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Crusaders Clinch Second Straight Mid-Con Title

Saturday, November 06, 2004

Valparaiso clinched the Mid-Continent Conference title outright for the second straight season on Friday evening, as the Crusaders defeated Chicago State 30-22, 30-24, 30-14 on the road.

Liz Mikos (Dundee, Ill./Jacobs H.S.) led the way for the Crusaders with nine kills and hit .500 while adding six blocks. Jessie Fox (Granger, Ind./Penn H.S.) added a team-high ten kills while hitting .429.

Katie Bova (Milwaukee, Wis./Divine Savior Holy Angels H.S.) registered a match-high 20 digs, while hitting .545 and dishing out 35 assists. Amy Palash (Winfield, Ill./Saint Francis H.S.) added 19 digs.

Stacey Cole led the Cougars with 16 kills and ten digs, while Alison West added ten kills.

Valpo hit .322 for the match while holding the hosts to .072 hitting. Valpo added 67 digs and 11 blocks, while Chicago State (10-18, 5-6 Mid-Con) had just 51 digs and five blocks.

Valparaiso (24-4, 12-0) will head to Indianapolis, Ind. on Saturday for a 6 p.m. CST match against IUPUI.
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
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.
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