly Schiene (Mokena, Ill. / Lincoln-Way Central) led the way for Valpo on the first day of the tournament, finishing the first two rounds in the Top 15 overall. Teammate Payton Hodson (Middleton, Wis. / Middleton) is one place outside of the Top 15 entering Tuesday’s third and final round. Their efforts came while battling extremely wet and windy conditions at Highland Springs Country Club in Springfield, Mo.


Valpo Women’s Golf Announces Spring Schedule

The Valparaiso University women’s golf team has announced plans for a five-tournament spring schedule, culminating with the 2021 Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Golf Championship, a 54-hole event hosted by Southern Illinois at Bogey Hills Golf Course in St. Charles, Mo. on April 19-20.


Women’s Golf Welcomes Four Additions to Program

The Valparaiso University women’s golf team has announced that a quartet of incoming freshmen have signed to continue their academic and athletic careers at Valpo beginning with the 2021-2022 season.


Former Valpo Student-Athletes Combat COVID-19 as Frontline Workers

In the months since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, former Valparaiso University student-athletes working in the medical field across the country have gone beyond the expected in their efforts to combat the virus and treat patients in need of their care.


Valpo Women’s Golf Prevails in Dual Match

The Valparaiso University women’s golf team battled through heavy winds and unusual weather conditions to notch a dual-match victory over Grace College on Wednesday afternoon at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton, Ind. Junior Payton Hodson (Middleton, Wis. / Middleton) had the best score of the day for the Brown & Gold.


Women’s Golf Closes Out Flyer Intercollegiate

The Valparaiso University women’s golf team rounded out its first event of the season on Tuesday at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club in Lemont, Ill. Freshman Roslyn Leitner (Dundee, Ill. / Harry Jacobs) finished tied for third on the individual leaderboard.


Leitner Leads Way in Collegiate Debut

Roslyn Leitner (Dundee, Ill. / Harry Jacobs) didn’t waste any time in making a strong first impression with the Valparaiso University women’s golf team. Playing as an individual, the freshman sits atop the leaderboard after Monday’s opening round of the 36-hole, two-day Flyer Intercollegiate. The event, hosted by Lewis University at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club in Lemont, Ill., marks the first Valpo sporting event against outside competition in over six months.


Season Preview: Women’s Golf Prepares to Tee Off Fall Slate

After finishing with the second-best single-season team scoring average in program history in 2019-2020, the Valparaiso University women’s golf team is well positioned to sustain the positive momentum as the athletic calendar flips to 2020-2021.


Valpo Golf Programs Announce Fall Plans

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s golf programs have announced plans for competition this fall. They will become the first Valpo teams to compete in outside competition during the 2020-2021 academic and athletic year.