The Women's Cross Country team finished 18th at the Notre Dame Invitational on October 1st.
AS A SENIOR: Competed in four meets during cross country season with Irish ... opened year by finishing 14th out of 60 runners at the 5K Crusader Invitational (19:03.4) ... next took second out of 104 runners in the 5K JV race at the National Catholic Championship (18:30.2) ... took 13th out of 116 runners in the 5K gold race at the Notre Dame Invitational (18:05) ... closed out season with a 30th place showing in the 6K open race at the Wisconsin Invitational (21:51) ... ran in eight track & field meets on the season ... specialized in the 800m and 1,000m ... placed seventh and ran a season best in the 800m (2:13.56) at the Polytan Invitational ... at the Spartan Invitational finished seventh in the 800m (2:17.84) ... placed third in the 1,000m (2:54.43) and seventh in the 800m (2:14.50) at the Notre Dame Invitational ... started off the season at the Blue and Gold Invitational, finishing second in the mile (5:05.25) ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... selected to the Dean's List during the spring 2013 semester ... a member of the Notre Dame Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) ... earned a track & field monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Ran in four meets during the cross country season ... placed fourth out of 105 runners in the 5K JV race at the National Catholic Championships (18:29.1) ... followed performance up with second straight top-10 finish, taking sixth out of 75 runners in the 5K JV race at the Notre Dame Invitational ... also finished 38th out of 81 runners at the 5K Crusader Invitational (20:11.0) to open the season and 45th out of 108 runners in the 6K "B" race at the Wisconsin Invitational (22:23.4) to close out the year ... competed in five events during the indoor/outdoor track & field season ... reached career bests in the 800m (2:11.42), 1,000m (2:52.92) and 1,500m (4:33.72) ... helped 4x400m relay team to a third place finish at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational (3:57.97) ... placed second at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational in the 800m (2:12.39) ... earned a track & field monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in one meet during the cross country season, finishing 36th at the Notre Dame Invitational (19:58) ... saw action in eight meets during the track & field season ... helped distance medley relay team to second place finish out of 10 teams at the indoor Indiana University Relays (11:51.95) ... 4x400m relay team finished fourth out of 12 teams at the outdoor Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational (4:03.38) ... ran the 800 meters in 2:18.69 at same meet to claim seventh out of 37 participants ... finished sixth out of 14 runners in the 1,000 meters at the indoor Notre Dame Invitational (2:57.90).
AS A FRESHMAN: Raced primarily in the 800m for the track & field team in first campaign ... opened season at the Blue and Gold Invitational, earning a fourth-place finish in the 800m after recording a 2:21.20 ... finished seventh overall at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener in the 800m, crossing the line in 2:24.66 ... ended in fifth in the 500m at the Notre Dame Invitational with a posting of 1:19.43 ... competed in prelim action at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, finishing 20th in the 800m in 2:16.84 ... raced the 800m at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, finishing fourth in heat and ninth overall in 2:20.35 ... secured 12th place in the 800m at the Border Battle, logging a 2:17.51 ... also helped 4x400m relay team to a fourth-place result at Dave Rankin Invitational, crossing at 4:03.76.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Ranked nationally as a senior in track & field and cross country ... set school and New York Section V records in the 4x400m and 4x800m relay events ... state runner-up in the 4x800m event ... 13-time letter winner ... member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society and president of the Math Team ... daughter of Theresa and Kevin Ryck ... has an older sister and brother ... graduated from the College of Science with a science business degree.