Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


Ryan Lankford
Ryan Lankford

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
Paxon School for Advanced Studies

Event:
Sprints, Jumps

Birthdate:
12/09/1991

I/O Eligibility:
SO/SO

05/12/2012

Hammon Sets New School Record in Decathlon on Day 2

Orange and Blue qualify nine for finals on Sunday

04/27/2012

4x100m Relay, Riley, Azie Advance to Finals at Penn Relays

4x100m relay and Riley post fastest prelims time in respective events

04/26/2012

Mickow Takes 10,000m Title to Kick off Drake Relays

Senior won first 10K title of his career on Thursday night

04/25/2012

Illini Travel to Drake and Penn Relays

Orange and Blue will compete in Des Moines and Philadelphia

02/24/2012

Andrew Riley Sets School Record at Big Tens

Illini Qualify Five to Finals on Saturday

AT ILLINOIS

2012 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed in the long jump at the Big Ten Championships, setting a mark of 22-7 1/4 (6.89m).

Indoor: Participated in the long jump and 60m during the season ... Finished second in the long jump at the Orange and Blue Open and set a career-best mark of 23-2 3/4 (7.08m) ... Ran the 60m at the Orange and Blue Open and finished with a time of 7.12 in the prelims of the event.

High School
Long jump and 100m champion at Bob Hayes Invitational ... Was the Florida Relays champion in the 100m with a time of 10.41 ... Three-time MVP ... Also earned four-varsity letters in football ... A three-star recruit by Rivals.com.

Personal
Son of Wanda and Paul Lankford ... Born on Dec. 9, 1991, in Miami ... Father, Paul, played defensive back for the Miami Dolphins ... Majoring in communication ... Chose Illinois over Louisville, Central Florida, Connecticut and Central Michigan among others.

Lankford's Personal Bests
Outdoor
Long Jump: 22-7 1/4 (6.89m) - Big Ten Championships (5/13/12)

Indoor
60m: 7.12 - Orange and Blue Open (2/4/12)
Long Jump: 23-2 3/4 (7.08m) - Orange and Blue Open (2/4/12)

updated July 2012

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