Valparaiso junior goalkeeper Nico Campbell (Kingston, Jamaica/St. George’s College) has been tabbed the Horizon League Goalkeeper of the Year and a First Team All-League honoree as the league announced its postseason award recipients on Monday. In addition, junior Isaiah Madrid (Albuquerque, N.M./Eldorado [FGCU]) earned a spot on the Second Team All-League squad.
Playing in its regular season finale Friday night at Brown Field, the Valparaiso University men’s soccer team took its chances well early to gain a quick lead and then stood strong defensively throughout, as the Crusaders earned a 3-0 Horizon League victory over Green Bay. Unfortunately for the Crusaders, the win was not enough to push their side into the field for the Horizon League Championship.
The Valparaiso University men’s soccer team looks to qualify for the Horizon League Championship as it faces league foe Green Bay on Friday night at Brown Field. This game is the last regular season match of the 2015 season, and will be the final home match for Crusader seniors Jordan Aidoud, Jorge Bermudez and Jacob Gandarilla. Valpo soccer scarves will be handed out to the first 150 students at the game Friday as well.
The Valparaiso University men’s soccer team struck first Saturday night at Oakland in search of a key three points in the Horizon League standings, but it would be the Golden Grizzlies to eventually come out on top, 2-1, as they scored less than one minute into extra time.
The Valparaiso University men’s soccer team faces a pair of key Horizon League matches this week, starting off on Wednesday at home against UIC before playing Oakland on the road Saturday. On Wednesday, the Crusaders will honor their final Senior in the Spotlight this season, recognizing senior Jordan Aidoud, while the match against the Flames will also serve as the team’s breast cancer awareness match. The first 100 students through the gates at Brown Field Wednesday will also receive Valpo soccer scarves. Check out head coach Mike Avery on this week's edition of the Valpo Coaches Show.
The Valparaiso University men’s soccer team returned home following a five-match road trip Saturday night, taking on Horizon League foe Belmont at Brown Field. The Crusaders got on the board early, but would eventually have to settle for a 1-1 draw.
The Valparaiso University men’s soccer team returns home after five straight road games, taking on Belmont in Horizon League action at Brown Field Saturday evening at 7 p.m. Prior to the match, the Crusaders will be honoring their senior in the spotlight – Jorge Bermudez.