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Ryan Soberanis
Position: Mid-Distances
Year: Senior
Hometown: Camas, Wash.
High School: La Salle
Experience: 4 Letters
2012: Wrapped his career with his first All-America honors as part of the distance medley relay indoors, then led the team at 1,500-meters outdoors and ran at the NCAA West Prelims ... indoors, led off the DMR on the 1,200-meter leg, which twice set the school record and finished 10th at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Nampa, Idaho to earn All-America Second Team honors ... first run on the DMR resulted in a school record at the MPSF Championships, as the team of Soberanis, Maurice McNeal, Brad Whitley, and Joey Bywater was fourth in 9:35.06 ... still needed a faster time for NCAA qualification, so the group went to the Alex Wilson Invite at Notre Dame and lowered the school record to 9:31.68 ... the DMR was knocked from contention at NCAAs when he was tripped and knocked down on the opening leg ... also indoors he ran a big mile career-best, clocking 4:02.32 at the Husky Classic to move up to seventh in school history ... ninth in the mile at MPSFs in 4:05.25 ... outdoors, qualified for West Prelims in Austin, placing 45th overall in the 1,500-meters ... made the Prelims with a career-best 3:46.94 in the 1,500m, taking second at the Pepsi Team Invitational ... was 14th in the 1,500m prelims at the Pac-12 Championships, running 3:52.16. 2010-11: Was third on the team at 1,500-meters with a season-best of 3:47.69 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... competed at the Pac-10 Championships, placing 15th overall in the 1,500m ... third at the Ken Shannon Invite with a season-best 800-meter time of 1:51.38 ... also ran under 3:50 in a fifth-place finish at the Pepsi Team Invitational, crossing in 3:49.47 ... indoors, posted the No. 9 mile run in school history at the UW Final Qualifier, stopping the clock at 4:04.00 ... ran a then-PR of 4:04.71 in the mile at the Husky Classic ... scored on the DMR at the MPSF Championships, running the opening 1,200m leg, posting a season-best 9:38.23 ... 10th in the mile at the MPSFs in a time of 4:11.52 ... led off the DMR at the UW Invitational, which was second in 9:39.29 ... (Cross Country): Competed once in the fall, placing 20th at the UW-WSU dual. 2010: Expanded his range to the 1,500-meters, and qualified for the NCAA Championship West Prelims at 1,500-meters ... clocked a personal-best time of 3:48.61 in the Mt. SAC Relays 1,500-meters ... also ran the 1,500m at the Pac-10 Championships, finishing 17th ... sixth in the 800-meters at the Pepsi Team Invite in a season-best 1:51.03 ... indoors, ran the 800-meter leg on UW's distance medley relay which took fifth at the MPSF Championships in 9:47.01 ... finished 14th in the 800m at MPSFs in 1:52.80 ... set a new mile personal-best at the UW Final Qualifier, running 4:06.48. 2009: Impressive freshman season included a trip to the Pac-10 Championships where he placed 16th in the 800-meters in 1:52.14 ... broke into UW's indoor Top-10 in both the 800m and DMR at the MPSF Championships ... at MPSFs, ran the 800m leg on UW's DMR, which placed second in 9:36.21, fifth-best at UW, and also placed seventh in the 800m in a season-best 1:50.52, also good for fifth all-time indoors ... top 800m run outdoors came at the UW-WSU dual, where he placed fifth in 1:51.04 ... second in the 800m at the Ken Shannon ... placed 21st in the 800m at the U.S. Junior Track Championships. High School and Personal: Born in Fairfax, Virginia ... parents are Judy and Rick Soberanis ... has one younger brother, Alex ... competed in track as a sophomore and a senior ... won Oregon State 4A 800-meter title as a senior in 2008, running 1:56.01 ... also ran on 8th-place 4x400m relay team ... named team's Most Inspirational and led team to third at state ... named team's Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore, placing third in the Capital Conference 800-meters and second in the 4x400m ... also lettered in basketball from 2006-08 and in cross country in 2006 and 2007 ... was 2007 cross country team MVP and earned Senior Award for basketball in 2008.

Major Meets
2009 MPSF - 7th, 800m; 2nd, DMR
2009 Pac-10 - 16th, 800m
2009 USA Jr Champs - 21st, 800m
2010 MPSF - 14th, 800m; 5th, DMR
2010 Pac-10 - 17th, 1500m
2010 NCAA Prelims - 47th, 1500m
2011 MPSF - 10th, Mile; 4th, DMR
2011 Pac-10 - 15th, 1500m
2012 MPSF - 9th, Mile; 4th, DMR
2012 NCAA Indoor - 10th, DMR (All-America Second Team)
2012 Pac-12 - 14th, 1500m
2012 NCAA Prelims - 45th, 1500m

Collegiate Best Times
800m.......1:50.52i / 1:51.03
1500.......3:46.94
Mile.......4:02.32

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