Hometown: Independence, OH
High School: Independence
Polman began his career at the Flyer 5k. He ran 15:48 and was the fifth man scoring for Dayton in his first collegiate meet. He continued to run well. At the
National Catholic Invitational he ran 26:23 and followed this up with a 26:00 at the All-Ohio Championships, his last meet of the season.
• 4-time qualifier to OHSAA State Cross Country Championships
• 5th place at the 2012 OHSAA D-III Track and Field Championships in the 3,200-meter run in a time of 9:33.39.
• 2009 OHSAA Cross Country D-3 State Champion
• 2011 OHSAA Cross Country D-3 Runner-up in 15:24/5K, the 2nd fastest time run by a senior among all 3 Divisions
• A member of “Team Ohio” in its win over the all-star teams from Michigan, Indiana, & Illinois in the 2011 Mid-East Championships.
• 6th Overall in 2011 Nike Cross Country Nationals at Terre Haute, IN
• 8th Overall in 2011 Footlocker Midwest Regional at Kenosha, WI
• 28th Overall in 2011 Footlocker Nationals at San Diego, CA in a Personal Best 15:20/5K
• 4th place in 2011 OHSAA Track&Field Championships 3200m/9:35
• 4th place in 2011 OATCCC Indoor T&F Championships in a Personal Best 9:28/3200m
Son of Craig and Pam Polman...he has two younger brothers, Kyle and Tyler...Ryan was born Oct. 29, 1993...Intended College Major: Pre-Med.