November 20th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

Valparaiso University will discontinue its men’s soccer and men’s tennis programs, multiple officials confirmed to The Times. Chief Communications Officer Nicole Niemi and athletic director Mark LaBarbera told The Times on Wednesday that the Athletics Oversight Committee of the university’s board of directors decided on the change after a multi-year review. The men’s soccer team, which concluded its season Nov. 13, will be dropped effective immediately. Men’s tennis will play its 2020 spring schedule before being discontinued. “This is about more than money,” LaBarbera said. “This will enable us to focus better and focus our resources on the programs that we do have that will continue to happen.” – Robbie Weinstein, The Times, Read More

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