Ryan Shields
Ryan  Shields


Rossford, Ohio

High School:
St. John's Jesuit

Long Sprints



Marquette Travels to Jack Johnson Invitational

MU looks to build on recent success at Minnesota


Track and Field Heads to Lisle, Ill., for Benedictine Twilight

MU has final tune-up for BIG EAST Championships


Golden Eagles Flock to Six Track & Field Meets Across the Country

Track and field to compete Thursday-Sunday


Will Koeck Sets Marquette Hammer Throw Record at Lee Calhoun

Koeck topped MU record by over a meter


Marquette Hosts Milwaukee in Dual Meet Action

Competition begins at 11 a.m.

Track & Field Personal Bests (as of June 2015)

800: 1:57.10
1,000: 2:34.67

800: 1:56.68
1,500: 4:07.78
Steeplechase: 10:00.57

All-BIG EAST Conference (Outdoor DMR, 4x800 relay)
BIG EAST All-Academic

Indoor (Jr.): Collected All-BIG EAST accolades with a pair of third-place finishes as a member of two relays at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, running the opening leg on the DMR team that recorded the No. 9 mark all-time at MU with a time of 9:58.99 and running the second leg on the 4x800-meter relay team (7:42.39).
Outdoor (Jr.): Recorded a top-10 finish at BIG EAST Outdoors in the 1,500 with a time of 3:54.82 ... Collected a trio of top-three during the regular season, including a second-place finish in the 1,500 at the SIU Bill Cornell Spring Classic.
Cross Country (So.): Competed in one meet, finishing 19th at the Bradley 'Pink' Classic with a time of 27:05.6.

BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (So.): Ran 800 meters and 1,000 meters during the 2013-2014 indoor campaign ... Recorded a personal-best time of 1:57.10 seconds running 800 meters at the Grand Valley State University meet (Feb. 14) ... Placed sixth running 1,000 meters with a time of 2:36.44 seconds at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (Jan. 25).
Outdoor (So.): Competed in 800 meters, 1,500 meters and steeplechase events in outdoor campaign ... Finished ninth with a personal-best time of 1:56.68 seconds at the Benedictine Twilight (April 25) ... Finished 10th competing in the Steeplechase at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational (March 25).

BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Fr.)
: Competed in the 800 meters and the 1,000 meters during the 2012-13 indoor campaign...Recorded a personal-best in the 800 meters with a time of 2:00.76 at the Bill Bergan Invite (Jan. 26) ...2013 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (Fr.): Competed in the 800 meters at four meets during the 2013 outdoor campaign... Recorded a new personal-best at the Benedictine Twilight (April 26) in the 800 meters with a time of 1:58.19 ...2013 Outdoor Performance List.
Cross Country: Did not compete

High School: Shields was a four year letter winner in track and field, and a three year letter winner in cross country (sophomore, junior, senior) at St. John's Jesuit High School ... Named captain of the men's track and field, and cross country team as a senior ... Two-time all-league in track and field ... Named to the Three Rivers Athletic Conference All-Academic team.

Personal: Son of Thomas and Brigid Shields ... Has one sister, Colleen ... Majors in criminology and legal studies.

Championship History

BIG EAST Indoor Championship
4x800-meter Relay: 3rd (7:42.39, ran first leg w/Aric Miller, Sajdak, Alec Miller)
Distance Medley Relay: 3rd (9:58.99, ran first leg w/Halloway, Sajdak, Haberkorn)
4x800-meter Relay: 7th (7:56.47, ran second leg w/ Corr, Sajdak, Zambrano)
Distance Medley Relay: 7th (10:12.41, ran third leg w/ Zambrano, Meinholz, Hennessy)

BIG EAST Outdoor Championship
1,500-meter Run: 10th (3:54.82)
4x800-meter relay: 4th (7:41.50, ran first leg w/ Rice, Franz, Norland)