Former Big 12 champion joins UAF cross country coaching staff

Submitted 2 years 1 month ago by jcook.

FAIRBANKS-So there a number of new players coming to UAF how about another new coach? Aislinn Ryan will join UAF's cross country program as an assistant coach intern for this season.

Ryan comes from Warwick New York. She was a part of the University of Colorado's back to back Big 12 Championship teams in 06' and 07'. The Buffaloes were the national runner up in 06. Ryan also won the Foot Locker high school cross country national title in 2004.

She's also currently on the all women Impala Racing Team who recently had 12 qualify for the U.S. Marathon Olympic Trials. UAF's cross country season starts on Sept. 6 with the Alaska Invitational on the West Ridge Trails.