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2012 at Notre Dame: Competed in four meets during cross country season with Irish ... opened year by finishing 14th out of 60 runners at the 5K Crusader Invitational (19:03.4) ... next took second out of 104 runners in the 5K JV race at the National Catholic Championship (18:30.2) ... took 13th out of 116 runners in the 5K gold race at the Notre Dame Invitational (18:05) ... closed out season with a 30th place showing in the 6K open race at the Wisconsin Invitational (21:51).
2011 at Notre Dame: Ran in four meets during the cross country season ... placed fourth out of 105 runners in the 5K JV race at the National Catholic Championships (18:29.1) ... followed performance up with second straight top-10 finish, taking sixth out of 75 runners in the 5K JV race at the Notre Dame Invitational ... also finished 38th out of 81 runners at the 5K Crusader Invitational (20:11.0) to open the season and 45th out of 108 runners in the 6K "B" race at the Wisconsin Invitational (22:23.4) to close out the year ... competed in five events during the indoor/outdoor track and field season ... reached career bests in the 800m (2:11.42), 1,000m (2:52.92) and 1,500m (4:33.72) ... helped 4x400m relay team to a third place finish at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational (3:57.97) ... placed second at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational in the 800m (2:12.39) ... earned a track and field monogram.
2010 at Notre Dame: Competed in one meet during the cross country season, finishing 36th at the Notre Dame Invitational (19:58) ... saw action in eight meets during the track and field season ... helped distance medley relay team to second place finish out of 10 teams at the indoor Indiana University Relays (11:51.95) ... 4x400m relay team finished fourth out of 12 teams at the outdoor Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational (4:03.38) ... ran the 800 meters in 2:18.69 at same meet to claim seventh out of 37 participants ... finished sixth out of 14 runners in the 1,000 meters at the indoor Notre Dame Invitational (2:57.90).
2009 at Notre Dame: Raced primarily in the 800 for the track team in her first campaign ... opened season at the Blue and Gold Invitational, earning a fourth-place finish in the 800 after recording a 2:21.20 ... finished seventh overall at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener in the 800, crossing the line in 2:24.66 ... ended in fifth in the 500 at the Notre Dame Invitational with a posting of 1:19.43 ... competed in 500 at Meyo Invitational, winning her heat and finishing 20th overall in 1:18.51 ... also captured her heat victory and placed 39th in the 800 at the Meyo, crossing the line at 2:15.64 ... competed in prelim action at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, finishing 20th in the 800 in 2:16.84 ... raced the 800 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, finishing fourth in her heat and ninth overall in 2:20.35 ... secured 12th place in the 800 at the Border Battle, logging a 2:17.51 ... crossed in 21st at the Dave Rankin Invitational in the 800, clocking a 2:24.65 ... also helped 4x400 relay team to a fourth-place result at Dave Rankin Invite, crossing at 4:03.76 ... closed out season competing in 800 run at the Gina Relays, finishing sixth in her heat and 17th overall in 2:19.18.
High School: Ranked nationally as a senior in track and cross country ... set school and New York Section V records in the 4x400 and 4x800m events ... state runner-up in the 4x800m event ... thirteen-time letter winner ... member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society and president of the Math Team.
Personal: Born Angela Theresa Ryck on 10/29/91 in Rochester, NY ... daughter of Theresa and Kevin Ryck ... has an older sister, Elena, and older brother, Stephen ... earned bachelor's degree from Notre Dame College of Science, majoring in science business ... pursuing Master's degree in Public Health.