Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
Ryan Ruppel
2007-08 Men's Track & Field
EVENTS
Sprints
YR.
Fr./Fr./Fr.
HOMETOWN
Grand Blanc, Mich.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Grand Blanc
Ryan Ruppel

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.

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.
Softball Northern Illinois 6 VU Softball Field
Apr 8 Valpo 8
Baseball Valpo 5 Evanston, Ill.
Apr 8 Northwestern 12
Softball Northern Illinois 3 8 inn.
Apr 8 Valpo 4
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
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
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
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 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
W Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19, 1:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
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 Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 5:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
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
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26 Horizon League Tournament
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