- Ryder Leary
- Yulee, Fla.
- Bishop Kenny High School
Major: Recreation Programming
Cross Country All-South Region - 2004
Track Events: 5,000m and 10,000m
Has three top-10 finishes and one career victory … Has a personal best of 24:35.02 (8K), 24:44.00 (5-mile), 30:29.25 (10K), 4:13.67 (iMile), 8:37.50 (i3,000m), 9:16.69 (steeple), 14:50.22 (o5,000m).
2005: Ran in five of seven races … Picked up the third top-10 finish of his career with a fifth place finish at the Mountain Dew Invitational … His time of 24:35.02 in that meet was a career best … Also competed for the Gators at Notre Dame, the Pre-NCAA Invitational and the SEC and NCAA Championships.
2004: Competed in all seven races for the Gators … First collegiate victory at the Disney Classic … Ran season best five mile time of 24.44:00 at the Notre Dame Invitational … Ran a career best time of 30:29.25 at the South Region Championship to finish 19th overall and fourth among Gators.
2003: Competed in three meets ... Ran season best time in first meet of the season with a 26:25.25 in the 8K Gator Invitational.
Prep: 2002 Florida Class 2A Cross Country Champion while competing for Bishop Kenny High School in Jacksonville ... Best 5K cross country time of 15:18.80 was the third best time in 2002 and the sixth best all-time ... Named the Florida Times Union and Marine Corps Runner of the Year.