2003-04 Men's Track & Field
Derek Augustynowicz Hurdles
Raphael Awoseyin Sprints
Bryan Bandy Hurdles/Jumps
Sean Barfield Hurdles
Bryan Bell Throws
Matt Blume Distance
Jonathan Braun Jumps
Geoff Burns Throws
Mark Doepner Distance
Joe Dwyer Sprints/Multis
Nick Galac Distance
Todd Goodrick Throws
Kirk Heavner Mid Dist.
David Iott Distance
Jeff Johnson Distance
Kyle Jones Mid Dist.
Dennis Kabara Distance
Matt Kariger Distance
Wesley Kosko Sprints
David Kranich Jumps
Mark Landmeier Distance
Michael Landmeier Distance
Matt Larson Throws
Joshua Lee Jumps/Sprints
Chad Lincoln Distance
Phil Martin Distance
Chris Martis Distance
Alex Morrison Sprints
Jeff Moscinski Sprints/Multis
Nathanael Noon Hurdles
Christopher Orosz Distance
Josh Parker Distance
Jeremy Paul Distance
Adam Piaskowy Distance
Elliott Powell Sprints/Jumps
Mark Reddel Hurdles
Kris Schmautz Javelin/Throws
Adriano Schultz Distance
Brian Schultz Jumps/Hurdles
Brandon Shreve PV/Sprints
Eric Smith Throws
Josh Stamper Sprints/PV
Matt Stohs Throws
Jeff Swihart Throws
Kurtis Taylor Hurdles
David Wheeler Distance
Matthew Wheeler Sprints
Adam Wierciak Hurdles
Larry Williams Jumps
Full Roster
Matt Kariger

Matt Kariger

EVENTS Distance
YR. Fr./Fr./Fr.
HOMETOWN Plymouth, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Plymouth

2006 (Track and Field): Set personal best with a time of 17:24.13 over 5,000m during outdoor campaign ... had season-best times of 18:17.22 in the 5,000m run and 10:16.96 in the 3,000m run indoors ... named to Mid-Con All-Academic team.

2005 (Cross Country): Raced four times as a junior ...named to Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team and Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence ... set career-best at Brissman-Lundeen Invitational, crossing tape in 29:26 ... ran well for second straight year at Evansville Invitational, finishing in 30:28.2.

2004 (Cross Country): Competed four times ... named to Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team ... finished 33rd at Crusader Invitational ... ran a 31:03 8K at Notre Dame Invitational, finishing 65th ... ran then personal-best 30:27.6 at Evansville Invitational.

2003 (Cross Country): Ran four times as a freshman ... finished 70th at season-opening Crusader Invitational, covering 8K course in 31:14 ... ran season-best 8K, 30:42, at Loyola Lakefront Invitational.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner for the Pilgrims ... earned team's All-Out Award as a junior ... served as a co-captain during senior season ... also lettered in track ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Matt is the son of George and Barbara Kariger ... brother, Michael, ran for the Crusaders from 1999-2002 ... majors are mathematics and secondary education ... born March 25, 1984.