Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


Ryan Burgoon
Ryan Burgoon

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Barrington, Ill.

High School:
Barrington

Event:
XC - Distance

I/O Eligibility:
FR/FR

AT ILLINOIS
Cross Country
2014 XC - SOPHOMORE
Competed in five meets for the Illini, finishing in the team's top-five three times ... Finished second on the team and 18th overall at the Illini Open ... Was the Illini's fourth finisher at the Bradley Classic ... Finished as the team's sixth runner at the Greater Louisville Classic ... Was Illinois' seventh runner at the Portland Dual ... Posted a personal-best 6K time of 19:00 en route to an overall finish of eighth at the Illini Challenge.

2013 XC - FRESHMAN
Made his collegiate debut at the Illini Challenge, where he placed seventh overall and fifth for the Illini ... Placed 36th at the Boilermaker Invitational ... Shaved over 45 seconds off of his 8K time to run a personal-best 25:44 at the Bradley Classic and finish fourth for the Illini ... Finished third for the squad and eighth overall at the Illini Open.

2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Did not compete.

Indoor: Competed unattached at two meets ... Placed eighth in the 3,000m at the Orange & Blue Open ... Clocked a personal-best 3,000m time of 8:47.81 at the Illini Open.

High School
Two-time All-State in cross country ... Two-time state qualifier in track ... Team captain in 2012.

Personal
Son of Steve and Christine Burgoon ... Born Dec. 14, 1994 ... Has one brother, Steven, and three sisters, Dani, Ali, and Jacquie ... Hobbies include running, traveling, playing and watching hockey, and playing the drums ... Board member for the nonprofit organization `Go Beyond Barrington' ... Majoring in business.

Burgoon's Personal Bests
Cross Country
6K: 19:00 - Illini Challenge (8/29/14)
8K: 25:44 - Bradley Classic (10/18/13)
4 Miles: 20:37.68 - Portland Dual (9/6/14)

Track
Indoor
3,000m: 8:47.81 - Illini Open (1/11/14)

Updated December 2014

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