2009-10 Men's Track & Field
Andrew Jones Middle Distance
Tim Muller Distance
Geoff Musick Distance
Benton Reed Distance
Aaron Todd Middle Distance
Jonathan Williams Distance
Ben Wright Distance
Mike Yang Middle Distance
Trace Carlson Distance
Austin Bever Middle Distance
Chad Martin Distance
Brock Lutes Sprints
Ashton Fisher Distance
Cormac Carolan-Tolbert Distance
Isaiah Greer Middle Distance
Hunter Hethcoat Distance
Adam Austin Jumps
Kevin Bass Sprints
Bobby Bassett Sprints, Middle Distance
Jared Carlson Distance
Ryan Chastain Distance
Xavier Conley Sprints, Jumps
Burton Elrod Sprints, Multis
Ben Fennell Middle Distance
Jeffrey Hoover Middle Distance
Alex Jerkins Throws
Jerry Macon Sprints, jumps
Michael Knox Sprints
Steve Mason Sprints
Ryan Powell Sprints, Jumps
Austin Ray Throws
Logan Ray Sprints, Jumps
Andrew Shankles Middle Distance
Ryan Whitley Hurdles, Sprints
David Wolfe Distance
Paul Wright Middle Distance
Full Roster
Ryan Chastain

Ryan Chastain

EVENTS Distance
HT. 6-0
WT. 140
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL) Mitchell, Ind./Mitchell HS
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.