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Ryan Ruppel
2008-09 Men's Track & Field
EVENTS
Sprints
YR.
So./So./So.
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.

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.
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.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
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
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.
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
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler