2013-14 (R-JUNIOR) : Cross Country: finished in 24th place at the Big Ten Championships in an 8,000m time of 24:59.9...The men's cross country team won the Big Ten Championship for the first time since 1980 and finished in the top-10 at the NCAA Championships for the third time in the last four years with an eighth-place finish...finished in 19th place at the Great Lakes Regional Championship in a 10K time of 30:52 to earn All-Region honors...ran an 8K season-best of 24:12 to finish in 11th place at the Paul Short Run. Indoor: won the 5,000m run in 14:07.55 at the Indiana Relays...finished in fifth-place in the mile at the Indiana-Purdue dual meet in 4:16.33. Outdoor: redshirted the outdoor season.
2012-13 (R-SOPHOMORE): Indoor: set career-best of 4:09.91 in the mile run to place fifth at the Gladstein Invitational...finished in fourth-place in the 3,000-meter run in a time of 8:08.12 at the Hoosier Hills Invitational...won the Indiana Relays 5,000-meter race in a career-best time of 14:13.84.
2011-12 (R-FRESHMAN): Cross Country: Took 11th place at Indiana Intercollegiates with a time of 25:13 ... was the fifth Hoosier to finish at Pre-Nationals, clocking in at 25:54 ... ran to a first place finish at the Hoosier Invitational in 25:30.05 ... placed 66th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in 31:45.3 as IU took second place as a team. Indoor: Clocked PRs of 4:17.42 in the mile, 8:31.04 in the 3,000m and 14:58.64 in the 5,000m. Outdoor: Ran a time of 9:17.82 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Border Battle ... clocked a 2:02.40 PR in the 800m and ran 4:01.12 in the 1,500m. 2010-11 (REDSHIRT):Cross Country: Redshirted. Indoor: Redshirted. Outdoor: Redshirted.
PREP: School record holder for Jim Nohl and Tom Gallagher at Cathedral ... ran PRs of 1:57 in the 800m and 4:24 in the 1,600m as well as the school record of 9:26 in the 3,200m ... took 17th at the state meet in the 3,200m in 2008.
PERSONAL: Son of Doug and Mary Laura Ricker ... has a sister, Aly, and two brothers, Chris and Nolan ... born May 26, 1991 ... exploratory major.
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