Ryan Spetnagel

Ryan  Spetnagel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Alpharetta, Ga.

High School:
John's Creek

Height:
6-1


11/10/2016

12 Frogs Earn Academic All-Big 12 Honors

The men's squad earned a conference-best six honorees.

10/29/2016

Goertzen Places Third at Big 12 Championship

The women's team finished eighth, while the men's squad placed 10th on Saturday.

10/08/2016

Men Place Sixth in San Antonio

Matthew Brown placed sixth overall at the Incarnate Word Invite on Saturday.

09/24/2016

Women's Team Places Sixth at Texas A&M Invite

Overall, five Frogs set career bests in College Station.

09/17/2016

Women's Team Finishes Second in Denton

Saturday’s effort marked the best overall women’s team finish at the meet since the 2012 season.

2015


Competed at six meets for TCU ... opened the season with a 20:51.3 time in the 6K at the Bear Twilight ... recorded a 4-mile time of 21:55.77 at the Ken Garland Invitational ... logged an 8K time of 27:33.6 at the Texas A&M Invitational ... at the Longhorn Invitational, recorded a time of 28:16.8 in the 8K ... posted a season-best 8K time of 26:11 at the Incarnate Word Invite ... competed at the Big 12 Championships, recording a time of 27:47.5 in the 8K race ... named to the 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Cross Country Second Team.

2014



Competed in three events this season for the Horned Frogs ... posted a top-30 time in the 5K run at the UT-Arlington Season Opener with a mark of 17:00.7 ... finished the four-mile event at the Ken Garland Invitational with a time of 22:49.0 ... at the Chile Pepper Festival, he recorded a time of 27:51.3 in the 8K event.

2013



Competed in three meets ... Notched a 28:13.4 in the Big 12 Championships ... Ran a 29:11.1 at the Chile Pepper Festival ... Posted a 23:39.24 at the Ken Garland Invitational.

JOHN'S CREEK HIGH SCHOOL



Two-year letterwinner ... Competed in the 5,000 and 8,000-meter run ... Qualified for the Georgia State Cross Country Championships as a senior ... Posted a personal-best 17:07.53 in the 5,000-meter run ... Has a personal-best 27:56.00 in the 8,000-meter run.

PERSONAL



Born on March 24 ... Parents are Steven and Hope Spetnagel ... Brother to Cassidy ... Grandfather, Ted Spetnagel, ran cross country at Dartmouth College in 1953 and uncle, Dave Spetnagel, competed in cross country and track & field at the University of Michigan from 1983-87 ... Majoring in Entrepreneurial Management ... Also enjoys traveling.

Spetnagel's Career Bests
Event Time Date Meet
5K 17:00.7 Sept. 13, 2014 UTA Season Opener
4 Mile 22:49.0 Sept. 27, 2014 Ken Garland Invitational
8K 27:51.3 Oct. 4, 2014 Chile Pepper Festival

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