A deep postseason run in a successful 2018 campaign led to the Valparaiso University volleyball team finishing the season as national statistical champions in a pair of categories. Sophomore setter Brittany Anderson (East Chicago, Ind./Bishop Noll) led the country in total assists, while as a team, Valpo paced all Division I programs in total digs.
Former Valparaiso University volleyball player Allison Ketcham has been named one of four recipients of the Missouri Valley Conference postgraduate scholarship awards, as announced by MVC Commissioner Doug Elgin on Thursday. The $5,000 postgraduate scholarship is awarded to graduated student-athletes who have exhibited exemplary academic and athletic performance.
The Valparaiso University volleyball team will close out its 2019 spring season on Friday evening, April 26 at the ARC as Valpo hosts Notre Dame. The match is slated to begin at 5 p.m., and admission is free.
Valparaiso University volleyball head coach Carin Avery and the Valpo volleyball program will host its annual summer camp from July 8-11, 2019 at the Athletics-Recreation Center on the Valpo campus. The camp is open to both girls and boys, grades 3-12.
Valparaiso University volleyball head coach Carin Avery announced today that Nick Polite has returned to Valpo and rejoined the volleyball program as an assistant coach. Polite previously spent three seasons on the Valpo coaching staff from 2013 through 2015.
A tremendous 2018 season for the Valparaiso University volleyball team resulted in a bid to the postseason National Invitational Volleyball Championship, and it was what Valpo did with that tournament berth - winning a pair of matches for the first postseason victories in program history and reaching the NIVC quarterfinal - that comes in as the top moment of 2018 in Valpo Athletics.
The next entry on the Valpo Athletics year-end countdown might be best described not as one moment, but as 2,613 separate moments. The Valparaiso University volleyball team tallied 2,613 digs in the 2018 season, setting an NCAA Division I record for team digs in a season in the 25-point rally scoring era - a feat which is good for the No. 6 spot in our countdown of the best moments in Valpo Athletics this year.