Crusaders Add Three During Late Signing Period

Valparaiso University head women's soccer coach Stephen Anthony has announced that three players have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Crusaders this fall. Joining the Brown and Gold are Kendall Brown, Dana McGlone, and Reva Van Aartsen.

Meyer Earns Postgraduate Scholarship from the NCAA

Valparaiso University multi-sport athlete Amanda Meyer (Somerset, Wis./Somerset H.S.) has been named the recipient of the Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics by the NCAA.

Valpo Women's Soccer to Hold Summer Camps

The Valparaiso University women's soccer team is holding several camps this summer at the Eastgate Soccer Fields.

Valpo Women Ink Four

Valparaiso University head women's soccer coach Stephen Anthony has announced the signings of four players that will join the Crusaders this fall.

Valpo Men and Women Earn NSCAA/addidas Team Academic Awards

Valparaiso University is one of 53 intercollegiate soccer programs of all divisions to have both its men's and women's soccer teams recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for posting a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2003-2004 academic year.

Three Crusaders Named to Mid-Con All-Tournament Team

Valparaiso University had three Crusaders named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Tournament Team following this weekend's championships held in Rochester, Mich.

Valpo Falls 3-1 to Oral Roberts in Mid-Con Title Match

Oral Roberts scored three times in the first 17 minutes and defeated Valparaiso 3-1 in the Mid-Continent Conference Championship on Sunday afternoon in Rochester, Mich.

Valpo Defeats Centenary 1-0 to Advance to Mid-Con Title Match

Valparaiso is on to the championship match of the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament after defeating Centenary 1-0 on Friday afternoon in the semifinal match held in Rochester, Mich.


Valparaiso will travel to Rochester, Mich. this weekend for the Mid-Continent Conference Women's Soccer Tournament. The Crusaders, the tournament's third seed, will battle second-seeded Centenary on Friday afternoon.

Four Crusaders Earn All Mid-Con Honors

Led by Emily King's (Colona, Ill./United Township H.S.) selection to the Mid-Con First Team, four Valparaiso Crusaders were named to the All Mid-Continent Conference Teams at the league's championship banquet on Thursday evening.

Murray Named Mid-Con Defensive Player of the Week

For the second time this season, Valparaiso University's Erin Murray (Pleasanton, Calif./Amador Valley H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Defensive Player of the Week.

Valpo to Face Centenary in Mid-Con Tournament on Friday

Valparaiso University will battle Centenary College on Friday afternoon in the second semifinal of the Mid-Continent Conference Women's Soccer Tournament in Rochester, Mich. beginning at 1:30 p.m. CST.

Valpo Closes Regular Season with Win

Valparaiso closed out its 2004 regular season with a 1-0 victory over Central Michigan at Eastgate Field on Saturday afternoon to assure the Crusaders just their second winning season in school history.

Crusaders Suffer 1-0 Setback to Oral Roberts

Oral Roberts struck quickly and the one goal held up as the Golden Eagles defeated Valparaiso 1-0 on Thursday evening at Viking Field in Valparaiso.

Valpo Extends Unbeaten Streak to Six with 2-2 Draw at Drake

Valparaiso extended its unbeaten streak to six with a 2-2 double overtime tie against Drake on Sunday afternoon in Des Moines, Iowa.

Valpo Wins Fifth Straight in Storm-Shortened Match

Valparaiso won its fifth straight match on Friday afternoon, picking up a rain-shortened 2-0 victory over Western Illinois in Macomb, Ill.

Valpo Wins Fourth Straight, Drops IPFW 3-1

Valparaiso ran its winning streak to four matches on Sunday afternoon as the Crusaders defeated IPFW 3-1 in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Valpo Rallies for Overtime Win against Southern Utah

Amy Miller's (Fort Wayne, Ind./Lakota West H.S., Ohio) goal three minutes into the second overtime capped off Valparaiso's late rally as the Crusaders defeated Southern Utah 2-1 on Friday afternoon at Eastgate Field.

Murray Named Mid-Con Defensive Player of the Week

Erin Murray (Pleasanton, Calif./Amador Valley H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Defensive Player of the Week after leading Valparaiso to a pair of shutouts over the weekend.

Valpo Earns Season's First Mid-Con Win at Oakland

Valparaiso recorded its first Mid-Continent Conference victory of 2004 on Sunday afternoon, defeating Oakland 3-0 in Rochester, Mich.

