Ryan Moran
Ryan Moran

Player Profile

Setauket, N.Y.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180



Moran's Honor Roll
• 2003 USILA Third Team All-American as a midfielder.

2003 Update:
• Drafted by MLL's Baltimore Bayhawks in the third round. • Ran with first midfield all season, starting face-off man for first 10 games, but took only two face-offs in final six games.
• All-ACC selection and member of the ACC All-Tournament Team.
• All 39 career goals in his last 27 games.
• Second in goals (24), tied for third in points (31), sixth in GB (41).

• Equaled last season’s totals for goals, assists & points in 10 games.
• Was only Terp with at least one point in every game until he was held pointless in NCAA Semfinals vs. Virginia (5/24).
• Opened Terps’ scoring and netted eventual game-winner vs. UMass (5/17) in NCAA Quarterfinal.
• Sealed win over Ohio State (5/11) with empty net goal with 0:16 left in NCAA First Round game.
• Scored two goals in a game for the fourth game in a row at Notre Dame (5/3), has seven multi-goal games this year.
• Scored two goals -- one man-up -- and added an assist vs. Georgetown (4/28).
• Tied career high in points with four on two goals and two assists vs. UMBC (4/25), did not take any face-offs, but had 3 GBs.
• Fifth career hat trick and third vs. Duke (4/18) came in ACC Semifinals; stopped on possible game-tying shot as time expired in ACC’s.
• Broke two-game goal drought with tally vs. Hopkins (4/12).
• Assisted first and game-winning goals by Walters at Navy (4/5).
• Set up Joe Walters’ game-winning goal at Virginia (3/29), 5 GB’s.
• Tallied a goal including team-high 4th man-up goal vs. Butler (3/25); also had 5 GB’s.
• Scored last goal of game vs. UNC (3/22).
• Scored a goal, won 4/5 face-offs and had 3 GB at Stony Brook (3/15), in return to native Long Island.
• Career-high four goals, including game-winner vs. Bucknell (3/11).
• Equaled career-best with 10 face-off wins in 12 att., vs. Bucknell
• Two goals and assist at Towson (3/8); also won 3/7 face-offs.
• Two goals for eight career tallies vs. Duke (3/2).
• Won 8/13 face-offs in return to the role he had for two years.
• Also grabbed 4 GB including 100th career vs. Duke (3/2).
• In 2002, emerged an offensive weapon on the second midfield after primarily serving as a face-off specialist his first two years.
• Sixth on team in points (19), 15 goals after none in 2000-01.

On Moran: Had a breakout campaign as a junior playing an offensive midfielder role after spending his first two years as a defensive midfielder and face-off specialist … was a major offensive weapon … developed a strong shot … also saw time on attack last season … will handle some face-offs as a senior … a physically gifted player … won the “Be The Best Award” along with Andy Burman as the team’s hardest-working players in the weightroom as a sophomore … a good athlete and tough Long Island kid.

As a junior (2002): Emerged as a potent offensive weapon on the second midfield after primarily serving as a face-off specialist his first two years … finished sixth on the team in points (19) … netted 15 goals after not scoring in his first two college seasons … played all 13 games, drawing two starts as an attackman late in the season … had two assists vs. Mount St. Mary’s (2/26) for first career points … posted first career goals, as he scored a hat trick at Duke (3/2) … tallied two assists vs. Towson (3/9) for second time this season … netted fourth goal at Bucknell (3/12) … posted second multi-goal game of year with two vs. Delaware (3/16) … scored first-career game-winning goal at North Carolina (3/23) in early fourth quarter … notched second-quarter goal vs. Navy (4/5) on only shot of game … netted goal with :01 left in first quarter at Hopkins (4/13) … scored three goals vs. Duke (4/19) for second time in ACCs, starting on Terps’ first attack line … scored six of his first 12 career goals vs. Duke … recorded his third hat trick of the season in finale at UMBC (5/4) … named to the Maryland Honor Roll.

