- Ryanne Fortney
Ryanne Fortney


Central City, Ky.

High School:



2003: Had a top-10 finish at the UAH/Serra Toyota Invitational, placing ninth overall with a personal-best time of 19:32.2 in the event ... also tallied a personal best in the 6K at the NCAA South Region with a time of 23:09.56 ... placed 43rd at the Conference USA Championship to help lead UAB to its best-ever finish in the event ... had a great freshman campaign, as she steadily finished in the top-five for UAB.

High School: Mason Dixon Indoor State Champion in the 3000-meters ... first-team all-state for six years in cross country and track ... was selected to run in Spain for Team USA in the World Sports Exchange in 2000 ... was regional champion in the 3200-meter and 1600-meter as a freshman ... regional track champion in the 3200-meter as a sophomore ... three-time cross country regional runner-up ... named first-team academic all-state all four years of high school in both cross country and track ... was class valedictorian ... received the Senior Class Citizenship Award ... also played basketball and golf for Muhlenberg North ... coached by John Lovell in cross country and John Kirtley in track.

Personal: Full name is Ryanne Danielle Fortney ... born October 27, 1984 ... daughter of Mark and Debbie Fortney ... has twin siblings, Jacob and Jillian ... majoring in elementary education.