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Chris Honig
2008-09 Men's Cross Country
YR.
5th/Sr.
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.

2008-09 Men's Cross Country
Chris BednarczykSo.Westfield, Ind.
Blane BowenFr.Grand Blanc, Mich.
Justin BuiSo.The Woodlands, Texas
Keith ButtonSo.Farmington Hills, Mich.
David CarterJr.Arlington Heights, Ill.
Matt CervarichJr.Deerfield, Ill.
Nick FaganFr.Sycamore, Ill.
Bryan GillSr./Jr.Columbia City, Ind.
Joel HartenbergerSo.Albuquerque, N.M.
Chris Honig5th/Sr.Glen Ellyn, Ill.
Rich KruparSr.Elyria, Ohio
Chris LechnerJr.Darien, Ill.
Joel MathwigJr./So.Fall Creek, Wis.
Mack MorrisFr.Eden Prairie, Minn.
Jordan PiaskowyFr.Crete, Ill.
Caleb SchmalFr.Thornton, Ill.
Derek SchnakeFr.Chicago, Ill.
Leandro SchultzSr.Valley View, Ohio
Jordan StanfillSr.Goshen, Ind.
Tyler TollFr.LaPorte, Ind.
Jim TurchynSr.Batesville, Ind.
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