As a sophomore (2001): Played in all 16 games, drawing the starting face-off nod on five occasions … saw most of time on face-off duty, splitting time with Brian Carroll … won 51.3 percent of his draws, winning 59 of 115 face-offs … scooped up 51 groundballs, second on the team to Michael Howley … had a strong game at Denver (2/25), winning seven-of-13 face-offs and corralling six groundballs … against North Carolina (3/24), won 6-of-10 draws and grabbed seven groundballs … won a career-best 87.5 percent of draws at Navy (4/7), winning seven-of-eight and grabbing six groundballs … after Navy game, earned the starting nod vs. Johns Hopkins (4/14) … one of his best games came against Virginia (4/20) in the ACC semifinals, as he won 10-of-16 draws and scooped up three groundballs … continued solid play with two games of career-best eight groundballs at Mount St. Mary’s (4/25) and vs. UMBC (5/5), also won more than 53 percent of his face-offs in those games … won six-of-nine at Yale (4/28), along with four groundballs.

As a freshman (2000): Played in 13 games, drawing one start … took 95 face-offs, sharing duties with Jeff Shirk and Brian Carroll, winning 38 … scooped up 29 groundballs … took 12 draws, winning four in college debut against Mount St. Mary’s (2/27) … won six of 12 face-offs in win at North Carolina (3/25) … called “the hero of the game” by coach Dick Edell after win at North Carolina for winning crucial face-offs down the stretch … recorded season highs of nine face-off wins and 16 draws against Virginia (3/31) … awarded first start on the face-off against Navy (4/8) … took 14 face-offs against Yale (4/28), winning six … scooped up eight groundballs against Yale … won seven of 13 draws and picked up six groundballs against UMBC (5/6).

Before Maryland: Lettered in football and lacrosse at Chaminade High School in Mineola, N.Y. … three-year starter under his father Jack Moran and compiled a 31-5 record over the last two seasons … All-American and all-league as a senior … played in North-South Game following senior season … part of gold medal winning Empire State Games Long Island team in 1998 … started at safety on football team … was an all-league player as a junior and senior.

Personal: Ryan Christopher Moran … born Sept. 7, 1981 in Massapequa, N.Y. … son of Kathryne and Jack Moran … brother of Jack (25), Patrick (24) and Shannon (13) … uncle Richie Moran played lacrosse at Maryland (1958-60) before becoming one of the most successful coaches in lacrosse history as he led Cornell to three national championships and is a member of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame … came to Maryland “to win a national championship” … majoring in criminal justice.

Career Statistics
Year	GP/GS  G   A   Pts.  Shots   Face-Off   Pct.   GB  Pen
2000	13/1   0   0	0     1      38/95      40.0   29  0/0:00
2001	16/5   0   0	0     2      59/115     51.3   51  0/0:00
2002	13/2  15   4   19    42       0/1        0.0   18  2/1:00
2003	16/10 24   7   31    83      38/76      50.0   42  6/4:30
Totals	58/17 39  11   50   128     135/287     47.0  140  8/5:30

Career Highs Goals: 4 vs. Bucknell (3/11/03) Assists: 2 vs. Mount St. Mary’s (2/26/02) & vs. Towson (3/9/02). Points: 4 vs. Bucknell (3/11/03) & vs. UMBC (4/25/03) Groudballs: 8 on three occasions (most recent vs. UMBC, 5/5/01) Face-Off Wins: 10 vs. Virginia (4/20/01) & vs. Bucknell (3/11/03) Total Face-Offs: 16 at Virginia (3/31/00) & vs. Virginia (4/20/01) Face-Off Percentage: 87.5 (7-of-8) at Navy (4/7/01) Multi-Goal Games: 12; Multi-Point Games: 15, Hat Tricks: 5 Point Scoring Streak: 16 games (May 4, 2002 through May 17, 2003)

Career Game-By-Game 2000 Date Opp. F-O, GB 2/27