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2007-08 Men's Track & Field
Ryan Bell Mid-Distance
Jared Carlson Distance
Clint Carter Mid-Distance
Ryan Chastain Distance
Tim Cotton Mid-Distance
Burton Elrod Throws
Todd Garrett Pole-Vault
Jeffrey Hoover Mid-Distance
Paul Irvin Mid-Distance
Michael Knox Sprints
Chris Lucas Mid-distance
Jacob Nelson Mid-Distance
Tylar Peoples Sprints
Chad Roberts Mid-distance
Andrew Shankles Distance
Jonathan Williams Mid-Distance
David Wolfe Distance
Paul Wright Mid-distance
Full Roster
Ryan Chastain

Ryan Chastain

EVENTS Distance
HT. 6-0
WT. 140
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL) Mitchell, Ind. (Mitchell High)
2008-2009: Team captain. ...Won three team awards, "Athlete of the Year", "Heart of Gold" and "Total Commitment". ...No. 1 runner for the Bisons in every race. ...Won the Vanderbilt Invitational, the first individual cross country win for the Bisons in the NCAA Division I era with a time of 26:23.65. ...Atlantic Sun All-Conference First Team with a sixth place finish (24:56.48) in the A-Sun Championships. ...Became the first member of the Bisons team to earn All A-Sun honors. ...Named Atlantic Sun Runner of the Week (9/24/). ...ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA All-Academic Second Team for District IV which includes Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan and Alabama. ...Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team. ...Finished 11th (25:14) in a field of 371 runners in the Sean Earl Loyola Lakefront Invitational in Chicago (9/27). ...Finished 14th in Evansville Invitational (10/18) with time of 25:06.58. ...Finished fourth in a field of 88 runners in Belmont-Vanderbilt Opener with a time of 15:28.69 on the 5-K course (9/5). ...Finished 10th in a 6-K race in the Mid-America Opener (8/30) in Evansville, Ind. with a time of 19:13.70.

2007-2008: Finished 48th in NCAA South Regional 10-K (32:33). …Lowered his all-time 8-K PR from 26 minutes to a school record 24:48. …Finished 17th in Atlantic Sun Championship (26:38). ...Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team.

2006-2007: Member of Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team. …Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team. ...Finished 21st in Atlantic Sun Conference Championships covering the 8-K course in a time of 21:28. …Top finisher for Bisons in NCAA South Regional with a time of 34:15.6 (79th place).

High School: All-State 2005 Cross Country. …Captain 2004-2005 Cross Country. …MVP 2002-2005. …1600-meter PB 4:22 ( a high school record).

Personal: Parents are Kim and Darrin Chastain. …Worked at a naval weapons facility during summer of 2008. ...5K PB 15:50….…Plays guitar. …Major is Mechanical Engineering.