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Ryan Blackmon
Ryan Blackmon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
South Holland, Ill.

High School:
Thornwood

Event:
Sprints


05/17/2014

Track & Field Concludes Season at Dr. Gregory Invite

Ehrhardt finishes second in the 10,000-meter run at Dr. Gregory Invitational

05/17/2014

Track & Field Concludes Season at Dr. Gregory Invite

Ehrhardt finishes second in the 10,000-meter run at Dr. Gregory Invitational

02/27/2014

Track & Field Set for Horizon League Indoor Championships

Competition set to begin Saturday at 9:00 a.m. CT.

02/21/2014

Track & Field Concludes Action at GVSU Tune-Up

Martin Hunter finishes third as an individual in the 200-meter dash

02/15/2014

Track & Field Concludes Competition at Chicagoland Championships

Ehrhardt and Blackmon set personal records

Blackmon Records

2014 Outdoor: Placed third at the Twilight Invitational in the 400m dash at the Twilight Invitational with a time of 49.49... Earned sixth place overall in the 200m dash at the Twilight Invitational with a mark of 22.60... Ran the 400m dash at the Chicagoland Championships ranking 11th with a time of 50.31.

2014 Indoor: Took home first place in the 300m dash at the John Tierney Triangular with a mark of 35.38... Earned second in the 400m dash and the 200m dash at the ONU Quad Invite with times of 50.54 and 22.69, respectively... Placed second in the 200m dash at the Windy City Rumble with a mark of 23.03... Earned second place overall in the 400m dash at the Chicagoland Championships with a time of 49.69... Ranked seventh in the 400m dash at the Horizon League Championships with a mark of 49.91.

2013 Outdoor: Finished the 400-meter dash in 48.96 seconds at the Benedictine Twilight (4/26/13), the sixth-fastest time in the Horizon League during the outdoor season ... Ran the 800-meter in 2:01.77 at the Huskie Open (4/20/13), and finished the 200-meter dash in 22.29 seconds, good for a seventh-place individual finish. 2013 Indoor: Crossed the finishing line in 1:59.09 at the Panther Tune-Up (2/15/13), the 23rd-best time in the Horizon League during the indoor season ... Ran the 400-meter dash in 48.94 seconds at the Horizon League Championship (2/23/13).

Outdoor 2012: Placed third at the DePaul Invitational in the 400 with a time of 50.52 and sixth in the 200 with a time of 23.55 ... qualified for finals of the 400 at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 50.23 and placed ninth in the finals with a 50.30.

Indoor 2012: Placed sixth at the Horizon League Championships in the 400 meter dash with a time of 49.21 ... notched a career-best time in prelims with a 49.16 ... ran lead-off leg on the second place 4x400 meter relay squad at the conference championships in a time of 3:15.42 ... recorded a 22.92 in the 200 meter dash at the Notre Dame Meyo Invite on Feb. 3.

Outdoor 2011: Placed seventh in the 400 meter dash at the DePaul Invitational (4/16/11) ... took eighth in the 400 meter dash at both Cougar Invitational (4/21/11) and Horizon League Outdoor Championships (5/06/11-5/07/11).

Indoor 2011: Placed third in the 400 meter run at the UWM Panther Tune-Up (2/18/11)... finished seventh in the 800 meter run at the University of Chicago Duals (1/29/11) and in the 400 meter dash at the Chicagoland Indoor (2/12/11).

PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in track and one-time letterwinner in basketball at Thornwood (Ill.) ... All-Conference sprinter in the 400-meter dash and the 4-by-400-meter relay ... team captain during his sophomore, junior and senior campaign ... MVP in his sophomore year ... team won all-conference all four years and all-american once... held the indoor 4-by-400-meter relay record (3:24) at Thornwood ... biggest athletic thrill to date is running at 2010 New Balance Nationals for the 4x4 relay and placing 6th with 3:16 ... born September 19, 1991, in Chicago, Ill. ... son of Alan and Christine Miree... has two siblings, Arielle and Brandon ... currently enrolled as an Industrial Design major.

Career-Best Outdoor Times:
200-meter dash:
:22.29 (4/26/13)
400-meter dash:
:48.96 (4/26/13)
800-meter run: 2:01.77 (4/20/13)

Career-Best Indoor Times:
55-meter dash:
6.82 (2/08/14)
60-meter dash:
7.26 (1/17/14)
200-meter dash:
:22.60 (4/25/14)
300-meter dash:
35.38 (1/17/14)
400-meter dash:
:48.94 (3/01/14)
800-meter dash:
2:00:68 (1/29/11)


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