Women’s Soccer Drops Home Match to Loyola Wednesday

Loyola scored a goal in each half Wednesday night as the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team fell to the Ramblers, 2-0, in MVC action on Brown Field.


Women's Soccer Hosts Loyola, Travels to UNI As Regular Season Winds Down

Battles for positioning in the Missouri Valley Conference take center stage this week for the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team, as just three fixtures remain in the regular season. Valpo hosts Loyola on Brown Field Wednesday night before playing at UNI in its final road game of the regular season on Saturday afternoon.


Valpo Women’s Soccer Welcomes Lauren Moody to Family

It’s a special day in any young person’s life when they get the chance to sign with a Division I athletics program. Monday evening, the Valparaiso University women’s soccer program –in conjunction with Team IMPACT – had the opportunity to welcome a very special new member into the team in a moving signing ceremony, as 16-year-old Lauren Moody signed a Letter of Agreement to officially be drafted into the Valpo program.


Gesell Named MVC Defensive Player of the Week

After allowing just one goal over 200 minutes of action in a pair of Missouri Valley Conference matches last week, Valparaiso University sophomore goalkeeper Kezia Gesell (Winnipeg, Manitoba/Glenlawn Collegiate Institute) was named the MVC Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week this afternoon.


Women’s Soccer Picks Up Point Against Missouri State Saturday

The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team earned its second result in MVC play this week, battling to a 1-1 draw with visiting Missouri State on a chilly Saturday night on Brown Field.


Women's Soccer Returns Home Saturday Night

Coming off clean sheets in each of its last two matches, the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team looks to extend its shutout streak in a key Missouri Valley Conference matchup against Missouri State at Brown Field on Saturday night. Free scarves will be handed out to the first 200 fans in attendance.


Women’s Soccer Picks Up Monday Morning Win at Illinois State

Three points before noon on a Monday is a good way to start the week, and that’s exactly what the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team did Monday morning. Valpo got first-half goals from senior Caitlyn Oliver (Commerce Township, Mich./Walled Lake Northern) and junior Julia Lehnen (Menomonee Falls, Wis./Menomonee Falls) and a strong effort from sophomore goalkeeper Kezia Gesell (Winnipeg, Manitoba/Glenlawn Collegiate Institute) to earn a 2-0 road win in MVC play over Illinois State.


Women’s Soccer at Illinois State Postponed to Monday

Due to inclement weather and field conditions, the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team’s MVC matchup at Illinois State Sunday has been postponed until Monday morning at 10 a.m. The match will now be played at The Corn Crib in Normal, Ill.


Valpo Women’s Soccer Earns Team Academic Award

For the 16th consecutive year, the Valparaiso women’s soccer team was awarded the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award, as announced by the organization today.


Valpo, UIC Play to Scoreless Draw Wednesday Night

An unseasonably warm evening was the backdrop for the non-conference finale for the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team Wednesday night at Brown Field, as Valpo and UIC played to a scoreless draw.


Valpo to Hold Purple Out For Pancreatic Cancer Wednesday

The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team closes out non-conference play on Wednesday at Brown Field as it hosts UIC at 7:30 p.m. The match against the Flames will be the program’s annual pancreatic cancer awareness match, with the team auctioning off purple uniforms to raise money for the fight against pancreatic cancer. Valpo then starts a five-match MVC run to the end of the regular season on Sunday afternoon at Illinois State.


Evansville Edges Women’s Soccer Saturday Night

For the second straight match to open Missouri Valley Conference play, the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team came out on the wrong end of a 1-0 decision, this time falling by one goal at Evansville Saturday night.


Women's Soccer Continues MVC Play Saturday Night

The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team continues Missouri Valley Conference play on Saturday evening with its first road game of the conference schedule, making the trek to the southwest corner of Indiana to take on Evansville.


One-Goal Decision Goes Against Valpo Sunday In MVC Opener

The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team battled toe-to-toe with defending Missouri Valley Conference regular season champion Drake in both sides’ MVC opener Sunday afternoon at Brown Field, but the Bulldogs found the golden goal in the 98th minute to come away with the 1-0 victory.


Women's Soccer Opens MVC Play Sunday With "Gold Out" Game for Pediatric Cancer Awareness

The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team opens Missouri Valley Conference action this weekend as it hosts defending conference regular season champion Drake. Sunday’s match is a “Gold Out” for Valpo, as they partner with Alex’s Lemonade Stand and Valpo Love Your Melon in the fight against pediatric cancer.


Porlier Strikes Late For Win Sunday at IUPUI

For the second time this season, senior Ava Porlier (Downers Grove, Ill./South) struck for a match-winning goal with less than 10 minutes to play, this time heading home a corner kick from senior Natalia Kontul (Solon, Ohio/Solon) in the 87th minute to give the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team a 2-1 victory Sunday afternoon at IUPUI.


Women's Soccer Back in Action Sunday at IUPUI

The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team faces its final tune-up before the start of Missouri Valley Conference play as it makes the trip to Indianapolis on Sunday afternoon for a non-conference meeting with IUPUI.


Valpo Falls 1-0 To Belmont Sunday

A late first-half penalty kick proved to be the difference on Sunday evening, as the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision at Belmont.


