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Crusaders Improve to 5-0 in Mid-Con Action

Friday, October 10, 2003

Valparaiso registered its fifth straight three-game sweep on Friday afternoon as the Crusaders downed Chicago State 31-29, 30-20, 30-17 in the Windy City to improve to 17-4 overall and 5-0 in the Mid-Continent Conference.

The Crusaders struggled hitting in game one as the Brown and Gold hit just .091 and squeaked out a victory. In games two and three, Valpo hit over .320 in each one (.367 and .323) to coast to victories.

Lauren Moulton (Elgin, Ill./Larkin H.S.) led the Crusaders with nine kills, a .500 hitting percentage, and four blocks on the evening. Liz Mikos (Dundee, Ill./Jacobs H.S.) and Michelle Robinson (Bloomington, Ill./Normal H.S.) each added nine kills as well. Mikos also had eight blocks.

Cyndi Norman (Minooka, Ill./Minooka H.S.) dished out 33 assists, while Sara Silcox (Michigan City, Ind./Michigan City H.S.) tallied 13 digs.

Alison West led Chicago State (1-16, 0-4 Mid-Con) hitting .400 with 14 kills, while Andrea Rose added 11 kills. Stacey Cole had 12 digs for the Cougars.

Valpo hit .238 for the match, compared with Chicago State's .087. Valpo also outblocked the Cougars 16-6 for the match.

Valparaiso will return to action on Saturday evening when the Crusaders travel to Indianapolis to battle IUPUI. First serve is slated for 7 p.m.
W Soccer Belmont Brown Field
Aug 22, 7:30 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
W Soccer IUPUI Brown Field
Aug 24, 1:00 p.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
W Soccer Valpo Phoenix, Ariz.
Aug 29, 9:00 p.m. Grand Canyon
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
W Soccer Valpo Flagstaff, Ariz.
Aug 31, 2:00 p.m. Northern Arizona
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
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Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
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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.
W Soccer Ball State Brown Field
Sep 5, 7:30 p.m. Valpo
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
W Soccer Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Sep 7, 2:30 p.m. Western Illinois
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler