April VanRyn

Year: Sophomore

Height:  5-9

Hometown: Monee, Illinois

High School: Chicago Christian High School 



▪   CCAC All-Conference   2017

▪   CCAC Freshman of the Year   2017
▪   NAIA All-American    2017
▪   NAIA National Qualifier    2017
▪   NCCAA All-American    2017
▪   USTFCCA All-American    2017

April is a second-year runner …..
2017: ran a season best of 17:45 at the NCCAA National Championships ….. ranks second in Trinity’s records book ….. finished 28th at the NAIA National Championships for All-American honors ….. was a NCCAA All-American with a third place finish at the national meet ….. took third at the CCAC Championships ….. finished in the top four, including two second place finishes, in the season’s seven meets
High School: ran cross country for two years ….. was on a two-time all-conference, all-regional, and all-sectional team ….. was the sectional meet champion in her senior year ….. finished in fifth place at the state championships as a senior to earned all-state honors …..set her school record in the three mile at 17:29 ….. received team MVP honors for two seasons ….. was named the The Regional Cross Country Athlete of the Year in 2015 and 2016 and Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 2017 …..earned all-state honors in the two mile in track for two seasons

Personal: nursing major ….. parents are Skip and Kim VanRyn ….. has two sisters (Courtney and Lexi, her twin and a member of Trinity’s track team) ….. played basketball for two years and ran track for three years in high school ….. was named to the Athletics Department Honor Roll ….. is a member of Trinity’s track team