LSU Gold
Freeport, Bahamas
Previous School
Southwestern Christian

Events: 100M (10.37), 200M (20.78)

Lettered for the Tigers during the indoor season in 2010 … Clocked a seasonal-best time of 6.84 seconds in the 60-meter dash for a 16th-place finish at the SEC Indoor Championships … Matched that performance with a time of 6.84 in the 60 meters at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier … Also competed in the 200 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships … Recorded an indoor seasonal best of 22.57 in the 200 meters for a 40th-place finish at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational … Competed in the 100 meters and 200 meters during the outdoor season … Posted a seasonal-best wind-legal time of 10.64 in the 100-meter dash at the LSU Tiger Relays … Clocked a wind-aided 10.64 in a fifth-place finish at the Louisiana Classics … Finished with an outdoor seasonal best of 21.83 in the 200 meters at the Miami Elite Invitational, finishing the event in 14th place overall.

Received a redshirt in his first season at LSU … Did not compete for the Tigers in 2009.

A standout at Southwestern Christian College who finished the 2008 season as one of the top sprinters in the National Junior College Athletic Association … Set personal bests of 10.37 in the 100 meters and 20.78 in the 200 meters … Finished the season ranked No. 2 in the NJCAA in the 200 meters and No. 3 in the 100 meters … Set both personal bests at the Abilene Christian Twilight Open on May 8, 2008 … Competed in both sprint events at the 2005 World Youth Championships in Morocco.

Full name is Ryan Lea’ Penn … Born on April 6, 1988 … Son of Lea’ Penn and Shurn Brown … Has four older siblings: Michael, Mia, Lief and Cassie … Majoring in general studies.


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