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Ryan Davis
Ryan  Davis

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Fishers, Ind.

High School:
Hamilton Southeastern

Height:
5-11

Event:
Long Sprints

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Junior/Junior

At Wisconsin
Notables
2015 NCAA West Preliminary Round qualifier (400 meters)

2015 Outdoor:
Finished 38th in the preliminary round of the 400 meters at the NCAA West Regional (5/28) with a time of 47.83 ... Finished 10th in the 400 meter preliminary heat with a time of 47.34, while helping UW to an eighth place finish in the 4x100 relay with a time of 41.25 and a ninth place finish in the 4x400 relay with a time of 3:12.62 at the Big Ten Championship (5/15-17) ... Won the 400 meters at the Wisconsin Twilight (5/8) with a time of 47.23 ... Competed as part of the 4x100 relay that finished second in sectionals with a time of 41.06, took fourth in the 4x400 sectionals in 3:12.97 and placed ninth in the sprint medley relay in 3:25.91 at the Penn Relays (4/24-25) ... at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/18), finished 12th in the 400 meters with a time of 48.74 ... in the season debut, finished 21st in the 200 meters with a time of 22.09 and placed 10th in the 400 meters in 47.43 at the Stanford Invitational (4/3-4)

2015 Indoor:
At the Big Ten Championship (2/27-28) set personal bests in the 200 meters preliminaries taking 3rd (21.52) and the 400 meters preliminaries winning his section (46.89) before finishing 5th in the finals of the 400 meters (46.95) ... placed fourth in the 200 meters with a personal best of 21.56, fifth in 400 meters with a personal best of 47.92 and competed as part of the 4x400 relay that took fourth in 3:13.88 at the ISU Classic (2/13-14) ... finished fifth in the final of the 200 meters with a time of 21.90 while setting a personal best in the preliminary round with 21.88 and placed fifth in the 500 meters in 1:03.01 at the Armory Track Invitational ... at the Wisconsin vs. Minnesota Dual (1/24), earned second in the 200 meters with a time of 22.17, finished first in the 400 meters with a personal record of 47.96 and competed in the 4x400 meter relay that took second with a time of 3:24.48 ... in his season debut, finished first in the 200 meters with a time of 21.99 at the Wisconsin Open (1/17)

2014 Indoor:
Finished 10th in the preliminary round of the 600 meters in 1:18.47 and helped his team place fifth in the 4x400-meter relay in 3:10.50 at the Big Ten championships (2/28-3/1) ... helped his team finish ninth in the 4x400-meter relay in 3:10.56 at the Tyson Invitational (2/14-15) ... with a personal-best time of 48.31, finished runner-up in the preliminary round of the 400 meters at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/8) ... claimed the victory in his first collegiate 600-yard race, crossing the finish line in 1:10.76at the Bill Bergan Invitational (2/1) ... also helped his team finish third in the 4x400-meter relay in 3:13.30 ... in his collegiate debut, finished second in the 400 meters in 48.50 and helped his team win the 4x400-meter relay in 3:18.51 at the Wisconsin vs. Missouri Dual (1/18)

2014 Outdoor:
Participated in the 4x400-meter relay, finishing 17th with a time of 3:09.65 at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/31) ... placed eighth at the Big Ten championships (5/16-5/18) in the 400 meters in 47:39 and helped the Badgers place fifth in the 4x400 with a season-best time of 3:09.65 ... at the Tom Botts Invitational (5/3), finished second in the 400 meters in a personal-best time of 47.31, runner-up in the 200 meters in 21.91 and helped his team win the 4x400 relay in 3:13.94 ... won the 400 meters in a personal best 47.56 and helped his team finish fourth in the 4x400 relay in 3:16.32 at the Long Beach Invitational (4/19) ... also placed runner-up in the 400 meters (48.06) and 11th in the 200 meters (21.82) at the Bryan Clay Invitational (4/18) ... making his outdoor debut, helped his team win the 4x400-meter relay (3:19.21) and sprint medley relay (3:32.64), while also helping his team finish second in the 4x100-meter relay (42.00) at the Walt Disney World Open (3/21-22)

High School

As a senior, was an all-county, all-conference and all-state selection after winning the 400 meters and 4x400-meter relay at the state meet ... finished fourth at state in the 55-meter dash as a junior ... was part of the 4x100-meter relay team that won conference ... qualified for the state meet in the 100 meters and 55 meters as a sophomore

Personal
Parents are Bill and Lauren Davis ... Bill ran track at Valparaiso University ... has a sister, Lauren, who is a cheerleader at Ball State University ... intended major is computer engineering ... went to the same high school as fellow Badger track athlete Zach Reitzug

Why Wisconsin?
"I chose Wisconsin because of combination of athletics, academics and campus life."

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
200 Meters 21.52 2-27-15 200 Meters 21.82 4-18-14
400 Meters 46.89 2-27-15 400 Meters 47.23 5-8-15
500 Meters 1:03.01 1-30-15
600 Yards 1:10.76 2-01-14
600 Meters 1:18.47 2-28-14

Honors and Awards

At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2015 - Outdoor
400 Meters: 38th (47.83)

2014 - Outdoor
4x400 Meters: 17th (3:09.65)

At the Big Ten Championships
2015 - Outdoor
400 Meters: 10th (47.34)
4x100 Relay: 8th (41.25)
4x400 Relay: 9th (3:12.62)

2015 - Indoor

200 Meters: 12th (21.52)
400 Meters: 5th (46.95)

2014 - Indoor
600 Meters: 10th-P (1:18.47)
4x400 Meters: 5th (3:10.50)

2014 - Indoor
400 Meters: 8th (47.38)
4x400 Meters: 5th (3:09.65)

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