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Matt Kariger
2005-06 Men's Track & Field
EVENTS
Distance
YR.
Jr./Jr./Jr.
HOMETOWN
Plymouth, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Plymouth
Matt Kariger

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.

2005-06 Men's Track & Field
Brian BabczakSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Steve BartholomewThrowsSo./So./So.
Travis BrisonSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Michael BrouchDistanceSo./So./So.
Jason DouthettDistanceSo./So./So.
Joey EstepThrowsFr./Fr./Fr.
Bryan GillSprints/DistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Tom HeunSprints/Jumps/HurdlesFr./Fr./Fr.
Jeff JohnsonDistanceJr./Jr./Jr.
Matt KarigerDistanceJr./Jr./Jr.
Wesley KoskoSprints/JumpsSr./Jr./Sr.
Rich KruparDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Mike LandmeierDistanceJr./Jr./Jr.
Dustin LawrenceDistance/SprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Erik LindamoodThrowsFr./Fr./Fr.
Philip LohrmannPVSo./Fr./Fr.
Phil MartinDistanceJr./Jr./Jr.
Chris MartisDistanceJr./So./So.
Brett MaynardJavelin/ThrowsSo./Fr./So.
Caleb MeyerPVFr./Fr./Fr.
Patrick MischJumps/SprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Josh ParkerDistanceJr./Jr./So.
Nathan PoppDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Ben RadkeDistanceSo./Fr./Fr.
Paul RellstabDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Kris SchmautzJavelin/MultisSr./Jr./Jr.
Adriano SchultzDistanceJr./So./So.
Leandro SchultzDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Eric SmithThrowsJr./Jr./Jr.
Jared SnellDistanceSo./Fr./Fr.
Josh StamperSprints/PV/JumpsSr./Sr./Sr.
Jordan StanfillDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Matt StohsThrowsSr./Sr./Jr.
Eric StreetThrowsFr./Fr./Fr.
Jeff SwihartThrowsSr./Sr./Sr.
Aaron ThomasHurdles/SprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Jim TurchynDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
David WheelerDistanceSr./Jr./Jr.
David WrightDistanceSo./Fr./So.
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