2011-12 Men's Track & Field
Kevin Adamik Sprints
Cy Badertscher Jumps
Drew Baker Sprints
Nathan Bluhm Distance
Wally Bradford Mid-Distance
Sean Carey Jumps
Josh Carow Sprints
Logan Coan Sprints
Tyler Crum Sprints
Mickey Delcambre Sprints
Nick Fagan Distance
Jacob Frey Throws
Henry Gamamou Sprints
Jeremy Getz Jumps
David Goad Throws
Kiefer Heiman Mid-Distance
Chad Henkel Sprints
Eric Hickok Distance
Joe Holy Sprints
Chris Hovan Jumps
Leandro Jaime Distance
Joe Johnson Mid-Distance
Pat Johnson Distance
Nick Kowaleski Sprints
Ricky Laskowski Sprints/Hurdles
Eric Loria Distance
Mack Morris Distance
Trace Ostergren Distance
Jordan Piaskowy Distance
Matthew Przybyla Mid-Distance
Andrew Rixon Throws
Bill Rixon Throws
Pete Rufo Jumps
David Rutkowski Distance
Derek Schnake Mid-Distance
Travis Simmons Jumps
Julian Smith Sprints
Ryan Stegenga Throws
Full Roster
Chris Hovan

Chris Hovan

EVENTS Jumps
YR. Sr./Jr./Jr.
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.