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2011-2012 Men's Track Roster

Rycine Ellison

Class: FR
Position: Sprints/Jumps
Height: 5-10
Weight: 145 pounds
Previous School: Independence HS
Hometown: Spring Hill, Tenn.

Notched a third-place finish in the 400 meters at the Valentine Invitational with a time of 49.93 seconds ... Finished fourth at the Blue Raider Invitational in the 400 meters, clocking a 50.24 ... Recorded a 400-meter time of 50.08 seconds in the preliminaries at the Sun Belt Championships ... Logged a personal-best time of 22.57 seconds while finishing seventh at the Kentucky Invitational ... Placed eighth at the Blue Raider Invitational in the 200 meters while crossing the finish line in 22.86 seconds ... Clocked a personal-best 400-meter time of 49.92 seconds at the Rod McCravy Memorial.

Outdoor: Finished sixth in the 400 meters at the Sun Belt Championships in a personal-best time of 48.68 seconds ... Logged a personal-best 200-meter time of 21.75 seconds while finishing 10th at the Vanderbilt Invitational ... Member of the men's 4x400-meter team which placed 21st in 3:10.21 at the NCAA Regional ... Bagged a 10th-place finish in the 400 meters at the Rhodes Open Meet, completing the race in 49.20 seconds.

High School: Competed in track & field and football while in high school ... Participated in the 100 meters, 200 meters and 400 meters as well as the long jump event ... Teammate of Blue Raider Brandon Boatman ... State champion in the 4x200 and 4x400 in 2010 ... Took second place in the 400 meters and 4x400 at 2011 state championships.

Personal: Ryane Romell Ellison, Jr. ... Son of Ryane, Sr. and Katrena ... Born July 18, 1993 ... Majoring in electronic media communication.