Ryan Lipe
Ryan Lipe
Year: JR/JR
Hometown: Franklin, Tenn.
Position: Multi
Last School: Lipscomb Academy
Experience: HS

2017 Outdoor

  • Finished third in decathlon with personal best 5977 points at OVC Championships, including top finish in 110m hurdles (15.26)
  • Also placed sixth in pole vault individually at OVC Championships with season best 3.75m
  • Set season and personal bests in 100m (11.33), 400m (53.15), 110m hurdles (15.26) and javelin (37.69) during OVC Championships decathlon 

2016-17 Indoor

  • Finished third in the heptathlon with personal best 4662 points at OVC Championships
  • Also placed seventh in pole vault individually at OVC Championships at 3.71m
  • Also competed in high jump individually at OVC Championships, but did not mark
  • Set season and personal bests in pole vault (3.99m), 60m (7.38) and long jump (6.32m) during OVC Championships heptathlon

2016 Outdoor

  • Finished third in decathlon with 5788 points at OVC Championships, including top finish in 110m hurdles (15.74)
  • Also placed fourth in pole vault individually at OVC Championships in 3.66m
  • Set season and personal bests in 1500m (4:53.10) during OVC Championships decathlon

2015-16 Indoor

  • Did not compete

2015 Outdoor

  • Did not compete

2014-15 Indoor

  • Competed in three indoor meets for pole vault, including OVC Championships
  • Also competed in two indoor meets for high jump 

Prior to Belmont

Prepped at Lipscomb Academy under coach Tim Taylor ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Also lettered in bowling ... Two-time All-State honoree ... Serving as team captain for three years.

Personal

Major is undecided ... Son of Robert and Linda Lipe ... Lists favorite athletes as Trey Hardee and Ashton Eaton ... Favorite movies are 21 Jump Street and Avengers ... Lists favorite books as Harry Potter and the Percy Jackson series ... Greatest sports thrill was breaking the decathlon and triple jump records.

Personal Records

Decathlon: 5,977 points
100m: 11.33
110m hurdles: 15.26
400m: 53.15
1500m: 4:53.10
Long jump: 6.57m
High jump: 1.82m
Shot put: 10.53m
Discus: 30.10m
Javelin: 40.11m
Pole vault: 4.10m

Heptathlon: 4,662 points
60m: 7.33
Long jump: 6.73m
Shot put: 10.29m
High jump: 1.85m
60m hurdles: 8.53
Pole vault: 3.99m
1000m: 2:53.73