University of Iowa Athletics
Mid Distance

Ryan Weir

Class Junior
Hometown Ripon, Wis.
Previous School University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Ryan Weir - Men's Track & Field - University of Iowa Athletics

2013 — Indoor – led team in 600 meters (1:18.62) and 800 meters (1:49.11)… won 800 meters at ISU Qualifier with a collegiate-best 1:49.11… that time ranks second all-time at Iowa… won 600 meters with a collegiate-best 1:18.62 at Iowa Invite… that time ranks fifth all-time at Iowa… placed second in 800 meters at Cyclone Classic (1:49.28), third at Meyo Invite (1:49.97) and fourth at Bill Bergan Invite (1:50.97), and ran event at Big Ten Championships (1:50.24)… anchored team-leading 1,600-meter (3:10.32) and distance medley relays (10:02.02) at Big Ten Championships… placed fourth in 1,000 meters (2:29.16) at Iowa Open and 600 meters at adidas Classic (1:20.38)… Outdoor – placed third in 800 meters with a team-leading and collegiate-best 1:50.01 at Drake Relays… that time ranks seventh all-time at Iowa… ran third leg on team-leading distance medley relay that placed fifth at Drake Relays (9:53.83)… that time ranks fifth all-time at Iowa… won 800 meters at Jim Click Shootout (1:51.05), placed 27th at NCAA West Preliminary (1:50.31), 15th at Big Ten Championships (1:51.46) and second Musco Twilight XIV (1:51.96)… anchored team-leading sprint medley relay (3:24.25) at Alabama Relays and team-leading 1,600-meter relay at Jim Click Shootout (3:10.43)… placed fifth in 400 meters with a collegiate-best 49.15 at Lee Calhoun Invite… letterwinner.

2012 — Indoor – placed second in 600 meters at New Year’s Classic (1:20.53), third at Adidas Classic (1:19.48), fourth at Iowa Invite (1:20.44) and 14th at Big Ten Championships (1:19.57)… placed fifth in 800 meters at Razorback Invite (1:52.25) and ninth at ISU Qualifier (1:53.74)… placed fourth in 600 yards (1:11.06) and 800 meters (1:52.69) at Iowa State Classic… Outdoor – ran anchor leg on team-leading 3,200-meter relay at Drake Relays (7:38.15)… that time ranks eighth all-time at Iowa… ran collegiate-best 800 meters at LSU Invite (1:51.49) and posted 1:51.54 at Big Ten Championships… posted collegiate-best 400 meters (50.01) at Musco Twilight XIII… letterwinner.

2010 — Track – competed for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee… Indoor – placed third in 800 meters and ran on third-place finishing 1,600-meter relay at league championships… team leader in 600 (1:21.19) and 800 meters (1:53.27)… best 800 meter time set school freshman record and ranked ninth in school history… Outdoor – earned league Newcomer of the Year honors after running on winning 1,600-meter relay at league championships and placing fourth in 800 meters… time of 1:51.96 in 800 meters ranked 10th in school history… ran on school-record distance medley relay at Drake Relays.

High School — East Valley Conference Track Athlete of the Year in 2009… placed first in the 400 meters at the 2009 Wisconsin state meet (48.37)… placed first in the 400 meters (50.26) and 800 meters (2:04.21) at 2009 conference meet… holds school record in the 400 meters (48.37) and 800 meters (1:55.90).

Personal — born Nov. 17, 1990… son of Lydell and Brigitte Weir… pre-business major.

Weir’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
400 Meters (I) 51.19 at ISU Classic 2/13/10
400 Meters (O) 49.15 at Lee Calhoun Invitational 4/13/13
600 Yards (I) 1:11.06 at Iowa State Classic 2/11/12
600 Meters (I) 1:18.62 at Iowa Invitational 2/15/13
800 Meters (I) 1:49.11 at ISU Qualifier 3/2/13
800 Meters (O) 1:51.05 at Jim Click Shootout 4/6/13
1,000 Meters (O) 2:29.16 at Iowa Open 1/1213