Valpo Tennis Continues Academic Excellence as ITA Announces Awards

The Valparaiso University tennis team continued its strong tradition of excellence in the classroom as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its Scholar-Athletes and All-Academic Teams this week.


Valpo Tennis Quartet Named to CSC Academic All-District Team

Four members of the Valparaiso University tennis program were recognized on Tuesday as Collegiate Sports Communicators released its Academic All-District honors.


Valpo Tennis Announces 2023-24 Team Awards

The Valparaiso University tennis program and head coach Bob Modesto have announced the team awards for the 2023-24 campaign.


Lacey Tanner to Join Valpo Tennis Program

The Valparaiso University tennis program and head coach Bob Modesto have announced the addition of Fort Pierce, Fla. native Lacey Tanner, who has signed to join the program for the 2024-25 season.


Olivia Czerwonka to Remain with Valpo Tennis Program as Graduate Assistant Coach

The Valparaiso University tennis program and head coach Bob Modesto have announced that Olivia Czerwonka will remain with the program as a graduate assistant coach after spending the last five seasons as a member of the team.


Czerwonka Named to MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team; Five Beacons Earn Scholar-Athlete Honors

Valparaiso University tennis fifth-year senior Olivia Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy) was named to the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete First Team, leading a group of five Beacons that received scholar-athlete laurels from the conference office on Thursday.


Olivia Czerwonka Wins Final Collegiate Singles Match, Wraps Up Record-Setting Career

A decorated and record-setting career ended in winning fashion on Sunday afternoon in Chicago as Valparaiso University tennis fifth-year senior Olivia Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy) came from a set down to prevail in a three-set singles match, finishing out an unforgettable era that featured program records for career singles and doubles victories, a Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year award, an MVC Individual Singles Title and an MVC Individual Doubles Title.


Tennis Celebrates Seniors on Saturday

The Valparaiso University tennis team recognized its senior class on Saturday afternoon at The Courts of Northwest Indiana as Olivia Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy), Mia Bertino (Lockport, Ill. / Joliet Catholic) and graduate assistant coach Claire Czerwonka were recognized by head coach Bob Modesto prior to their final home match. Moira Silva (Houston, Texas / Houston Tennis Academy) earned a victory at No. 1 Singles in the team’s 6-1 defeat to visiting Murray State, a squad that is undefeated in Missouri Valley Conference play.


Beacons Drop Another 4-3 Cliffhanger

It’s been a year of down-to-the-wire matches for the Valparaiso University tennis team, which dropped Sunday’s showdown with Missouri State in Springfield, Mo. by a 4-3 score. The teams split the six singles matches after the Bears had picked up a doubles point that proved crucial in the match’s outcome.