The Valparaiso University women’s tennis team took another step forward this season, finishing with the team’s highest win total since 2006-2007. A campaign that provided numerous encouraging signs for the future of the program came to a close with a 4-1 loss to Stony Brook on Friday in the first round of the MVC Championship in Springfield, Mo.
Valparaiso University women’s tennis freshman Jelena Vujanic (Elk Grove Village, Ill. / Elk Grove) garnered Missouri Valley Conference All-Select Team recognition on Thursday night as the league announced its honors at the MVC Championship awards banquet.
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis concluded the regular season on Sunday morning at David Markin Tennis Courts in Peoria, Ill with a 7-0 setback to host Bradley. Senior Erin Staal (Grand Haven, Mich. / Grand Haven) played in her final match as a Crusader.
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis team battled the elements, an injury and the opposition on Saturday at Gregory Street Tennis Courts in Normal, Ill. The host Redbirds picked up a 7-0 victory in Valpo’s first outdoor match of the season.
The middle of the Valparaiso University women’s tennis lineup was in the limelight on Wednesday, as Meg Modesto (Chesterton, Ind. / Chesterton) and Dao Sysouvanh (Sun Prairie, Wis. / Sun Prairie) garnered victories over Chicago State at third and fourth singles, respectively. However, the host Cougars came away with a 5-2 win at H-F Racquet and Fitness Club in Homewood, Ill.
Valparaiso University women’s tennis sophomore Jordan Kopfer (Eagan, Minn. / Eastview) was victorious in both singles and doubles on Sunday morning, serving as a bright spot in a 6-1 loss to host Saint Louis at Kings Point in Belleville, Ill. The Crusaders were hindered by an injury to their No. 2 singles player.