Eric Ryan
Eric Ryan
Height: 5-9
Year: Fy.
Hometown: Union Springs, N.Y.
High School: Union Springs
Events: 400
Event(s): Mid-Distance

Prior to Geneseo: Previously competed for Union Springs High School with head coach Mark Gaffney … holds the school record in 200m for both indoor and outdoor track and field … holds the school record with five different relay teams (indoor sprint medley relay, indoor 4x200m, indoor 4x400m, outdoor sprint medley relay, and outdoor 800 sprint medley relay) … five-time First Team All-Interscholastic Athletic Conference … eight-time First Team All-Section IV … Section IV Champion in the following events: Outdoor 4x400m relay (2017), Indoor 4x400m relay (2017-18), Outdoor 200m dash (2018), Outdoor 400m dash (2018), and Outdoor 4x400m relay (2018) … NYS qualifier with indoor 300m dash (2017-18) and outdoor 400m dash (2018) … member of the high honor roll for four years.

Personal: Eric Scott Ryan was born in Syracuse, N.Y. … raised in Union Springs, N.Y. … parents are Scott and Christine Ryan … studying business administration … enjoys watching college basketball and working out … favorite athletic-related moment was competing at the 2018 IAC Championship against 18 other schools and winning the 200m, 400m, and 4x400m relay titles … started running competitively in seventh grade … favorite professional sports team is the Los Angeles Dodgers … favorite professional athlete is LeBron James … names his high school coach, Mark Gaffney, as having the most influence on his athletic career because he inspired him to be a better athlete and “without his guidance and training philosophy, I wouldn’t be where I am today as both an athlete or a person.”