2009-10 Men's Track & Field
Nick Babbitt Throws
Chris Bednarczyk Distance
Nathan Bluhm Distance
Blane Bowen Distance
Wally Bradford Distance
Chris Bradley Sprints
Keith Button Distance
David Carter Distance
Taylor Deloye Sprints
Nick Fagan Distance
Bryan Gill Distance
Joel Hartenberger Distance
Chris Hovan Jumps
Joe Johnson Distance
Pat Johnson Distance
Mike Kash Sprints
Chris Lechner Distance
Vince Liuzzo Multis
Jarrett Mickens Jumps/Sprints
Mack Morris Distance
Jordan Piaskowy Distance
Alex Rahn Hurdles
Andrew Rixon Throws
Bill Rixon Throws
Ryan Ruppel Sprints
Caleb Schmal Distance
Derek Schnake Distance
Steve Schubert Jumps
Eric Slenk Sprints
Joe Spitzzeri Sprints
Ryan Stegenga Throws
Charlie Walesa Jumps
Full Roster
Keith Button

Keith Button

EVENTS Distance
YR. Jr./So./So.
HOMETOWN Farmington Hills, Mich.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Farmington

2009 (Track and Field): Competed in the middle distances in his first year of competition for the Crusaders ... posted top times indoors of 2:10.84 in the 800m run and 4:37.86 in the one mile run ... outdoors, boasted season-best times of 2:05.41 in the 800m run and 4:16.51 in the 1,500m run ... earned a spot on the Horizon League Academic All-League squad during the indoor campaign ... member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll both semesters.

2008 (Cross Country): Competed twice for Valpo as a sophomore ... crossed the line in 22:26 at the season-opening Crusader Open, lowering his time over two and a half minutes from the previous year ... also ran at the Evansville Invitational, covering 8K course in 28:57.42 ... earned Horizon League Academic Honor Roll recognition for both the fall and spring semesters.

2008 (Track and Field): Did not compete during first season at Valpo.

2007 (Cross Country): Ran one time for the Brown and Gold during his freshman year ... took to the course at Sunset Hills Farm in season-opening Crusader Invitational, completing the 6K course in 24:59.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Falcons ... earned team Most Valuable Runner honors as a junior ... received All-Conference accolades in 2005 ... won individual city championship in 2005 ... team won conference title in 2006 and city championship all four seasons ... also a four-year letterwinner in track and field ... a two-time Michigan Math Prize state finalist ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Keith is the son of Rich and Julie Button ... major is mechanical engineering ... has earned Dean’s List honors all five semesters at Valpo ... born March 12, 1989.