2017-18 Men's Track & Field
Taylor Allen Sprints
Dylan Antonides Throws
Kyle Baker Pole Vault
Charles Banks Mid-Distance
Joey Black Distance
Alexander Bruno Mid-Distance
Aaron Clark Jr. Multi-Events
Tony Elliott Throws
Zack Fortener Multi-Events
Victor Fortin Distance
Tyler Grimes Mid-Distance
Andrew Guzek Throws
Montel Hall Jumps
Da'Quan Harrell Sprints
Steven Helm
Connor Hickey Multi-Events
Quinten Holley Sprints/Hurdles
Nate Izewski Distance
Stacey Jones
Lucas Lavendusky
Jack Mader Distance
Will Maidment Jumps
Collin McCullough Jumps
Sidney Noble Distance
Bryce Otterbach Sprints
Dominic Paoletti Distance
Jake Rasawehr Throws
Peter Rhodes Throws
Brandon Riley Sprints
Malik Riley Sprints/Jumps
James Sampson Sprints
Jeremy Seiler Pole Vault
Ben Sekuloski Sprints
Evan Snow Pole Vault
Cole Stradtmann
Zach Topper Pole Vault
Alexander Watson Pole Vault
T.J. Weinzimmer
Nathan Woltmann Pole Vault
Jack Worman Sprints
Josh Yonker Sprints
Tim Zange Mid-Distance
Ben Zibricky Mid-Distance
Full Roster
Zach Topper

Zach Topper

Events Pole Vault
Yr. Jr.
Hometown Portage, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) Portage

2019: The pole vaulter had his best indoor mark of the season on Feb. 1 at the Meyo Invitational, clearing 14-7¼ (4.45m). Had his best javelin throw during the outdoor season of 124-3 on April 6 at Gibson Invitational. Saw his best outdoor pole vault of 13-1½ on April 27 at Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational.

2018: Finished third on Dec. 1 at the Blue & Gold Invite at Notre Dame. This jump of 14-11 was his season-best…At the Crusader Invite on April 28, he threw a season-best javelin throw of 135.2 which landed him third place…Placed fourth in the javelin throw with a 133.1 mark at the Redbird Invitational April 14.

2017: Season best indoor pole vault of 14-3.5 occurred on Feb. 26... Had the top outdoor mark of his career on April 22, clearing the bar at 14-6.25, the fifth-best mark in program history. 

2016: A pole vaulter for Valparaiso, cleared the bar at 14’11” this indoor season, the program’s third best result ever…for outdoor, he holds the school’s fifth-best mark with a 14’5 1/2" effort this year in the event.

Prep: Three-year letter winner for the Indians…sectional, regional and state qualifier…team MVP…Elite Indian award recipient...three letters in football.

Personal: Son of Jamie and Ron Block…major is biology.