Ryan Booth
Ryan Booth
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Mineral Ridge, Ohio
High School: Mineral Ridge
Major: Psychology
Events: Throws

2016 Outdoor (Sophomore): Finished 31st in the shot put with a mark of 17.24m at the NCAA East Preliminary...had throws of 17.12m and 16.81m as well...won the shot put at the Horizon League Championship with a throw of 17.54m...was third in the discus with a throw of 47.87m.

2016 Indoor (Sophomore): Placed first in the shot put at the Horizon League Championships with a toss of 17.00 meters to help the Penguins win the HL Championships...had a personal-best throw of 17.19 meters in the shot put at the YSU National Invitational...had a personal-best toss of 13.73m in the weight throw at the YSU College Invitational.

2015 Outdoor (Freshman): Named the Most Outstanding Freshman in the field events at the Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships...won the shot put at the Horizon League Championship with a season-best throw of 17.54 meters...also placed third in the discus at the HL Championships with a throw of 45.69 meters...season-best toss in the discus was 46.22 meters at the Ashland Alumni Open meet.

2015 Indoor (Freshman): Placed second at the Horizon League Championship in the shot put with a throw of 16.91 meters...was named the Freshman Field Athlete of the Year for his performance...took first at the Akron Invitational in the shot put with a toss of 16.62m...placed second in the shot put at the YSU College Invitational...placed first in the shot put at the Zips Invitational.

High School: Was a thrower at Mineral Ridge...finished second in the ITCL meet in the shot put and discus...as a senior was second in the shot put at the Springfield Division III track and field districts...had career-best throws of 153-11 in the discus and 50-4 in the shot put...coached by Andrew Apisa...was named first-team ITCL in football at defensive end.

Personal: Parents are Joseph and Michelle Booth...has a brother, Joey and a sister, Tara...major is psychology...is the 2016-17 recipient of the Thomas Christopher Smythe Memorial Athletic Scholarship.