2013-14 (Freshman): Outdoor - Came close to scoring at SECs with at 10th place finish in the 3K steeplechase ... Season-best steeplechase time of 9:09.24 came at the Penn Relays. Indoor - Did not compete. Cross Country - A consistent contributor throughout his freshman campaign ... Season-best 8,000-meter time 25:13.7 came at home meet, the Bluegrass Invitational ... Competed at the SEC Championships.
Prior to UK: Competes in distance events having developed into one of the elite distance runners in the state of Wisconsin over his high-school career ... Was a two-time All-State selection in cross country ... 3,200 meters personal-best time of 9:18.59 came in fourth-place performance at the 2013 Wisconsin State Championships ... Owns a 1,600m PR 4:19.19 and a 5K PR 15:30.25 ... Competed at Janesville Craig High School under coach Brian Lawton ... An honor student with a GPA of 3.75, Hrycay was a four-time all-state academic honoree in cross country and plans to enroll in pre-med ... Last name is pronounced Ritz-Eye.