UNC Cross Country Bio
 Ryan Walling
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Personal Records:

XC 8K - 24:00 • XC 10K - 31:34.07 • 1,500 - 3:47.53 • 1,600 - 4:14.67 Mile - 4:14 Two Mile - 9:20 5,000 - 14:05.94


2012 Cross Country: Ran in four races • Led the team with his 44th-place finish at the Wisconsin Invitational where he also recorded an 8K PR of 24:00 • Placed 16th at the ACC Championship • Also notched a 10K best at the NCAA Southeast Regional.

Freshman: Ran in the cross country UNC Invitational where he finished fourth in 15:13.00 • Did not compete in the indoor season • Ran PRs in the 1,500 and the 5,000 during the outdoor season.

Prep: Earned All-Conference and All-Region honors all four years in cross country • Earned All-State honors in cross country as a senior • Team captain as a junior and senior • Helped lead team to 2010 state cross country title • Competed in the Brooks PR Meet.

Personal: Majoring in sports administration • Ryan James Walling is the son of Jim and Marigail Walling • Born December 10, 1992.




Up Close and Personal with Ryan Walling
Hobbies: Eating, sleeping and following @DarkMerrick
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite TV Shows: Dexter, Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Favorite Book: Oh The Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss
Favorite Band/ Artist: Bruce "The Boss" Springsteen
I most admire ___ because... Isaac Dalton Presson because he is the best
If I could meet one celebrity, it would be... Snuffaluffagus
Dream Vacation Spot: Sykes Street in Chapel Hill
Dream Job: Rhythmic gymnast
Favorite Class at UNC: ECON 101
If I could play another sport at UNC, it would be... Soccer
Before a competition, I like to... Listen to music
Favorite thing about being a Tar Heel: Carolina blue because God loves Carolina blue

Year: Senior
Hometown: Cary, N.C.
High School: Green Hope High School
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