PNW Hoops Earns 69-63 Victory Over IUSB
The Purdue University Northwest men’s basketball team earned a 69-63 victory over Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent IU South Bend Wednesday night at the Student Services and Activities Complex.
Franklin, Donchetz Reach Career Watermarks in Tight Loss to Purple Aces
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team suffered a 70-65 loss to Evansville in a game that featured seven lead changes and a dramatic final minute on Wednesday night at the Athletics-Recreation Center. Dani Franklin (Cedar Rapids, Iowa / George Washington) hauled in a career-high 16 rebounds, while Georgi Donchetz (Savage, Minn. / Burnsville) equaled a personal best with nine points.
Crusaders Announce Addition Of Two Signees
Valparaiso University bowling head coach Shon Washington announced today the Crusaders signed two incoming freshmen during the early signing period. Samantha Perez, a native of Aurora, Ill., and Jessica Soskich, a native of Arlington Heights, Ill., will join the Crusader program for the 2017-18 season.
In the midst of many victories at the ARC over the last 28 years, one thing has eluded the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team since beating Notre Dame in December of 1988: a home victory over a nationally-ranked opponent. But that changed Tuesday night at the ARC, as the Crusaders – behind 27 points and a game-sealing blocked shot by senior Alec Peters (Washington, Ill./Washington) – took down #21/25 Rhode Island in front of a raucous home crowd by a 65-62 final.
Gessinger Named to all-PFL Second Team, Six Crusaders Notch Honorable Mention
Valparaiso University freshman Bailey Gessinger (Goshen, Ind. / Northwood) finished his rookie football campaign with postseason honors on Tuesday.
Deno Pours in 26 in Purdue Northwest loss to Siena Heights
Cassidy Deno netted her sixth 20-plus point performance, but the No. 13 Purdue University Northwest women’s basketball team couldn’t overcome an early deficit in Sunday’s 82-70 loss at Siena Heights (Mich).
Bondi, Huppenthal Earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete Honors
A pair of Purdue University Northwest women’s cross country runners have earned Daktronics-NAIA-Scholar Athlete accolades, as Abigail Bondi and Shyla Huppenthal received the honors, announced by the NAIA recently.
Crusaders Receive Balanced Scoring Effort in Rout of IU Kokomo
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball started the home portion of the season on the right foot with a 102-47 whitewash of Indiana University Kokomo on Monday night at the Athletics-Recreation Center. The Crusaders received a game-high 24 points from Dani Franklin (Cedar Rapids, Iowa / George Washington), Amber Lindfors (Elk Grove Village, Ill. / Elk Grove) turned in a double-double and Haylee Thompson (Hailey, Idaho / Wood River [Utah State]) also reached double figures to help the Crusaders improve to 2-2 on the season.
Men's Basketball Drops Road Contest to St. Ambrose
The Purdue University Northwest men’s basketball team dropped a 94-84 decision to Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent St. Ambrose University Saturday afternoon.
Crusaders Suffer Saturday Setback at Illinois State
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team dropped Saturday’s game at Illinois State 77-56. Freshman Addison Stoller (Cissna Park, Ill. / Cissna Park) posted Valpo’s best performance of the day, scoring nine points while hauling in seven rebounds. The Crusaders committed 30 turnovers in the defeat.
Valpo Softball to Host Pair of Winter Camps
The Valparaiso softball program will be hosting a pair of camps for campers ages 8-21 this winter. The Crusaders will host an All-Skills Camp at the ARC on Sunday, January 15, and a Pitching, Catching and Hitting Camp at the ARC on Sunday, February 5.