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2006 Schedule Features 23 Home Dates

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Valparaiso University head softball coach Randy Schneider has announced his 2006 softball schedule.

The 53-game slate features three NCAA Tournament teams from a year ago, including DePaul, who advanced to the 2005 Women's College World Series. The Blue Demons and Crusaders will square off at the Valparaiso University Softball Field on April 4, with two games beginning at 3:00 p.m.

The 2006 Valpo season opens March 4 at the Rebel Spring Games in Orlando, Florida where the Crusaders will play 12 games in nine days. Valpo's non-conference slate also includes a home game against Notre Dame, another NCAA Tournament team from a year ago, April 25 at 5:00 p.m. Other non-conference opponents include Purdue, Northern Illinois and Central Michigan.

The Crusaders begin Mid-Continent Conference play on March 24 in Cedar City, Utah against Southern Utah, and close the season with four games May 5-6 at home against UMKC.

Last season, the Brown and Gold finished 12-40-1 overall, with a 10-11 mark in the Mid-Con.
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler