#10 Notre Dame Hockey defeated USA U18 in overtime in a shootout on (Oct 07, 2012 at Notre Dame, Ind.)
Earned his first monogram as a sophomore in 2013-14 ... became a steady, reliable member of the Notre Dame defensive corps ... smart player who knows his limitations and adapts his game to take advantage of his strengths ... will be a veteran on a very young Irish blue line that features four freshmen ... continues to develop all aspects of his game ... good decision maker with the puck ... has excellent stick skills and on-ice vision ... has made progress in adjusting to the speed of the college game ... broke into the lineup in 2013-14 and played 38 games, scoring two goals with five assists for seven points ... in two seasons, has played in 44 games with two goals and seven assists for nine points ... one of seven players on the Irish roster to come through the National Developmental Program along with seniors Austin Wuthrich and Robbie Russo, junior Thomas DiPauli and freshmen Nathan Billitier, Anders Bjork and Dawson Cook ... one of 18 Irish players to have played in the USHL ... joined on the squad by one other Michigan native - freshman Dawson Cook (Cadillac) ... brother of former Notre Dame forward Ben Ryan who was an alternate captain on the 2011 NCAA Frozen Four team ... one of 11 sets of brothers to play for the Irish ... signed a national letter of intent to attend Notre Dame in the early-signing period in fall of 2010 along with Robbie Russo, Eric Johnson, Garrett Peterson and Peter Schneider.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 38 games as a sophomore for the Irish ... scored a pair of goals with five assists for seven points ... both goals came via the power play ... whistled for seven penalties resulting in 14 penalty minutes ... was +7 for the year as a member of the Irish blue line ... picked up first point of the season, notching an assist in 4-0 win over Western Michigan (Oct. 11) ... scored first goal of the year on the power play in 5-2 win over Alabama Huntsville (Nov. 29) in Shillelagh Tournament ... second goal (ppg) came one week later in 5-3 win over Massachusetts (Dec. 6) ... in six postseason games recorded two assists.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in six games as a freshman, picking up two assists for two points ... was +2 for the year and had no penalty minutes ... picked up two assists in Notre Dame's 3-2 win at Northern Michigan (Oct. 27) ... did not play in any postseason games.
WITH USA HOCKEY: Spent two seasons (2009-11) with USA Hockey's National Team Developmental Program in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he was a teammate of Notre Dame seniors Robbie Russo and Austin Wuthrich ... with the Under-18 team in 2010-11 played in 29 games with five assists and four penalty minutes ... as a member of the Under-17 team in 2009-10 scored twice with two assists for four points and 20 penalty minutes ... was a member of gold medal-winning team at Under-17 World Championships ... one of 34 players from the national program all-time to play at Notre Dame.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan, while playing for the U.S. National Team Developmental program ... played two seasons with the Victory Honda junior program ... in his final season with Victory Honda, had three goals and 18 assists for 21 points in 70 games ... played one season in the USHL (2011-12) with both the Green Bay Gamblers and the Sioux City Musketeers ... selected in the third round of the 2010 USHL Entry Draft by Green Bay ... played in 11 games with the Gamblers in 2011-12, picking up three assists and 14 penalty minutes before being part of a five-player trade on Nov. 7, 2011 ... played in 43 games for Sioux City, scoring four goals with 11 assists for 15 points while picking up 24 penalty minutes ... had two power-play goals and a game winner while being +13 for the year ... helped Sioux City to a 29-30-1 record and a berth in the USHL playoffs ...full name is Andrew Patrick Ryan ... son of John and Vicki Ryan ... has an older brother, Ben, and an older sister, Kate ...brother played hockey at Notre Dame from 2008-11 and was alternate captain on 2011 NCAA Frozen Four team ... born in Detroit, Michigan ... has a double major at Notre Dame as a finance major in the Mendoza College of Business and a film, television and theatre major in the College of Arts and Letters.