Make room for one more award in the trophy case for Keegan Maris (Batavia, Ill./Batavia), as the Valpo soccer standout was honored Monday for her excellence both on the field and in the classroom as a CoSIDA Third Team Academic All-American. Maris was one of just 33 D-I student-athletes to pick up Academic All-American honors this season.
Three Valparaiso University student-athletes were recognized on Tuesday as the Missouri Valley Conference unveiled its 2020-2021 State Farm MVC Good Neighbor Awards.
Valpo defender Keegan Maris (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) racked up yet another honor on Thursday to add to her collection from a standout senior season, as she was named a CoSIDA First Team Academic All-District V honoree. With the accolade, Maris is eligible for consideration for the CoSIDA Academic All-America team.
Valpo soccer head coach John Marovich announced today that Allie Anderson, a 5-8 midfielder from Wheaton, Ill., has transferred into the Valpo program and will suit up for the Brown and Gold starting this fall. Anderson comes to Valpo after playing her first two collegiate seasons at Xavier.
Valpo senior defender Keegan Maris (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) added yet another accolade from an award-filled season to her list of accomplishments on Thursday, and this honor is the biggest yet as she was tabbed a Third Team Scholar All-American by United Soccer Coaches for her work both in the classroom and on the field. Maris also received First Team Scholar All-North/Central Region honors as well.
The Valpo soccer team had a pair of student-athletes receive All-Midwest Region honors as the United Soccer Coaches announced the regional awards on Tuesday afternoon. Senior defender Keegan Maris (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) earned Second Team All-Region accolades, while sophomore forward Kiley Dugan (Irwin, Pa./Penn-Trafford) garnered Third Team All-Region honors.
A pair of Valpo soccer players were honored Thursday for their work both in competition and in the classroom, as senior Keegan Maris (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) and sophomore Nicole Norfolk (Menomonee Falls, Wis./Divine Savior Holy Angels) earned spots on the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete First Team.
The Valpo soccer season saw its 2021 spring campaign finish just short of the ultimate goal Sunday in Chicago, Ill., as top-seeded Loyola made a 35th-minute goal stand up for a 1-0 final in the title match of the MVC Championship. Senior Keegan Maris (Batavia, Ill./Batavia), freshman Lindsey Dusatko (Plainfield, Ill./North) and freshman Nikki Coryell (Aurora, Ill./Metea Valley) represented the Brown and Gold on the All-Tournament Team, while Maris also was honored as the winner of the Elite 17 Award.
One match is all that separates Valpo from its first conference championship and NCAA Tournament berth since 2014, as the third-seeded Brown and Gold face off against top-seeded Loyola Sunday afternoon in the title match of the MVC Championship.