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Chris Bednarczyk
2010-11 Men's Track & Field
EVENTS
Distance
YR.
Sr./Sr./Jr.
HOMETOWN
Westfield, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Westfield
Chris Bednarczyk

2009 (Track and Field): Ran in the middle to long distance events for the Crusaders ... posted top times indoors of 4:54.15 in the mile run, 9:24.12 in the 3,000m run and 16:48.90 in the 5,000m run ... was second-fastest Valpo runner outdoors in the 10,000m run, posting a time of 34:28.68 at the Horizon League Championships ... also registered top times outdoors of 4:28.40 in the 3,000m run and 17:34.14 in the 5,000m run ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll both semesters.

2008 (Cross Country): Ran three times for the Crusaders as a sophomore ... opened season with a time of 22:47 at the 6K Crusader Open ... crossed the line over the 8K course at the Evansville Invitational in 28:56.01 ... also competed for Valpo at the Horizon League Championships ... earned Horizon League Academic Honor Roll recognition for both the fall and spring semesters.

2008 (Track and Field): Posted top times during freshman campaign indoors of 9:52.71 in the 3,000m run (HL Championships) and 17:08.76 in the 5,000m run (Findlay Classic) ... did not run during outdoor portion of the season.

2007 (Cross Country): Competed four times for the Crusaders as a freshman ... opened collegiate career with a time of 22:57 over the 6K course at the Crusader Invitational ... posted a season-best 8K time of 28:23.47 at the Evansville Invitational ... also ran at the Indiana Intercollegiates and the Horizon League Championships.

Prep: Did not earn any letters in track for the Shamrocks ... earned two letters in cross country ... was named team’s Most Improved runner ... also earned Mental Attitude Award ... earned Second Team all-Noblesville Ledger accolades as a senior ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Chris is the son of William and Ardice Bednarczyk ... major is meteorology ... has earned Presidential academic honors during his time at Valpo ... born March 20, 1989.

2010-11 Men's Track & Field
Chris BednarczykDistanceSr./Sr./Jr.
Blane BowenDistanceJr./Jr./So.
Jacob BoydJumpsFr./Fr./Fr.
Wally BradfordMid-DistanceSo./Fr./So.
Chris BradleySprintsJr./So./So.
Keith ButtonMid-DistanceSr./Jr./Jr.
Sean CareyJumpsFr./Fr./Fr.
David CarterMid-Distance5th/Sr./Sr.
Carmelo CastilloMid-DistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Logan CoanSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Mickey DelcambreSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Nick FaganDistanceJr./So./Jr.
David GoadThrowsFr./Fr./Fr.
Joel HartenbergerDistanceSr./Sr./Sr.
Kiefer HeimanMid-DistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Chad HenkelSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Joe HolySprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Ryan HoughDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Chris HovanJumpsJr./So./So.
Joe JohnsonMid-DistanceSo./So./So.
Patrick JohnsonDistanceJr./So./So.
Evan LynchJumpsFr./Fr./Fr.
Jarrett MickensJumpsSr./Sr./Sr.
Chris MikoDistanceJr./So./So.
Mack MorrisDistanceJr./So./So.
Jordan PiaskowyDistanceJr./Jr./Jr.
Matthew PrzybylaMid-DistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Andrew RixonThrowsSo./So./So.
Bill RixonThrowsJr./Jr./Jr.
Ryan RuppelSprintsSr./Sr./Sr.
Caleb SchmalDistanceJr./So./Jr.
Derek SchnakeMid-DistanceJr./Jr./Jr.
Steve SchubertJumpsSr./Sr./Sr.
Travis SimmonsJumpsFr./Fr./Fr.
Julian SmithSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Ryan StegengaThrowsSo./So./So.
Charlie WalesaJumpsSo./So./So.
Aaron WillisSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25 Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo