2019-20 Men's Track & Field
Taylor Allen Sprints
Joey Black Distance
Alexander Bruno Mid-Distance
Eric Carothers Distance
Emanuel Daggett Sprints
Rylan Dreyer Distance
David Engstrom Jumps
Zack Fortener Hurdles
Victor Fortin Distance
Mike George Distance
Brian Hughes Sprints
Jared Humphrey Hurdles
Nate Izewski Distance
Edward Juszczak Throws
Lucas Lavendusky Throws
Will Maidment Jumps
Collin McCullough Jumps
William Neupert Distance
Bryce Otterbach Sprints
Dominic Paoletti Distance
Francisco Ramirez Distance
Jake Rasawehr Throws
Peter Rhodes Throws
Jeremy Seiler Pole Vault
Ben Sekuloski Sprints
Lukas Sepulveda Sprints
Cameron Sheehy Distance
Evan Snow Pole Vault
Brady Southern Distance
Alek Trafton Throws
Noah Vanderhei Distance
Ignacio Veloz Bonilla Distance
T.J. Weinzimmer Jumps
Jack Worman Sprints
Andrew Zittel Distance
Full Roster
Ignacio Veloz Bonilla

Ignacio Veloz Bonilla

Events Distance
Yr. So.
Hometown San Juan, P.R.
High School (Prev. School) American Military Academy

2020 (Track & Field): Started his season with two career-bests on Jan. 17 at the GVSU Bill Clinger Classic, finishing the 800-meter run at 1:57.03 and the mile at 4:19.89. The times would hold on to be Valpo’s second- and third-best of the year, respectively… Ran 8:54.39 in the 3000-meter run on Feb. 8 at Notre Dame’s Meyo Invitational… Neared his career-best on Feb. 15 at Boston University’s David Hemery Valentine Invitational, running the 800-meter run in 1:57.07. Also recorded a time of 4:23.14 in the mile on Feb. 15… Competed in both the 4x400 and distance medley relays for Valpo on Feb. 29-March1 at the MVC Indoor Championships, hosted by UNI.

2019 (Cross Country): Competed in all six meets for Valpo during his sophomore campaign, finishing top three on the team five times…. Set a PR in the 6K with a time of 19:12.7 in the Crusader Open, which Valpo hosted on Sept. 6… Ran his career’s best 5-mile (25:15.95) and 8K (25:33.8) time in consecutive meets: Oct. 4 at Notre Dame’s Joe Piane Invite and Oct. 18 at Bradley’s Pink Classic, respectively… Finished third on the team and 28th overall at the MVC Championships, which Valpo hosted on Nov. 2 with a time of 26:06.4… Finished the year with a 33:23.1 mark in the 10K, at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in Madison, Wis. His time stands as the program’s seventh-best for the 10K.

2019 (Track & Field): Enjoyed a strong freshman year, recording the team’s third-best indoor time in the 1-mile at 4:21.27 at the GVSU Open. Ran a 2:00.45 in his only indoor 800-meter of the run, also at the GVSU Open… Had his best time in the 3000-meter run on Feb. 15 at the GVSU Tune-up, finishing in 8:41.85. Ran the opening leg of the men’s distance medley that recorded a time of 10:11.01 at the Meyo Invitational on Feb. 1, the fourth-best time in Valpo history... Recorded the team’s second-best outdoor time in the 800-meter run with a career-best mark of 1:58.78 March 22 at SIU’s Bill Cornell Spring Classic... Set a personal record in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 15:23.42 at Illinois Twilight Invitational... Finished within one second of the team lead in the 1,500-meter run, recording a time of 3:57.93 April 27 at Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational... Ran 4:03.57 in the 1,500 at MVC Outdoor Championships on May 12.

2018 (Cross Country): Competed in all six meets as a freshman for Valpo…Took home a pair of second-place team finishes on the season, including a season-best 25:34.7 time in the 8K at the Greater Louisville Classic, as well as a 25:47.6 finish at the Bradley Intercollegiate.