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
Eric Slenk

Eric Slenk

EVENTS Sprints
YR. Fr./Fr./Fr.
HOMETOWN Holland, Mich.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Christian

2011: Appeared in nine games for Valpo, starting the season opener against Franklin (Sept. 3) ... caught 23 passes for 200 yards ... had a season-high five receptions for 45 yards against Morehead State (Oct. 1) ... had a season-long catch of 27 yards against Dayton on Oct. 29 ... returned five kickoffs and three punts against Franklin ... caught a two-point conversion against Campbell (Nov. 12) ... finished the year with five total tackles, including four solo stops ... named team’s Special Teams Player of the Week for the Dayton game ... named to the Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Saw action in 10 games for the Crusaders, making five starts ... collegiate debut came in season opener at Western Illinois (Sept. 2) ... made first collegiate start against Marist (Oct. 9) ... made nine catches for 105 yards on the season ... hauled in a 52-yard touchdown pass against Jacksonville (Oct. 16) for first collegiate score ... finished with two grabs for 71 yards against the Dolphins ... had three catches against Marist ... returned 12 kickoffs for 220 yards against Jacksonville, finishing the game with 296 all-purpose yards ... had a long kickoff return of 41 yards at Dayton (Oct. 2) ... finished the season with 48 kickoff returns for 922 yards (19.2 yards per return) ... made two tackles ... named team’s Special Teams Player of the Week for the Dayton game ... selected as the team’s Offensive Rookie of the Year ... named to the Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2009: Played on the Crusader reserve team ... team’s Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the San Diego game ... named to the Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner for the Maroons ... led team to the 2008 state championship ... an All-Ottawa-Kent Conference Green selection as a senior after earning Honorable Mention accolades junior season ... also lettered in basketball and track and field.

Personal:  Eric is the son of Tom and Kathy Slenk ... major is accounting ... born June 30, 1991.