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Andrew Rixon
2010-11 Men's Track & Field
Deerfield, Ill.
Andrew Rixon


2011: Competed in the shot put and weight throw during the indoor season … also threw hammer and javelin in addition to shot put and weight throw during outdoor competition … finished fifth with a distance of 45’11 ¼” in the shot put and seventh with a distance of 48’11 ½” in the weight throw at the Horizon League Indoor Championship … performed at the Stan Lyon Invitational in the shot put (42’11”), hammer throw (141’4”), and javelin (147’7”) … paced Valpo at the 2012 Chicagoland Championships in the discus throw with a distance of 121’4”.

2010: Competed in shot put and weight throw during indoor season … also threw discus and hammer along with shot put during outdoor campaign … led Valpo in shot put during indoor (44’8¼”) and outdoor seasons (42’3¼”) … second-best thrower on the team indoors in the weight throw, recording a toss of 42’10¼” at the Horizon League Indoor Championships to earn tenth place… ranked among Valpo’s top throwers in the hammer at the Aquinas Open, finishing with a season-high 139’10” … posted a career-best 135’5” in the discus for an eighth place finish at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Warriors ... won regional and sectional titles in the shot put in 2008 ... qualified for state meet as a sophomore and as a junior ... won conference championship in the shot put indoors as a senior and outdoors as a sophomore and as a senior ... posted PRs of 53’7" in the shot put and 142’0" in the discus ... also earned four letters in wrestling and two letters in football ... a two-time regional and conference champion on the mat ... named conference MVP on the mat as a senior ... twice qualified for state wrestling meet ... holds Warriors’ all-time pins record ... a two-time All-Conference and All-Area selection on the gridiron.

Personal: Andrew is the son of John and Barbara Rixon ... major is civil engineering ... named to Valpo's Dean's List ... born March 7, 1991.


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 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