W&M Men's Track and Field BIO
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 Ryan Gousse
Indoor Mark Date
3000m 8:27.69 2/14/14
5000m 14:43.16 3/8/14
Outdoor Mark Date
1500m 3:55.85 3/22/14
5000m 14:59.96 4/24/14
10000m 31:09.03 5/3/13
3000m Steeplechase 9:04.20 4/4/14

Cross Country: Team Captain ... Finished the year as the Tribe's top runner ... Runner-up at the CAA Championships ... Led W&M at the Southeast Regional, finishing 47th overall ... Second on the team at Wisconsin and at the season-opening Spider Alumni Open ... Third for W&M at the home meet and at UVA.

Cross Country: Ran in the varsity line-up all year long ... Finished second on the squad at the Southeast Regional, taking 42nd overall ... Named All-CAA for the second time after finishing fifth at the conference championships, third-best for W&M ... Fourth on the team at both UVA and Pre-Nationals ... Opened the year fifth for the Tribe at Richmond.
Indoor: Won his first collegiate race to open the winter at CNU ... Ran a career-best 14:46.45 to win the 5,000m and qualify for the IC4A Championships ... Ran a collegiate-best 8:27.69 in the 3,000m at the Armory ... Lowered his indoor best to 14:43.16 for 5,000m at the IC4A Championships, placing 17th.
Outdoor: CAA Champion in the 3,000m steeplechase, winning in 9:23.35 ... Also took fourth in the 10,000m at the conference meet ... Won the steeplechase at the Colonial Relays with a lifetime-best 9:04.20, qualifying for the IC4A Championships ... Was 10th at the IC4A meet in 9:05.10 ... Also turned in outdoor collegiate bests in the 1,500m (3:55.85) and the 5,000m (14:59.96).

Cross Country: CAA Rookie of the Year ... Finished 15th overall and as the top freshman at the CAA Championships ... Ran sixth for W&M at both the conference meet and at the regional, taking 109th overall ... Fifth for the Tribe at Pre-Nationals ... Ninth on the team at Paul Short, his first in-uniform race ... Also ran at Richmond and the W&M Invite unattached.
Indoor: Best 5,000m performance was 14:48.84 at Navy in late January ... Two weeks later, ran 8:31.81 for 3,000m at the Armory.
Outdoor: Named all-conference after taking third in the steeplechase to help W&M claim the CAA title ... It was his try at the event ... Also ran the 10,000m for the first time at the conference meet, taking sixth ... Closed the season timing 9:23.17 in the steeplechase at the UVA Challenge.

Won the Florida 1A state cross country title as a senior ... Helped Trinity Prep to finish first or second all four years ... Also earned all-state cross country honors as a sophomore and a junior ... Won three state titles in the 4x800m relay ... Added the individual state championship at 1600m and a third-place finish in the 3200m in 2012 ... Honor roll student.

Son of Ralph and Ninotte Gousse ... Brother, Ranley, ran cross country at Elon ... Enjoys camping, sailing, and fishing.

Championship Performances
CAA Championships
Date Event Performance Place Award
11/1/14 Cross Country 25:04.83 2nd All-CAA
5/3/14 3,000m Steeplechase 9:23.35 1st CAA Champion
11/2/13 Cross Country 25:16.66 5th All-CAA
5/4/13 3,000m Steeplechase 9:37.74 3rd All-CAA
Date Event Performance Place Meet
5/3/14 3,000m Steeplechase 9:23.35 1st CAA Championships
4/4/14 3,000m Steeplechase 9:04.20 1st Colonial Relays
12/7/13 5,000m Run 14:46.45 1st CNU Holiday Open
Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Apopka, Fla.
High School: Trinity Prep
Alma Mater: William and Mary
Graduating Year: 2016
Major: International Relations
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