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
Zach Topper

Zach Topper

Events Pole Vault
Yr. Sr.
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.