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2002-03 Men's Track & Field News
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May 31, 2003
Valparaiso University freshman Kristopher Schmautz (Missoula, Mont./Hellgate H.S.) finished in 22nd place in the javelin on Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Mideast Regionals held in Columbus, Ohio.
May 30, 2003
Valparaiso University's Aaron Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) finished in 17th place at the NCAA Mideast Regional on Friday evening in Columbus, Ohio.
May 29, 2003
Valparaiso University's Aaron Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) has been named to the 2003 Verizon Academic All-District V Team for track and field and cross country.
May 19, 2003
Valparaiso University's Kristopher Schmautz (Missoula, Mont./Hellgate H.S.) was named the Mid-Continent Conference Newcomer of the Year and six Crusaders were named to the All-Conference Team following the completion of the Mid-Continent Conference Track and Field Championships.
May 17, 2003
The Valparaiso University men's track and field team recorded three victories on the final day of competition to help lead the Crusaders to a fourth place finish at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships held in Macomb, Ill. on Saturday. Valpo's place is its highest outdoor finish in school history.
May 16, 2003
Spurred on by second place finishes in both the decathlon and the long jump, the Valparaiso University men's track and field team moved up into fourth place on Friday, after two days of the Mid-Continent Conference Championships being held in Macomb, Ill.
May 15, 2003
The Valparaiso men's track and field team set a new school record in the hammer throw and the Crusaders have a decathlete in contention after one day of the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships held in Macomb, Ill.
May 03, 2003
The Valparaiso University men's track and field team competed for the final time prior to the Mid-Continent Conference Championships on Saturday afternoon, splitting the team between the Butler Twilight meet and the Puma Invitational in Rensselaer, Ind.
April 30, 2003
Valparaiso University's Nate Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week in men's track and field following his victory at the Boilermaker Open on Saturday.
April 26, 2003
Valparaiso University's Nate Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) won the 800m run on Saturday afternoon at the Boilermaker Open in West Lafayette, Ind. going away. The red-shirt junior broke the tape in a time of 1:53.73, more than two seconds in front of his nearest competitor in the non-scoring meet for the second fastest time in school history.
April 24, 2003
Valparaiso University's Aaron Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) earned a tenth place finish in the 5,000m run at the Drake Relays on Thursday evening in DesMoines, Iowa.
April 19, 2003
The Valparaiso men's track and field team finished in seventh place at the Pacesetter Invitational on Saturday afternoon held in Terre Haute Ind.
April 12, 2003
Nate Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) won the 1500m run on Saturday afternoon at the Miami Invitational to help Valparaiso to a fifth place finish as a team in Oxford, Ohio.
April 08, 2003
The Valparaiso University men's track and field team has been selected to finish fourth in the Mid-Continent Conference for the outdoor season according to the preseason poll conducted by the league's head coaches.
April 05, 2003
The Valparaiso University men's track and field team won a quadrangular meet on Saturday afternoon in Greencastle, Ind. The Crusaders tallied 213 points to outdistance runner-up DePauw (176 pts.) and Indiana Wesleyan (174 pts.). Butler was fourth with 88 points.
April 01, 2003
Valparaiso University's Aaron Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Week the league announced today.
March 29, 2003
The Valparaiso men's track and field team opened its 2003 outdoor season on Friday and Saturday at the Purdue Open in West Lafayette, Ind.
March 29, 2003
Aaron Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) opened the outdoor track and field season in record-setting fashion over the weekend at the Stanford Invitational, setting a new Valparaiso University school record while qualifying for the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships to be held at the end of May.
March 08, 2003
The Valparaiso men's track and field team concluded its 2003 indoor season on Saturday afternoon with a pair of student-athletes competing at the Alex Wilson Invitational in Notre Dame, Ind.
March 04, 2003
Six athletes on the Valparaiso University men's track and field team were named to the All Mid-Continent Conference Team for the indoor season following their performances at the weekend's conference championships.
March 01, 2003
Nate Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) won the mile and finished third in the 800m run leading Valparaiso to a fourth place finish at the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday afternoon in Sterling, Ill.
February 28, 2003
Valparaiso University's Aaron Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) became the Mid-Continent Conference champion in the 3,000m run on Friday evening as the first day of the conference championships concluded in Sterling, Ill.
February 22, 2003
The Valparaiso men's track and field team earned a tie for ninth place while setting two school records at the Chicagoland Championships on Saturday afternoon in Romeoville, Ill. in the team's final tune-up for next week's conference championships.
February 15, 2003
Several members of the Valparaiso track and field team took to the oval on Saturday afternoon at the Canon Invitational in Indianapolis.
February 14, 2003
Valparaiso's Matt Larson (Arlington Heights, Ill./St. Viator H.S.) set a new school record in the weight throw as the Crusaders competed at the Lewis Series Meet on Friday evening in Romeoville, Ill.
February 11, 2003
Valparaiso University's Aaron Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference men's Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week following his performance at the Meyo Invitational on Saturday.
February 08, 2003
Valparaiso University's Nate Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) set a new school record in the 800m, while teammate Aaron Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) finished seventh in the 3,000m run on Saturday afternoon at the Meyo Invitational held in Notre Dame, Ind.
February 01, 2003
Valparaiso's Nate Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) and Aaron Crague (Shererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) each posted event victories on Saturday as the Crusaders competed at the AllTel Classic in Findlay, Ohio.
January 31, 2003
The Valparaiso University distance medley finished in second place on day one of the AllTel Classic held in Findlay, Ohio on Friday evening.
January 25, 2003
Valparaiso's men's track and field team competed at the Stan Lyons Open on Saturday afternoon in Indianapolis in an unscored competition.
January 18, 2003
The Valparaiso men's team earned a finish in the top half of the standings at the Carthage Division I Invitational on Saturday afternoon with their fourth place finish.
January 16, 2003
The Valparaiso University men's team was picked sixth in the Mid-Continent Conference preseason indoor track and field poll as selected by the conference head coaches.
December 07, 2002
Matt Larson (Arlington Heights, Ill./St. Viator H.S.) opened the track and field season by setting a school record in the weight throw on Saturday afternoon at the Lewis Season Opener held in Romeoville, Ill.
October 31, 2002
Valparaiso University track and field coach Tyler Wingard has released his 2002-2003 indoor and outdoor track and field schedules.
September 30, 2002
USA Track & Field has awarded a Level I Coaching Education School to Valparaiso University November 29th through December 1st. Head track and field coach Tyler Wingard will lead the school.
W Golf IPFW Spring Invitational Fort Wayne, Ind. (Chestnut Hills G.C.)
Apr 6 4th/12 (311)
W Tennis Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 6 Milwaukee 7
Softball Detroit 0 VU Softball Field
Apr 6 Valpo 8
Baseball Wright State 4 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 6 Valpo 2
W Golf IPFW Spring Invitational Fort Wayne, Ind. (Chestnut Hills G.C.)
Apr 7 9th/12 (642)
Softball Northern Illinois 6 VU Softball Field
Apr 8 Valpo 8
Baseball Valpo 5 Evanston, Ill.
Apr 8 Northwestern 12
Softball Northern Illinois 3 8 inn.
Apr 8 Valpo 4
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17, 3:00 p.m. Milwaukee
M Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
W Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19, 1:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 5:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26 Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State