2009-10 Athletics News
June 17, 2010 | Athletics
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.
June 09, 2010 | Athletics
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.
May 12, 2010 | Athletics
Four Valparaiso University athletic teams have received the NCAA Public Recognition Award for their exemplary academic performance.
May 10, 2010 | Athletics
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.
May 05, 2010 | Athletics
Valparaiso University's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) announced its year-end awards on Wednesday evening at the second annual Athletic Recognition Ceremony (ARC) Awards.
April 11, 2010 | Athletics
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.
April 01, 2010 | Men's Basketball, Athletics
The name Drew has long been synonymous with basketball excellence at Valparaiso University. Next season, the Crusaders' home court will bear that name.
February 05, 2010 | Athletics
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.
February 04, 2010 | Athletics
Valparaiso had 67 student-athletes honored as the Horizon League has announced its 2009 Fall Academic Honor Roll. The league's 10 institutions combined for 715 total honorees.
February 04, 2010 | Football, Athletics
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.
February 03, 2010 | Women's Basketball, Athletics
One of the top outside shooters ever to play basketball at Valpo, Lynda (Kukla) Pinnow will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday afternoon.
February 02, 2010 | Women's Basketball, Athletics
Amber Schober ranks as one of the top all-around players ever on the hardwood for the Crusaders, and on Saturday afternoon will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
February 01, 2010 | Athletics
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.
December 16, 2009 | Athletics
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.
November 18, 2009 | Athletics
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.
November 17, 2009 | Athletics
WVUR (95.1-FM, Valparaiso), the Valparaiso University student-run radio station, will carry “Your Crusader Sports Source” every Wednesday evening from 6-7 p.m.
October 09, 2009 | Athletics
Thirteen people and two teams are among those included from athletics in a list of the 150 most influential people in Valparaiso University's history that was unveiled today, Oct. 9.
October 08, 2009 | Athletics
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.
September 16, 2009 | Athletics
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.
August 05, 2009 | Athletics
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.
July 30, 2009 | Athletics
Valparaiso University's head athletic trainer, Rod Moore, has announced that Kasi Hodge will be joining the Crusader athletic training staff for the upcoming season as an assistant athletic trainer.
July 20, 2009 | Athletics
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.
July 08, 2009 | Athletics
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.
June 18, 2009 | Athletics
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.