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Valpo's Peters Participating at Nike Basketball Academy
Valparaiso University rising senior Alec Peters (Washington, Ill./Washington) is among an elite group of collegiate players participating in this week’s prestigious Nike Basketball Academy, being held in Los Angeles July 25-27. 21 collegiate players were invited to the three-day academy, which is in its second year being run as the Nike Basketball Academy, shifting three previous position-based skill academies all under one umbrella. The academy affords some of the nation’s top basketball ...
Green Bay's Isaaks and Valparaiso's Craven Receive Horizon League Post-Graduate Scholarship Award
INDIANAPOLIS -- Green Bay’s Rowan Isaaks and Valparaiso’s Rita Craven are recipients of the Horizon League Post-Graduate Scholarship Award, as voted on by the League’s Faculty Athletics Representatives Committee. “We are honored to recognize Rowan and Rita as our Horizon League Post-Graduate Scholarship Award winners,” said Horizon League Commissioner Jon LeCrone. “These students exemplify our values and they are the embodiment of our goal to support the college ...
Lodden, Swan Garner Spring Scholar-Athlete of the Season Honors
INDIANAPOLIS – Valparaiso senior Nolan Lodden and UIC senior Laura Swan have been named the Spring Horizon League Scholar-Athletes of the Season, respectively. Lodden carried a 3.949 grade point average at Valparaiso as an electrical engineering major. The senior was named a First Team Academic All-American and was the first-such honoree in Crusaders baseball history. Lodden earned Valparaiso’s Finishing at the Top award that is presented to graduating student-athletes who own a cumulative ...
Mercer Named Wright State Head Baseball Coach
FAIRBORN, Ohio -- Three years ago, Wright State Director of Athletics Bob Grant didn't go far to replace Rob Cooper, who accepted the head baseball coach position at Penn State. Grant did the same this time after Greg Lovelady accepted the head coach position at Central Florida on Monday. On Wednesday, he chose assistant coach and former Raider player, Jeff Mercer, to guide the successful program that has back-to-back NCAA Regional Finals appearances and 124 wins over those three years. He will ...
Norse shine at Thomas E. Price Cincinnati Metropolitan Tennis Championship
CINCINNATI – Northern Kentucky men’s tennis player Mate Virag captured a doubles crown at the Thomas E. Price Cincinnati Metropolitan Tennis Championship over the weekend while the women’s duo of Danielle Donahue and Sierra Nellessen advanced to the final round of the women’s bracket. The adult tournament was open to all USTA members in the Greater Cincinnati Area and is played at the Lindner Tennis Center to determine the city champions. Virag, who just completed a successful ...
Oakland Names Colin Kaline & Jacke Healey Baseball Co-Head Coaches
ROCHESTER, Mich. - Colin Kaline and Jacke Healey have been named Oakland University’s co-head baseball coaches, announced Director of Athletics Jeff Konya on Tuesday. Kaline, grandson of Major League Baseball and Detroit Tigers Hall of Famer Al Kaline, spent the last three seasons at Florida Southern, while Healey remains on Oakland’s staff after being the team’s top assistant for the past three seasons and was given the interim head coach title in June. “Colin and Jacke ...
Former Valpo Standout Broekhoff Earns Australian Olympic Team Spot
Former Valparaiso University men’s basketball standout Ryan Broekhoff has been named to the 12-man Australian basketball team for the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Broekhoff, who has been a mainstay on the Boomers squad over the last few years, will represent his native country in the Olympics for the first time. Broekhoff first suited up for the Australia senior squad in the summer of 2012 and was a finalist for a spot on the Boomers’ Olympic squad that ...
Lloyd Wraps Olympic Trials in 100 Hurdle Semifinals
EUGENE, Ore. -- Wright State alumna Cassandra Lloyd reached the semifinals of the women's 100 meter hurdles at the United States Track and Field Olympic Trials on Friday night at Hayward Field. Additionally, Milwaukee assistant coach Garrett Huyler competed in the high jump during the night's events. Lloyd, the four-time Horizon League champion in the hurdles while at Wright State, ran in the third heat of the evening, finishing seventh in a time of 13.42. In Thursday's first round, ...
Parris Takes Canadian National Title in 400m Hurdles
EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada -- Detroit alumnus Khalil Parris won the Canadian national title in the men's 400 meter hurdles at the Canadian Championships and Selection Trials from Foote Field. Parris, the Horizon League champion in the 400 meter hurdles, was the second-ranked qualifier for the finals, posting a time of 52.10 in Thursday's qualifying heat. In Friday's finals, Parris dropped his time to 51.49, winning the national championship by 0.26 seconds. The Canadian Rio 2016 Olympic ...
Neu, Cashner Compete in Hammer at U.S Olympic Trials
EUGENE, Ore. -- Youngstown State alumnus Conner Neu and Detroit alumnus Colin Cashner both competed in the hammer throw at the 2016 United States Olympic Track and Field Trials at Hayward Field. In the preliminary round, Cashner fouled three times and was eliminated from the competition. Neu, the Horizon League record-holder in the hammer, opened his round with a toss of 68.43 meters (224-6"), but his next two tosses were short of the mark, leaving him in 11th overall.