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Ryan Ruppel
2010-11 Men's Track & Field
EVENTS
Sprints
YR.
Sr./Sr./Sr.
HOMETOWN
Grand Blanc, Mich.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Grand Blanc
Ryan Ruppel

2010: Saw action in sprints … recorded season-best time of 24.67 seconds in the 200m dash at the Mike Lints Alumni Open during the indoor season … led Valpo sprinters in the outdoor season in the 100m (11.69) and 200m dashes (23.81) … served on Crusaders’ best 4x100m relay that finished with a time of 45.60 seconds at the Polar Bear Invitational.

2009: Ran the sprints for the Crusaders as a sophomore ... posted season-best times of 7.05 seconds in the 55m dash, 7.52 seconds in the 60m dash and 23.69 seconds in the 200m dash indoors ... outdoors, registered top times of 12.01 seconds in the 100m dash, 24.70 seconds in the 200m dash and 55.06 seconds in the 400m dash ... also was a part of relay squads both indoors and outdoors.

2008: Paced the Crusaders in the short sprints as a freshman ... led Valpo in 55m dash (6.96, Phoenix Invitational) and 60m dash (7.40, at Milwaukee) indoors and 100m dash (11.61, Miami Invitational) outdoors ... also among Crusaders’ best indoors in the 200m dash (23.87, twice) and outdoors in the 200m dash (23.29, Miami Invitational).

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Bobcats ... a two-time All-Conference honoree ... earned All-Area accolades as a senior ... state qualifier as part of Bobcats' 4x100m and 4x200m relay squads as a senior ... helped team to two conference and regional championships ... team captain.

Personal: Ryan is the son of Bob and Cindy Ruppel ... major is physical education ... born May 26, 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.
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
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
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 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
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
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
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
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Green Bay
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Valpo