April VanRyn

Year:  Sophomore

Hometown: Monee, Illinois

High School: Chicago Christian High School

Event: Distance


•  CCAC Indoor All-Conference   2018
•  CCAC Outdoor All-Conference   2018
•  NAIA Indoor National Qualifier   2018
•  NAIA Outdoor National Qualifier   2018
•  NCCAA Outdoor All-American   2018
•  USTFCCA All-Academic   2018

April is a second-year runner ….. is a distance runner ….. will medically red-shirt the season
2018:  competed in the mile and 5,000 meter in the indoor season ….. ran in the 1,500, 5,000, and 10,000 meters in the outdoor season ..... qualified for the 5,000 meter and took tenth place at the NAIA Indoor Championships ….. qualified for and finished in 15th place in the 10,000 meter at the NAIA National Outdoor Championships ….. won the 5,000 meter at the CCAC Indoor Championships ….. finished first in the 10,000 meter at the CCAC Outdoor Championships ….. finished in third place in the 5,000 meter at the NCCAA National Outdoor Championships ….. ranks second  in the mile and in the 5,000 meter in Trinity’s indoor records book ….. is second in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters and ninth in the 1,500 meter in the outdoor records
High School: ran track for three years ….. was named The Regional Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 2017 …..earned all-state honors in the two mile and in the 4 x 800 meter relay in track for two seasons ….. finished fifth in the two mile at state in her senior year ..... was on a three-time conference champions team

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 cross country for two years in high school ….. a NAIA Cross Country All-American in the 2017 season ….. is a member of Trinity’s cross country