When it comes to Senior Day memories, this year’s performance by women’s soccer’s Cory Griffith ranks right up there with the very best. Griffith set a program record by scoring four goals in a Senior Day victory over Saint Francis (Pa.), a performance which comes in fourth in our countdown of the Top 10 moments of the year in Valpo Athletics.
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team has added another strong class to its program, as head coach John Marovich announced on Thursday that seven high school seniors have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Valpo program as freshmen for the 2019 season.
Valparaiso University senior forward Cory Griffith (Lemont, Ill./Providence Catholic) was named a Missouri Valley Conference First Team Scholar-Athlete today as the conference office released the women’s soccer Scholar-Athlete squads.
Highlighted by the repeat selection of senior forward Cory Griffith (Lemont, Ill./Providence Catholic) to the Missouri Valley Conference First Team, three Valparaiso University women’s soccer players earned MVC postseason recognition on Thursday evening. Senior defender Kelsey Jahn (Oregon, Wis./Oregon) was a Second Team All-MVC pick, while freshman Morgen Metzger (Grand Blanc, Mich./Grand Blanc) earned a spot on the conference’s All-Freshman Team.
The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team put on a show for its home fans in the season finale Thursday afternoon at Brown Field, as Valpo struck for four goals in the final 16 minutes to close out a 5-1 victory in MVC play over Indiana State. Fittingly, all five of Valpo’s goals came from seniors on Thursday.
On a day where sustained winds were over 30 miles per hour and gusts reached 50 miles per hour, the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team was unable to overcome an early deficit, falling on the road at UNI Saturday afternoon by a 3-0 final.