Two-time letterman ... ran with Army's top midfield unit ... extremely quick and aggressive ... wants the ball in pressure situations ... has ability to shoot with either hand ... will be asked to shoulder more of the scoring responsibility this season ... former member of the Army soccer team ... All-Patriot League candidate.
2002: Finished seventh on the team in scoring with career-high 17 points ... notched nine goals and season-best eight assists in 12 appearances ... scored a hat trick in Army's win over Rutgers ... registered five multiple-point efforts ... dished out two assists in Colgate win ... also picked up 11 ground balls opposite the Raiders ... scooped up nine grounders against Ohio State ... placed third in the Patriot League averaging 4.69 grounders per game ... finished second on the team in ground balls with 61 despite missing two games ... credited with game-winning goal against Denver and Rutgers ... winner against the Pioneers came with 1:47 left in the extra session.
2001: Scored 11 goals in 12 games for the Black Knights ... finished sixth on the team in scoring with 14 points.
2000: Enjoyed terrific rookie ... ranked seventh on the squad with 14 points and fifth with 12 goals ... appeared in 13 games, missing Holy Cross and Hofstra contests with a knee injury ... exploded for career-high four goals in win at Lehigh ... scored two goals in collegiate debut against Air Force ... also logged pair of goals in late-season victory at Lafayette ... scored twice in first 32 seconds of second half in win over the Leopards ... finished season riding a six-game point-scoring streak ... earned Gen. L.E. Seeman Award as team's top plebe performer ... led team with four assists.
Prior to West Point: Lettered three times in lacrosse, twice in soccer and once in indoor track at Shenendehowa H.S. ... a lacrosse All-American who was named first team all-league and all-section in both sports ... voted team MVP as a senior ... played for Adirondack team in both lacrosse and soccer at Empire State Games ... captained both teams as well.
Personal: John Carlton Ryan ... born Jan. 6, 1981, in Bronxville, N.Y. ... parents are John and Marybeth Ryan ... majoring in American Legal System.
Year GP G A P Shots GB
2000 13 12 2 14 48 17
2001 12 11 3 14 60 43
2002 11 9 8 17 39 61
Totals 36 32 13 45 147 121