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.


Tennis Cruises to Victory Over UNI

The Valparaiso University tennis team rolled to a 6-1 victory on Sunday at The Courts of Northwest Indiana, winning every doubles match and all but one of the singles matches en route to the victory.


Sobieski, Kelly Garner Wins Over Belmont

The bottom of the Valparaiso University tennis lineup enjoyed victories as Elizabeth Sobieski (Muskego, Wis. / Muskego) and Lillian Kelly (Fullerton, Calif. / Fullerton Union) were both in the win column on Saturday afternoon, but visiting Belmont took the match 5-2 at The Courts of Northwest Indiana.


Valpo Athletics Weekly: Tennis (4/2/24)

Head tennis coach Bob Modesto joined Brandon Vickrey for this edition of Valpo Athletics Weekly. They discuss Lillian Kelly's success since joining the singles lineup, Moira Silva's work ethic, the Czerwonka sisters' legacy and more.


Czerwonka, Kelly Close Out Winning Weekends on Saturday

The Valparaiso University tennis team received singles wins from Olivia Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy) and Lillian Kelly (Fullerton, Calif. / Fullerton Union) for the second consecutive day, but host Bradley prevailed 5-2 on Saturday morning at Markin Tennis Courts in Peoria, Ill.


Czerwonka, Kelly Pick Up Victories Over Illinois State

A veteran and a rookie recorded wins for the Valparaiso University tennis team on Friday as the Beacons dropped the team’s first Missouri Valley Conference road match of the year 4-2 in Bloomington, Ill. Olivia Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy) and Lillian Kelly (Fullerton, Calif. / Fullerton Union) both picked up wins in singles play.


Tennis Edged by Preseason Favorite, Defending Champion Drake in MVC Opener

The Valparaiso University tennis team nearly knocked off Missouri Valley Conference preseason favorite and defending league champion Drake in Saturday’s conference opener at The Courts of Northwest Indiana, but the Bulldogs edged out a 4-3 win in a match that saw Drake pull off third-set triumphs in tightly contested matches at the top three singles spots.


Tennis Closes Out Nonconference Portion of Season in Victorious Fashion

The Valparaiso University tennis team closed out the nonconference portion of the season in victorious fashion, using four singles victories to edge Omaha 4-3 on Saturday afternoon at The Courts of Northwest Indiana. The Beacons closed a successful nonconference slate with a 9-6 record as Missouri Valley Conference play cranks up next week.


Tennis Tops UTEP to Close Spring Trip

The Valparaiso University tennis team rallied after dropping the doubles point by winning four of the five singles matches that reached their conclusion, beating UTEP 4-2 in a match that utilized a clinch-clinch format on Tuesday in Huntsville, Texas.