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Chris Hovan
2011-12 Men's Track & Field
EVENTS
Jumps
YR.
Sr./Jr./Jr.
HOMETOWN
Elkhart, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Elkhart Christian
Chris Hovan

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.

2011-12 Men's Track & Field
Kevin AdamikSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Cy BadertscherJumpsFr./Fr./Fr.
Drew BakerSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Nathan BluhmDistanceJr./So./So.
Wally BradfordMid-DistanceJr./So./Jr.
Sean CareyJumpsSo./So./So.
Josh CarowSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Logan CoanSprintsSo./So./Fr.
Tyler CrumSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Mickey DelcambreSprintsSo./So./So.
Nick FaganDistanceSr./Jr./Sr.
Jacob FreyThrowsFr./Fr./Fr.
Henry GamamouSprintsSo./Fr./Fr.
Jeremy GetzJumpsFr./Fr./Fr.
David GoadThrowsSo./So./Fr.
Kiefer HeimanMid-DistanceSo./So./So.
Chad HenkelSprintsSo./So./So.
Eric HickokDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Joe HolySprintsSo./So./So.
Chris HovanJumpsSr./Jr./Jr.
Leandro JaimeDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Joe JohnsonMid-DistanceJr./Jr./Jr.
Patrick JohnsonDistanceSr./Jr./Jr.
Nick KowaleskiSprintsFr./Fr./Fr.
Ricky LaskowskiSprints/HurdlesFr./Fr./Fr.
Eric LoriaDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Mack MorrisDistanceSr./Jr./Jr.
Trace OstergrenDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Jordan PiaskowyDistanceSr./Sr./Sr.
Matthew PrzybylaMid-DistanceSo./So./So.
Andrew RixonThrowsJr./Jr./Jr.
Bill RixonThrowsSr./Sr./Sr.
Pete RufoJumpsFr./Fr./Fr.
David RutkowskiDistanceFr./Fr./Fr.
Derek SchnakeMid-DistanceSr./Sr./Sr.
Travis SimmonsJumpsSo./So./So.
Julian SmithSprintsSo./So./So.
Ryan StegengaThrowsJr./Jr./Jr.
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