2018-19 Men's Track & Field
Taylor Allen Sprints
Gunnar Ashmon Sprints/Hurdles
Kyle Baker Pole Vault
Joey Black Distance
Ignacio Veloz Bonilla Distance
Alexander Bruno Mid-Distance
Aaron Clark Jr. Multi-Events
Emanuel Daggett Sprints
Rylan Dreyer Distance
Anthony Elliott Throws
Zack Fortener Hurdles
Victor Fortin Distance
Tyler Grimes Mid-Distance
Connor Hickey Multi-Events
Quinten Holley Sprints/Hurdles
Brian Hughes Sprints
Nate Izewski Distance
Eddie Juszczak Throws
Lucas Lavendusky Throws
Jack Mader Distance
Will Maidment Jumps
Bryce Otterbach Sprints
Dominic Paoletti Distance
Francisco Ramirez Distance
Jake Rasawehr Throws
Peter Rhodes Throws
Malik Riley Sprints/Jumps
Jeremy Seiler Pole Vault
Ben Sekuloski Sprints
Evan Snow Pole Vault
Brady Southern Distance
Cole Stradtmann Jumps
Zach Topper Pole Vault
Alek Trafton Throws
Noah Vanderhei Distance
T.J. Weinzimmer Jumps
Jack Worman Sprints
Tim Zange Mid-Distance
Andrew Zittel Distance
Full Roster
Victor Fortin

Victor Fortin

Events Distance
Yr. Jr.
Hometown East Peoria, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Peoria Notre Dame

2020 (Track): Appeared in one meet for the Brown & Gold, finishing first in the 3000-meter run on Jan. 24 at the John Gartland Invitational at Indiana State, a time of 9:28.98.

2019 (Cross Country): Opened his final year of eligibility with a PR at the Crusader Open on Oct. 6, turning in a time of 20:10.5 in the 6K… Ran his best 8K time of the season at the Bradley Pink Classic on Oct. 18, a mark of 26:52.5… Competed in the 8K when Valpo hosted the MVC Championships on Nov. 2 with a time of 27:33.3… Ended his collegiate cross country career with a 10K time of 34:56.6 at NCAA Great Lakes Regional on Nov. 15.

2019 (Track): Ran his best indoor 5000-meter time of the season of 15:28.79 on Jan. 25 at GVSU... Saw increased action during the outdoor season, starting with a 4:12.62 finish in the 1,500-meter run at the Bill Cornell Spring Classic on March 23... Ran his season’s best 5,000-meter run on April 13 at Illinois Twilight, finishing at 15:50.31... Recorded a career-best time of 4:07.85 in the 1,500 at MVC Outdoor Championships on May 12.

2018 (Cross Country): Ran in every meet for Valpo during his junior year…Posted his top 8K time of the year at the Greater Louisville Classic (26:32.2), where he finished sixth on the team…Earned a fourth-place team finish (34:03.4) in the 10K at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional.

2018 (Track): Ran a season-best indoor time of 9:23:55 in the 3000 meter run on Jan. 20 at the Fort Wayne Duals.

2017 (Cross Country): Finished first for Valpo once and in the top three on three occasions... Garnered first at the Bradley Classic, crossing the line in 26:46.70... Held a time of 35:39.70 at the NCAA Regionals.

2017 (Track): Had his best 3,000m run time of the indoor season on Feb. 26 at the Horizon League Indoor Championships, completing the event in 8:50.77... Posted his top 5,000m run time of the indoor campaign on Feb. 26 also, going 15:50.02... Top indoor one mile run time came on Jan. 21 at the Fort Wayne Duals, a time of 4:36.71... Clocked in at 4:08.33 in the outdoor 1,500m run on April 15 at the Benedictine Relays, a season-best time... Top outdoor time in the 5,000m run was 15:36.51 on April 22 at the Pacesetter Invitational.  

2016 (Cross Country): Ran in five races during his first year in the program... finished second for Valpo at the Horizon League Championship (27:29.4)... ran a season best at the University of San Diego Invite (26:44.0).

Prep: Three-year letter winner for the Fighting Irish... 2016 all-state and all-conference in the 1,600m and 3,200m races... 2015 state qualifier in the 1,600m event…conference runner-up in the 1,600m race…2014 4x800m relay conference champion…three-year letter winner in cross country... two-time state qualifier... two-time all-regional and all-sectional performer... conference champion... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Natalie and Victor Fortin... major is business.