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2012-13 Men's Tennis News
June 17, 2013
Valparaiso placed 19 student-athletes over seven sports on the Horizon League's 2013 Spring Academic All-League Teams, as announced by the league office. The 19 honorees tied for the most from any league institution.
June 10, 2013
Valparaiso men's tennis head coach Jim Daugherty has a quartet of talented newcomers joining the program next season, and on Monday, the incoming class earned national recognition, as tabbed the Crusaders' incoming freshman class as the #22 mid-major recruiting class nationwide.
April 27, 2013
Junior won 19 matches during 2012-2013 campaign; Green Bay's Tenzer named Player of the Year as announced by the Horizon League Friday evening.
April 25, 2013
The dates for the 2013 Valpo Summer Clinics have been announced: June 10-13, 17-20, 24-27, and July 8-11, 15-18. All ages and skill levels are invited to attend.
April 21, 2013
The website that dubs itself the "premier site for junior tennis" sat down and talked with one of four highly esteemed Valpo recruits. Dave Bacalla will be a freshman this fall.
April 20, 2013
Savaglio, Waak score wins at singles; Crusaders finish 2012-13 campaign with 11-12 record
April 18, 2013
IPFW downs Valpo 5-2 on a day the Crusaders honored senior Chris Baum. Baum and Eric Honert secured the two points in singles play for Valpo.
April 18, 2013
Charlie Emhardt (Carmel, Ind./Carmel H.S.) will join the Crusaders this fall. The high school senior is a two-time All-State Doubles Selection. ranks Emhardt a three-star recruit.
April 14, 2013
Cleveland State takes Sunday match 7-0 over Valpo; IPFW comes to town Thursday for Senior Day.
April 13, 2013
Honert and Savaglio both were a game away from winning their matches; Crusaders fall 7-0 on first stop of Ohio trip.
April 12, 2013
One of just two men's tennis players over the age of 19, the junior embodies excellence - on the court and in the classroom.
April 09, 2013
Junior from Arvada, Colorado went 2-0 last week versus Nebraska-Omaha, Detroit. Honert has been victorious in seven of his last ten matches.
April 07, 2013
All three doubles matches were tight, but Detroit clinched the point that ended up being the difference in a 4-3 match Sunday afternoon; Valpo will search for its first Horizon League victory next weekend.
April 06, 2013
Men's tennis defeats Nebraska-Omaha 5-2 at The Courts of NWI Saturday aftenoon. The win was the Crusaders' seventh in their last nine matches. Valpo faces Detroit Sunday at 1:00 pm.
March 30, 2013
Freshmen provide all three singles points; Daniel Etman clinches win after overcoming 6-2 deficit in second set tiebreaker
March 29, 2013
Savaglio wins at #3 singles as defending Horizon League champion Green Bay Phoenix defeat Valpo 6-1 Friday; Crusaders and the Jackrabbits of South Dakota State will duel Saturday morning at 10:00 am at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
March 28, 2013
Weather forecast will allow men's matches against Green Bay, South Dakota State to be played on-campus at Valpo Tennis Complex.
