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Crusaders Finish Eighth at Horizon League Championships

Saturday, November 01, 2008

The Valparaiso men’s cross country squad competed at the Horizon League Championships Saturday in Green Bay, Wis., finishing the meet in eighth place.

Butler took the overall team title, sweeping the top five positions for a perfect score of 15 points.  The Crusaders tallied 202 points on the afternoon, just five points behind seventh-place Wright State.

Fifth-year senior Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]) led the way Saturday for the Crusaders, placing 20th with a time of 26:22.40 over the eight-kilometer course.  Jim Turchyn (Batesville, Ind./Batesville) was the next Valpo runner across the line, completing the race in 27:08.98, good for a 40th-place finish.

Bryan Gill (Columbia City, Ind./Columbia City) came home in 51st place for the Crusaders with a time of 27:23.70, while Leandro Schultz (Valley View, Ohio/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) finished in 54th position with a time of 27:24.89.  Tyler Toll (LaPorte, Ind./LaPorte) closed out the quintet of Crusader scorers, crossing the line in 27:25.03 for a 55th-place showing. 

Valparaiso returns to the course in two weeks, traveling to West Lafayette to run in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional.  The men’s race is scheduled for an 11:15 a.m. CST start.

M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.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
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
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.
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
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler