Chris Arvia
Chris Arvia


Schererville, Ind.

High School:
Andrean HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 135




Tuesday Track Tidbits

The Boilermakers have signed 11 individuals for next year.


Boilers Run Four Top-Five Program Marks on Meyo Day One

Purdue added several wins and other top-10 times on Friday.


Storm Alters Track Weekend Schedule

The track and field teams will open at the Mastodon Opener, instead of the SIU Invite.


Sixty-Two Boilers Honored Among Spring Academic All-Big Ten

Thirty-two members of Purdue track & field recognized for 3.0+ GPAs.


Track Concludes Dave Rankin Invite, Mt. SAC Relays

The Boilermakers won almost 30 events over the weekend.

2013: Competed in the 500 meter dash at the Meyo Invite he placed 15th with a time of 1:05.68; ran the team's best 600 meter dash with a time of 1:20.70 to take firstplace at the Gene Edmonds Cup; competed in the 400 meter dash and his best outing was at the Purdue/Indiana Dual where he placed sixth;was part of Purdue's best distance medley relay team as he, Tyler Wynn, Neal Omar and Cale Allen ran a time of 9:55.80 at the Drake Relays to finish sixth; ran a time of 49.74 seconds in the 400m dash to take first at the Dave Rankin Invite; also competed in the 4x200m and 4x400m relays.

2012: Member of the 4x400 Meter Relay that placed second at Hoosier Hills (2/11) and 10th at Big Ten Indoor championships (2/25). Placed third at Purdue Invitational (1/7) in the 400 Meter Dash with a time of 51.09 seconds. Was good for fourth place at Hoosier Hills in the 600 meter run crossing the line at 1:21.58 seconds. Placed 20th at the Big Ten Indoor championships with a time of 1:20.69 seconds. Finished with a time of 49.20 seconds, good for second place, at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational (4/20-4/21). Took first at the same invitational as part of the 4x400 meter relay team with a time of 3:17.75 seconds. The relay team placed sixth at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/23).

High School: Four-time letterwinner in track and field; finished third in state in the 400 as a senior; as a senior was voted team Most Valuable Player and broke three team records; as a junior was a state qualifier in the 4X100 relays and was voted best sprinter on the team; as a senior at the Indiana all-stars meet was a member of the record breaking 4x400 relay team; academic all state junior and senior years; junior year was first tea all state academic; all state in the 400 senior year; finished 11th at Nationals in the 4x400 and 4x100 with the Trendsetters; participated in football freshman and sophomore years; participated in basketball freshman year.

Personal: Christopher Arvia was born November 13, 1992, in Merrillville, Indiana; is the son of Chris and Michelle Arvia; has on brother, Kevin; plans to major in Actuarial Science.