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Chris Bednarczyk
2007-08 Men's Track & Field
EVENTS
Distance
YR.
Fr./Fr./Fr.
HOMETOWN
Westfield, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Westfield
Chris Bednarczyk

2009 (Track and Field): Ran in the middle to long distance events for the Crusaders ... posted top times indoors of 4:54.15 in the mile run, 9:24.12 in the 3,000m run and 16:48.90 in the 5,000m run ... was second-fastest Valpo runner outdoors in the 10,000m run, posting a time of 34:28.68 at the Horizon League Championships ... also registered top times outdoors of 4:28.40 in the 3,000m run and 17:34.14 in the 5,000m run ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll both semesters.

2008 (Cross Country): Ran three times for the Crusaders as a sophomore ... opened season with a time of 22:47 at the 6K Crusader Open ... crossed the line over the 8K course at the Evansville Invitational in 28:56.01 ... also competed for Valpo at the Horizon League Championships ... earned Horizon League Academic Honor Roll recognition for both the fall and spring semesters.

2008 (Track and Field): Posted top times during freshman campaign indoors of 9:52.71 in the 3,000m run (HL Championships) and 17:08.76 in the 5,000m run (Findlay Classic) ... did not run during outdoor portion of the season.

2007 (Cross Country): Competed four times for the Crusaders as a freshman ... opened collegiate career with a time of 22:57 over the 6K course at the Crusader Invitational ... posted a season-best 8K time of 28:23.47 at the Evansville Invitational ... also ran at the Indiana Intercollegiates and the Horizon League Championships.

Prep: Did not earn any letters in track for the Shamrocks ... earned two letters in cross country ... was named team’s Most Improved runner ... also earned Mental Attitude Award ... earned Second Team all-Noblesville Ledger accolades as a senior ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Chris is the son of William and Ardice Bednarczyk ... major is meteorology ... has earned Presidential academic honors during his time at Valpo ... born March 20, 1989.

2007-08 Men's Track & Field
Steve BartholomewThrowsSr./Sr./Sr.
Chris BednarczykDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Mike BleyDistanceSo./So./So.
Aaron BrackettSprints/HurdlesSo./So./So.
Michael BrouchDistanceSr./Sr./Jr.
Justin BuiDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Keith ButtonDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
David CarterDistanceSo./So./So.
Matt CervarichDistanceSo./So./So.
Bryan GillDistanceJr./Jr./Jr.
Joel HartenbergerDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Tom HeunSprints/Hurdles/JumpsJr./Jr./Jr.
Chris HonigDistanceSr./Jr./Jr.
Alex JohnsonThrowsSo./So./So.
Martenzie JohnsonJumps/SprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Rich KruparDistanceJr./Jr./Jr.
Daniel LaneSprintsSo./So./So.
Dustin LawrenceSprints/Hurdles/ThrowsJr./Jr./Jr.
Chris LechnerDistanceSo./So./So.
Erik LindamoodThrowsJr./Jr./Jr.
Philip LohrmannJumpsSr./Jr./Jr.
Joel MathwigDistanceSo./Fr./Fr.
Brett MaynardThrowsSr./Jr./Jr.
Caleb MeyerJumpsJr./Jr./Jr.
Jarrett MickensJumpsFr./Fr./Fr.
Ryan RuppelSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Steve SchubertJumpsFr./Fr./Fr.
Jared SnellDistanceSr./Jr./Jr.
Christopher StohsThrowsSo./So./So.
Jim TurchynDistanceJr./Jr./Jr.
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay