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Chris Honig led the Crusaders for the second time this season.
Chris Honig led the Crusaders for the second time this season.

Saturday, September 29, 2007

Results

The Valparaiso men’s cross country team hit the trails for the first time in two weeks Friday, placing 19th in the Gold Race at the Notre Dame Invitational, held in Notre Dame, Ind.

The Crusaders accumulated 519 points to finish 19th out of 25 participating schools.  Valpo finished second out of the three Horizon League institutions competing in the Gold Race, defeating Green Bay.  Grand Valley State captured the team title with 93 points.

Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]) led Valpo for the second time in three races this year, crossing the line in 55th place with a time of 26:04.  Jim Turchyn (Batesville, Ind./Batesville) was the next-highest Crusader finisher, covering the 8K course in 26:45, good for 103rd place.

Leandro Schultz (Valley View, Ohio/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) followed with a 126th place finish, coming home in 27:07.  Rich Krupar (Elyria, Ohio/Midview) placed 133rd with a time of 27:13, while Jordan Stanfill (Goshen, Ind./Goshen) rounded out the Crusaders’ top-five with a time of 27:28, good for 148th place.

Valparaiso returns to action in two weeks, splitting the squad on Saturday, October 13.  Some runners will compete at the Evansville Invitational, while others will race at the NCAA Pre-Nationals in Terre Haute, with both races slated to cover eight kilometers.

W Soccer Belmont Brown Field
Aug 22, 7:30 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
W Soccer IUPUI Brown Field
Aug 24, 1:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
W Soccer Valpo Phoenix, Ariz.
Aug 29, 9:00 p.m. Grand Canyon
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
W Soccer Valpo Flagstaff, Ariz.
Aug 31, 2:00 p.m. Northern Arizona
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
W Soccer Ball State Brown Field
Sep 5, 7:30 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Sep 7, 2:30 p.m. Western Illinois
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler