Position
Not Available
Class
Senior
Hometown
Hoover, Ala.
High School
Hoover HS

JUNIOR SEASON (2003-04)
Was counted heavily upon in several butterfly events … Recorded LSU’s fastest time of the season in the 200 fly at the SEC Championships (1:50.91) … Placed 17th with that time and was the Tigers’ highest finisher … Also swam in the 100 fly at SEC’s, registering a 19th-place finish with a time of 49.76 … Participated in meets against Georgia, Clemson, South Carolina, UL-Monroe, Texas A&M and Florida State … Earned third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2002-03)
Swam in every meet of the season including the SEC Championships for the first time in his career … Competed in four events at SEC’s, including the 200 and 500 freestyle, placing 24th (1:54.03) and 37th (4:45.47), respectively … Also participated in the 100 and 200 butterfly, finishing 25th (50.26) and 24th (1:54.03) … The time of 4:45.47 was a personal best and the third-fastest time in the event by any Tiger all season … Posted the third-fastest time of the season in the 1650 free in a dual meet versus Tennessee (10:13.30) … Earned second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2001-02)
Showed great consistency in his first season with the team by swimming in every regular-season meet … Participated in three different freestyle events as well as both butterfly events during the season … Had the team’s fourth-fastest time in the 500 freestyle during the season (4:48.81) at the SEC West Quad Meet … Also swam the Tigers’ fourth-fastest time in the 200 butterfly (1:56.84) in a dual-meet at Alabama, finishing fifth in the event … Earned his first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Lettered all four years in swimming at Hoover High School … Named the Most Valuable Performer of his swimming team in 2000 … Named to “Who’s Who in High School Sports.”

PERSONAL
Born Dec. 2, 1982 … Parents are Ralph and Renae Cochran … Majoring in psychology.

RYAN’S TOP TIMES
100 butterfly 49.76 2004 SEC Championships
200 butterfly 1:50.91 2004 SEC Championships

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