Ryan Tilotta
Ryan  Tilotta


Tomball, Texas

High School:

Last College:
Stephen F. Austin


XC: Tilotta named Sun Belt Co-Runner of the Week

Senior placed fourth at the Bear Twilight Invitational


AA: Meet our Cross Country Mavericks

This month the Athletic Alumni Chapter is highlighting our Cross Country student-athletes.


2013 All Sports Banquet

Student-athletes were recognized for the accomplishments in the classroom and in the community.


Cross country completes season at regionals

Lautenslager leads team with a 27th-place individual finish


XC: Men's cross country runs to WAC title

Sauerhage named coach of the year; Martinez tabbed freshman of the year.

Cross Country Highlights:
• Was a first-team All-Sun Belt Conference selection after placing third at the league meet.
• Had an 8k time of 25:39.3 at the SBC Championships.
• Took 30th in the NCAA South Central Regional 10k (31:16.1).
• Finished 13th at the Crimson Classic with an 8k time of 25:09.1, helping the Mavericks to a runner-up showing.

• Earned second-team All-Western Athletic Conference honors for the team champion Mavericks.
• Placed ninth at the league meet with an 8k clocking of 24:52.22.
• Finished third at both the UTA Season Opener (15:07.6) and the Louisiana Tech Mook 4 (19:22).
• Grabbed 19th at the Notre Dame Invitational 5-mile race (25:08).
• Came in 65th at the NCAA South Central Regional (32:55.9).

Indoor Highlights:
• Helped lead the Mavericks to the team title at the SBC Championships with a win and two runner-up finishes.
• Was the league champion in the 5000m with a comeback win by .06 with a clocking of 14:45.74, the second-fastest time in school history.
• Finished second in both the mile (4:16.12) and the 3000 meters (8:12.94) at the league meet.
• His 3000m time was the second-best in school annals.
• Took first in the 3000m at the Texas A&M Invitational (8:19.85).
• Had the second-best indoor mile time in UTA history (4:09.21) in a fifth-place effort at the Frank Sevigne Invitational.

• Appeared in just one meet on the year, the WAC Indoor Championships.
• Placed 10th in the finals of the mile with a time of 4:28.42.
• Ran a 4:22.69 in the league's prelims, the seventh-fastest time.

Outdoor Highlights:
• Competed in just three meets on the year prior to being injured.
• Won the 3000 meters at the TCU Invitational with a clocking of 8:46.12.
• Was the runner up at the Texas Relays in the 5000m (14:28.05).
• His time in the event was a school record and helped him win SBC Track Athlete of the Week honors.

• Earned second-team All-Western Athletic Conference mention in two events at the league meet.
• Took fourth in the 1500m at the WAC meet with a season-best time of 3:57.19.
• Snagged a fifth-place showing in the league's 5000m race (15:04.96).
• Won the 5000m at UTA's Bobby Lane Invitational with a time of 14:49.93.

• Attended Stephen F. Austin University where he competed one season in cross country.
• Clocked a time of 34.24.1 at the 2011 NCAA Regionals.
• Recorded a time of 26:40.7 to finished 35th overall at the 2011 conference cross country meet.
• Set a personal-best time of 26:03 (8k) in his first career race.
• Redshirted the 2010 cross country season.

• Placed second to the eventual state champion in both the 1600m (4:16.45) and 3200m (9:18.24) at the District 13-5A meet.
• Is the school-record holder in the 2-mile run (9:18) and had a time of 4:16 in the mile, the second-fastest time in school history by 1/10th of a second.

• Is the son of Hope and Louis Tilotta.
• Is studying criminal justice and business.
• Is the first person in his family to attend college.


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