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     Ryan Held
    Ryan  Held


    Springfield, Ill.

    High School:
    Sacred Heart Griffin



    Swimming and Diving Places 14 on All-ACC Academic Team

    This marks the highest number in the conference and program history placed on the team


    Men's Swimming Earns Highest NCAA Team Finish in 39 Years

    It also tied the fifth-highest team finish in program history


    Men's Swimming to Enter Saturday's NCAA Finals in Five Events

    Simonas Bilis will enter tonight as the top seed in the 100 freestyle


    800 Free Relay Takes Runner-Up Spot at Day Two NCAA Finals

    The squad's time marked a school and conference record


    @PackSwimDive to Enter NCAA Finals as Top Seed in 200 Free Relay

    NC State will also have representation in three other events

    2015 ACC CHAMPION (200, 400, 800 Freestyle Relays)
    2015 ALL-ACC (200 Freestyle; 200, 400, 800 Freestyle Relays)
    2015 ALL-AMERICA HONORS (50, 100 Freestyle; 400, 800 Freestyle Relays)

    2014-15 (Freshman): Holds the fifth-fastest time in program history in the 50 free (19.27), which was notched at the ACC Championships… Owns the second-fastest times in the 100 (42.44) and 200 free (1:33.62), both set as the leadoff split in the 400 and 800 free relays at the NCAA Championships… A member of the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle relays that earned conference championship titles at ACCs… A member of the 400 and 800 freestyle relays that took second at NCAAs to earn first team All-America honors, and hold the school and conference record in both events… Earned second team All-America honors in the 50 and 100 free… Also a part of the school and conference record-holding 200 free relay team… Named to the 2015 All-ACC Academic Team.

    Prep/Personal: Named State Journal-Register Central State Eight Illinois Swimmer of the Year...Captured the 2014 YMCA Short Course National Championship with a 19.58 finals time in the 50 free ... Also, finished with the meet record at the YMCA Short Course National Championships with a title in the 100 freestyle ... Finished his high school career as a five-time All-American ... Also, earned All-Conference honors in each of his four seasons ... Rated as the No. 2 incoming freshman in the state of Illinois and the 30th overall ... A member of National Honor Society and a high school Academic All-American.

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