Continues to improve her all-around game after walking on to the team as a freshman in 2007 ... gives the Irish depth at the midfield/attack position ... has impressed coaching staff with her outstanding work ethic ... very athletic player who can cover the field with her running ability ... has shown the ability to make plays in the midfield ... will look to break into the regular rotation at midfield this season ... three-sport athlete in high school ... lone Connecticut native on the 2008 roster.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see action in any games during the 2007 season.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Earned four letters in soccer and three each in basketball and lacrosse at New Canaan High School ... midfielder on two Connecticut State Championship teams in soccer (2002 and 2004) ... served as team captain on all three teams as a senior ... two-time all-FCIAC selection as a junior and senior in soccer and three-time selection in lacrosse ... selected all-state as a junior and senior in lacrosse ... had 57 goals and 38 assists for 95 points as a senior ... in three lacrosse seasons, accumulated 95 goals and 68 assists for 163 points ... was selected Top 25 Connecticut Super Juniors in lacrosse ... was academic all-state in basketball as a senior and and `06 Pepsi Scholar-Athlete in basketball ... full name is Meghan Kathleen Ryan ... daughter of Mark and Linda Ryan ... has one brother, Brendan, who is a senior at Notre Dame ... born Apr. 14, 1988 in Norwalk, Conn. ... Business major in the Mendoza College of Business.
RYAN'S CAREER STATISTICS
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