March 24, 2013
Crusaders open Horizon League play with loss to Raiders; Valpo unable to force a third set in six singles matches
March 14, 2013
Doubles sweep, straight set victories at No. 1, 2, and 4 highlight fifth straight win for the Brown and Gold
March 12, 2013
Valpo keeps rolling with its second 4-3 win in as many days; Brown and Gold can make it a perfect trip Thursday against Creighton
March 11, 2013
4-3 win over the Quinnipiac Bobcats in Orlando, Florida equals third consecutive win; Valpo plays Marian (Ind.) and Wesleyan University Tuesday
March 09, 2013
Valpo sweeps doubles as part of 5-2 victory; Honert and Savaglio win in convincing fashion in singles
February 23, 2013
Crusaders respond with singles sweep after dropping doubles point in highly competitive match at The Courts of NWI
February 16, 2013
7-0 defeat puts Valpo's record at .500; team prepares for Friday match at Marquette, home match Saturday versus Aquinas
February 15, 2013
Crusaders drop match to Broncos 7-0; challenge Purdue Saturday afternoon
February 09, 2013
In toughest matchup of season, Valpo is shutout 7-0 by Northwestern
February 02, 2013
Crusaders, Flyers split singles; Valpo claims doubles point to improve season record to 4-1
February 01, 2013
Northern Illinois records 7-0 shutout over Valpo; Crusaders slide to 3-1
January 30, 2013
Upgrades to facilities, roster represent a curtain-raising for new era in Crusader men's tennis
January 26, 2013
Crusaders don't surrender a set Saturday to Grace College, Chicago State; advance record to 3-0
January 21, 2013
Crusaders christen new indoor facility with comeback to claim season opener over Western Illinois
January 14, 2013
Men's, women's teams voted 7th and 8th, respectively
January 07, 2013
Team report card out: junior leads way with perfect 4.0 grade point average last semester
December 07, 2012
The schedules for the men’s and women’s spring tennis seasons have been finalized pending time announcements.
November 27, 2012
Valparaiso men's tennis coach Jim Daugherty announced today that the Crusader program had received National Letters of Intent during the early signing period from Dave Bacalla, Kyle Dunn and Jeffrey Schorsch, all of whom will join the Crusaders as freshmen in the fall of 2013. All three players are ranked among the top-150 in the nation and among the top-20 in the region and are all four-star recruits, according to
October 18, 2012
The Valparaiso men's tennis team kicked off action at the ITA Midwest Regionals in East Lansing, Mich. on Thursday with singles play.
September 29, 2012
Valparaiso won five out of six brackets, including a tight battle between teammates in the A singles championship won by junior Eric Honert (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley), as the Crusaders hosted the final day of play of the Valparaiso Invitational on Saturday at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
September 28, 2012
The Valparaiso men's tennis team took wins in 18 of its 20 matches on Friday afternoon as the Crusaders hosted day one of the Valparaiso Invitational at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
September 27, 2012
The Valparaiso men’s tennis team will welcome five visiting squads to campus as the Crusaders play host to the Valparaiso Invitational this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28-29, at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
September 22, 2012
Junior Eric Honert (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley) and freshman Michael Savaglio (Kenosha, Wis./Mary D. Bradford) each won singles matches on Saturday as the Valparaiso men’s tennis team competed Saturday at the Purdue Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.
September 21, 2012
The Valparaiso men’s tennis team continued its 2012 fall campaign on Friday in the first of three days of competition at the Purdue Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.
September 08, 2012
Six of eight Valparaiso men's tennis players won multiple singles matches on Saturday, highlighted by freshman Michael Savaglio (Kenosha, Wis./Mary D. Bradford) winning the second singles bracket, as the Crusaders closed play at the Art Peterson Invitational in Macomb, Ill.
September 07, 2012
The Valparaiso men's tennis team opened the 2012 fall season on Friday with doubles action at the Art Peterson Invitational in Macomb, Ill., hosted by Western Illinois. The day was highlighted by Michael Baiocchi (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley) and Michael Savaglio (Kenosha, Wis./Mary D. Bradford) winning the second flight of doubles play.
August 30, 2012
The Valparaiso men’s and women’s golf teams will play in seven events apiece this fall, while the men’s tennis team will compete five times and the women’s tennis team three times as the Crusaders released fall 2012 schedules for all four sports Thursday morning.
July 25, 2012
Valparaiso University men’s tennis coach Jim Daugherty has announced the addition of three more freshmen to his roster for the 2012-2013 season. Joining the Crusaders this fall are Daniel Etman, Brian Hickey, and Lucas Waak.
July 11, 2012
Valparaiso University incoming freshman tennis player Michael Savagio (Kenosha, Wis./Bradford H.S.) has been selected as one of three boys from the Midwest Section of the United States Tennis Association to compete in the 17th Annual World Team Tennis Junior Nationals.
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