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Chris Honig
2007-08 Men's Cross Country
YR.
Sr./Jr.
HOMETOWN
Glen Ellyn, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Glenbard South [Indiana]
Chris Honig

2007 (Cross Country): Led Valpo in five of his six races as a junior ... posted three top-ten finishes on the season ... named to the Horizon League Second Team ... placed fourth at Crusader Invitational, his second straight top-five finish at Valpo's annual season-opening meet ... honored as U.S. Army Horizon League Scholar-Athlete of the Week on Sept. 11 ... finished in top half of prestigious field at Boston College Open ... led Crusaders at Notre Dame Invitational, finishing 55th in a field of 209 runners ... named Horizon League Athlete of the Week after finishing eighth at Evansville Invitational ... also crossed line eighth at Horizon League Championships to earn Second Team accolades ... a member of the Horizon League All-Academic Team ... named to Horizon League Academic Honor Roll for both semesters last year.

2006 (Cross Country): Was the top Crusader finisher in all six races in his first season at Valpo ... earned Second Team All Mid-Continent Conference accolades ... named Valpo's Most Valuable Runner ... posted four top-20 finishes on the season ... kicked off campaign with a fifth-place finish at the Crusader Invitational ... came home 20th in a 201-runner field at the Indiana Intercollegiates ... ran career-best 8K at Evansville Invitational, crossing the line in 25:27.05, good for a third-place finish ... time was less than two seconds from breaking into Valpo's all-time top-10 in the event ... ran to an 11th place finish at Mid-Con Championships ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team.

2005 [Indiana]: Ran five times for the Hoosiers ... placed 21st at Indiana Intercollegiates helping team to second place finish ... ran season-best 8K at Loyola (Chicago) Lakefront Invitational, crossing tape in 26:07 ... ran at NCAA Great Lakes Regional meet, where Indiana finished sixth out of 30 teams ... competed at NCAA National Championships in Terre Haute, Ind., running personal best 10K of 33:11 ... also ran track for Hoosiers, winning 3,000m steeplechase at Billy Hayes Invitational.

2004 [Indiana]: Sat out the cross country season as a redshirt while at Indiana ... did compete during track season, running mile run during indoor season and 3,000m steeplechase during outdoor.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Raiders ... led team to third place finish in Illinois State Championships in 2002 and a fifth place finish in 2003 ... team won Suburban Prairie Conference Title twice ... named to All-Conference, All-Regional and All-Sectional Teams as a junior ... placed on All-Conference Team again as a senior ... also lettered in track and basketball ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Chris is the son of Jim and Sheryl Honig ... major is history ... born July 31, 1985.

2007-08 Men's Cross Country
Chris BednarczykFr.Carmel, Ind.
Mike BleySo.Schererville, Ind.
Michael BrouchSr.Aurora, Ill.
Justin BuiFr.The Woodlands, Texas
Keith ButtonFr.Farmington Hills, Mich.
David CarterSo.Arlington Heights, Ill.
Matt CervarichSo.Deerfield, Ill.
Joel HartenbergerFr.Albuquerque, N.M.
Chris HonigSr./Jr.Glen Ellyn, Ill.
Rich KruparJr.Elyria, Ohio
Chris LechnerSo.Darien, Ill.
Leandro SchultzJr.Valley View, Ohio
Jared SnellSr./Jr.Hampton, Iowa
Jordan StanfillJr.Goshen, Ind.
Jim TurchynJr.Batesville, Ind.
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
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo