Four members of the Valparaiso women's bowling team earned Honorable Mention All-Academic recognition from the National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) for the 2014-15 campaign, as the association announced its honorees this week. The Crusaders have had at least three bowlers honored each year of the program’s existence.
Valparaiso University bowling head coach Matt Nantais announced today that Kendra Tryniski has signed a National Letter of Intent and will join the Crusader program as a freshman for the 2015-16 season.
Valparaiso fifth-year senior Torrie Decker became just the second bowler in Crusader program history to earn All-American honors, as she was named an NTCA Honorable Mention All-American on Wednesday night.
#16 Valparaiso saw its run at the inaugural Southland Bowling League Championship in Houston, Texas come to an end one match shy of the championship match, as the Crusaders finished in third place after falling to #3 Arkansas State on Sunday morning. Seniors Torrie Decker and Sadie Jasinski represented Valpo on the All-Tournament Team.
The #16 Valparaiso bowling team is one of just three squads still alive at the inaugural Southland Bowling League Championship, as the Crusaders will bowl for the right to hoist the first league title trophy on Sunday. Valpo will face top-seeded Arkansas State, the nation’s third-ranked team, on Sunday morning at 9:35 a.m. With a win, the Crusaders would advance to take on #6 Vanderbilt, the tournament’s third seed, and would need to take down the Commodores twice to earn the league championship.
The Valparaiso bowling team heads to Houston, Texas this weekend for the inaugural Southland Bowling League Championship as the tournament’s fifth seed in the eight-team field. The Crusaders enter the tournament ranked 16th nationally in the latest National Tenpin Coaches Association poll, moving up one spot from the last poll.
The #17 Valparaiso bowling team closed out the Columbia 300 Music City Classic in Smyrna, Tenn. on Sunday with a pair of wins, finishing the day in 12th place out of the 23 competing teams.
The #17 Valparaiso bowling team posted a 4-1 record on its second day of action Saturday at the Columbia 300 Music City Classic, hosted by Vanderbilt in Smyrna, Tenn.
The #17 Valparaiso bowling team opened play at the Columbia 300 Music City Classic in Smyrna, Tenn. on Friday, hosted by Vanderbilt. The Crusaders went 0-5 on the first day of play, facing opponents all ranked among the nation’s top-13 teams.
The #17 Valparaiso bowling team finished out the Central Missouri Invitational in N. Kansas City, Mo. on Sunday, dropping three matches. Senior Torrie Decker earned All-Tournament Team honors.
The #17 Valparaiso bowling team posted one of its highest scoring days of the season on Saturday as it continued play at the Central Missouri Invitational from N. Kansas City, Mo., including a win over host #4 Central Missouri.
Fifth-year senior Torrie Decker posted a team-best 217.8 average on Friday to lead #17 Valparaiso as the Crusaders opened the Central Missouri Invitational in N. Kansas City, Mo.
#15 Valparaiso concluded the Prairie View A&M Invitational from Arlington, Texas on Sunday, posting a 10th-place finish.
#15 Valparaiso continued action from the Prairie View A&M Invitational in Arlington, Texas on Saturday, facing its most challenging single-day lineup of opponents since the Crusaders’ NCAA Tournament appearance in 2012.
Facing perhaps the toughest overall tournament field it will take on all year, the #15 Valparaiso bowling team opened the Prairie View A&M Invitational on Friday with a pair of wins.
#15 Valparaiso closed out play at the Kutztown Invitational on Sunday, winning two more matches as the Crusaders finished in 15th place out of the 27-team field.
#15 Valparaiso earned four victories on Saturday, including a win over the nation’s second-ranked team, as the Crusaders continued action at the Kutztown Invitational in Reading, Pa.
#15 Valparaiso kicked off the Kutztown Invitational on Friday from Reading, Pa., posting a 3-2 record on the opening day of action.
A newly-formed consortium of eight NCAA women’s bowling programs, including Valparaiso University, have agreed to compete as the Southland Bowling League beginning in 2015, with the immediate goals of competing at the highest level and automatically qualifying for NCAA Championship in the near future.
#15 Valparaiso closed out the Mid-Winter Invitational, hosted by Arkansas State in Jonesboro, Ark., with a 12th-place finish on Sunday.
#15 Valparaiso continued action at the Mid-Winter Invitational from Jonesboro, Ark. on Saturday, but posted just a 1-4 mark on the day, as the Crusaders were faced with three squads which broke 1,000 in their match against Valpo.
15th-ranked Crusaders return to action at the Mid-Winter Invitational Friday after over two months away from competition.
Alex Green (football) and Torrie Decker (bowling) have been named the Valparaiso athletic department's Student-Athletes of the Month for November.
Sadie Jasinski rolls a 275 to highlight a pair of 200+ efforts, while Torrie Decker also posted a pair of 200+ games, but the Crusaders went just 1-3 on their final day at Nebraska.
Sadie Jasinski rolled a 268 game on Friday, the sixth-best individual effort in program history, as #15 Valparaiso continued action at the Big Red Invitational.
#15 Valparaiso shatters previous five-game baker match record as the Crusaders opened up the Big Red Invitational from Lincoln, Neb. on Thursday night.
#15 Valparaiso finished up the sixth annual Crusader Classic at Inman's on Sunday, placing tenth in the final bracket.
Crusaders take down #1 Nebraska behind a 257 game from freshman Aubree Trexler to highlight 4-2 day on second day of action at the Crusader Classic.
#15 Valpo splits six matches on opening day of the sixth annual Crusader Classic. #8 UW-Whitewater leads the team standings after day one.
The #15 Valparaiso bowling program welcomes a number of the nation’s top teams to Inman’s in Valparaiso this weekend for the sixth annual Crusader Classic, to be held Friday, November 7-Sunday, November 9.
#15 Valparaiso posts a perfect 3-0 record on the final day of the FDU NJ Jamboree to enter the Crusader Classic next weekend with a 10-4 mark on the year.
Carly Larson breaks 200 in three of Saturday's six matches as #15 Valparaiso goes 3-3 in the middle day of competition at Fairleigh Dickinson.
#15 Valparaiso goes 4-1 on opening day at FDU NJ Jamboree as Torrie Decker posts the field's fifth-best scoring average to lead the Crusaders.
With the #15 Valparaiso bowling squad getting ready to kick off the 2014-15 campaign this weekend at Fairleigh Dickinson, get a brief preview of what you need to know heading into this season as the Crusaders aim for the second trip to the NCAA Tournament in program history.
Crusader bowler Alyssa Meade joins Valpo All-Access to demonstrate how to roll the perfect strike.
Tournaments at five of the nation's top-seven teams highlight the Crusaders' 2014-15 schedule. Valpo will also host the Crusader Classic in early November, welcoming ten squads ranked in the nation's top-20 in the NTCA preseason poll.
The Valparaiso bowling program will enter the 2014-15 season ranked #15 nationally, as the National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) released its preseason poll this week.
The Valparaiso bowling team experienced success in the classroom as well as on the lanes last season, as it was recognized by the National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) for posting a cumulative team grade point average of at least 3.2.