Ryan Spetnagel

Ryan  Spetnagel


Alpharetta, Ga.

High School:
John's Creek



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.


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.


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.


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.


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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