2008-09 Men's Track & Field
Ryan Abraham Jumps
Nick Babbitt Throws
Chris Bednarczyk Distance
Blane Bowen Distance
Justin Bui Distance
Keith Button Distance
David Carter Distance
Matt Cervarich Distance
Justin Cloyd Sprints
Derek Egley Sprints
Nick Fagan Distance
Bryan Gill Distance
Joel Hartenberger Distance
Tom Heun Sprints/Hurdles/Jumps
Rich Krupar Distance
Dustin Lawrence Multis/Throws
Chris Lechner Distance
Vince Liuzzo Multis
Philip Lohrmann Jumps
Joel Mathwig Distance
Brett Maynard Throws
Jarrett Mickens Jumps/Sprints
Mack Morris Distance
Jordan Piaskowy Distance
Bill Rixon Throws
Ryan Ruppel Sprints
Caleb Schmal Distance
Derek Schnake Distance
Steve Schubert Jumps
Leandro Schultz Distance
Jordan Stanfill Distance
Christopher Stohs Throws
Tyler Toll Distance
Jim Turchyn Distance
Chris Walsh Sprints
Full Roster
Joel Mathwig

Joel Mathwig

EVENTS Distance
YR. Jr./So./So.
HOMETOWN Fall Creek, Wis.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Fall Creek

2008 (Cross Country): Ran twice for the Crusaders in his first season on the cross country squad ... opened season competing at Crusader Open ... also represented Valpo at Evansville Invitational ... earned Horizon League Academic Honor Roll recognition for both the fall and spring semesters.

2008 (Track and Field): Was Valpo’s second-fastest in the 3,000m steeplechase during the outdoor season (10:27.22, HL Championships) ... competed indoors in the 800m run (2:08.40, DePauw Invitational), mile run (4:45.07, HL Championships), and 3,000m run (9:52.30, Findlay Classic) ... also ran outdoors in the 1,500m run (4:19.67, HL Championships) ... named to the HL Academic Honor Roll for both fall 2007 and spring 2008 semesters ... received Valpo Presidential academic honors.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner in cross country for the Crickets ... twice earned All-Conference accolades ... also earned three letters in basketball, two letters in track and field and one letter in football ... ran in the 1,600m run at the state track and field meet in 2004 ... helped team to track and field conference title in 2003 ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Joel is the son of Dean and Cheryl Mathwig ... major is geography ... has earned Presidential academic honors during his time at Valpo ... honored on the Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Academic All-League squad ... born May 17, 1988.