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    Ryan Miller

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Barrington, IL

    High School:
    Barrington

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 160

    Position:
    Defense

    Birthdate:
    12/14/1984


    Returns for a fifth season in 2007 • three-time monogram winner • has appeared in 67 games with 66 starts • one goal and seven assists for nine points • one of the top attacking right backs in the country • a deceptive player with great versatility in all areas of his game • two-footed player with good speed • a BIG EAST Academic All-Star • missed most of his freshman campaign with a knee injury.

    AS A SENIOR: Started all 23 matches • recorded two points on two assists • played the second-most minutes on the team (2,064) • attempted 15 shots • collected an assist in a 5-4 overtime win against No. 8 Indiana at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic • assisted on the lone goal in a 1-0 win at No. 14 Connecticut • received two yellow cards • named to the 2006-07 BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team • earned a monogram.

    AS A JUNIOR: A starter in all 23 games, scoring one goal and assisting on five others • named to the Mike Berticelli Memorial alltournament team after helping the Irish post consecutive 1-0 shutouts versus Boston University and Saint Louis • collected an assist against the Billikens • also made it onto the BIG EAST Honor Roll and the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week for his efforts in the tournament • scored the first goal of his career in a 4-0 win over No. 16 Seton Hall • dished out an assist in 2-1 losses to Cincinnati and Connecticut • assisted on a goal in a 2-1 win over Providence • notched an assist in a 2-0 win over Western Illinois in the first round of the NCAA Tournament • part of Irish defense that held Western Illinois and No. 5 Indiana scoreless during the first two rounds of the NCAAs • logged 1,936 minutes on the field, which was the third-most on the team • attempted 11 shots • named to the 2005- 06 BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team • earned a monogram.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Started all 19 games during the 2004 season as a member of the solid Notre Dame defense • Fighting Irish allowed just nine goals on the year, while posting 12 shutouts • logged 1,638 minutes on the field, which was the third-most on the squad • tallied one shot on the year • named to the 2004-05 BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team • earned a monogram.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Was expected to be an immediate impact player for the Irish in 2003, but his rookie season was ended early when he suffered a knee injury vs. No. 11 California at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic • played 168 combined minutes in the first two matches of the season before missing the rest of the campaign.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Concluded outstanding prep career with 100 points scoring 36 goals and dishing off 28 assists, good for fourth all-time on Barrington High School scoring list • his goal-scoring total ranks fourth all-time, while his assist total ranks third all-time • captained team in his senior year and was named the team's best offensive player • helped prep team compile a 21-6- 2 mark while finishing third in state championships and third in Mid Suburban League race in his senior year • led Barrington to a 60-15-7 mark in three seasons of competition • team advanced to regional finals during his sophomore year with a 19-3-4 record and finished second in conference race with a final 9-1-1 mark • as a freshman, his team posted a 20-6-1 ledger and advanced to the sectional finals • did not play with his high school team during his junior year and concentrated on playing with the Sockers F.C. club team • secondleading scorer at Barrington as a sophomore, netting 13 goals and dishing off 10 assists • named team's rookie of the year as a freshman • all-state selection as a senior • twoyear member of Olympic Developmental Program (ODP) regional team for two years and served a five-year stint on state ODP team • was a captain of state team • named to the adidas Elite Soccer Program all-star team in 2002 • earned MVP honors at the '02 Tampa Bay Sunbowl after leading the Sockers to the championship • member of the Disney Showcase Youth national championship team in 2001 • helped the Sockers advance to Dallas Cup Super Group in '02 after an appearance in quarterfinals the previous year • attended Notre Dame Elite Soccer Camp • played one year of basketball in high school • father, Roger, ran track at Gettysburg College • oldest of three children • born December 14, 1984 • son of Roger and Laura Miller • graduated from the Mendoza College of Business in May 2007 with a degree in accounting • finished with a 3.409 cumulative GPA.

    Miller's Career Statistics

    YearGP-GSShGAPtsGW
    2003 2-1 1 0 0 o 0
    2004 19-19 1 0 0 0 0
    2005 23-23 11 1 5 7 0
    2006 23-23 15 0 2 2 0
    Totals 67-66 28 1 7 9 0

    Miller's Career Bests

    Goals
    Game 1 (vs. Seton Hall, 2005)
    Season 1 (2005)
    Assists
    Game 1 (five times)
    Season 5 (2005)
    Points
    Game 2 (vs. Seton Hall, 2005)
    Season 7 (2005)
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