Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
Bill Rixon
2008-09 Men's Track & Field
EVENTS
Throws
YR.
Fr./Fr./Fr.
HOMETOWN
Deerfield, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Deerfield
Bill Rixon

2010: Competed during indoor season in the weight throw … performed in the discus and hammer throws in outdoor competition … recorded a distance of 42’5½” in the weight throw at the Horizon League Indoor Championships … paced Valpo in the discus with a mark of 150’6” in the outdoor season … finished fifth in the discus at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships … registered second-best hammer throw of the season with a distance of 148’10” to earn eighth place at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.

2009: Competed in the throws for the Crusaders as a freshman … placed fourth at Horizon League Outdoor Championships in the discus throw … also finished seventh at league’s outdoor meet in the hammer throw with a season-best mark of 144’3" … moved into second on Valpo’s all-time chart outdoors in the discus with an effort of 156’7" at the Dave Rankin Invitational … posted a season-best distance of 46’1 ¼” in the weight throw during indoor campaign.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner for Deerfield ... twice earned All-Conference and All-Sectional honors ... second all-time in school history in both the discus and hammer throws ... also received three letters in wrestling and two letters in football ... a two-time All-Conference and one-time All-Region recipient on the mat.

Personal: Bill is the son of John and Barbara Rixon ... major is mechanical engineering ... born December 30, 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.
W Golf IPFW Spring Invitational Fort Wayne, Ind. (Chestnut Hills G.C.)
Apr 7 9th/12 (642)
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
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