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    Ryan Lynn
    Ryan Lynn
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Park Ridge, Ill.

    High School:
    Maine South HS

    Event:
    Distance

    Birthdate:
    04/24/1991

    I/O Eligibility:
    JR/JR

    04/20/2013

    4x400 Highlights LSU Alumni Gold Meet

    400m runners shine on Saturday

    04/18/2013

    Illini Ready for LSU & Mt. SAC Relays

    Majority to Baton Rouge, select squad to California

    04/13/2013

    Illini Win Lee Calhoun Invitational

    One Illini sets meet record; two tie

    04/11/2013

    Illini Set for Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational

    Orange and Blue will travel to Macomb, Ill., for meet

    04/07/2013

    Four Illini Victorious at Tiger Track Classic

    Three Orange and Blue crack school's top-10

    05/13/2013

    2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships

    Pictures from the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

    01/25/2013

    Illini Classic 1/19/13

    Photos from Illini Classic at UI Armory

    01/15/2013

    Illini Open

    Photos from the Illini Open on Jan. 12, 2013

    AT ILLINOIS

    2012 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round of Championship in the 800m ... Scored points for the Illini at the Big Ten Championship, placing fifth in the 800m ... Set a career-best 800m time of 1:48.30 in the prelims of the conference championship ... Time at Big Tens was the fastest 800m time by an Illini athlete this season ... Anchored the sprint medley relay team at the Drake Relays to a third place finish ... Participated in the 4x400m relay team at the Tom Botts Invitational which finished fourth.

    Indoor: Placed first in three different meets in the 600m and 800m including the Illini Open, Mark Colligan Memorial, and Illini Classic ... Ran his personal best in the 600m at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a time of 1:19.74 ... Recorded another personal best in the 800m with a time of 1:49.42 at the Tyson Invitational where he placed third ... Participated in five meets.

    2011 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Ran in the 400m and 800m ... Ran in the 800m prelims at Big Ten Championships and NCAA West Prelims ... Placed third in the 800m at the LSU Invitational and Sea Ray Relays ... Ran a personal-best in the 400m at Tom Botts Invitational with 49.26...Ran a personal-best in the 800m at the LSU Invitational with 1:49.95...Participated in the 4x400m relay team, giving them three fifth place finishes...Participated in the 4x800m relay, giving them a first place finish at Sea Ray Relays

    2010 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Competed in the 800m at three meets and notched a personal-best time of 1:56.56 at the Iowa Invitational.

    Indoor: Competed in the 800m at four meets and in the 600m at the Iowa Dual ... Turned in a personal-best 800m time of 1:55.68 at the Iowa State Classic ... Tallied three top-five finishes in the 800m.

    High School
    2009 state champion in the 800m at the Illinois Class 3A meet ... Holds school records in the 800m, 4x400m and indoor 4x800m relay ... Earned six varsity letters, with three each in cross country and track ... Was all-region and all-conference in cross country and all-conference and all-state in track during his senior year ... Member of the honor roll all four years.

    Personal
    Born April 24, 1991 ... Parents are Gary and Nancy Lynn ... Has one brother and two sisters ... His biggest thrill in sports is seeing the underdog win ... His parents most influenced his athletic career because they taught him to never give up and always do what you love ... Also likes to play racquetball and is an Eagle Scout ... Majoring in history.

    Lynn's Personal Bests
    Outdoor
    400m: 49.26 - Tom Botts Invitational (4/9/11)
    800m: 1:48.30 - Big Ten Championship (5/12/12)

    Indoor
    Mile: 4:18.17 - Illini Open (1/15/11)
    600m: 1:19.74 - Mark Colligan Memorial (1/28/12)
    800m: 1:49.42 - Tyson Invitational (2/10/12)

    Updated July 2012

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