Ryan Harrington

Mid-Distance

Player profile

  • Hometown San Diego, Calif.
  • Last School Florida Tech
  • Year Senior
  • Major Science and Technology Exploration
  • Event Mid-Distance

Personal Records: 400m – 48.43 | 600m – 1:18.51 | 800m – 1:57.02

AS A JUNIOR
Outdoor:

• Ran a career best 400-meter time of 49.61 at the Akron – Campbell Wright Open.
Indoor:
•  Placed third in the 4x400m relay as a team member (3:15.57).
• Took fifth at the Simmons-Harvey Big Ten Invitational in the 400-meter dash (48.68).
• Registered a career best 800-meter run time of 1:57.02 at the Dr. Sander Columbia Challenge.
• Placed fourth at the Alex Rod McCravy memorial Track and Field Meet int eh 600-meter run (1:19.45).
• Clocked a career best 400-meter dash time of 48.43 at the Alex Wilson Invitational, taking fourth.
• Placed eight Big Ten Championships in the 600-meter run with a time of 1:22.66.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2017-18)
Outdoor:
• Competing unattached, was a member of the sixth-place 4x400m relay teams (3:21.28) and finished 11th in the 400 with a time of 48.92 at the Jesse Owens Classic.
Indoor:
• Member of the fifth-place 4x400m relay team (3:17.45) and the sixth-place distance medley relay team (10:16.59); also finished 14th in the 400 with a time of 50.12 at the Kentucky Invitational.
• Scored points for the Buckeyes with a third-place finish on the 4x400m relay team with a time of 3:16.20 and a fourth-place finish in the 600 with a time of 1:22.69.
• Part of the sixth-place 4x400m relay team (3:18.61) and posted a 400 time of 49.93 at the Columbia Challenge.
• Won the distance medley relay with an overall time of 9:50.29 and ran a career-best 400m time of 48.61 at the Meyo Invitational.
• Helped the 4x400m relay team to a first-place finish with a time of 3:07.27 at the Music City Challenge, also clocking a 48.68 400m time.
• Placed fifth in the 600 with a time of 1:34.0 at the Buckeye Tune-Up.
• Registered a career-best 600 time of 1:18.51 at the Big Ten Championships, finishing eighth in the final with a time of 1:18.91.

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Attended Jacksonville HS in Jacksonville, N.C.
• Played football, and ran winter and spring track and field.
• Part of 4x400m state champion and All-American relay team and 4x800m state bronze relay.

PERSONAL
• Son of Rod and Jamie Harrington.
• Majoring in science and technology exploration.
• Post-grad goal is to be a pilot in the U.S. Armed Forces.