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Keith Button
2009-10 Men's Cross Country
YR.
Jr.
HOMETOWN
Farmington Hills, Mich.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Farmington
Keith Button

2009 (Track and Field): Competed in the middle distances in his first year of competition for the Crusaders ... posted top times indoors of 2:10.84 in the 800m run and 4:37.86 in the one mile run ... outdoors, boasted season-best times of 2:05.41 in the 800m run and 4:16.51 in the 1,500m run ... earned a spot on the Horizon League Academic All-League squad during the indoor campaign ... member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll both semesters.

2008 (Cross Country): Competed twice for Valpo as a sophomore ... crossed the line in 22:26 at the season-opening Crusader Open, lowering his time over two and a half minutes from the previous year ... also ran at the Evansville Invitational, covering 8K course in 28:57.42 ... earned Horizon League Academic Honor Roll recognition for both the fall and spring semesters.

2008 (Track and Field): Did not compete during first season at Valpo.

2007 (Cross Country): Ran one time for the Brown and Gold during his freshman year ... took to the course at Sunset Hills Farm in season-opening Crusader Invitational, completing the 6K course in 24:59.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Falcons ... earned team Most Valuable Runner honors as a junior ... received All-Conference accolades in 2005 ... won individual city championship in 2005 ... team won conference title in 2006 and city championship all four seasons ... also a four-year letterwinner in track and field ... a two-time Michigan Math Prize state finalist ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Keith is the son of Rich and Julie Button ... major is mechanical engineering ... has earned Dean’s List honors all five semesters at Valpo ... born March 12, 1989.
2009-10 Men's Cross Country
Chris BednarczykJr.Westfield, Ind.
Nathan BluhmFr.Elkhorn, Wis.
Blane BowenSo.Grand Blanc, Mich.
Kevin BowmanFr.Hobart, Ind.
Wally BradfordFr.Mukwonago, Wis.
Keith ButtonJr.Farmington Hills, Mich.
David CarterSr.Arlington Heights, Ill.
Matt CervarichSr.Deerfield, Ill.
Kyle DevlinFr.West Middlesex, Pa.
Nick FaganSo.Sycamore, Ill.
Bryan Gill5th/Sr.Columbia City, Ind.
Joel HartenbergerJr.Albuquerque, N.M.
Joe JohnsonFr.Darien, Ill.
Pat JohnsonSo./Fr.Oil City, Pa.
Chris LechnerSr.Darien, Ill.
Joel MathwigSr./Jr.Fall Creek, Wis.
Mack MorrisSo.Eden Prairie, Minn.
Jordan PiaskowySo.Crete, Ill.
Caleb SchmalSo./Fr.Thornton, Ill.
Derek SchnakeSo.Chicago, Ill.
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