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
Joey Black

Joey Black

Events Distance
Yr. Fr.
Hometown O'Fallon, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) O'Fallon

2020 (Track & Field): Kicked off his season with a 1:58.99 time in the 800 on Jan. 17 at Bill Clinger Classic hosted by GVSU… Ran his fastest mile of the year on Feb. 8 at University of Chicago’s Windy City Rumble, a time of 4:32.90… Set a career-best in the indoor 800 at 1:58.44 on Feb. 15 in the GVSU Big Meet.

2019 (Cross Country): Ran in three races during his junior campaign. Started the season with a career-best 6K of 20:55.0 at the Crusader Open on Sept. 6... Recorded his season’s best 8K at Bradley Pink Classic on Oct. 18, a time of 27:53.1.

2019 (Track & Field): Set an indoor personal mark in the mile with a time of 4:19.86 on Feb. 15 at the GVSU tune-up, finishing seventh… Took third in the mile at the Fred Wilt Open on Feb. 2… Set a personal best in the indoor 3000-meter run on Feb. 24 at the MVC Indoor Championships with a time of 8:59.72... Set a personal record in the 800-meter run April 6 at Gibson Invitational with a time of 1:58.19, the third-best mark on the team... Ran 4:06.13 in the 1,500-meter run at Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational April 27... Ran 2:00.62 in the 800-meter run and 4:08.52 in the 1,500-meter run at MVC Outdoor Championships on May 12 at Indiana State.

2018 (Cross Country): Ran in five meets for Valpo… Was fifth on the team at the Bradley Intercollegiate, followed by another fifth-place team finish and his top 8K time of the season at the Greater Louisville Classic, crossing the finish in 26:17.9…Finished Top 30 overall in the Crusader Open with a time of 19:41.6.

2018 (Track & Field): Earned an outdoor season-best 800 time of 1:58.23 on April 14 at the Redbird Invitational…Also earned an outdoor season best in the 1,500 meter run with a time of 4:05.07 on April 7 at the Gibson Invitational.

2017 (Cross Country): Competed in every meet for Valpo... Received his top 8K result of the year at the MVC Championships, tallying a time of 27:23.59... Earned the team's second-best placing at the NCAA Regionals, amassing a time of 34:29.00 in the 10K... Finished fifth for the squad at the Crusader Open.

Prep: Three-time letter winner for the Panthers... earned the AAA Southern Division Cross Country athlete of the year award... 2015 All-Metro cross country second team... two-time Southwestern Conference academic all-conference... three-year letter-winner in track... National Honor Society member... Eagle Scout... 2016 Youth Salute finalist... received the American Legion scholastic award.

Personal: Son to Sue and Ron Black... major is civil engineering.