There is still time to sign up for the 13th annual Frankenmuth Valpo Weekend will take place July 16-17 as alumni and friends have a chance to reconnect with one another as well as meet Crusader coaches during the event in Frankenmuth, Mich.
The academic excellence of Valparaiso University student-athletes continues to be recognized, with all 18 sports programs existing prior to the current academic year exceeding the NCAA's benchmark multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR) of 925.
Valparaiso University's Windy Santa Cruz (Fall Creek, Wis./Fall Creek H.S.) and Adam Rundh (Aalborg, Denmark/Orjanskoland [Sweden] H.S.) were named finalists for the national Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award as selected by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine.
Valparaiso University awarded 82 student-athletes with Presidential Academic Honors while also handing out the Laurel Award at the 19th Annual Academic Honors Banquet for Student-Athletes held on Sunday evening in the Harre Union.
The Valparaiso University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be selling t-shirts and wristbands and accepting donations to benefit Valparaiso University's effort to aid the victims of the earthquake in Haiti at the men's basketball games on February 6 and 8, the women's basketball game on February 6, and the men's and women's Swim meet on February 8.
One of Valpo's most prolific quarterbacks ever, David Macchi owns nearly all of the Crusader passing records, and on Saturday afternoon will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
One of the most talented wrestlers ever at Valpo, Robert Thompson posted an 82-17-3 record over four seasons with the Brown and Gold, and on Saturday, he will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
Four former student-athletes will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame on February 6 as members of the Class of 2010. This year's class will be the 13th since the Hall of Fame began in 1998.
Student-athletes at Valparaiso University continue to distinguish themselves academically, graduating at a higher rate than their peers at many other universities, according to information released by the NCAA today, Nov. 18.
Sixty years after the original victory bell made its way onto the Valparaiso University campus, the current bell has a new home, just in time for Homecoming. The bell, which has been anchored outside the old Valparaiso Union since 1955, is now housed outside the west side of the Athletics-Recreation Center.
The Horizon League and WebStream Productions are pleased to announce the launch of the completely redesigned Horizon League Network website. The site, which can be found at www.HorizonLeagueNetwork.tv, serves as a portal to hundreds of live and on-demand videos while giving its users the ability to interact on an array of social media platforms.
Fourteen members of the Horizon League's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee visited Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind. on Friday, July 31. The community outreach opportunity included guest speakers, a video session and tour of the hospital.
Valparaiso had a conference-best 94 student-athletes honored as the Horizon League announced its 2009 Spring Academic Honor Roll, most among conference schools. The league's 10 institutions combined for 681 honorees.
Five Valparaiso University student-athletes received the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Awards as selected by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine. The award recognizes minority undergraduate students who have made achieving both academically and athletically a winning combination.
Rin Seibert, CRSS, Director of Recreational Sports/Assistant Director of Athletics at Valparaiso University, will begin her term as Region III Vice President of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) in June. Seibert was elected to this two-year position on April 3 during the 2009 NIRSA Annual Conference & Recreational Sports Exposition in Charlotte, N.C.