Valpo Falls at Middle Tennessee Friday

The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team returned to the road for the first time in three weekends on Friday evening, falling at Middle Tennessee State by a 4-0 final.


Women's Soccer Faces Pair of Matches in Tennessee This Weekend

For the first time in three weekends, the Valparaiso University women's soccer team hits the road, traveling to the Volunteer State for a pair of matchups. Valpo will take on Middle Tennessee State on Friday night before heading to Nashville for a Sunday afternoon fixture at Belmont.


Griffith Earns Pair of Honors Following Record-Setting Performance

Valparaiso University women’s soccer senior Cory Griffith (Lemont, Ill./Providence Catholic) raked in a pair of honors on Tuesday following her record-setting Senior Day on Sunday afternoon, as she was named Missouri Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week and earned a spot on the Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week.


It’s Gotta Be the Shoes: Griffith Hits Record-Breaking Four Goals in Senior Day Win

When it comes to Senior Day memories, Sunday’s performance by Valparaiso University senior Cory Griffith (Lemont, Ill./Providence Catholic) ranks right up there with the best. After being forced off for five minutes early in the first half with a cleat issue, Griffith came back on sporting new shoes and proceeded to strike for four goals in the next 32 minutes, setting a program record for goals in a match as Valpo took down Robert Morris (Pa.) by a 4-2 final.


Valpo-Bowling Green Women’s Soccer Cancelled

August literally went out with a bang Friday night at Brown Field, as thunderstorms moving through the area forced the cancellation of the Valpo-Bowling Green women’s soccer match. The match will not be made up.


Senior Day Sunday Highlights Home Weekend for Women's Soccer

The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team stays at home for a second straight weekend, hosting two more matches in a three-day span. Valpo welcomes Bowling Green to Brown Field on Friday before taking on Robert Morris (Pa.) on Sunday afternoon. The latter game will serve as the program’s Senior Day, as Valpo recognizes its senior class prior to the contest.


Women’s Soccer Drops One-Goal Decision Sunday

The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team fought back from an early one-goal deficit Sunday evening at Brown Field against Purdue Fort Wayne, but the Mastodons scored the decisive goal in the 68th minute as Valpo fell by a 2-1 final.


Women’s Soccer Falls in Home Opener to Toledo

A penalty kick early in the second half proved to be the turning point Friday night as the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team hosted Toledo at Brown Field, as the Rockets took advantage of the foul in the area in the 48th minute to take the lead en route to a 2-0 defeat for Valpo.


Women's Soccer Opens Four-Match Homestand Friday Night

The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team kicks off a four-match homestand with two contests at Brown Field this weekend, looking to continue its unbeaten start to the 2018 campaign. Valpo hosts Toledo Friday night in the back half of the Futbol at Brown doubleheader with the men’s soccer program, and then closes out the home weekend on Sunday with a late-afternoon matchup against Purdue Fort Wayne.


Futbol at Brown Field Set for Friday

As part of Valparaiso University’s Welcome Week festivities, Valpo Athletics will be hosting “Futbol at Brown Field” on Friday, Aug. 24 – an event surrounding the men’s and women’s soccer doubleheader to help kick off the 2018-2019 athletic season.


Valpo Blanks EIU In Scoreless Draw on Road Sunday

The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team closed out an undefeated opening weekend of the regular season on Sunday afternoon in Charleston, Ill., battling Eastern Illinois to a 0-0, double-overtime draw on a warm, sunny day.


Valpo Rallies For Season-Opening Road Win Friday

Facing a one-goal deficit early in the second half on Friday evening in Green Bay, Wis., the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team rallied with a pair of goals, with redshirt junior Ava Porlier (Downers Grove, Ill./South) connecting on the match-winner in the 83rd minute to give Valpo a 2-1 victory over Green Bay in both teams’ season opener.


Women's Soccer Opens Regular Season at Green Bay, Eastern Illinois

The 26th season of Valparaiso University women’s soccer kicks off this weekend with a pair of road matches. Valpo opens the campaign Friday evening on the not-so-frozen tundra at Green Bay before turning around for a Sunday afternoon matchup against Eastern Illinois.


Griffith Preseason All-Conference; Valpo Picked to Finish Sixth

Valparaiso University women’s soccer senior forward Cory Griffith (Lemont, Ill./Providence Catholic) represents Valpo on the Missouri Valley Conference preseason All-Conference squad, as announced by the conference office Monday. Valpo was picked to finish in sixth place in the preseason poll.


Valpo Wins 2-0 In Exhibition Finale

The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team downed former league foe Oakland Saturday evening in Rochester, Mich. by a 2-0 final in both squads’ exhibition finale.


Women’s Soccer Draws Western Michigan in Exhibition Opener

The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team twice battled back from a goal down as it opened exhibition play on Wednesday afternoon with a 2-2 draw against Western Michigan in Kalamazoo, Mich.


Women’s Soccer Welcomes Assistant Coach Rhianna Krutz

Valparaiso University women’s soccer head coach John Marovich announced today that Rhianna Krutz has joined the program as an assistant coach heading into the 2018 season. Krutz most recently spent the 2017 season as director of operations for the Dayton women’s soccer program.