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Matt Kariger
2006-07 Men's Track & Field
EVENTS
Distance
YR.
Sr./Sr./Sr.
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.

2006-07 Men's Track & Field
Brian BabczakSprintsSo./Fr./So.
Steve BartholomewThrowsJr./Jr./Jr.
Mike BleyDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Aaron BrackettSprints/HurdlesFr./Fr./Fr.
Michael BrouchDistanceJr./Jr./Jr.
David CarterDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Matt CervarichDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Jules GilimpunduSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Bryan GillDistanceSo./So./So.
Tom HeunSprints/Hurdles/JumpsSo./So./So.
Chris HonigDistanceJr./So./So.
Alex JohnsonThrowsFr./Fr./Fr.
Jeff JohnsonDistanceSr./Sr./Sr.
Eric KanouseHurdles/SprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Matt KarigerDistanceSr./Sr./Sr.
Rich KruparDistanceSo./So./So.
Mike LandmeierDistanceSr./Sr./Sr.
Daniel LaneSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Dustin LawrenceSprints/Hurdles/ThrowsSo./So./So.
Chris LechnerDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Erik LindamoodThrowsSo./So./So.
Philip LohrmannJumpsJr./So./So.
Phil MartinDistanceSr./Sr./Sr.
Chris MartisDistanceSr./Jr./Jr.
Caleb MeyerJumpsSo./So./So.
Josh ParkerDistanceSr./Sr./Sr.
Ben RadkeDistanceJr./So./So.
Tony RobySprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Stefan SchalkDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Adriano SchultzDistanceSr./Jr./Jr.
Leandro SchultzDistanceSo./Fr./Fr.
Eric SmithThrowsSr./Sr./Sr.
Jared SnellDistanceJr./So./So.
Jordan StanfillDistanceSo./So./So.
Christopher StohsThrowsFr./Fr./Fr.
Jim TurchynDistanceSo./So./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