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2006-07 Women's Tennis News
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May 01, 2007
Valparaiso's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) was named to the Mid-Continent Conference First Team while Kate Evangelist (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard West H.S.) and Kim Sajevic (Woodbury, Minn./Woodbury H.S.) were Second Team selections as the league announced its postseason awards on Tuesday afternoon.
April 20, 2007
Valparaiso saw its defense of back-to-back Mid-Continent Conference Tournament titles come to an end on Friday morning as the Crusaders fell 4-1 to IUPUI at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex.
April 19, 2007
All of Valparaiso's matches in the 2007 Mid-Continent Conference Women's Tennis Championships will be carried live on WVUR (95.1-FM, Valparaiso) and online at www.valpo.edu/athletics.
April 16, 2007
Valparaiso University will host the 2007 Mid-Continent Conference Women's Tennis Championships this Friday and Saturday at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex. The two-time defending tournament champion Crusaders will serve as the tournament's third seed and face second-seeded IUPUI on Friday morning at 10 a.m. in the semifinals.
April 15, 2007
Valparaiso notched its fourth straight victory overall on Sunday morning as the Crusaders wrapped up the regular season with a 5-2 victory over Western Illinois in Rochester, Mich.
April 14, 2007
Valparaiso allowed UMKC to win just eight games on the afternoon, four in singles play and four more in doubles action, as the Crusaders won their third straight match while moving over .500 for the first time since late February, defeating the Kangaroos 7-0 on Saturday afternoon in Rochester, Mich.
April 13, 2007
Valparaiso registered its third victory in its last four matches on Friday morning as the Crusaders blanked Centenary 5-0 to open the final Mid-Continent Conference cluster in Rochester, Mich.
April 07, 2007
After dropping the doubles point, Valparaiso rallied during singles play to defeat Southern Utah 4-3 in the Crusaders' final match of the opening Mid-Continent Conference cluster held in Las Vegas, Nev. on Saturday afternoon.
April 06, 2007
Valparaiso earned a 4-0 victory over Oakland in the first match of the day on Friday, but dropped a close 4-3 decision to IUPUI in the afternoon on the second day of Mid-Continent Conference cluster action in Las Vegas, Nev.
April 05, 2007
For the first time since 2003, Valparaiso dropped a Mid-Continent Conference regular season match on Thursday afternoon, as the Crusaders fell 6-0 to Oral Roberts in Las Vegas, Nev.
March 28, 2007
Persistent drizzle throughout the afternoon on Wednesday prevented the courts from completely drying, and, after a rain delay of more than an hour, both the men's and women's tennis matches between Valparaiso and Chicago State slated for the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex have been postponed.
March 20, 2007
Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) earned her second straight Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week honor as well as her fourth league award this season.
March 19, 2007
Due to the forecasted chilly temperatures on Tuesday, the schedule women's tennis match between Valparaiso and Detroit at the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex has been postponed.
March 15, 2007
Valparaiso finished up its spring trip on Thursday splitting a pair of matches in Fort Myers, Fla. The Crusaders defeated Fairleigh Dickinson 4-1 in the morning before falling 7-2 to Florida Gulf Coast in the afternoon.
March 13, 2007
Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference's Athlete of the Week for the third time this season.
March 13, 2007
Valparaiso snapped its four-match losing skid in impressive fashion on Tuesday afternoon with a 7-0 shut out against Manhattan in Orlando, Fla.
March 12, 2007
For the second straight day Valparaiso dropped a close 4-3 match on its spring trip as the Crusaders fell to Long Island on Monday afternoon in Orlando, Fla.
March 11, 2007
Valparaiso began its spring trip on Sunday morning dropping a tough 4-3 decision to Appalachian State in Orlando, Fla.
February 26, 2007
Valparaiso forced four singles matches to three sets on Monday afternoon at Matchpoint Racquet Club in Griffith, Ind., but managed just one victory among them as the Crusaders dropped a 6-1 contest to Ball State.
February 24, 2007
Valparaiso saw its two-match winning streak come to a close on Saturday evening as the Crusaders fell 7-0 to Western Michigan in Kalamazoo, Mich.
