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RYDER LEARY
  • Distance
  • Ind: Sophomore, Out: Sophomore
  • Yulee, Fla. (Bishop Kenny HS)
  • BD: 5/3/85 (Jacksonville, Fla.)

CAREER VICTORIES: 1

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR

Mile: 4:14.47, 2006 SEC Indoor Championships, Gainesville, Fla.
3,000m: 8:37.50, 2006 Tyson Invitational, Fayetteville, Ark.
OUTDOOR
3,000m steeplechase: 9:16.69, 2006 Seminole Invitational, Tallahassee, Fla.
5,000m: 14:48.24, 2005 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.

2006 AS A SOPHOMORE: Wins (1): (i) Gator Invitational DMR (10:15.10) Bests of 4:14.47 (mile), 9:16.69 (steeplechase) and 14:48.24 (5,000m) Competed in eight meets (four indoor, four outdoor) Finished 18th in steeplechase at SEC Outdoor Championships in 9:41.59 and was 21st in 5,000m with mark of 14:50.22 Ran on 4x1,600m relay that finished less than two seconds away from school record by taking seventh at Drake Relays in 16:40.08 Took second at Seminole Invitational in steeplechase with time of 9:16.69 Clocked career-best time of 4:14.47 to finish 16th in mile at SEC Indoor Championships Picked up first win of career as anchor leg of DMR (10:15.10) at Gator Invitational.

2005 AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Competed in one meet and took fourth in 5,000m at Florida Relays with time of 14:48.24.

2004 AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete for Florida.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 1:55 in 800m, 4:21 in 1,600m, 9:19 in 3,200m and 15:18 in 5,000m 2002 Florida Class 2A cross country champion in 15:29 while competing for Bishop Kenny High School in Jacksonville ... Best 5K cross country time of 15:18.80 was the third-best time in 2003 season and the sixth best all-time ... Named the Florida Times Union and Marine Corps Runner of the Year ... Set school records in the 5K and three-mile ... Team was state champions in 1999 and 2002 2003 graduate of Bishop Kenny High School.

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