2007-08 Men's Track & Field
Steve Bartholomew Throws
Chris Bednarczyk Distance
Mike Bley Distance
Aaron Brackett Sprints/Hurdles
Michael Brouch Distance
Justin Bui Distance
Keith Button Distance
David Carter Distance
Matt Cervarich Distance
Bryan Gill Distance
Joel Hartenberger Distance
Tom Heun Sprints/Hurdles/Jumps
Chris Honig Distance
Alex Johnson Throws
Martenzie Johnson Jumps/Sprints
Rich Krupar Distance
Daniel Lane Sprints
Dustin Lawrence Sprints/Hurdles/Throws
Chris Lechner Distance
Erik Lindamood Throws
Philip Lohrmann Jumps
Joel Mathwig Distance
Brett Maynard Throws
Caleb Meyer Jumps
Jarrett Mickens Jumps
Ryan Ruppel Sprints
Steve Schubert Jumps
Jared Snell Distance
Christopher Stohs Throws
Jim Turchyn Distance
Full Roster
Ryan Ruppel

Ryan Ruppel

EVENTS Sprints
YR. Fr./Fr./Fr.
HOMETOWN Grand Blanc, Mich.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Grand Blanc

2010: Saw action in sprints … recorded season-best time of 24.67 seconds in the 200m dash at the Mike Lints Alumni Open during the indoor season … led Valpo sprinters in the outdoor season in the 100m (11.69) and 200m dashes (23.81) … served on Crusaders’ best 4x100m relay that finished with a time of 45.60 seconds at the Polar Bear Invitational.

2009: Ran the sprints for the Crusaders as a sophomore ... posted season-best times of 7.05 seconds in the 55m dash, 7.52 seconds in the 60m dash and 23.69 seconds in the 200m dash indoors ... outdoors, registered top times of 12.01 seconds in the 100m dash, 24.70 seconds in the 200m dash and 55.06 seconds in the 400m dash ... also was a part of relay squads both indoors and outdoors.

2008: Paced the Crusaders in the short sprints as a freshman ... led Valpo in 55m dash (6.96, Phoenix Invitational) and 60m dash (7.40, at Milwaukee) indoors and 100m dash (11.61, Miami Invitational) outdoors ... also among Crusaders’ best indoors in the 200m dash (23.87, twice) and outdoors in the 200m dash (23.29, Miami Invitational).

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Bobcats ... a two-time All-Conference honoree ... earned All-Area accolades as a senior ... state qualifier as part of Bobcats' 4x100m and 4x200m relay squads as a senior ... helped team to two conference and regional championships ... team captain.

Personal: Ryan is the son of Bob and Cindy Ruppel ... major is physical education ... born May 26, 1989.