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2008-09 Women's Tennis News
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April 25, 2009
The Valparaiso University women's tennis team's 2009 season came to an end on Saturday morning with a hard-fought 4-2 loss to Wright State in the consolation draw of the Horizon League Championships held in Indianapolis, Ind.
April 24, 2009
Valparaiso opened play on a windy Friday morning in the Horizon League Tennis Championships dropping a 4-0 decision to fourth-seeded Cleveland State in the first round of play in Indianapolis, Ind.
April 20, 2009
Valparaiso will take on Cleveland State on Friday morning at 9 a.m. CDT in Indianapolis, Ind. in the opening round of the Horizon League Tennis Championships held at North Central High School.
April 19, 2009
Detroit spoiled Senior Day for Valparaiso's women's tennis team on Sunday afternoon at Matchpoint Tennis Club, handing the Crusaders a 7-0 defeat to wrap up the regular season for both schools.
April 19, 2009
Sunday's Valparaiso-Detroit women's tennis match has been moved indoors to Matchpoint Tennis Club in Griffith, Ind. due to the rain. The regular season finale for both schools will still begin at noon.
April 17, 2009
Valparaiso ended the road portion of the 2009 regular season on Friday afternoon dropping a 7-0 match to UIC at Flames Courts in Chicago, Ill.
April 15, 2009
Lindsey Gustafson (Naperville, Ill./Benet Academy) won her third straight singles match and moved to .500 on the season, but Valparaiso could not overcome a strong IPFW team on Wednesday afternoon, dropping its final non-conference match of the season 6-1 in Fort Wayne, Ind.
April 10, 2009
Valparaiso rallied from a 3-1 deficit to tie the match on Friday afternoon, but Green Bay won the deciding point to defeat the Crusaders 4-3 at the Courts of Northwest Indiana.
April 09, 2009
For the third time in the last four matches Valparaiso played at home on Wednesday afternoon, but the Crusaders were unable to defeat Wayne State, falling 7-0 at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
April 04, 2009
Despite victories at both fifth and sixth singles, as well as third doubles, Valparaiso lost a 5-2 decision to Wright State on Saturday afternoon in Horizon League action at Five Seasons Tennis Center in Dayton, Ohio.
April 03, 2009
Hosting Milwaukee indoors at Matchpoint Tennis Club in Griffith, Ind. on Friday afternoon, Valparaiso dropped a 6-1 decision to the Panthers in Horizon League action.
April 02, 2009
Valparaiso's scheduled women's tennis match against Milwaukee slated for Friday afternoon has been moved indoors to Matchpoint Tennis Club in Griffith, Ind. due to threatening inclement weather in the Northwest Indiana area. The match is still slated to begin around 4 p.m.
April 01, 2009
Valparaiso opened the outdoor portion of the home schedule on an extremely windy Wednesday afternoon at the Valpo Tennis Complex, dropping a 6-1 match to Indiana Wesleyan.
March 30, 2009
Valparaiso wrapped up its eight-match road trip on Tuesday afternoon, dropping a 7-0 Horizon League match to Cleveland State in at River Oaks Racquet Club in Cleveland, Ohio.
March 29, 2009
Valparaiso returned to Horizon League action on Sunday morning, but dropped a 7-0 match to Youngstown State at the Boardman Tennis Center in Boardman, Ohio.
March 22, 2009
Valparaiso opened Horizon League action on Sunday afternoon in Indianapolis, Ind., but was defeated by Butler 6-1 at the Butler Bubble.
March 19, 2009
Valparaiso University director of athletics Mark LaBarbera has announced that Jay Adams has stepped down as head coach of the Crusader women's tennis team and Traci Young has been named the team's new head coach.
March 13, 2009
Valparaiso played the fourth and final match of its 2009 spring trip to Florida on Friday afternoon, and fell on the road 7-0 to Bethune-Cookman in Daytona Beach, Fla.
