Your Daily Local and D9and10Sports are highlighting returning high school student-athletes this summer.
The year in school listed next to the athlete’s name is the year the athlete is entering this fall. Player profiles for the week of Aug. 14 are powered by Generational Wealth Management, Adam Jack, ChFC.
SHYANN RULANDER – SENIOR – WARREN
Sports Played: Cross Country and Track/ lettered 3 times in cross country and twice in track (missed a year due to Covid)
Parents Names: Wendy and John Rulander
Siblings: I’m an only child
Social Media Handles: None
2021-22 Highlights: Made it to cross country states with Katie Beyer in my Junior year. 5k pr- 20:26 (junior year)/ 3200m pr- 11:54 (junior year)/ 1600m pr- 5:31 (junior year)
College Athletics plan if applicable: I plan to run in college
Q: What was the first sport you played? Why did you play it? Did you like it?
A: My first sport was track. People said I would make a good runner so I tried running club and realized that was the sport for me. I loved it
Q: What is the most important factor in you being successful in high school athletics?
A: Amazing coaches and teammates combined with supportive parents
Q: What is your favorite non-sports “go-to” activity?
Q: You could meet one sports figure, living or dead (1) who would it be and (2) what is the first thing you would ask them?
A: Eliud Kipchoge, what he thinks about while racing
Q: What is your favorite sport and if you could change one thing about your favorite sport, what would it be?
A: Cross country, have more courses with a full 5k loop
Q: If you could eat any food in the world right now, what would it be?
A: Mochi ice cream
Q: What is your ideal vacation spot?
A: A nice campground surrounded by miles of running trails