Ryan Karwiel
Ryan Karwiel
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Melrose, N.Y.
High School: Hoosic Valley Central
Position: XC
2007-08: Led Rams with a 67th-place finish (27:41.0) at Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championship ... 89th-place finish (26:42) at New England Cross Country Championship (8k course) ... finished 140th (32:44.25) at NCAA Northeast Regional (10k course). 2006-07: Placed 12th in 1000m run (2:36.03) and was a member of fifth-place 4x800m relay team (8:01.90) at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track & Field Championship ... member of eighth-place 4x800m relay team (7:57.62) at New England Championship. 2005-06: First in 1000m (2:40.21) at URI Invitational. High School: Member of cross country, track & field, and soccer teams at Hoosic Valley Central ... captain of cross country and track & field team ... member of Albany Storm Hockey Club for five years ... scholar-athlete who was on high honors list ... recipient of Clarkson Academic Leadership Award ... sixth-place finisher at NYSPHAA outdoor track & field championships ... Wasaren League cross country champion ... president of Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) ... member of building management team. Personal: Born July 12, 1987 ... son of Darcy and Anthony Karwiel ... has two siblings - Adam, a member of the URI track & field team, and Autumn ... enjoys surfing, skiing, mountain biking, rock climbing, and hockey ... lists Steve Prefontaine as his favorite athlete ... also a member of URI cross country team ... double major in pre-med and Spanish at URI.