Ryan Becker
Ryan Becker
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Johnson City, Tenn.
High School: Science Hill
Events: Distance

PERSONAL BESTS

EVENT TIME MEET DATE
Mile-Indoor 4:31.06 IC Alumni Classic 2/20/2015
3,000-Indoor 8:47.68 Fighting Scots 2/14/2015
5,000-Indoor 15:18.10 UAA Indoor Championships
2/28/2015
800-Outdoor 2:02.33 WashU Mini Meet 3/20/2015
1,500-Outdoor 4:05.89 WashU Mini Meet 3/20/2015
5,000-Outdoor 14:59.00 SLU Invite 4/11/2015
10,000-Outdoor 30:49.45 Gregory Final Qualifier
5/14/2015

 

--2015 NCAA DIII Cross Country All-American (21st)
--2015 All-Midwest Region Cross Country (18th)

2015-16: Raced to All-America honors by finishing 21st at the NCAA Cross Country Championships (24:47.6) ... Earned All-Region Cross Country honors by placing 18th at the Midwest Regional (24:47.0) ... Named the UAA Athlete of the Week Sept. 21 after winning the Wheaton Gil Dodds Invitational by 19 seconds Sept. 19 ... Also named UAA Athlete of the Week Oct. 5 after setting course record at SIUE John Flamer Invite (24:47.7) ... UAA Athlete of the Week Nov. 23 after his All-America finish at the NCAA Championships.

2014-15: Finished 73rd at the NCAA Cross Country Championships with a career-best time of 25:06.4 ... Placed 39th at the NCAA Midwest Regional in 25:12.0 ... Earned second-team all-UAA honors by placing ninth at the UAA Cross Country Championships (25:34.71) ... Finished sixth in the 5,000 at the UAA Indoor Championships with a time of 15:18.10 ... Earned all-UAA honors with a runner-up finish in the 10,000 (32:00.95) at the UAA Outdoor Championships ... Added a sixth-place finish in the 5,000 (15:28.09) at the outdoor conference meet.

HIGH SCHOOL: Competed in cross country, track & field and tennis at Science Hill High School ... Led team to the Tennessee Class AAA State Cross Country Meet as a senior, finishing 32nd individually ... Earned all-conference and all-region honors, while also being named MVP ... Won the 2013 Loonies Midnight Marathon with a PR and Boston qualifying time of 2:56.31 ... Graduated with Honors and Distinction ... AP Scholar award ... Tennessee Scholar award.

PERSONAL: Majoring in biology ... Son of Vince and Madeline Becker.