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Chris Hovan
2009-10 Men's Track & Field
EVENTS
Jumps
YR.
So./Fr./Fr.
HOMETOWN
Elkhart, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Elkhart Christian
Chris Hovan

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.

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