Ryan Chmiel
Ryan Chmiel
Height: 6-2
Year: Freshman
Hometown: East Amherst, N.Y.
High School: St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute
Major: Undeclared Business

As A Freshman (2017-18) | XC Meet Times | Track Meet Times
Cross Country

  • Competed in every event during debut season
  • Took a scoring position for the team in each of the final three meets of the season
  • Placed fifth on the team at the NCAA Northeast Regional with a 10K performance of 38:19.9 (11/10)
  • Came in fourth for Bona at the Atlantic 10 Championship (10/28)
  • Finished fourth for the squad at the Gettysburg Invitational with 8K time of 28:34.8 (10/14)
  • Ran his PR 8K time of 28:25.9 at the National Catholic Invitational (9/15)
  • Finished just outside the team scoring with a five-mile time of 28:25.9 at the National Catholic Invitational (9/15)
  • Made collegiate debut with 5K time of 17:13.52 at the Little Three Championship (9/2)


  • Ran in the 400 and 800 meters as one of the team's top runners during his first collegiate track season
  • Set the program record in the 800 meters with a 2:01.85 at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/5)
  • Posted the second-best individual 400 time in program history with a run of 54.73 at the Bucknell Team Challenge (4/21)
  • Finished second in the 800 meters at the Alfred Invite with a time of 2:05.22 (4/23)
  • Logged a ninth place finish in the 800 at the UB Invite with a run of 2:05.36 (4/28)

High School
Part of high school team that won All-Catholic championship five years in a row for St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute and qualified for New York Federation Meet twice ... also appeared in Foot Locker Regional Championship ... ran 400, 800 and 1600-meters in track.

Son of Shelley and James Chmiel ... undeclared business major ... has two siblings, Amanda and Kyle.