April VanRyn Named Runner of the Week

For her performance at the St. Ambrose University Invitational (Davenport, Iowa), April VanRyn (Tinley Park, Illinois) earned Indoor Track Runner of the Week honors for the CCAC and NCCAA. The freshman distance runner captured first place in the 5000 meter with an outstanding time of 17:35.37. She finished the race over a minute ahead of the rest of the field.

With her time VanRyn achieved the NAIA “A” standard qualifying mark and became Trinity’s first NAIA national qualifier of the season.  She also reached the NCCAA qualifying time. Her performance is the fastest time in the NAIA and NCCAA this season.

For more CCAC Runner of the Week information click here.  
For more NCCAA Runner of the Week information click here.