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Valpo Women Second Midway Through Loyola Invitational
Michelle Kleckner is in second place heading into Sunday's final round.
Michelle Kleckner is in second place heading into Sunday's final round.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Valparaiso is in second place at the midway point of the Loyola Invitational held at the Golf Club of Illinois in Algonquin, Ill., just two shots out of first place.

The Crusaders fired an opening round 326, two behind host Loyola.  Valpo has a 12-shot advantage over third place UIC.

Michelle Kleckner (New Brighton, Minn./Irondale H.S.) is in second place overall after firing a 78 in the opening round on the 5,911-yard, par-71 layout.  She trails Loyola’s Ann Vrdolyak by four shots heading into Sunday’s final round.

Brianna Davy (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) is in a tie for fourth place after carding a first round 82 while Erika Pfaender (Pewaukee, Wis./Arrowhead H.S.) and Kelly Voigt (Palatine, Ill./Fremd H.S.) each shot 83s.  Jessica O’Brien (Chesterton, Ind./Chesterton H.S.) opened with an 89 to round out the Valpo lineup.

Valparaiso will return to the links on Sunday morning for the final round of play.  Action begins at 9 a.m.

M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.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
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
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.
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
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler