2006-07 Men's Track & Field
Brian Babczak Sprints
Steve Bartholomew Throws
Mike Bley Distance
Aaron Brackett Sprints/Hurdles
Michael Brouch Distance
David Carter Distance
Matt Cervarich Distance
Jules Gilimpundu Sprints
Bryan Gill Distance
Tom Heun Sprints/Hurdles/Jumps
Chris Honig Distance
Alex Johnson Throws
Jeff Johnson Distance
Eric Kanouse Hurdles/Sprints
Matt Kariger Distance
Rich Krupar Distance
Michael Landmeier Distance
Daniel Lane Sprints
Dustin Lawrence Sprints/Hurdles/Throws
Chris Lechner Distance
Erik Lindamood Throws
Philip Lohrmann Jumps
Phil Martin Distance
Chris Martis Distance
Caleb Meyer Jumps
Josh Parker Distance
Ben Radke Distance
Tony Roby Sprints
Stefan Schalk Distance
Adriano Schultz Distance
Leandro Schultz Distance
Eric Smith Throws
Jared Snell Distance
Jordan Stanfill Distance
Christopher Stohs Throws
Jim Turchyn Distance
Full Roster
Matt Kariger

Matt Kariger

EVENTS Distance
YR. Sr./Sr./Sr.
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.