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Matt Watkins
Matt Watkins
2007-08 Football
Matt Watkins

2007: Started all 11 games ... recipient of team's Koenig Award ... named to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V First Team ... named to the American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team ... tallied a career-high 11 tackles at Jacksonville, including nine solos ... had 10 stops against San Diego ... intercepted a pass and returned it 24 yards against Morehead State ... also had picks against Dayton and Davidson ... forced a fumble against Butler ... had at least three tackles in every game ... named team's Defensive Player of the Week for the San Diego and Davidson games ... a First Team Pioneer Football League All-Academic Team selection ... named to the PFL Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2006: Appeared in all 11 games for the Crusaders, starting the final three of the season ... made a career high nine tackles at Dayton ... intercepted a pass at Butler ... assisted on a tackle for loss against Aurora ... had six tackles at Butler ... named team's Defensive Player of the Week against Butler and Dayton ... named to the Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2005: Started all 11 games for Valpo as a rookie ... tied for third on the team with 49 tackles ... forced a fumble against Austin Peay and recovered a fumble against Dayton ... broke up two passes ... had a season-high seven tackles at Austin Peay ... made four or more tackles eight times ...intercepted a pass at Wisconsin Lutheran ... named Defensive Player of the Week for the Dayton game ... named to the Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2004: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Comets ... A Fort Archent Valley Conference selection ... team captain ... named to the North-South All-Star Game ... an All-Southwest District pick.

Personal: Matt is the son of Todd and the late Darla Watkins ... earned bachelor's degree in marketing ... beginning master's degree in business ... born October 1, 1985.

2007-08 Football
Football
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Trevor Jaskiw
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Darien Jeffers
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Jeff Horton
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Kyle Himmelwright
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James Gregait
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Matt Upshaw
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Corey Nash
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Warren Arnold
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Zack Denny
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Bret Jaskiw
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Mike Miller
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Jason Talbert
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Anthony Curry
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Johnny Doll
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Bobby Wysocki
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Mozale McHenry
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Matt Watkins
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Roger Satur
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Quinn Henoch
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Otis Hosley, Jr.
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Josh Regent-Smith
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John Popper
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Alvaro Barragan
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Teddy Hollern
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Kris Serra
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Jake Riedel
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JaVon Welch
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Dan Cottin
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Ryan Koepke
Ryan Koepke
Chris Walsh
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Sean Dillon
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Michael Schatz, Jr.
Michael Schatz, Jr.
Ross Wiemer
Ross Wiemer
Josh Lynn
Josh Lynn
Laurence Treadaway
Laurence Treadaway
Brian Cihlar
Brian Cihlar
Luke Kanclerz
Luke Kanclerz
Eli Crawford
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Zac Griffin
Zac Griffin
Alex Soller
Alex Soller
Matt Mancl
Matt Mancl
Micah Williamson
Micah Williamson
Zack LaBarre
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Marco Porcelli
Marco Porcelli
Brett Barry
Brett Barry
David Schuster
David Schuster
Myke Worthem
Myke Worthem
Tristan Manvilla
Tristan Manvilla
Dominick Bellotte
Dominick Bellotte
Dan Marcin
Dan Marcin
Andrew Mack
Andrew Mack
Rich Grisan
Rich Grisan
Brian Laipple
Brian Laipple
Matt Noffke
Matt Noffke
Dave Wisniewski
Dave Wisniewski
Nathan Richter
Nathan Richter
Nick McGarel
Nick McGarel
Justin Schmidt
Justin Schmidt
Brad Schaum
Brad Schaum
Pat O'Malley
Pat O'Malley
Dave Tebo, Jr.
Dave Tebo, Jr.
John Moriarty
John Moriarty
Abdullah Pratt
Abdullah Pratt
Steve Lara
Steve Lara
Tyler Poland
Tyler Poland
Doug Keppy
Doug Keppy
Tim Kratz
Tim Kratz
Jake Jenrich
Jake Jenrich
Justin Wiler
Justin Wiler
Chris Gardner
Chris Gardner
Ryan Kozey
Ryan Kozey
Travis Anderson
Travis Anderson
Desmond Lewis
Desmond Lewis
Sean McCarty
Sean McCarty
Ben Faulkner
Ben Faulkner
Ryan Myers
Ryan Myers
Alex Petrik
Alex Petrik
Ian Altieri
Ian Altieri
Bill Burgett
Bill Burgett
Mitch Secrest
Mitch Secrest
Matt Dorow
Matt Dorow
Tom Oswald
Tom Oswald
Gabe Culkin
Gabe Culkin
Darren Kincaid, Jr.
Darren Kincaid, Jr.
Adam Rundh
Adam Rundh
Doug Howard
Doug Howard
Dan Van Aartsen
Dan Van Aartsen
David Hamaker
David Hamaker
W Golf IPFW Spring Invitational Fort Wayne, Ind. (Chestnut Hills G.C.)
Apr 6 4th/12 (311)
W Tennis Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 6 Milwaukee 7
Softball Detroit 0 VU Softball Field
Apr 6 Valpo 8
Baseball Wright State 4 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 6 Valpo 2
W Golf IPFW Spring Invitational Fort Wayne, Ind. (Chestnut Hills G.C.)
Apr 7 9th/12 (642)
Softball Northern Illinois 6 VU Softball Field
Apr 8 Valpo 8
Baseball Valpo 5 Evanston, Ill.
Apr 8 Northwestern 12
Softball Northern Illinois 3 8 inn.
Apr 8 Valpo 4
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17, 3:00 p.m. Milwaukee
M Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
W Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19, 1:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 5:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26 Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State