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Bartholomew Wins Two Events as Crusaders Finish Third
Steve Bartholomew won the discus and hammer throws Saturday.
Steve Bartholomew won the discus and hammer throws Saturday.

Sunday, March 30, 2008

Results

Senior Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) won two events Saturday to lead the Valparaiso men’s track and field team as it placed third at the Ted Haydon Invitational in Chicago, Ill.

“This was a good meet for us,” said Crusader head coach Ryan Moore.  “I think we really performed well in less-than-ideal weather conditions, and we’re ahead of where we want to be at this point in the season.”

Bartholomew continued his tremendous senior year with wins in the discus throw (166’0”) and hammer throw (182’4”).  Joining him with fifth-place finishes in each event was Chris Stohs (Shawnee, Kan./Shawnee Mission North), who posted marks of 134’4” in the hammer and 133’0” in the discus.

Elsewhere on the infield, Caleb Meyer (Seward, Neb./Seward) finished in a tie for second in the pole vault, clearing 11’11 ¾”.  Jarrett Mickens (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) placed second in the long jump (20’8 ½”), while Tom Heun (Brecksville, Ohio/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) finished fourth (20’3 ¾”).  Steve Schubert (Lisle, Ill./Benet Academy) led the Crusaders in the triple jump with a leap of 40’11 ¾”, good for third place.

Heun was one of two Crusaders on the track to earn event victories, taking home top honors with a time of 16.01 in the 110m hurdles.  Chris Honig (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South [Indiana]) captured the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 9:41.61, while Joel Mathwig (Fall Creek, Wis./Fall Creek) finished fifth in the same event.

Jim Turchyn (Batesville, Ind./Batesville) posted two fourth-place finishes on the day in the 800m run (2:04.27) and the 1,500m run (4:13.10), while Rich Krupar (Elyria, Ohio/Midview) placed third in the 800m run with a time of 2:03.62.  Ryan Ruppel (Grand Blanc, Mich./Grand Blanc) tallied a fifth-place finish in the 200m dash (23.30), and Martenzie Johnson (Milwaukee, Wis./Bradley Tech) came home third in the 400m hurdles (58.54).

The Crusaders tallied 103 points on the meet for their third-place finish.  Carthage College registered 143 points to earn the team title.

Valparaiso returns to the track next Saturday, April 5, at the DePauw Invitational in Greencastle, Ind.  The first event is slated to begin at 11 a.m. CDT.

W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Green Bay
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Valpo