Swanson's Goal Lifts Valpo to Victory

Allison Swanson's (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley H.S.) goal in the 18th minute proved to be the difference as Valparaiso registered a 1-0 non-conference victory over North Dakota State on a rainy Friday afternoon at Eastgate Field.

Mean Green Down Valpo 7-1 on Sunday

Five first half goals were more than enough for North Texas, as the Mean Green defeated Valparaiso 7-1 on Sunday afternoon in Denton, Texas.

Valpo Drops 1-0 Decision at Centenary

Rebecca Swilley scored 15 minutes into the match and that proved to be the lone goal of the match as Centenary defeated Valparaiso 1-0 on Friday evening in Shreveport, La.

Bartels Earns Accolades from Mid-Con

Valparaiso University's Jen Bartels (Muskegon, Mich./Mona Shores H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Offensive Player of the Week following the Crusaders' 6-1 victory over Cleveland State on Sunday.

Valparaiso Routs Cleveland State 6-1

Jen Bartels (Muskegon, Mich./Mona Shores H.S.) tied a single-match school record with three assists and six different Crusaders scored as Valparaiso downed Cleveland State 6-1 on Sunday afternoon at Eastgate Field.

IUPUI Shuts Out Valpo in Mid-Con Opener

IUPUI came into Eastgate Field on Sunday afternoon and defeated Valparaiso 2-0 in the Mid-Continent Conference opener for each school.

Holley Sets Assist Record in Shutout

Valparaiso University's Lindsay Holley (Waldorf, Md./Westlake H.S.) set a new Crusaders' career assist mark helping to lead the Brown and Gold to a 3-0 victory over Indiana State at Eastgate Field on Friday.

Valpo and Toledo Battle to 1-1 Tie

Kelly Faulkner's (Plymouth, Minn./Maple Grove H.S.) first goal of the season came with 2:54 remaining in regulation to help Valparaiso forge a 1-1 double-overtime tie with Toledo on Friday evening in Toledo, Ohio.

Late Goal Gives Murray State 1-0 Win over Valpo

Sara Struve scored off of a corner kick with 11:32 remaining in the match to lift Murray State to a 1-0 victory over Valparaiso on Sunday afternoon in Murray, Ky.

Three Second Half Goals Lift Valpo to Comeback Victory

Valparaiso scored three times in the second half to erase a 3-1 deficit and defeat Evansville on the road 4-3 Friday evening.

Paul's Hat Trick Leads Loyola Past Valpo

Stephanie Paul scored three times, including twice during a 1:06 span as Loyola (Ill.) defeated Valparaiso 5-1 on Sunday afternoon at a soggy Eastgate Field.

Last Minute Goal Lifts Illinois State Past Valpo in Season Opener

Joyce Kleinheine redirected a restart into the back of the goal with 58 seconds remaining in regulation to lift Illinois State to a 2-1 victory over Valparaiso on Friday afternoon in Bloomington, Ill.

Valpo Ends Exhibition Play with 2-0 at DePauw

Valparaiso University's women's soccer team ended its 2004 exhibition season on Sunday afternoon with a 2-0 victory over DePauw in Greencastle, Ind.

Valpo Tabbed Fourth in Mid-Con Preseason Poll

Valparaiso University's women's soccer team has been picked to finish fourth in the Mid-Continent Conference for the 2004 season according to the preseason poll as selected by the league's head coaches.

Derksen Scores Twice in Exhibition Win

Freshman Brittany Derksen (Chugiak, Alaska/Chugiak H.S.) scored twice off of the bench helping lift Valparaiso to a 4-0 exhibition victory over Saint Joseph's (Ind.) on Thursday afternoon at Eastgate Field.

Crusaders Look to Rebound in 2004

After a disappointing 2003 season in which Valparaiso University failed to qualify for the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament for the first time since 2000, the Crusaders will look to reverse their fortunes as the 2004 campaign begins.

Thursday's Exhibition Moved to 4 p.m.

Thursday's women's soccer exhibition match between Valparaiso and Saint Joseph's (Ind.) has been moved to 4 p.m.

Valpo Announces 2004 Women's Soccer Schedule

Valparaiso University's 2004 women's soccer schedule will feature eight home matches, including the final two contests of the regular season, as the Crusaders released their fall slate of games on Wednesday.