March 12, 2009
Valparaiso continued play on its annual spring trip to Orlando, Fla. on Thursday afternoon, dropping a 7-0 decision to Connecticut.
March 10, 2009
Despite wins at both third doubles and sixth singles, Valparaiso was defeated by Shorter College 6-1 on Wednesday afternoon in Orlando, Fla. Shorter entered the match 13th nationally in the NAIA rakings.
March 08, 2009
Valparaiso opened its 2009 spring trip in Orlando, Fla. on Sunday morning, dropping a 7-0 match to Creighton.
March 01, 2009
Playing a nationally ranked team for the first time since the 2006 NCAA Tournament, Valparaiso was unable to stay with 61st-ranked Western Michigan on Sunday evening, falling 7-0 to the Broncos in Kalamazoo, Mich.
February 22, 2009
Molly Keifer (Richmond, Ind./Richmond H.S.) posted a victory at number one singles, but that would be the only point Valparaiso would get on Sunday afternoon as the Crusaders fell to Oakland 6-1 at Matchpoint Tennis Club in Griffith.
February 20, 2009
Valparaiso opened the home portion of the 2009 season on Friday afternoon at Matchpoint Tennis club in triumphant fashion, defeating IUPUI 5-2 for the Crusaders' first victory of the season.
February 10, 2009
Valparaiso's women's tennis team wrapped up its season-opening three-match road trip on Tuesday afternoon, dropping a 7-0 contest to Ball State at the YMCA Tennis Center in Muncie, Ind.
February 08, 2009
Valparaiso continued its season-opening three-match road trip on Sunday morning, dropping a 7-0 contest against Bradley at the Clubs at River City in Peoria, Ill.
January 31, 2009
Despite getting a pair of singles victories on Saturday afternoon, the Valparaiso University women's tennis team suffered a 5-2 loss to Southern Illinois-Edwardsville in the season opener held at the YMCA Meyer Center in Edwardsville, Ill.
January 27, 2009
As Valparaiso University's women's tennis team takes to the court for the 2009 season, head coach Jay Adams returns the nucleus of his team from one year ago. Eight returnees are set to join a pair of freshman for the second year head coach as the Brown and Gold set to embark on a new campaign that features 20 dual matches leading up to the conference championships.
October 06, 2008
Valparaiso's women's tennis team wrapped up its play for the fall on Sunday afternoon on day two of the IPFW Mastodon Invitational held in Fort Wayne, Ind.
October 05, 2008
Valparaiso took to the courts Saturday for the opening day of play in the IPFW Mastodon Invitational held in Fort Wayne, Ind.
September 24, 2008
Valparaiso earned its first victory on the fall season Tuesday afternoon at the Valpo Tennis Complex, defeating Saint Joseph's (Ind.) 6-1.
September 11, 2008
The Valparaiso University women's tennis team will not be competing this weekend as the scheduled Hinds-Kellogg Classic hosted by Western Illinois slated to be played in Macomb, Ill. has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
September 07, 2008
Kim Sajevic (Woodbury, Minn./Woodbury H.S.) won her first match of the fall season for Valparaiso at number one singles but it was not enough as the Crusaders dropped a 6-1 decision to Oakland on Sunday morning in Rochester, Mich.
September 07, 2008
Valparaiso opened the fall portion of the 2008-2009 women’s tennis season on Saturday afternoon, dropping a tight 5-4 decision to Wayne State in Detroit, Mich.
September 04, 2008
As Valparaiso University’s women’s tennis team takes to the court for the 2008 fall season, head coach Jay Adams returns the nucleus of his team from one year ago.  Eight returnees are set to join a pair of freshman for the second year head coach as the Brown and Gold set to embark on a fall campaign that features three dual matches as well as a pair of tournaments.
July 31, 2008
Valparaiso University's Kim Sajevic (Woodbury, Minn./Woodbury H.S) has been named to the Horizon League's Academic All-Conference Team in women's tennis.
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
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
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
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
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
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
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
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
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 Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25 UIC
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
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
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