blankRyan Van Fossen
Over 2,000 student-athletes across 22 sports honored for academic success
Blue Demons honored for a 3.0 GPA or higher in 2012-13 academic year
2011: Illinois Central men's cross country record holder... individual champion at NJCAA Region 24 Cross Country Championships... ICC's top finisher at No. 78 at NJCAA National Cross Country Championships and led team to No. 27 finish.
2010:Came in fourth at NJCAA Region 24 Cross Country Championships and led Illinois Central to runner-up finish...recorded sixth-fastest time in Illinois Central history at regionals...ICC's No. 1 runner all season.
High School: Seventh at 2009 Class 2A state cross country meet... finished 10th at 2010 Class 2A state track and field meet in the 800m... all-conference four years in cross country and one year in track and field... led cross country team to four consecutive conference titles and helped lead track and field team to three-straight conference titles.
Personal: Son of Michael and Naomi Van Fossen... has one brother, Jeremy... majoring in Communications.