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Ryan Silva
Position: Distances
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
High School: Rincon University
Major: undeclared

Career Bests (thru end of 2014 collegiate season):

Mile: 4:10.33
3,200: 9:12.00
800: 1:53.65
400: 50.33
3,000: 8:38.80i

2014 Season: Outdoors - Did not compete. Indoors - Made collegiate debut by running the mile (4:13.72, 23rd) and 4x800 (7:35.71) at the season-opening UW Indoor Preview on Jan. 18 ... finished 21st in the invite 3,000 at the Penn State National (8:38.80).

High School: Won the invitational mile at the 2013 Arcadia Invitational in 4:12.06 … completed his high school season by reaching three finals at the Arizona Division I championships … was third in the 3,200 (a personal best 9:12.00), fourth in the 800 (1:54.15), and eighth in the 1,600 (4:22.70) ... lettered three years in soccer at Rincon University High School in Tucson, Ariz.

Personal: Son of Juan and Kim Silva ... holds two age-group world records for the mile ... in 2008, ran a 4:43.78 mile in Portland to break the world record for 12-year-olds ... the record had stood for 40 years ... in 2010, also at the Portland Track Festival, he ran 4:19.73 to set the record for 14-year-olds ... has been competiting in track and field since age three ... anticipates majoring in symbolic systems or electrical engineering ... father played soccer at UC Davis ... has a younger brother, Derrick.