Cross Country

Ryan Egan  
Ryan Egan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Latham, N.Y.

High School:
Shaker


AS A JUNIOR: Named All-MAAC Academic Team... Finished third overall at the University at Albany Invitational (9/29) with a time of 25.44, averaging a 5:11 mile...Finished fourth at the Fr. O'Neil Invitational (10/13) with a time of 26:06, 5:15 mile...Competed at MAAC Championships 8K, finished with a time of 26:24...Finished the Northeast Regional (11/9) 10K with a time of 33:27.4 with an average 5:23 mile...Top Saints finisher and top-20 overall at the Nassaney Invitational with a time of 26:38.5...Best Siena finish in the 8K at the Br. Doyle Meet of Champions (9/15) with a final time of 26.25.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Top Saints finisher and 18th overall in the Nassaney Invitational (9/10) in the 5K with a final time of 15:54.91...Finished on top for the Saints and 78th overall in the Iona Meet of Champions 8K (9/17) with a final time of 27:04.17, averaging 5:27 per mile...Competed in the MAAC Championships with a top-50 finish, timed at 27:10.8 and an average mile of 5:26.

AS A FRESHMAN: Top Saints finisher and fifth overall in the 8K at Binghamton (9/11) finishing with a time of 27:37.5...Finished 12th in the NJIT Invitational, top finisher for the Saints with a time of 28:27.01...Finished the Paul Short Invitational (10/1) with a time of 28:01.

BEFORE SIENA:Ran three years of indoor and outdoor track and two years of cross country at Shaker High School...2009-10: Albany county champion (XC)...Suburban Council All-Star (XC)...Times Union Section II All-Star First Team (XC)...Nike Indoor National All-American (4xmile)...Nike Indoor National Champion (4x800)...Suburban Council Champion (4x400 outdoor)...New Balance Nationals All-American (4x800)...2008-09: Suburban council all-star (XC)...Suburban council 1600m champion (outdoor).

PERSONAL:Born August 31, 1992...Son of Timothy and Mary Anne Egan who both graduated from Siena...Father ran cross country at Siena...Has an older brother Timothy Jr. who graduated from Siena and a younger brother Daniel...Has a younger sister Kasenya...Double major in Actuarial Science and Computer Science...Chose Siena because the size of the school and many family members went there.

BEST TIME IN HIGH SCHOOL:400- 50.8 (relay), 800- 1:54.95 (relay), 1600- 4:19.6 (relay), 5k- 15:41.3 (Colonie Town Park), 3000- 8:42.27

COLLEGIATE 5,000M PR:15:29.30

Getting to know Ryan Egan
Favorite place to run from/near Siena: Colonie Town Park
Favorite sports team: Denver Broncos
Favorite book: Cat's Cradleand Life of Pi
Favorite TV show:Futurama and How IMet YourMother
Favorite TV show growing up: Pokémon
Favorite food: Chicken wings
Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Basketball
My proudest sports moment is: At the end of my senior year of high school my team went to Nationals for 4x8. It ended up being a very fast race, and we placed 5th. I am very proud of this race because that was the fastest 800 I have ever run and that was the fastest we ever ran as a group. Our time for the race was the 20th fastest American high school time ever run.

I chose Siena because: A lot of my family has gone here. My mom and grandpa both teach there.
In my spare time, I like to: Take photos, make movies every once in awhile, listen to music, read, and hang out with friends

If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: I have always wanted to travel to every state

The funniest person on the team is: Brendan Gregg

My favorite class at Siena is: Probability for Statistics with Dr. O'Neill

Career Plans: Either become an actuary or with statistics for sports

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