Valparaiso University's Ben Dunham-Freer (Fort Thomas, Ky./Highlands H.S.) has been named to the Mid-Continent Conference First Team for his play this season, while teammate Jeff Vrabel (Allen Park, Mich./St. Francis Cabrini H.S.) has earned Second Team honors from the conference.
The Valparaiso men's tennis team split a pair of Mid-Continent Conference matches on Saturday afternoon in Indianapolis, Ind. The Crusaders fell in the morning 4-2 to Oral Roberts before rebounding for a 5-2 win against Chicago State in the afternoon.
Valparaiso University sophomore Tyler Neemann (Manassas, Va./Stonewall Jackson H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week following his performance on the Crusaders spring trip.
Competing in singles for the first time as a collegian, freshman Nathan Gordon (Plymouth, Ind./Plymouth H.S.) was victorious in the D flight at the Eastern Illinois Invitational on Friday and Saturday, while other Crusaders advanced to the semi-finals in other flights.