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    Moira Ryan
    Moira Ryan

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Washington, D.C.

    High School:
    Georgetown Visitation

    Height:
    5-4



    07/10/2013

    Big Ten Announces Distinguished Scholar Awards

    NU represented by 48 student-athletes from 14 different programs

    12/06/2012

    Northwestern Leads B1G in Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats' 15.83 awards per fall sport lead conference by a wide margin

    12/06/2012

    Northwestern Leads B1G in Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats' 15.83 awards per fall sport lead conference by a wide margin

    09/07/2012

    Wildcats Sprint By Field at NIU's Huskie Open

    NU places four runners in top five to sit atop team standings

    04/29/2012

    Wildcats Post Meet, Personal Records at Marquette Invitational

    Mayer and Huth pace Wildcats in 1,500 and 3K, respectively

    2012: Competed in four events ... Posted a personal-best 5K time of 18:06 at the Notre Dame Invitational on Sept. 28 ... Seventh among NU entrants at the Spartan Invite, crossing in 22:41 in her only 6K action of the year ... Led off the year with a time of 18:26 in the Huskie Open ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (3.7 GPA or above) and Academic All-Big Ten.

    2011: Ran in four meets, including her season-best 5K performance of 18:46 at the Illini Open where she placed fifth overall ... Also was eighth at the Notre Dame Invitational, crossing in 18:59 ... Finished fifth among NU runners in the season-opening Crusader Open with a time of 19:03 ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2010: Competed in five races, recording a season-best 5K times of 19:00 in the Illini Open ... Ran in one 6K meet, crossing in 23:00 and finishing ninth among Wildcats at the Bradley Classic ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2009: Participated in six meets ... Competed in the Big Ten Championships (11/1) and the NCAA Regionals (11/14) ... Posted her highest team finish of the year (third) at the NCAA Regionals with a time of 23:09.90 and a 92nd-place overall finish ... Season-best 5K time of 19:32 came at the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational.

    High School: 2009 Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year for Washington D.C. ... Three-time Washington D.C. Cross Country Runner of the Year (2006-08) as named by the Washington Post ... Team won the 2008 Maryland/D.C. Private Schools championship ... Selected to the All-Independent School League (ISL) cross country team three times (2006-08) and the All-ISL track team in 2007 ... Named team MVP for cross country three times and once for track ... Won the 2006 ISL cross country championship as well as the Maryland/D.C. Private Schools championship in 2006 ... 2007 outdoor track champion in 3,200-meter race ... School record-holder for the indoor mile ... Has run a personal-best 5K cross country time of 19:02 ... Captained her cross country and outdoor track teams in each of the three years in which she won varsity letters ... Ran indoor track for two seasons and earned one varsity letter with the crew team ... Named an AP Scholar and was the recipient of the Rubacky 3-E Award for diligence in academics (2007).

    Personal: Born Moira Walsh Ryan ... Daughter of Edward Ryan and Catie Malone ... Father rowed varsity crew at the University of Pennsylvania ... Majoring in history.