Meyer Earns Second Straight Academic All-District Honors
Valparaiso University junior Amanda Meyer (Hudson, Wis./Somerset H.S.) has been named to the ESPN The Magazine All-District V Women's Track and Field/Cross Country Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for the second straight year.
Wilson Named Newcomer of the Year; Five Crusaders Earn All-Conference Honors
Valparaiso University freshman Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) was named the Mid-Continent Conference Newcomer of the Year in outdoor track and field and was one of five Crusaders to earn All Mid-Continent Conference honors following the weekend's championships.
Crusader Women Earn Fourth Place Finish Outdoors at Mid-Con Championships
Valparaiso posted a fourth place finish on Saturday afternoon at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships held in Kansas City, Mo.
Crusaders Still Second Heading into Final Day of Mid-Con Championships
Valparaiso remains in second place on Friday after completing the second day of the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Kansas City, Mo.
Crusaders Tied for Second on Opening Day of Mid-Con Championships
Led by a school record in the hammer throw by Holly Hagen (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.), Valparaiso sits in a tie for second place at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships held in Kansas City, Mo. after one day of the competition on Thursday.
Four Crusaders Finish Tune-Ups for Mid-Con Championships
Valparaiso University sent four athletes to the Butler Twilight Invitational on Saturday in Indianapolis, Ind. for one final competition prior to the Mid-Continent Conference Championships.
Hagen Places 17th at Drake Relays
Valparaiso University's Holly Hagen (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) finished in 17th place in the hammer throw at the Drake Relays on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa.
Crusaders Complete Final Tune-up for Mid-Con Championships
Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) set two school records and Jobeth Schmiesing (Mankato, Minn./West H.S.) added another as Valparaiso completed its final tune-up for the Mid-Continent Conference Championships on Saturday at the Stan Lyons Invitational in Indianapolis, Ind.
Cherrington Wins Javelin at EMU Invite
Jessica Cherrington (Roseberg, Ore./Umpqua Valley Christian H.S.) won the javelin for Valparaiso as the Crusaders competed in the Eastern Michigan Twilight Invitational on Friday in Ypsilanti, Mich. Team scores were not kept.
Valpo Seventh at Pacesetter Invitational
Valparaiso earned a seventh place finish over the weekend at the Pacesetter Invitational hosted by Indiana State in Terre Haute, Ind.
Valpo Sets Four School Marks at Miami Invitational
Valparaiso set four new school records over the weekend at the Miami Invitational in Oxford, Ohio.
Crusaders Win DePauw Quadrangular
Valparaiso opened the 2005 outdoor track and field season with a victory at the DePauw Quadrangular on Saturday afternoon in Greencastle, Ind.
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.
Wingard Named to USATF Coaching Education Committee
Valparaiso University head track and field coach Tyler Wingard has been named a Coaching Education Committee member in charge of Level 1 Schools by United States Track and Field.
Seven Crusaders Earn All-Conference Honors
Valparaiso placed seven members of its women's indoor track and field team on the All Mid-Continent Conference Team following the completion of the conference championships held this weekend.
Valparaiso Finishes Fourth at Mid-Con Indoor Championships
Valparaiso turned in a fourth place finish at the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships which concluded on Tuesday afternoon in Flagstaff, Ariz.
Two School Records Fall at Mid-Con Championships
Laura Arloszynski (Greenfield, Wis./Greenfield H.S.) and Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) both set new school records on Monday during the first day of the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships held in Flagstaff, Ariz.
Wilson Named Mid-Con Co-Athlete of the Week
Valparaiso University's Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) has been named a Mid-Continent Conference Co-Athlete of the Week after leading the Crusaders to a runner-up finish at the Chicagoland Championships on Friday.
Crusaders Post Runner-Up Finish at Chicagoland Championships
Three more school records were set by the Valparaiso women's track and field team on Friday evening as the Crusaders earned a second place finish at the Chicagoland Championships held in Romeoville, Ill.
Hagen Sets Two School Marks at DePauw Invitational
Holly Hagen (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) set two school records on Saturday afternoon leading Valparaiso to a sixth place finish at the DePauw Invitational held in Greencastle, Ind.
Nunnelly Turns in Season's Best at Meyo Invitational
Danielle Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) turned in a season's best in the mile as Valparaiso University sent just two women to the Meyo Invitational on Saturday in Notre Dame, Ind.
Hagen Named Track and Field Athlete of the Week
Valparaiso University's Holly Hagen (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week for Indoor Track and Field after her outstanding performance last Saturday at the Redbird Invitational.
Crusaders Set Three School Marks at Redbird Invitational
Three new school records were set by Valparaiso on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders competed at the Redbird Invitational held in Bloomington, Ill.
Crusaders Cruise to Chicago Invitational Title
Led by eight individual victories in 16 total events, Valparaiso ran away with the Chicago Invitational title on Saturday afternoon by 92 points over runner-up Saint Joseph's (Ind.).
Three Records Help Wilson Earn Athlete of the Week Honors
Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) captured three first place finishes and broke three school records at the Carthage Division I Invitational on Saturday, helping earn her Mid-Continent Conference Co-Athlete of the Week honors.
Wilson Sets Three School Marks as Valpo Opens Season with Runner-up Finish at Carthage
Valparaiso University freshman Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) set three school records helping to lead the Crusaders to a second place finish at the season-opening Carthage Division I Invitational on Saturday afternoon in Kenosha, Wis.
Crusader Women Picked Fifth in Indoor Track
Valparaiso University's women's indoor track and field team has been selected to finish in fifth place at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships for the 2005 season according to the preseason poll as selected by the league's head coaches.
Crusaders Announce 2005 Track and Field Schedule
Valparaiso University track and field coach Tyler Wingard has released his 2005 men's and women's track and field schedule for both the indoor and outdoor seasons.
Valpo's Level I School Cancelled, Official's Certification Course to Still be Held
The USATF Level I Coaches' Education School that was scheduled for October 22-24 at Valparaiso University has been cancelled. The Officials' Certification Courses scheduled for Sunday, October 24 at 2:30 p.m. will still be held though.
Valpo to Host Level I Coaching School and Officials Clinic
Valparaiso University will hold a USA Track and Field Level I Coaching School from October 22-24 and a USATF Officials Certification Course on Sunday, October 24 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.