The Valparaiso University tennis team continued to receive recognition for its outstanding performance in the classroom on Monday as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its Scholar-Athletes and All-Academic Teams.
Three Valparaiso University student-athletes were recognized on Tuesday as the Missouri Valley Conference unveiled its 2020-2021 State Farm MVC Good Neighbor Awards.
Valparaiso University will host the first Missouri Valley Conference Championship of the 2021-2022 academic and athletic year as Valpo will serve as the host site for the MVC Individual Tennis Championship this fall.
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis program has announced its team awards for the 2021 season.
Olivia Czerwonka Named to MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team, Claire Czerwonka Receives Honorable Mention
After playing a key role in the Valparaiso University women’s tennis team finishing with its highest single-season win total in 14 years, sisters Olivia and Claire Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy) were recognized for their performance on the court and in the classroom as the Missouri Valley Conference announced its Scholar-Athlete teams on Tuesday.
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis team saw its season reach its conclusion on Friday as host Missouri State prevailed 4-1 in a clinch-clinch format in the first round of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament in Springfield, Mo. Senior Claire Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy) garnered a victory at No. 1 singles in the season’s final match. She plans to return next season for her additional year of eligibility granted by the NCAA’s COVID-19 waiver with hopes of continuing to rewrite the program record book.
Valparaiso University women’s tennis sophomore Olivia Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy) was named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Select Team on Thursday as the league announced its postseason honors in advance of this weekend’s MVC Tournament.
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis team got off to a strong start on Sunday afternoon at the Valpo Tennis Complex by collecting the doubles point, but visiting Bradley rebounded for a 5-2 victory in the regular season finale. Sophomore Olivia Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy) continued her strong play, accounting for Valpo’s singles victory.
Sophomore Olivia Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy) entered double figures with her team-leading 10th singles victory on Saturday, providing the highlight of the Valparaiso University women’s tennis team’s 6-1 setback to Illinois State at the Valpo Tennis Complex. This marked Valpo’s first home outdoor match of the season.