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Ryan Eaton
Ryan Eaton

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Bowling Green, Ky.

High School:
Greenwood

Position:
Distance

Experience:
r-Jr./Sr.


Performances on TFRRS

Career Bests
Indoor
800m- 1:58.06
Mile- 4:16.09
3,000m - 8:34.47

Outdoor
800m- 2:03.02
1,500m - 3:55.49
3,000m SC - 10:05.41
5,000m - 15:45.88

2013 Cross Country: Did not compete.

2012-13 Track: Only competed during the outdoor season, participating in the 800m and 1,500m events ... top finish of the season was a fourth-place showing in the 1,500m at the Bellarmine Classic ... registered a personal best in the 1,500m at the Border Battle, with a time of 3:55.49.

2012 Cross Country: Participated in all six of the team's races ... registered a season-best 8K time of 25:07.4 at the Louisville Pre-Nationals ... had consecutive top-20 finishes to open the year ... placed eighth at the Mid-America Opener and then 20th at the Winthrop Invitational.

2011-12 Track: Competed in three outdoor two disciplines (800m, 1,500m and 3,000m steeplechase) and one relay event (distance medley relay) ... took third in the 1,500m at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational ... finished third in the event ... helped the distance medley relay take second at Alabama.

2011 Cross Country: Ran in four races ... took 76th overall at the BIG EAST Championships ... recorded a personal-best 8K time at the Navy Invitational (25:44.03) ... top finish of the year came at the Mid-America Opener, placing 19th.

2010-11 Track: Competed in three outdoor disciplines (1,500m, 3,000m steeplechase, 4x1,500m relay) and five indoor events (800m, mile, 3,000m, 4x400m, distance medley relay) ... placed 11th at the Border Battle in the 3,000m steeplechase ... competed at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships on the distance medley relay team ... had a 10th-place showing early during the indoor season in the 3,000m at the Gladstein Invitational.

2010 Cross Country: Competed in all seven races ... posted a 62nd-place finish at the NCAA Southeast Regional ... took 55th at the BIG EAST Championships ... was 58th at the Greater Louisville Classic ... finished 11th in collegiate debut at the Mid-America Opener.

Prep: Two-time cross country state champion at Greenwood High ... named the 2010 KYtrackXC.com Outdoor and Indoor Distance Runner of the Year ... was a three-time state track champion in the 1,600m ... earned the state title in the 3,200m ... was the 2008 KYtrackXC.com Distance Runner of the Year and the 2008 and 2009 KYtrackXC.com Cross Country Runner of the Year ... selected to the academic all-state team ... won the first annual Kentucky Dream Mile and the Two Mile Run at the Volunteer Track Classic ... placed 13th in the one mile run at the 2010 New Balance Nationals (4:13.36).

Personal: Son of Steve and Lori Eaton ... birthday is June 26 ... has one brother, Michael, who ran track and cross country and Louisville ... majoring in business, with a concentration in finance.

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