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
Derek Schnake

Derek Schnake

EVENTS Mid-Distance
YR. Sr./Sr./Sr.
HOMETOWN Chicago, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Lincoln Park

2009 (Track and Field): Competed in middle distance events for the Crusaders as a freshman … posted top time indoors of 2:10.97 in the 800m run … best efforts outdoors were 2:03.43 in the 800m run and 4:22.87 in the 1,500m run … named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll both semesters.

2008 (Cross Country): Competed twice for the Crusaders as a freshman ... opened career at Crusader Open ... also ran for Valpo at Evansville Invitational, covering 8K course in 28:30.61.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner on the track for the Lions ... qualified for Illinois state championship meet in four different events over three seasons ... holds school record in the 800m run and was part of the school record-setting 4x800m relay squad ... took conference title at 2007 indoor meet in 3,200m run ... also earned four letters in cross country ... named to the All-City cross country team.

Personal: Derek is the son of Dan Schnake, Josephine Pangilinan and Mark Brunner ... major is English ... has earned Presidential academic honors during his time at Valpo … born April 29, 1990.