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Valpo Finishes Eighth at Loyola Invitational
Kelly Voigt shot a final round 85 on Tuesday. (Ray Acevedo)
Kelly Voigt shot a final round 85 on Tuesday. (Ray Acevedo)

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Valparaiso improved its team score by six shots over round one on Tuesday, shooting a final round 340, and finished in eighth place at the Loyola Invitational at the Evanston Golf Club in Skokie, Ill.

The Crusaders finished at 686 for the 36-hole event, just four strokes behind Green Bay for seventh.  IPFW finished ninth, 21 shots behind Valpo.  Western Illinois won the team title at 626, three shots ahead of host Loyola (Chicago).

Brianna Davy (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) led the way for Valpo finishing in a tie for 24th place.  She shot 82 over the final round to finish at 167 on the 5,991-yard, par-73 layout.

Erika Pfaender (Pewaukee, Wis./Arrowhead H.S.) and Kelly Voigt (Palatine, Ill./Fremd H.S.) both shot second round 85s for the Brown and Gold.  Pfaender finished the tournament at 172 while Voigt was two strokes behind her teammate in the final standings.  Michelle Kleckner (New Brighton, Minn./Irondale H.S.) carded a final round 88 to finish at 173 while Jessica O’Brien (Chesterton, Ind./Chesterton H.S.) shot a 95 to finish with a 188 total.

Valparaiso will return to action on Saturday and Sunday in Bowling Green, Ohio for the Falcon Invitational.  Saturday’s first round begins with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. CDT.

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