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2003-04 Women's Tennis News
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April 23, 2004
Valparaiso saw its 2004 season come to a close on Friday morning, suffering a tough 5-1 loss to IUPUI in the Mid-Continent Conference Championship match in Indianapolis, Ind. The Crusaders saw their nine-match winning streak come to an end with the loss.
April 22, 2004
Valparaiso's women's tennis team advanced to the Mid-Continent Conference title match to be played on Friday morning with a 4-2 semifinal victory over Centenary on Thursday morning in Indianapolis, Ind.
April 19, 2004
For the fifth time during her career at Valparaiso University, Mara Sonkin (Wheaton, Ill./Warrenville South H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference women's tennis Athlete of the Week.
April 19, 2004
Valparaiso University's women's tennis will serve as the top seed for the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament this week and face Centenary on Thursday morning in the semifinals.
April 17, 2004
Valparaiso University's women's tennis team won their first Mid-Continent Conference title in school history on Saturday morning, defeating Chicago State 7-0 in Las Vegas, Nev. to wrap-up a perfect league season.
April 16, 2004
Valparaiso's women's tennis team defeated Southern Utah 6-1 on Friday afternoon in Las Vegas, Nev. to assure the Crusaders at least a share of their first Mid-Continent Conference regular season title in school history.
April 15, 2004
Valparaiso defeated defending Mid-Continent Conference regular season and tournament champion IUPUI in a thrilling match 4-3 on Thursday morning in Las Vegas, Nev.
April 15, 2004
Valparaiso swept UMKC 7-0 late Thursday evening in Las Vegas, Nev. to improve to 6-0 in the Mid-Continent Conference.
April 13, 2004
Valparaiso's women's tennis match against Detroit scheduled for Tuesday afternoon has been cancelled do to the weather conditions. The match will not be rescheduled.
April 11, 2004
Valparaiso moved to 4-0 in the Mid-Continent Conference with a 5-1 victory over Centenary on Sunday morning in Chicago, Ill.
April 10, 2004
Valparaiso won for the sixth time in seven matches on Saturday morning, including three straight to open Mid-Continent Conference action as the Crusaders swept Oakland 7-0 in Chicago.
April 09, 2004
Valparaiso's women's tennis team opened Mid-Continent Conference action with a pair of victories on Friday in Chicago. The Crusaders swept Oral Roberts and Western Illinois each by 7-0 scores.
April 05, 2004
Valparaiso's women's tennis team dropped a 5-1 contest with Indiana State on Monday afternoon in Terre Haute, Ind.
April 02, 2004
Valparaiso's women's tennis team won its third straight match on Friday afternoon, despite a four-week lay-off as the Crusaders swept St. Mary's (Ind.) 7-0 in South Bend, Ind.
March 31, 2004
Valparaiso University's women's tennis match that was scheduled for Wednesday at Indiana State has been postponed due to inclement weather.
March 19, 2004
Valparaiso's women's tennis match scheduled at Indiana State has been moved back one day, while the Crusaders have also added a match against St. Mary's (Ind.).
March 06, 2004
Valparaiso University's women's tennis match scheduled for Saturday morning against San Diego Mesa College has been cancelled due to rain in the San Diego area.
March 04, 2004
Valparaiso University won its second straight match on Thursday afternoon, as the Crusaders defeated Allient International 7-2 in San Diego, Calif.
March 03, 2004
Valparaiso returned to the victory column on Wednesday afternoon as the Crusaders defeated Grossmont 8-1 in El Cajon, Calif.
February 29, 2004
Valparaiso's women's tennis team dropped the first match of its spring break trip in Southern California, falling 6-1 at San Diego on Sunday afternoon.
February 26, 2004
Valparaiso University freshman Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Player of the Week for helping the Crusaders defeat Evansville last weekend.
February 21, 2004
Valparaiso's women's tennis team was triumphant on Saturday evening, defeating Evansville 6-1.
January 31, 2004
Valparaiso's women's tennis team dropped a tight 5-4 match to Kalamazoo on Saturday afternoon I Kalamazoo, Mich.
January 30, 2004
Valparaiso University's women's tennis team has been selected to finish in third place in the Mid-Continent Conference according to the annual preseason poll conducted of the league's head coaches.
January 25, 2004
Valparaiso dropped its second match in as many days on Sunday afternoon, as the Crusaders fell to DePaul 6-1 in Chicago, Ill.
January 24, 2004
The Valparaiso University women's tennis team opened its 2004 spring season on Saturday afternoon, dropping a tight 4-3 decision to Bradley at Matchpoint Raquet Club.
October 14, 2003
Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) capped off her fall season with a nearly perfect Saluki Invitational, and for her efforts was named the Mid-Continent Conference Player of the Week.
October 13, 2003
Valparaiso University head women's tennis coach Tim Maluga has announced his 2004 spring schedule.
October 11, 2003
Valparaiso University freshman Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) won two more singles matches on Saturday to finish perfect at second singles in the Saluki Invitational held in Carbondale, Ill.
October 10, 2003
Valparaiso won two doubles matches and a pair of singles contests on day one at the Saluki Invitational held in Carbondale, Ill. on Friday.
October 05, 2003
Valparaiso's women's tennis team recorded a 6-1 neutral site victory over Wisconsin-Green Bay on Sunday afternoon in Chicago, Ill.
September 27, 2003
Valparaiso's women's tennis team defeated Dayton 4-3 on Saturday afternoon at Brown Courts. The Crusaders match that was scheduled against Indianapolis was cancelled due to darkness.
September 13, 2003
The Valparaiso University women's tennis team opened its fall schedule on Friday and Saturday competing in the Indiana State Invitational held in Terre Haute, Ind.
June 19, 2003
Valparaiso University women's tennis coach Tim Maluga has announced his 2003 fall schedule, which has the Crusaders competing on three different weekends.
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25 UIC
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo