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Valpo Football Adds 37 Recruits

Thursday, June 03, 2004

Valparaiso University head football coach Tom Horne announced the addition of 37 recruits for the 2004 season. Among the recruits are eight linebackers, seven defensive linemen, seven defensive backs, six wide receivers, five offensive linemen, two quarterbacks, one tight end and one kicker. One of the wide receivers also specializes as a punter.

The following is the 2004 recruiting class:

Ryan Aliff, LB, Roaming Shores, Ohio/Jefferson

DeMarquis Battle, DB, Ypsilanti, Mich./Ypsilanti

Joe Blahowicz, WR/P, Alden, N.Y./Central/Erie CC

Curtis Coleman, DB, Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso

Sean Dillon, LB, Oak Lawn, Ill./Mt. Carmel

Matt Dorow, WR/TE, Fond du Lac, Wis./HS

Joshua Gilbert, LB, Indianapolis,IN/Northwest

James Gregait, DB, Geneva, Ill./Geneva

Jason Grunewald, DB, Munster, Ind./Munster

Jeffrey Hall, WR, Chicago, Ill./Whitney Young

Michael Herbert, DL, Steamboat Springs, CO/HS

Reginald Hicks, DB, O'Fallon, Mo./Ft. Zumwalt West

Douglas Howard, DL, Cudahy, Wis./Cudahy

Ryan Koepke, LB, Fort Wayne, Ind./Homestead

Tyler Kramer, QB, Maplewood, MN/Concordia

Josh Little , TE, Neenah, Wis./Neenah

Stephen Lyons, WR, Clinton, MI/Chippewa Vall.

Matthew Mancl, LB, Neenah, Wis./Neenah

Alfonso Martinez, LB , Lake Station, IN/River Forest

Brett Maynard, DL, Pawcatuck, CT/Stonington

Angelo Mirando, QB, Jefferson, Ohio/Jefferson

Tomothy Oestmann, OL, Prairie Vill., Kan./Shawnee Mission East

Steven Ogden, WR, Wauwatosa, Wis./West

Wade Overton, WR, Indianapolis, IN/Lawrence North

Jeffrey Prange, LB, Greenbush, Wis./Plymouth

Joshua Regent-Smith, LB, Brookfield, Wis./Milwaukee Pius XI

Seung Hwan Ro, DB, Palatine, Ill./Fremd

Brad Schaum, OL, Naperville, Ill./North

Evan Schlegelmilch, OL, Galveston, Ind./Lewis Cass

Noah Schroeder, DL, Scottville, Mich/Mason County Central

John Schuetz, PK, Burbank, Ill./Reavis

Chris Sima, DL, Addison, Ill./Addison Trail

Ed Teare, DL, Independence, Ohio/HS

Brian Walsh, OL, Plymouth, Ind./Plymouth

Matt Watkins, DB, Mason, Ohio/Mason

Justin Wiler, OL, Lowell, Ind./Lowell

David Wright, DL, Merrillville, Ind./Merrillville
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
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
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
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
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
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Green Bay
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Valpo