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2004-05 Women's Tennis News
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May 13, 2005
Fifth-ranked Northwestern was too strong for Valparaiso on Friday afternoon as the Wildcats defeated the Crusaders 4-0 in Evanston, Ill. in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.
May 11, 2005
Valparaiso University women's tennis player Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Month for April.
May 05, 2005
Valparaiso will face Northwestern on Friday, May 13 at 2 p.m. in Evanston, Ill. in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.
May 04, 2005
Valparaiso University's women's tennis team will head to Evanston, Ill. on Friday, May 13 as the Crusaders will face Northwestern in the Brown and Gold's first NCAA Tournament appearance in school history.
April 29, 2005
The Valpo Women's Tennis team will learn who and where they will play in the NCAA Tournament on Wednesday, May 4 at 3:30 p.m. at a pairings party at Buffalouies on North Calumet in Valparaiso. Players and coaches will be present and all Valpo fans are invited to attend.
April 26, 2005
Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Player of the Week after leading the Crusaders to the Mid-Con Tournament title this past weekend.
April 23, 2005
Valparaiso University is set to make its first-ever appearance at the NCAA Women's Tennis Championships after the Crusaders defeated Southern Utah 4-1 on Saturday afternoon at Match Point Tennis and Fitness Club in Griffith, Ind. to win the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament Championship.
April 22, 2005
Valparaiso advanced to the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament championship match for the second straight season and third time in four years on Friday morning, defeating Oral Roberts 4-0 in the semifinals at Match Point Tennis and Fitness Club in Griffith, Ind.championship match against the winner of #2 seed IUPUI and #3 seed Southern Utah.
April 21, 2005
The Mid-Continent Conference women's tennis championship will move indoors this weekend due to the forecasted cold temperatures and rain in the Valparaiso area on Friday and Saturday. Both of Friday's semifinals and Saturday's championship contest will be played at Match Point Tennis and Fitness Club in Griffith, Ind.
April 19, 2005
Valparaiso enters this weekend's Mid-Continent Conference Women's Tennis Championship as the league's top seed and will host the event at Brown Courts on Friday and Saturday.
April 12, 2005
Valparaiso University's Whitney Chada (Downers Grove, Ill./North H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Player of the Week after helping to lead the Crusaders to a perfect weekend and the Mid-Con regular season title.
April 11, 2005
Tuesday afternoon's schedule women's tennis match between Valparaiso and Detroit has been postponed due to predicted rain in the Valparaiso, Ind. area.
April 10, 2005
Valparaiso University won its second straight Mid-Continent Conference regular season title and finished conference play with a perfect 8-0 mark for the second straight year on Sunday morning as the Crusaders defeated Centenary 6-1 at Chesterton High School.
April 09, 2005
Valparaiso ran its winning streak to nine straight matches on Saturday and clinched at least a share of the Mid-Continent Conference title after shutting out Oral Roberts 7-0 and defeating Western Illinois 6-1 at Chesterton High School.
April 08, 2005
Valparaiso University continued its winning ways on Friday afternoon as the Crusaders swept Oakland 7-0 at Chesterton High School for the Brown and Gold's seventh consecutive victory.
April 05, 2005
Valparaiso recorded its sixth straight victory on Tuesday afternoon as the Crusaders posted a 5-2 win over Indiana Wesleyan in Marion, Ind.
April 02, 2005
Valparaiso remained perfect in the Mid-Continent Conference and won its fifth straight match overall on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders defeated IUPUI 5-2 in Indianapolis, Ind.
April 01, 2005
Valparaiso continued its strong showing at the Mid-Continent Conference cluster in Indianapolis, Ind. on Friday as the Crusaders recorded 7-0 sweeps of both Chicago State and Southern Utah.
March 31, 2005
Valparaiso opened up Mid-Continent Conference action on Thursday afternoon with a convincing 7-0 sweep over UMKC in Indianapolis, Ind.
March 29, 2005
Valparaiso squared its record heading into Mid-Continent Conference play with a convincing 6-1 victory over IPFW on Tuesday evening in Fort Wayne, Ind.
March 26, 2005
Christina Scala (Glenview, Ill./Glenbrook South H.S.) posted a singles victory, but that would be the only point Valparaiso would record as the Crusaders fell to Illinois State 6-1 on Saturday in Bloomington, Ill.
March 18, 2005
Valparaiso ended its three-match losing streak on Friday afternoon as the Crusaders defeated Toledo 5-2 in Toledo, Ohio.
March 02, 2005
Valparaiso dropped its final match of its spring trip on Wednesday afternoon falling 5-4 to Embry-Riddle in Daytona Beach, Fla.
March 01, 2005
Valparaiso dropped its second straight match during its spring trip on Monday morning as the Crusaders fell 7-0 to Davidson in DeLand, Fla.
February 26, 2005
Valparaiso fell for the first time during the 2005 spring season Saturday afternoon, dropping a 5-2 decision to Stetson in DeLand, Fla.
February 12, 2005
Valparaiso's women's tennis team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 4-3 victory against Evansville on the road Saturday evening.
February 08, 2005
Valparaiso University's Rachel Janssen (Fort Wayne, Ind./Dwenger H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after leading the Crusaders to a season-opening victory over Bradley last Saturday.
February 05, 2005
Valparaiso opened its 2005 spring season with a 6-1 victory over Bradley on Saturday afternoon in Peoria, Ill.
January 13, 2005
Valparaiso University's women's tennis team, the defending Mid-Continent Conference regular season champion, has been picked to finish second in the Mid-Continent Conference for the 2005 season according to the preseason poll as selected by the league's head coaches.
January 11, 2005
Valparaiso University women's tennis coach Tim Maluga has announced his 2005 spring tennis schedule.
October 20, 2004
Valparaiso University's Whitney Chada (Downers Grove, Ill./Downers Grove North H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week after winning three matches last weekend.
October 16, 2004
Valparaiso split a pair of matches on Saturday as the Crusaders fall season came to a close in Green Bay, Wis. The Brown and Gold defeated Chicago State 4-2 but fell to Wisconsin-Green Bay by the same score.
October 12, 2004
Valparaiso University's Monika Danko (Northfield, Ill./New Trier H.S.) has been named the Mid-Continent Conference Athlete of the Week after registering a pair of victories against Olivet Nazarene last week.
October 07, 2004
Valparaiso posted its first dual-match victory of the fall season on Thursday afternoon, defeating Olivet Nazarene 7-2 in Bourbonnais, Ill.
September 26, 2004
Christina Scala (Glenview, Ill./Glenbrook South H.S.) won the fourth flight of singles while Kate Evangelist (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard West H.S.) advanced to the finals in the fifth flight at the Evansville Invitational held this weekend in Evansville, Ind.
August 30, 2004
Valparaiso University women's tennis coach Tim Maluga has announced his 2004 fall schedule.
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