Purdue Northwest Tops Judson in 5-4 Thriller to Advance to CCAC Semis
Cynthia Basu-Chavez was the hero and kept the Purdue University Northwest women’s tennis team’s season alive with her win at No. 4 singles in a three-set thriller, as the Pride defeated Judson University, 5-4, in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Quarterfinals.
Crusaders Third Heading into Final Round of League Championships
The Valparaiso University men’s golf team currently stands in third place in the Horizon League Championships with 18 holes remaining. The Crusaders stroked a 308 in Round 2 and currently sit at 605 (+29) through 36 holes. Valpo is seven strokes back of second-place Oakland and nine strokes behind first-place Cleveland State.
Purdue Northwest Completes Sweep of CCSJ with 10-1 Win Sunday
The Purdue University Northwest baseball team defeated Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic conference rival Calumet St. Joseph to complete the three-game sweep at Oil City Stadium Sunday.
Women’s Tennis Honors Seniors as Season Ends Sunday
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis team’s season came to a close on Sunday with a 5-2 loss to Detroit Mercy at the Valpo Tennis Complex. It may not be reflected in the form of victories, but the Crusaders (2-18, 1-8 Horizon) showed significant signs of improvement down the stretch, winning at least two matches in each of their last five. Seniors Paige Heuer (Munster, Ind. / Munster), Kathleen Hebble (Sellersburg, Ind. / Silver Creek) and Morgan Paras (Indianapolis, Ind. / Bishop Chatard) all participated in the final matches of their collegiate careers on Sunday.
Three Crusaders Earn Places on All-Academic Teams
The Valparaiso University tennis programs were well represented as the Horizon League announced its men’s and women’s all-academic teams on Friday. Jeffrey Schorsch (Perrysburg, Ohio / Perrysburg) and Kyle Dunn (Fond du Lac, Wis. / Fond du Lac) have both notched places on the men’s all-academic team, while Kathleen Hebble (Sellersburg, Ind. / Silver Creek) achieved a spot on the women’s all-academic team.
Purdue Northwest Splits with Indiana South Bend Wednesday
The Purdue University Northwest used some big-time hits in Wednesday’s nightcap to aid the Pride in a two-game league split with visiting Indiana South Bend at Dowling Park.
Webb Named Horizon League Golfer of the Week
The good news continued to pour in for the Valparaiso University men’s golf team on Wednesday afternoon as senior Peter Webb (Madison, Wis. / James Madison Memorial) was named the Horizon League Golfer of the Week for the second time this season and the sixth time in his collegiate career.
The Gary SouthShore RailCats and manager Greg Tagert announced that the club will host an Open Player Tryout on Sunday, April 30th at U. S. Steel Yard in Gary, Ind. The tryout camp will be broken down into two sessions with position players to report at noon and pitchers to report at 1 p.m.