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Blane Bowen
2009-10 Men's Track & Field
EVENTS
Distance
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HOMETOWN
Grand Blanc, Mich.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Grand Blanc
Blane Bowen

2009 (Track and Field): Competed for the Crusaders in distance events as a freshman … posted top times indoors of 11:01.48 in the 3,000m run and 18:34.10 in the 5,000m run … did not compete during outdoor campaign.

2008 (Cross Country): Competed twice for Valpo as a freshman ... opened career with a time of 22:21 over the 6K course at the Crusader Open ... also ran at the Evansville Invitational, completing the 8K trail in 29:13.75.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner in cross country for the Bobcats ... a four-time All-Conference honoree ... named First Team All-County as a senior after twice receiving honorable mention All-County accolades ... honored as Freshman of the Year in 2004 ... earned four letters in track and field ... team won state championship in 2005 ... Bobcats won league and regional titles in 2005 and 2006 ... earned All-Conference accolades as a senior ... also received one letter in swimming ... carried a 4.0 GPA through high school ... class valedictorian ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Blane is the son of Dale and Cindy Bowen ... major is pre-dentistry ... born April 9, 1990.

2009-10 Men's Track & Field
Nick BabbittThrows5th/Sr./Sr.
Chris BednarczykDistanceJr./Jr./So.
Nathan BluhmDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Blane BowenDistanceSo./So./Fr.
Wally BradfordDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Chris BradleySprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Keith ButtonDistanceJr./So./So.
David CarterDistanceSr./Jr./Jr.
Taylor DeloyeSprintsSo./Fr./Fr.
Nick FaganDistanceSo./Fr./So.
Bryan GillDistance5th/Sr./Sr.
Joel HartenbergerDistanceJr./Jr./Jr.
Chris HovanJumpsSo./Fr./Fr.
Joe JohnsonDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Pat JohnsonDistanceSo./Fr./Fr.
Mike KashSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Chris LechnerDistanceSr./Jr./Sr.
Vince LiuzzoMultisSo./So./So.
Jarrett MickensJumps/SprintsJr./Jr./Jr.
Mack MorrisDistanceSo./So./Fr.
Jordan PiaskowyDistanceSo./So./So.
Alex RahnHurdlesFr./Fr./Fr.
Andrew RixonThrowsFr./Fr./Fr.
Bill RixonThrowsSo./So./So.
Ryan RuppelSprintsJr./Jr./Jr.
Caleb SchmalDistanceSo./So./So.
Derek SchnakeDistanceSo./So./So.
Steve SchubertJumpsJr./Jr./Jr.
Eric SlenkSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Joe SpitzzeriSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Ryan StegengaThrowsFr./Fr./Fr.
Charlie WalesaJumpsFr./Fr./Fr.
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