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Valpo Defeats Chicago State Tuesday Evening
Mary Dent paced Valpo with 14 kills Tuesday. (Ray Acevedo)
Mary Dent paced Valpo with 14 kills Tuesday. (Ray Acevedo)
Valparaiso (19-12)
at
Chicago State (2-27)
11/8/2011 | Chicago, IL | Attendance: 320
1st2nd3rd4th5th
Valparaiso25251925 --
Chicago State22222514 --
Stats at a GlanceVALPOCHIST
Hitting Pct..199.110
Kills5044
Errors2328
Total Attacks136146
Assists4840
Aces38
Digs6657
Blocks12.013.0
Statistical LeadersVALPOCHIST
KillsDENT - 14
MASON - 17
AssistsPOKORNY - 40
KRAMOLISCH - 35
AcesDOOMS - 1
DENT - 1
HAUCH - 1
KRAMOLISCH - 3
DigsROOT - 26
TOWNSELL - 24
BlocksPOKORNY - 5
VAN MUNSTER - 7

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Valparaiso moved one step closer to reaching the 20-win plateau for the tenth straight season, defeating Chicago State 3-1 (25-22, 25-22, 19-25, 25-14) Tuesday evening in Chicago, Ill.

Junior Mary Dent (Chicago, Ill./Von Steuben) led the way offensively in her hometown, picking up a team-best 14 kills on the night.  Senior Amy Groesbeck (Winfield, Ill./Wheaton North) added nine kills, while freshman Morgan Beil (St. Louis, Mo./Marquette) continued her efficient hitting, needing just 10 swings to tally her eight kills, hitting at an .800 clip.

Senior Jenny Pokorny (Geneva, Ill./Geneva) picked up a double-double over the four sets, handing out 40 assists and registering 11 digs.  Pokorny also set a season high with five blocks at the net, while Dent and sophomore Janelle Hobbs (Hartland, Wis./Arrowhead) both were in on four of Valpo’s 12 team rejections.  Junior Taylor Root (Jenison, Mich./Jenison) led all players with 26 digs, while sophomore Sarah Dooms (Greenwood, Ind./Center Grove) matched Pokorny with 11 digs.

Alexandra Mason led Chicago State (2-27) with a match-high 17 kills and also added 12 digs.  Mysta Townsell recorded 24 digs to lead the Cougars, and Sydney Van Munster led all players with seven blocks.

Valparaiso (19-12) closes the Horizon League slate on Senior Night at the ARC Friday night as the Crusaders take on league-leading Milwaukee at 7 p.m.  The game can be heard live on WVUR, 95.1 FM, Valparaiso and seen on the Horizon League Network.  Links for the live audio and video, as well as live stats, will be available online at www.valpoathletics.com.

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 2 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24 #21/21 Notre Dame 7
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