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June 03, 2005
Valparaiso University junior Amanda Meyer (Hudson, Wis./Somerset H.S.) has been named to the ESPN The Magazine All-District V Women's Track and Field/Cross Country Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for the second straight year.
May 16, 2005
Valparaiso University freshman Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) was named the Mid-Continent Conference Newcomer of the Year in outdoor track and field and was one of five Crusaders to earn All Mid-Continent Conference honors following the weekend's championships.
May 14, 2005
Valparaiso posted a fourth place finish on Saturday afternoon at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships held in Kansas City, Mo.
May 13, 2005
Valparaiso remains in second place on Friday after completing the second day of the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Kansas City, Mo.
May 12, 2005
Led by a school record in the hammer throw by Holly Hagen (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.), Valparaiso sits in a tie for second place at the Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships held in Kansas City, Mo. after one day of the competition on Thursday.
May 07, 2005
Valparaiso University sent four athletes to the Butler Twilight Invitational on Saturday in Indianapolis, Ind. for one final competition prior to the Mid-Continent Conference Championships.
April 30, 2005
Valparaiso University's Holly Hagen (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) finished in 17th place in the hammer throw at the Drake Relays on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa.
April 30, 2005
Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) set two school records and Jobeth Schmiesing (Mankato, Minn./West H.S.) added another as Valparaiso completed its final tune-up for the Mid-Continent Conference Championships on Saturday at the Stan Lyons Invitational in Indianapolis, Ind.
April 22, 2005
Jessica Cherrington (Roseberg, Ore./Umpqua Valley Christian H.S.) won the javelin for Valparaiso as the Crusaders competed in the Eastern Michigan Twilight Invitational on Friday in Ypsilanti, Mich. Team scores were not kept.
April 16, 2005
Valparaiso earned a seventh place finish over the weekend at the Pacesetter Invitational hosted by Indiana State in Terre Haute, Ind.
April 09, 2005
Valparaiso set four new school records over the weekend at the Miami Invitational in Oxford, Ohio.
April 02, 2005
Valparaiso opened the 2005 outdoor track and field season with a victory at the DePauw Quadrangular on Saturday afternoon in Greencastle, Ind.
March 21, 2005
Valparaiso University multi-sport athlete Amanda Meyer (Somerset, Wis./Somerset H.S.) has been named the recipient of the Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics by the NCAA.
March 15, 2005
Valparaiso University head track and field coach Tyler Wingard has been named a Coaching Education Committee member in charge of Level 1 Schools by United States Track and Field.
March 02, 2005
Valparaiso placed seven members of its women's indoor track and field team on the All Mid-Continent Conference Team following the completion of the conference championships held this weekend.
March 01, 2005
Valparaiso turned in a fourth place finish at the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships which concluded on Tuesday afternoon in Flagstaff, Ariz.
February 28, 2005
Laura Arloszynski (Greenfield, Wis./Greenfield H.S.) and Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) both set new school records on Monday during the first day of the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships held in Flagstaff, Ariz.
February 21, 2005
Valparaiso University's Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) has been named a Mid-Continent Conference Co-Athlete of the Week after leading the Crusaders to a runner-up finish at the Chicagoland Championships on Friday.
February 18, 2005
Three more school records were set by the Valparaiso women's track and field team on Friday evening as the Crusaders earned a second place finish at the Chicagoland Championships held in Romeoville, Ill.
February 12, 2005
Holly Hagen (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) set two school records on Saturday afternoon leading Valparaiso to a sixth place finish at the DePauw Invitational held in Greencastle, Ind.
February 05, 2005
Danielle Nunnelly (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso H.S.) turned in a season's best in the mile as Valparaiso University sent just two women to the Meyo Invitational on Saturday in Notre Dame, Ind.
February 01, 2005
Valparaiso University's Holly Hagen (Hobart, Ind./Hobart H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week for Indoor Track and Field after her outstanding performance last Saturday at the Redbird Invitational.
January 29, 2005
Three new school records were set by Valparaiso on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders competed at the Redbird Invitational held in Bloomington, Ill.
January 22, 2005
Led by eight individual victories in 16 total events, Valparaiso ran away with the Chicago Invitational title on Saturday afternoon by 92 points over runner-up Saint Joseph's (Ind.).
January 18, 2005
Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) captured three first place finishes and broke three school records at the Carthage Division I Invitational on Saturday, helping earn her Mid-Continent Conference Co-Athlete of the Week honors.
January 15, 2005
Valparaiso University freshman Melanie Wilson (Saint Louis, Mo./Rosati-Kain H.S.) set three school records helping to lead the Crusaders to a second place finish at the season-opening Carthage Division I Invitational on Saturday afternoon in Kenosha, Wis.
December 10, 2004
Valparaiso University's women's indoor track and field team has been selected to finish in fifth place at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships for the 2005 season according to the preseason poll as selected by the league's head coaches.
December 10, 2004
Valparaiso University track and field coach Tyler Wingard has released his 2005 men's and women's track and field schedule for both the indoor and outdoor seasons.
October 08, 2004
The USATF Level I Coaches' Education School that was scheduled for October 22-24 at Valparaiso University has been cancelled. The Officials' Certification Courses scheduled for Sunday, October 24 at 2:30 p.m. will still be held though.
September 02, 2004
Valparaiso University will hold a USA Track and Field Level I Coaching School from October 22-24 and a USATF Officials Certification Course on Sunday, October 24 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
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