24 Mar 2015

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Chuck Koeppen built a running dynasty during his 37 years as coach at Carmel High School. All air jordan 6 vi retro oreo white black together, his teams won 23 Indiana boys and girls state cross country and track championships.

Now, Koeppen is trying to do the same thing at the collegiate level as the men coach at Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis. And on Feb. 1, the Jaguar program will take a gigantic step forward.

That the day four of the top seven finishers from last fall IHSAA boys state cross country finals say they will sign national letters of intent to run for IUPUI next fall.

Included in that group are the top three seniors from northern Indiana Mitch Hubner of LaPorte, aOlernKienOP air jordan 13 xiii original og white black true red ‘I’ve Always Hated Foot Joey Zielinski of St. Joseph and Miguel Lozano of Mishawaka.

It fair to say Feb. 1 the official NCAA signing day will be more than just a good day for the Jaguars. Like a basketball coach who lands four of the state leading scorers, or a football coach who signs the state best quarterback, running back and defensive Air Jordan 7s lineman at the same time, Koeppen has hit this one out of the park.

a slam dunk for IUPUI, said Mishawaka coach Chris Kowalewski, who added that Indiana All Star Sam Roudebush of Noblesville will also be part of the incoming class. aOlernKienOP air jordan 13 premium 3m reflective The growing discontent over globalisati think most colleges would be delighted to sign any one of these guys. Koeppen is getting all four.

Hubner was last fall New Prairie regional and semistate individual champion before earning runner up honors at the state finals. He clocked a time of 15 minutes, 32.9 seconds air jordan 12 xii rising sun at the LaVern Gibson championship course, one of the fastest 5K times ever recorded at the state meet in Terre Haute, and finished second only to Nike national champion Futsum Zeinasellassie of Indianapolis North Central.

Zielinski and Lozano, meanwhile, took turns beating each other throughout the fall campaign. Lozano won the Riley sectional and Elkhart Central regional before Zielinski this year Northern Indiana Conference champ bounced back to take the New Haven semistate.

At the state finals, they sprinted up the homestretch side by side before Zielinski edged ahead by 0.8 seconds. He ended up fourth and Lozano was sixth in the final standings.

Roudebush, the other member air jordan 9 fontay montana of the signing quartet, was seventh at state, three seconds behind Lozano.

Spurning interest from several bigger and better known programs especially after their performances at the state finals Hubner, Zielinski and Lozano each reached the same conclusion at roughly the same time: IUPUI is the place.

In fact, the three friendly rivals took their official visits to the school together, talked and texted each other continuously throughout the recruiting process, and are planning to share an apartment along with Roudebush in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, where the IUPUI campus is located.

amazing to see the way (Koeppen) aOlernKienOP air jordan 8 phoenix suns 8s 2013 Why Should You Bother is building a solid Division I program with in state kids, said Kowalewski. name recognition aOlernKienOP air jordan xx3 motorsport black royal Poorly run business made me ‘rich’ obviously helps, and he has definitely created a positive buzz around the state aOlernKienOP air jordan 5 retro white emerald grape When Detroit Led in Luxury 2 with the talent he is assembling. Hopefully it all pans out. At the rate he going, they could be a national qualifying team in two or three years.

talked about it a lot, said Hubner, who Air Jordan 1s ended up picking IUPUI over Grand Valley State University in his final decision. really helps that I going down with guys I already friends aOlernKienOP air jordan 11 space jams 2009 Soon you’ll pay to park in downtown Manitou S with and run with. Everything is working out pretty much perfect.

Lozano, Hubner, Zielinski and Roudebush were all members of the Indiana All Star team that competed at last November Mideast Meet of Champions. It was there that the idea of going to the same college started to blossom.

was kind of a snowball effect, said LaPorte coach Tim Beres. guys got to know each other really well on the All Star team and really liked each other. They text each air jordan 10 retro txt white old royal other constantly. It became one of those, you sign, I will sign, things when they were considering the offers from IUPUI.

Lozano and Zielinski each ended up picking IUPUI over Purdue at the end. Both agreed that early interest from Koeppen played a major factor in their decisions.

loyalty aOlernKienOP air jordan 17 mid white blue black Kate Middleton Slammed for Failure to Dr is with the schools that cared about me before I placed fourth at state, Zielinski air jordan spizike knicks orange said. heard from a lot of schools after the state meet I think we all did but coach Koeppen had been talking to us and coming out to see us a long time before that.

is awesome, Lozano said. went to his camp my sophomore year and we really hit it off. I wasn hearing from aOlernKienOP air jordan spizike bordeaux 2012 ankle brace much air jordan 11 legend blue white black legend blue of (colleges) for a while. But IUPUI was always there, always supportive. In the end, it was a pretty easy decision.

IUPUI has fielded a men cross country team since 1997, but the Jaguars have never made much of a splash. Their best finish at a regional was 20th place in 2004.

Koeppen arrived two years ago, after retiring from Carmel, and the effects aOlernKienOP Air Jordan 10s Stop Sacrificing Style For Comfort are already being felt. Seven of the school 10 fastest 8,000 meter times ever run were recorded in the last two years.

Another recruiting class like this one, and the Jaguars may become a national force.

the last five or six years, Indiana has earned a reputation as one of the top states in the nation for high school cross country, Beres said. (college) wants the Indiana kids.

any coach I don care who it is to come in here and pick off four aOlernKienOP air jordan 19 white chrome grey never play again after injury of the top seven at state, that just amazing. And one of the top seven was a junior. So really, he getting four of the top six. It phenomenal.

IUPUI has just added a full track field program to its varsity lineup. The Tribune Air Jordan Future area trio agrees that getting in on the ground floor of an up and coming program is exciting.

putting together a pretty solid group of guys, Zielinski said. don know what I going to run (in air jordan 12 xii retro nubucks unc track), but I looking forward to it.

Of course, with a week until signing day, and colleges still calling, there still the opportunity to change their minds. All three say that not going to happen.

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