Valparaiso University women’s track & field senior Hayley Krulik (Crown Point, Ind. / Crown Point) was recognized by the Missouri Valley Conference in this week’s State Farm MVC Scholar-Athlete Spotlight on Wednesday.
Krulik, a member of the throws group, owns a 3.84 cumulative grade point average as an accounting major. She is a Christ College Scholar, a multiple time member of the Valpo Dean’s List and in 2020 was a President's Council Academic Excellence Award recipient as well as a Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award honoree.
On campus, Krulik serves as the treasurer for the American Society of Civil Engineers, which is a student organization that participates in numerous competitions revolving around concrete, steel and civil engineering design. She is also very active in the community, serving with the United Way of Porter County, the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana and Valpo's Popcorn Fest. In 2018, she traveled with the track & field team to fix homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey in the Houston area.
To qualify for the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Spotlight, student-athletes must have completed at least one academic year at a Valley institution and must be at least a sophomore in academic standing. The conference office recognizes one female and male student-athlete each week during the academic year.