Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
Joel Hartenberger
2008-09 Men's Track & Field
EVENTS
Distance
YR.
So./So./So.
HOMETOWN
Albuquerque, N.M.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Sandia
Joel Hartenberger

2009 (Track and Field): One of the Crusaders’ fastest distance runners as a sophomore ... posted team-best time outdoors in the 10,000m run (33:05.28) ... also ranked third on team outdoors in both the 1,500m (4:08.28) and 5,000m (16:11.38) runs ... second-fastest runner on team indoors in the 5,000m run (15:57.22) ... also posted top times indoors of 9:07.04 in the 3,000m run (third-fastest on team) and 4:45.09 in the mile run ... named to Horizon League Academic Honor Roll both semesters.

2008 (Cross Country): Ran for the Crusaders at all six races as a sophomore, finishing among Valpo’s top-five on five occasions ... earned top-20 individual finish at season-opening Crusader Open ... ranked among Valpo’s top runners at both the Indiana Intercollegiates and the Notre Dame Invitational ... lowered career-best 8K time to 26:21.57 at the Evansville Invitational ... was the third Crusader runner across the line at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, completing the 10K course in 35:35.5 ... earned Horizon League Academic Honor Roll recognition for both the fall and spring semesters.

2008 (Track and Field): Ranked as Crusaders’ fastest runner in the long-distance races as a freshman, posting Valpo’s best time indoors in the 5,000m run (15:58.59, HL Championships) and outdoors in the 10,000m run (33:36.87, HL Championships) ... also among Valpo’s top runners indoors in the 3,000m run (9:01.27, HL Championships) and outdoors in the 5,000m run (16:10.35, Ted Haydon Invitational).

2007 (Cross Country): Ran six races for Valpo during freshman year, contributing to Crusaders’ team score on two occasions ... kicked off career with 25th-place finish at Crusader Invitational, finishing sixth among Valpo runners ... lowered 8K time by better than a minute over course of the season ... ran his season-best 8K at the Evansville Invitational, covering course in 26:33.84 for a 27th-place showing ... third-highest finishing Crusader at Evansville ... also scored for Valpo at Horizon League Championships, finishing in 36th place with a time of 27:42.3 ... one of seven Crusader runners to compete at NCAA Great Lakes Regional.

Prep: Earned three letters in both track and field and cross country for the Matadors ... finished among top-ten in state on the track in both the one mile and two mile runs ... district champion in the two mile run ... placed second at district in one mile run and third in 800m run ... earned All-District honors in cross country in 2006 ... helped team to two district championships and two top-10 finishes at state meet ... a three-time recipient of Academic All-District accolades ... carried highest GPA on team each of his last three seasons ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Joel is the son of Dave and Carol Hartenberger ... major is mechanical engineering ... has been named to the Dean's List and earned Presidential academic honors during his time at Valpo ... born July 6, 1988.

2008-09 Men's Track & Field
Ryan AbrahamJumpsFr./Fr./Fr.
Nick BabbittThrowsSr./Jr./Jr.
Chris BednarczykDistanceSo./So./Fr.
Blane BowenDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Justin BuiDistanceSo./So./So.
Keith ButtonDistanceSo./Fr./Fr.
David CarterDistanceJr./Jr./Jr.
Matt CervarichDistanceJr./So./Jr.
Justin CloydSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Derek EgleySprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Nick FaganDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Bryan GillDistanceSr./Jr./Jr.
Joel HartenbergerDistanceSo./So./So.
Tom HeunSprints/Hurdles/JumpsSr./Sr./Sr.
Rich KruparDistanceSr./Sr./Sr.
Dustin LawrenceMultis/ThrowsSr./Sr./Sr.
Chris LechnerDistanceJr./Jr./Jr.
Vinnie LiuzzoMultisFr./Fr./Fr.
Philip LohrmannJumps5th/Sr./Sr.
Joel MathwigDistanceJr./So./So.
Brett MaynardThrows5th/Sr./Sr.
Jarrett MickensJumps/SprintsSo./So./So.
Mack MorrisDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Jordan PiaskowyDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Bill RixonThrowsFr./Fr./Fr.
Ryan RuppelSprintsSo./So./So.
Caleb SchmalDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Derek SchnakeDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Steve SchubertJumpsSo./So./So.
Leandro SchultzDistanceSr./Jr./Jr.
Jordan StanfillDistanceSr./Jr./Jr.
Christopher StohsThrowsJr./Jr./Jr.
Tyler TollDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Jim TurchynDistanceSr./Sr./Sr.
Chris WalshSprintsSr./Jr./Jr.
W Soccer Belmont Brown Field
Aug 22, 7:30 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
W Soccer IUPUI Brown Field
Aug 24, 1:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
W Soccer Valpo Phoenix, Ariz.
Aug 29, 9:00 p.m. Grand Canyon
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
W Soccer Valpo Flagstaff, Ariz.
Aug 31, 2:00 p.m. Northern Arizona
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
W Soccer Ball State Brown Field
Sep 5, 7:30 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Sep 7, 2:30 p.m. Western Illinois
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler