University of Iowa Athletics
Distance

Abby Ryon

Class Fr.
Hometown Mount Pleasant, Iowa
High School Mount Pleasant
Abby  Ryon - Women's Cross Country - University of Iowa Athletics

2024 — Indoor –ran a season-best mile at Hawkeye Invite (5:03.68), collegiate-best 3,000 meters at B1G Championships (9:53.24), and a collegiate-best and team-leading 17:10.93 in 5,000 meters at Meyo Invite… Outdoor – did not compete… President’s List and Dean’s List student (Spring 2024)… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2023 — Indoor – ran collegiate-bests mile at Iowa Open (5:01.96) and season-bests in 3,000 meters at Larry Wieczorek Invite (10:02.50) and 5,000 meters at Meyo Invite (17:16.95)… Outdoor – ran a collegiate-best 1,500 meters at Raleigh Relays (4:47.24) and season-best 5,000 meters at Drake Relays (17:29.83)… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… Academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student (Fall 2022, Spring 2023)… letterwinner… Cross Country – competed in six of seven races… Iowa’s top finisher at B1G Championships, placing 68th in 22:49.3 (6,000 meters)… ran collegiate bests in 4,000 meters at Hawkeye Invite (14:45.6), 5,000 meters at Joe Piane Notre Dame Invite (18:10.6), and 6,000 meters at Bradley Pink Classic (22:07.40)… Academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student (Fall 2023)… letterwinner.

2022 — Indoor – ran season bests in mile at Larry Wieczorek Invite (5:09.26), 3,000 meters at ISU Classic (10:12.64), and 5,000 meters at Meyo Invite (18:01.05)… Outdoor – ran a season-best 1,500 meters at Musco Twilight (4:51.59)… Academic All-Big Ten… Cross Country – ran season bests in 4,000 meters at Hawkeye Invite (15:05.8) and 6,000 meters at Gans Creek Classic (22:18.4)… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… Academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student (Fall 2022)… letterwinner.

 

2021 — Indoor – ran season bests in mile at Hawkeye B1G Invite (5:13.80) and 3,000 meters at Husker Quad (10:27.84)… Outdoor – ran season bests in 1,500 meters at Fighting Illini B1G Relays (4:51.90) and 5,000 meters at B1G Invite #1 (17:58.37)… President’s List student (Spring 2021)… Dean’s List student (Fall 2020, Spring 2021)… Cross Country – posted season bests in 4,000 meters at Hawkeye Invite (15:12.6) and 5,000 meters at Dirksen-Greeno Invite (19:00.0)… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

High School — Three-time scholar athlete achievement award… two-time all-academic and IATC all-state… Bernie Saggau award honoree… holds two school records (XC 5K and 3000M)… Drake Relays qualifier… Valedictorian and National Honor Society member.

Personal — Born on July 26, 2001… daughter to Heidi and Joel Ryon… sister to Luke Ryon… biology major.

Abby Ryon’s All-Time Results via TFRRS.org