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
Chris Hovan

Chris Hovan

EVENTS Jumps
YR. So./Fr./Fr.
HOMETOWN Elkhart, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Elkhart Christian

2010: Saw action in the long and triple jumps during both the indoor and outdoor seasons … earned a pair of top-ten finishes in the triple jump in the indoor campaign, including ninth place at the Horizon League Indoor Championships with a jump of 39’7¾” … one of Valpo’s top long jumpers in the outdoor season with a jump of 19’6” at the Boilermaker Invitational … ended season with 10th place finishes in both the long and triple jumps at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships … finished outdoor campaign with personal-bests in the long jump (19’8¼”) and the triple jump (40’9”).

Prep: Competed in track and field for the Eagles ... a three-time First Team All-Conference honoree ... also once earned Second Team All-Conference accolades ... set school record as a senior in the long jump (20’2 ½”) ... also part of record-setting 4x100m relay squad (47.12) as a sophomore ... earned four letters in basketball and one in soccer as well ... received team’s Best Offense award as a sophomore and Best Defense award as a senior on the hardwood ... class salutatorian ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal:
Chris is the son of Michael and Rebecca Hovan ... major is physical education – teacher education ... has earned Presidential academic honors during his time at Valpo ... born October 27, 1989.