Valpo Student-Athletes Balance Christ College, Division-I Athletics

The date is Thursday, Nov. 3 and the hour is late, and somewhere on the Valparaiso University campus there is a high-achieving student – a member of Christ College, Valpo’s honors college – putting the finishing touches on a class assignment.

Norfolk Earns Scholar All-Region Accolade

Valpo soccer senior Nicole Norfolk (Menomonee Falls, Wis./Divine Savior Holy Angels) raked in yet another award recognizing her excellence in the classroom and on the field, as she earned a spot on the United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-North/Central Region Second Team.

Soccer Announces Addition of Emma Paraskos

Outside back Emma Paraskos has signed with the Valpo soccer program and will join the Beacons as a freshman for the 2023 campaign, announced Valpo head coach John Marovich.

Norfolk Earns Third Team All-Region Honors

Valpo soccer senior back Nicole Norfolk (Menomonee Falls, Wis./Divine Savior Holy Angels) picked up yet another accolade on Wednesday for her defensive work for the Beacons, as she was tabbed a Third Team All-Midwest Region honoree by United Soccer Coaches.

Five Soccer Players Earn MVC Scholar-Athlete Recognition

Five Valpo soccer players earned honors based on both athletic and academic excellence on Tuesday afternoon from the Missouri Valley Conference. The Beacons placed a conference-best four players on the MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team — Allie Anderson, Nikki Coryell¸ Abbey Hillman and Nicole Norfolk — while Addy Joiner was named an MVC Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention selection.

Six Valpo Soccer Players Named Academic All-District

The Valpo soccer program had six players recognized as Academic All-District honorees as College Sports Communicators (formerly CoSIDA) released its women’s soccer Academic All-District roll on Tuesday.

Valpo Soccer Signs Six to NLIs

Valpo soccer head coach John Marovich announced today that six high school seniors have signed National Letters of Intent and will join the Beacons’ program as freshmen in the fall of 2023.

Anderson, Norfolk Represent Valpo on MVC All-Tournament Team

Valpo soccer seniors Allie Anderson (Wheaton, Ill./Wheaton Warrenville South [Xavier]) and Nicole Norfolk (Menomonee Falls, Wis./Divine Savior Holy Angels) represented the Beacons on the MVC All-Tournament Team, as announced at the tournament’s conclusion on Sunday afternoon.

Beacons Fall in MVC Semifinal Match

Backed by a large, boisterous crowd at Brown Field Thursday evening, the Valpo soccer team took to the pitch for the second semifinal of the 2022 Missouri Valley Conference Championship against Murray State with high hopes. But a 13th-minute goal from the Racers’ Mary Hardy proved to be the difference maker, as despite 22 shot attempts, the Beacons were unable to find an equalizer, falling 1-0 to Murray State to end their season.