Valparaiso rallied with four singles victories after dropping the opening doubles point to defeat Wright State 4-3 on Saturday afternoon at the Valpo Tennis Complex to keep its hopes alive for a spot in the 2010 Horizon League Championships.
Tuesday's scheduled Valparaiso-Chicago State men's tennis match slated for the Valpo Tennis Complex has been postponed due to roster personnel issues with the Cougars. The match has been rescheduled for next Tuesday, April 20 at 3 p.m. at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
Valparaiso's men's tennis team opened the home portion of the 2010 spring schedule on a warm Friday afternoon, picking up its first Horizon League victory of the year 4-3 against Youngstown State at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
Valparaiso University's Kevin DeHerrera (Littleton, Colo./Chatfield H.S.) has been named the Horizon League's Athlete of the Week in men's tennis after posting a 3-1 singles record and a 2-2 doubles mark in four matches last week in Florida.
Chris Baum (Charlotte, N.C./Providence H.S.) earned a victory at fifth singles for Valparaiso, but the Crusaders dropped a 6-1 decision to Toledo on Saturday evening at Laurel Hill Racquet Club in Toledo, Ohio.
Valparaiso rallied after dropping the opening doubles point to pick up its first victory of the 2010 spring season on Friday evening, defeating Dayton 5-2 at the West Hills Athletic Club in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Kevin DeHerrera (Littleton, Colo./Chatfield H.S.) registered a singles victory over Billy Heuer of Purdue on Sunday afternoon for Valparaiso's lone win on the final day of the Boilermaker Invitational held in West Lafayette, Ind.
A youthful, yet experienced roster awaits head coach Jim Daugherty as Valparaiso returns to the tennis courts to begin the 2010 spring season. The 25th year head coach returns five players from last spring's lineup while adding three new faces, including one that garnered his first collegiate tennis experience during this past fall season.
Valparaiso returns to the courts at the Hotels at Grand Prairie Invitational in Peoria, Ill. on Saturday afternoon, wrapping up play in the doubles competition while playing the first two singles matches of the tournament in each flight.
Led by Kevin DeHerrera (Littleton, Colo./Chatfield H.S.) and Tom Litscher (Eau Claire, Wis./Memorial H.S.), Valparaiso opened its 2009 fall tennis season on a high note Friday evening on day one of the Hotels at Grand Prairie Invitational in Peoria, Ill.
As the Valparaiso University men's tennis team takes to the courts this fall, head coach Jim Daugherty returns a majority of his roster from a season again. The Crusaders return five letterwinners from last year's squad, and has added two players to the roster for the upcoming season, one of which is eligible to play this season while the other must sit out the year in accordance with NCAA transfer rules.
Valparaiso University's men's tennis team will compete in four tournaments this fall in addition to hosting its annual exhibition alumni tournament at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex head coach Jim Daugherty has announced.