The first-floor media room was filled to capacity on Wednesday morning at the Athletics-Recreation Center as the campus community showed up in mass to welcome the newest member of the Valparaiso University family. It was the warmest of welcomes for Valpo’s eighth head women’s basketball coach as attendees opened their collective arms to show Mary Evans what the Valpo experience is all about.
A new era of Valparaiso University women’s basketball will officially begin on Wednesday morning. Director of Athletics Mark LaBarbera is set to formally introduce head coach Mary Evans at a welcome reception that is slated to start at 10:30 a.m.
Missouri Valley Conference Commissioner Doug Elgin has named 10 student-athletes State Farm MVC Good Neighbor Award recipients for the 2017-18 winter season. Valparaiso University women’s basketball senior Dani Franklin was among those honored as the conference announced the winners this week.