University of Iowa Athletics
Mid Distance

Tysen VanDraska

Class RS Sr.
Hometown Swisher, Iowa
High School Cedar Rapids Prarie

2020 — Indoor – ran 600 meters at Larry Wieczorek Invite (1:18.85), 800 meters at Meyo Invite (1:49.49) and 1,000 meters at Jimmy Grant Invite (2:25.35)… the 800-meter time ranks 10th all-time at Iowa… placed sixth in 800 meters at B1G Championships (1:50.00)… academic All-Big Ten… B1G Distinguished Scholar… USTFCCCA all-academic team member.

2019 — Indoor – ran 800 meters at B1G Championships (1:51.74) and 1,000 meters at Larry Wieczorek Invite (2:26.17)… Outdoor – ran a collegiate-best 1:48.52 in 800 meters at Bryan Clay Invite… that time ranks seventh all-time at Iowa… ran lead legs on team-leading 3,200-meter relay that placed second (7:22.50) and tea-m-leading distance medley relay (9:53.14) at Drake Relays… those times rank second and sixth, respectively, all-time at Iowa… placed sixth in 800 meters at B1G Championships (1:49.58), running event at NCAA West Preliminary (1:48.73) and Florida Relays (1:49.22)… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2018 — Indoor – placed fifth in 800 meters at B1G Championships (1:51.10)… won 600 meters at Hawkeye Invite (1:21.25), and ran 800 meters at Meyo Invite (1:50.88) and ISU Classic (1:51.11)… Outdoor – ran 800 meters at Florida Relays (1:49.65), B1G Championships (1:50.25) and NCAA West Preliminary (1:50.69)… anchored team-leading sprint medley relay to second place at Drake Relays (3:18.11), which ranks fifth all-time at Iowa… ran second leg on team-leading 3,200-meter relay (7:45.02) and lead leg on team-leading distance medley relay (10:12.53) at Florida Relays… USTFCCCA all-academic team member… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2017 — Indoor – led team in 1,000 meters (2:28.29)… ran season-best 800 meters at Big Ten Championships (1:50.86)… won 800 meters (1:52.63) and placed fifth in 600 meters (1:20.88) at Black & Gold Premier… Outdoor – ran second leg on team-leading and Drake Relays champion 3,200-meter relay (7:24.77)… that time ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… ran 800 meters at Big Ten Championships (1:50.72), Jim Click Shootout (1:50.86), Mt. SAC Relays (1:51.11), Baldy Castillo Invite (1:51.52) and Musco Twilight (1:51.68)… letterwinner.

Tysen VanDraska’s All-Time Results via TFRRS.org