John Bryant
John Bryant
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Valrico, FL
Major: Environmental Science
Gamer: Bloomingdale HS

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): Cross Country - ran in six of FSC's nine meets ... top finish was 23rd at the Flrunners.com Invitational (10/3) as he ran a 5K time of 17:03.86 ... his 5K time of 17:03.86 was the team's top 5K time of the 2014 season ... ran a season-best 8K time of 27:36.02 at the Florida State Invitational (10/10), where he finished 58th place overall ... placed 38th at the SSC Championships (11/8) as he ran the 8K course at Dover in a time of 28:17.70 ... opened his collegiate career by running a 4 mile time of 23:09.20 and finishing 48th at the UT Early Bird (9/12) ... Track - ran in five meets ... had two Top 10 finishes as he was 7th in the 800-meter run at the UT Ryan McCall Invitational (4/12) as he ran a time of 2:01.99 and was 10th in the 800-meter run at the USF Invitational (3/12) as he ran a time of 2:01.03 ... was a member of the sixth place 4-x-800 meter relay team at the Embry-Riddle Spikes Classic (4/3) as they ran a time of 8:27.06, which is the third fastest time in school history ... was 16th in the 1,500-meter run at the USF Invitational (3/13) as he ran a time of 4:16.05 ... posted a season-best time in the 800-meter run at the Bulls Invitational (3/19) as he ran a time of 2:00.59 ... finished 20th in the 5,000-meter run (16:11.89) at the Bulls Invitational (3/19) and was 19th in the 3,000-meter run (9:32.43) at the Embry-Riddle Last Chance Meet (2/20). 

Career Best XC Times: 5K: 17:03.86 / Flrunners.com Invitational, 10/3/14; 8K: 27:36.02 / Florida State Invitational, 10/10/14.


HIGH SCHOOL:
2014 graduate of Bloomingdale Senior High School in Valrico ... played baseball and ran both cross country and track at BSHS ... lettered in track and cross country for two years and baseball for three years ... as a junior in 2013, was the District, Region and State champion in the 4-x-800 meter run relay ... earned Track Rookie of the Year honors ... finished seventh in the County and was the district champion in cross country as a senior ... earned Team MVP honors in both cross country and track as a senior ... also finished seventh in the Regional Cross Country Meet and qualified for State Cross Country Championships ... in track as a senior, was the County, District and Region champion in the 4-x-800 meter relay ... was third in the State in the 4-x-800 meter relay ... 2014 Heart of a Champion recipient ... served as Vice President of the AVID Club and was the Drumline captain and a member of the Leo Club.

PERSONAL: Son of John and Daisy Bryant ... born 12/4/95 ... has a 10-year old brother, Paul ... lists the Boston Red Sox and Atlanta Falcons as his favorite pro teams ... likes sports, hunting, fishing and weightlifting ... has also participated in boxing and mixed martial arts ... wants to travel the world and become an environmental engineer to help stabilize third world countries.