Valparaiso University head women's soccer coach Stephen Anthony has announced the signings of three individuals to National Letters of Intent for the 2003 season. Joining the Crusaders in the fall are Lauren Cooper, Liberty Ziegahn, and Alison Zobel.
Valparaiso University's Courtney Budd (Cincinnati, Ohio/Lakota West H.S.) and Kristen Templin (Madison, Wis./Middleton H.S.) were each named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Tournament Team following the completion of the women's soccer championships on Sunday afternoon.
The Valparaiso University women's soccer team saw its season come to a close Friday evening as the Crusaders dropped a 1-0 match to Oakland in the semifinals of the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament.
Valparaiso University's Courtney Budd (Cincinnati, Ohio/Lakota West H.S.) and Lori Moore (Dyer, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) have each been named to the Mid-Continent Conference First Team at the league's annual banquet held Thursday evening in Tulsa, Okla.
Allison Swanson's (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley H.S.) first collegiate goal kept Valparaiso unbeaten in the Mid-Continent Conference following a 1-0 victory over Southern Utah on Friday afternoon at Eastgate Field.
Lori Moore (Dyer, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) and Emily King (Colona, Ill./United Township H.S.) each scored first half goals as Valparaiso defeated Western Illinois 2-1 on Friday afternoon in Macomb, Ill.
Valparaiso University junior Courtney Budd (Cincinnati, Ohio/Lakota West H.S.) was named the Mid-Continent Conference Defensive Player of the Week after helping the Crusaders shutout IUPUI on Sunday in their conference opener.
Emily King (Colona, Ill./United Township H.S.) scored her first collegiate goal, and Lori Moore (Dyer, Ind./Lake Central H.S.) scored twice to move into second place all-time in Mid-Continent Conference history for goals scored as Valparaiso shutout IUPUI 3-0 in their conference opener on Sunday afternoon at Eastgate Field.
The University of Pacific scored twice in the first ten minutes of the match, then two more times in the first two minutes of the second half on the way to a 5-0 victory over Valparaiso on Sunday afternoon at the Cal Poly Tournament in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Becky Maynard scored with less than two minutes to play as Valparaiso rallied from a halftime deficit to defeat DePauw 2-1 on Sunday afternoon at Eastgate Field in the Crusaders final scrimmage of the preseason.