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Lauren Ryan

Lauren Ryan - Women's Cross Country - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

(Updated July 2021)
Redshirt Senior
Brighton, Australia
high school
Geelong Grammar

Top Times

Cross Country Indoor T&F
5k 16:43.3 3000m 9:51.95
5.2k 18:02.9
6k 19:51.1




2019, 2021 XC All-ACC
2019, 2021 XC All-South Region
2019 ACC XC Performer of the Week (Sept. 13); 2021 (Sept. 7)
2021 XC All-American


Cross Country: Started the season with a first place finish in the 5k at the Covered Bridge Open with a time of 17:05.35…was named the ACC Co-Performer of the Week…finished fifth at the FSU XC Open with a time of 20:50.8 in the 6k… recorded a personal best in the 5k at the Joe Piane Invitational with a 20th place finish and a time of 16:43.3… set a new 6k personal best time of 19:51.1 at the FSU Pre-Nationals meet with a third place finish overall and the ninth-fastest time in the collegiate women’s 6k in Apalachee Regional Park History… placed 11th at ACC Championships with a time of 20:40.8 in the 6k… earned All-Region honors at the NCAA South Regional meet with a ninth place finish in the 6k with a time of 20:05.00… ran a 6k personal best time of 19:50.1 at the NCAA Championships earning All-American honors with a 26th place finish.


Did not compete.


Cross Country: Transitioned seamlessly in her first season with the Noles, adding quality to the deepest team in program history…earned All-ACC and All-South Region honors…finished second in her FSU debut at the Covered Bridge Open and was recognized as ACC Performer of the Week…finished 34th overal at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational in 16:56.7…ran 21:22.1 for 88th in her first 6k of the season at the Under Armour Pre-National meet…led the Noles to a runner-up finish at the ACC Championships with a team-leading sixth-place finish (21:00.9)…placed 15th at the NCAA South Region meet, helping the Noles to a successful title defense…checked in with a 114th-place finish at the NCAA Championships, aiding the Noles’ 12th-place team finish. Indoor: season was cut short by injury after opening up at Vanderbilt Invitational in the 3000-meter run (9:51.95).



Arrives in Tallahassee after two productive seasons at Villanova…was initially recruited by FSU coach Kelly Phillips out of high school…owns personal-bests of 4:20.99 (1500), 4:43.22 (mile), 9:21.21 (3000), 16:26.06 (5000)…earned All-Mid Atlantic Region honor in 2017 and competed at the NCAA Championships…two-time All-BIG East in cross country…member of 2019 Penn Relays championship 4×1500 relay…two-time NCAA East Prelims qualifier in the 5000…member of the Australian Junior team in both cross country and track…Australian Junior Cross Country national champion in 2017…finished 44th at the 2017 IAAF World U20 Cross Country Championships in Uganda…also competed in the 1500 and 3000 at the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships in Poland…was runner-up at the 2015 World Schools Cross Country Championships…four-semester Dean’s List student Villanova…majoring in sport management at FSU…the daughter of Gregory and Leanne Ryan…born March 15, 1998 in Melbourne, Australia.