Matt Schwartzer led the way for Indiana with a 43rd place finish as the Hoosiers finished 15th at the NCAA Championships.
The Indiana men's and women's cross country teams reported back to campus this week and began practice on Tuesday.
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.
Coach Helmer on J.R.: "J.R. missed a lot of training his senior year due to injury after running a very solid 3200 PR in 2009. We think a little time and solid training will get him back on track and bring a nice jump in performance this year."
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