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February 24, 2014
Freshman extended his winning streak to six matches after beating Western Michigan and #29 Northwestern's No. 1 singles players. Schorsch's 17 wins have him currently in a tie for 5th all-time for singles victories in a season at Valparaiso.
February 23, 2014
Valpo's No. 1 singles player dropped first set 6-2 to #81 Sam Shropshire before rallying back to win the final two sets 6-3, 6-4. #29 Northwestern won 6-1 as a team Sunday evening in Evanston.
February 22, 2014
The doubles point proved decisive as the Crusaders defeated the Broncos 4-3 for the first time in 25 meetings Saturday in Kalamazoo. Schorsch, Bacalla, Emhardt all tallied singles victories.
February 19, 2014
Jeffrey Schorsch is one of four freshman on the Valpo men's tennis team who has helped transform the program into a Midwest contender. The lefty is making all the right moves in the classroom, too.
February 16, 2014
Schorsch, Emhardt win fourth straight singles matches as men's tennis downed South Dakota State Sunday at The Courts of NWI. Brown and Gold advance to 6-2 on the season.
February 15, 2014
Jeffrey Schorsch outlasted #93 Ricky Medinilla at No. 1 singles; Charlie Emhardt downed Boilermakers' Lucas Dages in straight sets at No. 6 singles as Crusaders dropped a tight 5-2 match versus 75th-ranked Purdue in West Lafayette Saturday.
February 09, 2014
Crusaders blank Dayton 5-0 as Schorsch and Bacalla record 13th wins; freshman quartet improves to 45-14 through first 59 decisions. Valpo advances to 5-1 ahead of showdown with #75 Purdue next Saturday.
February 08, 2014
Valpo men's tennis improved to 4-1 overall with 7-0 wins over Marian, Grace Saturday at the Courts of NWI. Crusaders back at it Sunday at 2:30 pm versus Dayton.
February 01, 2014
Freshmen Bacalla, Dunn earn individual victories Saturday, but Bulldogs take three tight singles matches to claim a 5-2 team victory in Indianapolis.
January 28, 2014
Originally scheduled for 2 pm CT, dual match at Butler moved up an hour to 1 pm CT.
January 25, 2014
Valpo sweeps Indiana Wesleyan 7-0 in the morning match, downs Olivet Nazarene 6-1 in the afternoon contest.
January 15, 2014
Head coach Jim Daugherty says team is up to test of 26-match schedule; Purdue, Northwestern, DePaul, Notre Dame highlight non-conference slate. Season opens Jan. 25 with doubleheader versus Indiana Wesleyan, Olivet Nazarene.
January 13, 2014
Green Bay was unanimous first-place pick after winning Horizon League title in 2013; Crusaders elected ahead of UIC and Detroit; behind GB, Cleveland State, Wright State, Youngstown State.
November 12, 2013
Valparaiso men's tennis freshman Jeffrey Schorsch (Perrysburg, Ohio/Perrysburg) and volleyball senior Ellen Vanden Berg (Little Chute, Wis./Little Chute) have been named the Valparaiso athletic department's Athletes of the Month for the month of October.
October 19, 2013
Freshman Jeffrey Schorsch beat DePaul's Paul John 6-0, 5-7, 12-10 in the consolation match at the ITA Midwest Regionals. Eric Honert dropped a three-set match to Michigan State's JP Mullane.
October 18, 2013
Pitted against the third-ranked player in the country at the ITA Midwest Regionals, freshman Dave Bacalla dropped the first set 6-3 before taking Ohio State's Patrick Kobelt to a second set tiebreaker. OSU's Marko Goles-Babic edged Jeffrey Schorsch in a highly-competitive 6-4, 6-4 tilt.
October 18, 2013
Schorsch records third straight set win in a row; Bacalla outlasts Western Michigan's Michael Treis in three sets. The two advance as qualifiers into the main draw of the ITA Midwest Regionals where they'll play a pair of Ohio State Buckeyes. Bacalla will face Peter Kobelt, the #3 player in the country, while Schorsch will battle Marko Goles Babic at noon.
October 17, 2013
The two freshmen make statements with straight set wins in both the first and second rounds of play in Columbus, Ohio. Singles play in the qualifying bracket continue Friday morning.
October 16, 2013
ITA Regionals begin Thursday as five singles players and three doubles teams will represent the Crusaders in the 21-team tournament held in Columbus, Ohio.
October 07, 2013
The freshman won four matches in straight sets to capture the C Singles flight at the Valparaiso Fall Invitational. Emhardt also teamed up with Dave Bacalla to take the A Doubles flight at last weekend's tournament.
September 28, 2013
Valpo takes A, B, and C doubles flights; Lucas Waak and Charlie Emhardt win B and C singles draws. Saturday marked the second consecutive year that the Brown and Gold claimed five of six titles.
September 27, 2013
Honert surpasses Nate Buckert's mark of 57 career singles victories with two wins in first day of Valparaiso Fall Invitational. Crusaders go 19-1 in singles play, 8-2 in doubles action.
September 26, 2013
The Brown and Gold welcome Cardinal Stritch, Chicago State, Goshen, Huntington, and Olivet Nazarene to the Valpo Tennis Complex this weekend for the Valparaiso Fall Invitational. Doubles play gets underway Friday morning at 9 a.m. with singles action kicking off at noon. Champions in A, B, and C flights will be crowned Saturday evening.
September 22, 2013
Sophomore wins two matches Sunday to claim consolation title in Flight E draw; Waak falls in finals of Flight E winner's bracket. Savaglio dropped three-set semifinal tilt in Flight D draw.
September 22, 2013
Savaglio advanced to semifinals in his draw, Waak moved in to the finals in his bracket; Purdue Invitational concludes Sunday in West Lafayette.
September 21, 2013
Bacalla maintains perfect start with 6-1, 6-1 win over Wright State's Joblin; Schorsch, Honert, Emhardt, Savaglio, Waak also score straight set victories in opening round singles matches at Purdue Invitational.
September 15, 2013
Bacalla, Dunn take singles championship at #5, #6; Bacalla/Emhardt claim consolation prize, Honert/Schorsch 2nd place in doubles
September 13, 2013
Schorsch, Bacalla, Dunn dispatch two opponents each on Friday to move into the Championship Match in #2, #5, #6 rounds respectively. Two of three doubles teams advance to Saturday's semifinals.
September 12, 2013
Crusaders begin the fall portion of their schedule Friday at the River Forest Invitational in River Forest, Illinois. Eric Honert, the lone upperclassman, will guide a promising crop of young talent into a new season that will make its mark on the records book.
September 06, 2013
The Valparaiso men’s and women’s golf teams will play over six weekends apiece this fall, while the men’s tennis team will compete four times and the women’s tennis team three times as the Crusaders released fall 2013 schedules for all four sports Friday afternoon.