Ryan Konen
Ryan Konen

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Grand Ledge, Mich.

High School:
Grand Ledge

Last College:
Lansing Community


08/29/2014

Cross Country Starts Off Strong at CMU Jeff Drenth Memorial

Moon, Wilberding lead the way for Spartans in season-opening meet.

05/28/2014

2014 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

MSU had 104 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

08/30/2013

Spartans Step Up At Jeff Drenth Memorial

Schulist takes top spot in women's 5k race.

08/23/2013

MSU Cross Country 2013 Season Preview

Director of cross country/track & field Walt Drenth discusses what he expects out of the returning Spartans.

05/29/2013

2013 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

MSU had 113 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

2013:
Placed 10th overall with a 5k time of 16:28.80 at the Jeff Drenth Memorial... Competed at the Spartan Invitational and finished 64th with an 8k time of 25:50... Ran a 10k time of 26:20.20 at the Big Ten Championships, placing 84th overall... Academic All-Big Ten selection.

2012:
Ran unattached at the Jeff Drenth Memorial, placing fifth with a time of 15:42.89 ... Competed for MSU at the Spartan Invitational with a time of 25:27 to finish 24th ... Earned an individual win running unattached at the Michigan Intercollegiates with a time of 25:11.90 ... Claimed another win at the Jayhawk Invitational, competing unattached with a season-best 8k time of 24:12.91 ... Named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.

At Lansing Community College:
Two-time All American...Placed fourth in the 10,000-meter and fifth in the 4x800-meter relay in 2012...Gannon Award recipient (2012) for success in the classroom and athletically.

High School:
Four-year varsity letter winner in track and field...Two year varsity letter winner in cross country at Grand Ledge High School...Four-time Division I State qualifier in the 3,200-meter...Two time First Team
All-conference...Two-time First team All-Conference and captain (both track & field and cross country)...Graduated Summa Cum Laude as a member of the National Honor Society...Won the CAAC Top Ten Senior Scholar Athlete Award.

Personal:
Born November 27th, 1991...Son of Doug and Julie Konen...Majoring in construction management