February 22, 2007
The Valparaiso-Ball State women's tennis match that was originally scheduled for Sunday afternoon has been moved to Monday morning, February 26, at 11 a.m. at Matchpoint Tennis Club in Griffith, Ind.
February 20, 2007
Valparaiso University's Jenny Schwartz (Aurora, Ill./West Aurora H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference's women's tennis Athlete of the Week after leading the Crusaders to a 2-1 mark last weekend.
February 18, 2007
Valparaiso rallied after dropping the doubles point to win five out of the six singles matches and post a 5-2 victory over IPFW on Sunday afternoon in Fort Wayne, Ind.
February 17, 2007
Valparaiso lost just five games total in nine matches on the way to a 7-0 shutout of Robert Morris (Pa.) on Saturday evening in Fort Wayne, Ind.
February 16, 2007
Valparaiso opened strong winning the doubles point from undefeated Evansville on Friday afternoon but the Purple Aces rallied during singles to post a 5-2 victory over the Crusaders in Fort Wayne, Ind.
February 13, 2007
Valparaiso University's Kim Sajevic (Woodbury, Minn./Woodbury H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference's Athlete of the Week.
February 11, 2007
Valparaiso dropped its first decision of the 2007 spring season on Sunday morning as the Crusaders fell 5-2 to Eastern Illinois at Homewood-Flossmoor Tennis Club.
February 04, 2007
Kim Sajevic posted a three set victory in the deciding match on Sunday afternoon as Valparaiso improved to 2-0 on the season with a 4-3 victory over Bradley in Peoria, Ill.
February 02, 2007
Valparaiso opened the 2007 season on Friday afternoon with a 5-2 victory over Butler in Indianapolis, Ind. to mark the third consecutive season-opening win for the Brown and Gold.
January 31, 2007
After three straight Mid-Continent Conference regular season titles and back-to-back league tournament championships, optimism is high for Valparaiso as the Crusaders head into their final season of play in the Mid-Con.
January 25, 2007
Valparaiso University's women's tennis team has been selected to win its fourth straight Mid-Continent Conference regular season championship in 2007 according to the preseason poll voted upon by the league's head coaches.
January 16, 2007
Valparaiso University head women's tennis coach Michelle Mahoney has announced that Sarah Hoffman has joined the coaching staff as an assistant coach for the upcoming season.
December 06, 2006
Valparaiso University director of athletics Mark LaBarbera has announced that Michelle Mahoney has been named as the Crusaders' new head women's tennis coach.
November 09, 2006
After seven-and-a-half seasons as the head women's tennis coach at Valparaiso University, Tim Maluga announced his resignation on Thursday afternoon.
October 19, 2006
Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) won her first round match at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships in the qualifying draw on Thursday, but fell in her second round contest as well as in the consolation draw held in East Lansing, Mich.
October 14, 2006
Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) split a pair of singles matches on Saturday at the Mastodon Invitational in Fort Wayne, Ind.
October 10, 2006
Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week following her performance at the Rocket Hidden Duals this past weekend.
October 07, 2006
Valparaiso wrapped up play at the Rocket Hidden Duals on Saturday afternoon and three Crusaders earned singles victories in Toledo, Ohio.
October 06, 2006
Valparaiso kicked off the Rocket Hidden Duals on Friday with one singles victory and two doubles wins on the opening day of competition in Toledo, Ohio.
September 22, 2006
Valparaiso University women's tennis coach Tim Maluga has announced his 2007 spring schedule for the Crusaders.
September 12, 2006
Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week following the opening weekend of competition for the Crusaders.
September 11, 2006
Valparaiso University is excited to announce the dedication of the Valparaiso University Tennis Complex on Saturday, September 30 at 10:30 a.m. as part of Homecoming weekend festivities.
September 10, 2006
Valparaiso opened the 2006 fall tennis season on Saturday and Sunday with several top performances at the DePauw Invitational held in Greencastle, Ind.
September 08, 2006
After two straight appearances in the NCAA Tournament, the Valparaiso University women's tennis team will take to the court beginning on Saturday morning for the fall portion of their schedule.
August 23, 2006
Valparaiso University's women's tennis team will travel to a pair of fall invitationals while hosting an alumni tournament during Homecoming weekend as head coach Tim Maluga announced his fall schedule.
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