The Valparaiso University men’s soccer program announced today that its VIP Spring Break Camp will be held on Sunday, March 13. This one-day camp will provide prospective student-athletes a unique opportunity to experience a training environment similar to that seen at the college level.
Six Valparaiso University student-athletes earned spots on the Horizon League Spring Academic All-League teams, as announced by the league office this morning. The men’s soccer program had two student-athletes honored, while women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s cross country and women’s cross country each boasted one honoree.
With the start of the new year, Valparaiso head men's soccer coach Mike Avery and his players have resolved to continue to promote the highly successful #oneVALPO diversity / inclusion initiative. Year one of the #oneVALPO initiative featured the men's soccer program working to spread the message around the Valparaiso University campus, and the focus in the second year now shifts to moving the message off campus and out into the Valparaiso community. Targeting local schools, organizations and businesses, Coach Avery and his squad look to spread a positive message about diversity and inclusion.
The Valparaiso University men’s soccer team had a pair of players honored Thursday as the NSCAA released its postseason All-Region squads, as juniors Omar Lawrence (Kingston, Jamaica/Excelsior) and Isaiah Madrid (Albuquerque, N.M./Eldorado [FGCU]) both were named Third Team All-Great Lakes Region honorees.
The Valparaiso University men’s soccer program will be hosting its VIP Winter Futsal Camp at the Athletics-Recreation Center on Sunday, December 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The camp is open to all high school students currently in grades 9-12.
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.