2010-11 Men's Track & Field
Chris Bednarczyk Distance
Blane Bowen Distance
Jacob Boyd Jumps
Wally Bradford Mid-Distance
Chris Bradley Sprints
Keith Button Mid-Distance
Sean Carey Jumps
David Carter Mid-Distance
Carmelo Castillo Mid-Distance
Logan Coan Sprints
Mickey Delcambre Sprints
Nick Fagan Distance
David Goad Throws
Joel Hartenberger Distance
Kiefer Heiman Mid-Distance
Chad Henkel Sprints
Joe Holy Sprints
Ryan Hough Distance
Chris Hovan Jumps
Joe Johnson Mid-Distance
Pat Johnson Distance
Evan Lynch Jumps
Jarrett Mickens Jumps
Chris Miko Distance
Mack Morris Distance
Jordan Piaskowy Distance
Matthew Przybyla Mid-Distance
Andrew Rixon Throws
Bill Rixon Throws
Ryan Ruppel Sprints
Caleb Schmal Distance
Derek Schnake Mid-Distance
Steve Schubert Jumps
Travis Simmons Jumps
Julian Smith Sprints
Ryan Stegenga Throws
Charlie Walesa Jumps
Aaron Willis Sprints
Full Roster
Chris Hovan

Chris Hovan

EVENTS Jumps
YR. Jr./So./So.
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.