Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
Matt Cervarich
2007-08 Men's Track & Field
EVENTS
Distance
YR.
So./So./So.
HOMETOWN
Deerfield, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Deerfield
Matt Cervarich

2008 (Cross Country): Took to the course three times for Valpo as a junior ... started season at Crusader Open, covering 6K course in 21:59 ... posted season-best 8K time of 28:23.59 at Evansville Invitational ... also represented Crusaders at Horizon League Championships.

2008 (Track and Field): Did not run during indoor season for the Crusaders ... posted Valpo’s third-fastest time of outdoor campaign in 10,000m run (36:45.62, HL Championships) ... also competed outdoors in the 1,500m run (4:40.87, Miami Invitational) and 5,000m run (16:53.47, Butler Twilight).

2007 (Cross Country): Competed five times for Crusaders as a sophomore ... lowered career-best 8K time at Boston College Open, completing race in 28:55 ... slashed another 40 seconds off of 8K time at Evansville Invitational, crossing the line in 28:14.52 ... ran for Valpo at the Horizon League Championships.

2007 (Track and Field): Ran at eight meets for the Crusaders ... ran season-best times of 9:44.66 in the 3,000m run and 17:00.22 in the 5,000m run indoors ... posted third-fastest 10,000m outdoors run by a Crusader in 2007 at the Hillsdale Gina Relays, finishing race in 34:44.17 ... ran a 16:47.66 in the 5,000m run at the Mike Poehlein Invitational.

2006 (Cross Country): Took part in four races for Valpo during his freshman campaign ... opened career at Sunset Hills Farm with a time of 21:50 in the Crusader Invitational ... ran sub-30 minutes twice in three races over eight kilometers, including a season-best time of 29:14.24 at the Evansville Invitational ... received Mid-Con All-Academic Team honors.

Prep: Earned two letters in both cross country and track and field for the Warriors ... led cross country team to 2005 Central Suburban League North Championship and berths in Regionals and Sectionals ... earned All-Conference and All-County honors as a senior ... also named to Academic All-Conference team ... holds school record in three mile run (16:42) ... helped track and field squad to 2006 Central Suburban League indoor championship ... member of All-County 4x800m relay team.

Personal: Matt is the son of Rick and Dianne Cervarich ... major is meteorology ... born August 21, 1987.

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.
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
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
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
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
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25 UIC
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
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
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M 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
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W 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