UND Roster

2013-14 Cross Country Roster

Ryan Russ

Distance


Class Junior
Hometown Golden, CO
High School J.K. Mullen
Bio

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in three meets during the cross country season … opened up campaign with a 22nd place finish out of 60 runners at the 5K Crusader Invitational (19:29.9) … continued season with an 11th place finish out of 104 runners at the 5K JV race at the National Catholic Championship (19:28.1) … closed out season by running in the 5K gold race at the Notre Dame Invitational … ran in five track & field meets for the Irish … started of the year by placing third in the mile (5:20.68) at the Blue and Gold Invitational … finished ninth in the 3,000m (10:52.20) at the Notre Dame Invitational … also competed at the Meyo Invitational, the Spartan Invitational and the Polytan Invitational.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in three meets during the cross country season … best finish came at the National Catholic Invitational … placed 13th out of 105 runners in the 5K JV race (19:01.3) … also ran in the season-opening Crusader Invitational 5K race and the 5K JV race at the Notre Dame Invitational … posted a 1,000 meter indoor time of 3:03.06 to take ninth at the Notre Dame Invitational … claimed third place in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (11:50.61) at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in two meets during the cross country season … placed sixth out of 46 runners at the season-opening Crusader Invitational in 18:52.44 … also finished 29th out of 69 runners in the open race at the Notre Dame Invitational in 19:50 … competed in five meets during the track & field season … finished fifth in the 3,000m steeplechase at the outdoor Dave Rankin Invitational … also saw action in the mile and 3,000m run during indoor season and the 1,500m during outdoor season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eight-time letter winner in cross country and track & field … all-state academic all four years in cross country … eighth in the 3,200m at the Chandler Invitational … third in the 1,500m at the Oregon Relays … state champion in the 4x800m relay … member of the National Honor Society … daughter of Timothy and Maureen Russ … has one younger sister, Katie … enrolled in the College of Engineering and is majoring in civil engineering.