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
Andrew Rixon

Andrew Rixon

Events Throws
Yr. Jr./Jr./Jr.
Hometown Deerfield, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Deerfield


2011: Competed in the shot put and weight throw during the indoor season … also threw hammer and javelin in addition to shot put and weight throw during outdoor competition … finished fifth with a distance of 45’11 ¼” in the shot put and seventh with a distance of 48’11 ½” in the weight throw at the Horizon League Indoor Championship … performed at the Stan Lyon Invitational in the shot put (42’11”), hammer throw (141’4”), and javelin (147’7”) … paced Valpo at the 2012 Chicagoland Championships in the discus throw with a distance of 121’4”.

2010: Competed in shot put and weight throw during indoor season … also threw discus and hammer along with shot put during outdoor campaign … led Valpo in shot put during indoor (44’8¼”) and outdoor seasons (42’3¼”) … second-best thrower on the team indoors in the weight throw, recording a toss of 42’10¼” at the Horizon League Indoor Championships to earn tenth place… ranked among Valpo’s top throwers in the hammer at the Aquinas Open, finishing with a season-high 139’10” … posted a career-best 135’5” in the discus for an eighth place finish at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Warriors ... won regional and sectional titles in the shot put in 2008 ... qualified for state meet as a sophomore and as a junior ... won conference championship in the shot put indoors as a senior and outdoors as a sophomore and as a senior ... posted PRs of 53’7" in the shot put and 142’0" in the discus ... also earned four letters in wrestling and two letters in football ... a two-time regional and conference champion on the mat ... named conference MVP on the mat as a senior ... twice qualified for state wrestling meet ... holds Warriors’ all-time pins record ... a two-time All-Conference and All-Area selection on the gridiron.

Personal: Andrew is the son of John and Barbara Rixon ... major is civil engineering ... named to Valpo's Dean's List ... born March 7, 1991.