2017-2018 Valparaiso Crusaders

2017-2018 Valparaiso Crusaders Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
1 Micah Bradford So G 6-1 175 - Bradley (IL) United States Bradley Bourbonnais Community High School
10 Joe Burton Jr GF 6-6 210 Jul 17, 1995 Houston (TX) United States Atascocita High School
4 Baker Evelyn So PG 6-2 180 Feb 7, 1997 Detroit (MI) United States Hillcrest Academy
5 Markus Golder So GF 6-6 195 - Portland (OR) United States Clackamas High School
0 Parker Hazen Fr SF 6-8 205 - Columbia City (IN) United States Columbia City High School
15 Steven Helm So G 6-2 180 - Valparaiso (IN) United States Valparaiso High School
3 Max Joseph Sr G 6-2 210 - Montreal Canada Vanier College
33 John Kiser So GF 6-5 210 May 10, 1998 Noblesville (IN) United States Noblesville High School
12 Marten Linssen Fr F 6-8 225 Aug 30, 1998 Dusseldorf Germany N/A
23 Mileek McMillan Fr F 6-8 230 - Merrillville (IN) United States Merrillville High School
21 Derrik Smits So C 7-1 235 Sep 6, 1996 Zionsville (IN) United States / Netherlands Zionsville High School
14 Jaume Sorolla So C 7-0 240 Feb 18, 1997 Tarragona Spain Sunrise Christian Academy
2 Tevonn Walker Sr G 6-2 210 Nov 7, 1993 Montreal Canada Vanier College

Valparaiso Transfers Sitting Out 2017-2018

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
35 Ryan Fazekas Jr PF 6-8 190 Oct 30, 1996 Michigan City (IN) United States Providence

Recent Valparaiso Crusaders History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 15-18 (7-11) 8th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 15-17 (6-12) 10th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2016-2017 24-9 (14-4) 1st (Horizon) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2015-2016 30-7 (16-2) 1st (Horizon) 3rd Rnd NIT Runner Up
2014-2015 28-6 (13-3) 1st (Horizon) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2013-2014 18-16 (9-7) 4th (Horizon) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2012-2013 26-8 (13-3) 1st (Horizon) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2011-2012 22-12 (14-4) 1st (Horizon) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2010-2011 23-12 (12-6) 4th (Horizon) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2009-2010 15-17 (10-8) 4th (Horizon) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 9-22 (5-13) 9th (Horizon) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 22-14 (9-9) 4th (Horizon) 3rd Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2006-2007 16-15 (9-5) 3rd (MCC) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 17-12 (8-8) 4th (MCC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 14-16 (10-6) 3rd (MCC) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 18-13 (11-5) 1st (MCC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2002-2003 20-11 (12-2) 1st (MCC) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd

2017-2018 Valparaiso Crusaders Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Baker Evelyn Savannah Invitational All-Tournament Team
Tevonn Walker Savannah Invitational All-Tournament Team
Baker Evelyn Savannah Invitational MVP
Tevonn Walker MVC All-Defensive Team
Markus Golder MVC All-Bench Team
Baker Evelyn MVC All-Newcomer Team

2017-2018 Valparaiso Crusaders Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Evelyn T. Walker M. Joseph M. McMillan D. Smits
Rotation M. Bradford J. Kiser J. Burton   J. Sorolla
Rotation     M. Golder    
Lim PT       P. Hazen  
Lim PT       M. Linssen  

2017-2018 Valparaiso Crusaders Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Tevonn Walker 28 30.9 14.8 4.8 1.7 1.7 0.1 1.7
Baker Evelyn 32 31.3 12.6 3.1 2.9 1.4 0.1 2.8
Joe Burton 10 25.1 11.5 3.4 0.8 0.1 0.6 1.6
Markus Golder 32 22.8 9.5 4.3 1.3 0.8 0.5 1.6
Derrik Smits 32 17.8 7.5 3.6 0.7 0.2 0.7 1.9
Max Joseph 32 26.3 7.3 4.2 2.1 1.5 0.1 1.5
Micah Bradford 31 16.3 5.1 1.5 2.2 0.7 0.1 1.2
Jaume Sorolla 30 16.3 4.9 3.4 0.2 0.4 1.1 0.8
Mileek McMillan 32 10.6 3.2 1.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 1.1
John Kiser 26 18.2 2.8 3.7 0.9 0.5 0.2 0.5
Marten Linssen 22 7.4 2.0 2.0 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.7
Parker Hazen 21 8.3 1.0 1.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.9

2017-2018 Valparaiso Crusaders Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Matt Lottich Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Valparaiso, 2013 to 2016)
Luke Gore Associate Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Valparaiso, 2002 to 2016)
David Ragland Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Northern Kentucky, 2015 to 2016)
Emanuel Dildy Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Missouri, 2016 to 2017)
Mark LaBarbera Athletic Director 2004-2005 N/A
Joel Zimba Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 N/A
Derek Bol Strength and Conditioning Coach 2015-2016 Graduate Assistant (Valparaiso, 2012 to 2015)
Zachary Creighton Athletic Trainer 2017-2018 N/A