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Crusaders Close Out Season at Great Lakes Regional
Chris Honig led the Crusaders at the Great Lakes Regional.
Chris Honig led the Crusaders at the Great Lakes Regional.

Saturday, November 11, 2006

The Valparaiso men's cross country team closed out its 2006 campaign Saturday morning at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in Bowling Green, Ohio, registering 701 points for a 25th place finish.

Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]) led the Crusaders with a 113th place finish, covering the ten-kilometer course in 33:56.27. Honig paced the Valpo squad in each of its six races this season.

Following Honig was Leandro Schultz (Valleyview, Ohio/Brecksville-Broadview Heights), who placed 121st with a time of 34:05.77. The finish marked an improvement of 69 places for Schultz over his finish at last year's regional meet.

Jim Turchyn (Batesville, Ind./Batesville) was the next Crusader to cross the line, finishing the race in 34:43.53, good for 149th place. Adriano Schultz (Brecksville, Ohio/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) followed in 157th place, covering the course in 34:53.27, while Jordan Stanfill (Goshen, Ind./Goshen) closed out the Valpo scoring, hitting the line in 34:58.53 for a 161st place finish.

Eastern Michigan's Corey Nowitzke took individual top honors, as the senior covered the 10K in 30:57.94. Wisconsin ran away with the team championship, recording just 52 points for the title. The Crusaders defeated six teams, including four future Horizon League foes.
W Soccer Belmont Brown Field
Aug 22, 7:30 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
W Soccer IUPUI Brown Field
Aug 24, 1:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
W Soccer Valpo Phoenix, Ariz.
Aug 29, 9:00 p.m. Grand Canyon
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
W Soccer Valpo Flagstaff, Ariz.
Aug 31, 2:00 p.m. Northern Arizona
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
W Soccer Ball State Brown Field
Sep 5, 7:30 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Sep 7, 2:30 p.m. Western Illinois
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler