On Rankin: A solid player with good hands ... expected to be a contributor as a long-pole and as a face-off wing man ... good stick work ... moves the ball up the field well ... has worked hard to improve strength and conditioning.
As a junior (2007): Made his season debut in 16-7 win over Vermont (2/20) ... one groundball in 13-4 win over Lafayette (3/13) ... helped hold the Leopards to just one goal over the final 45:22 of the game ... caused a turnover in 18-3 win over Mount St. Mary's (3/20) ... helped hold the Mount scoreless for a stretch of 37:29 ... saw significant time as a face-off wingman and picked up one groundball in 14-10 win at Penn (4/21).
As a sophomore (2006): Made his season debut and caused his first career turnover in 14-2 win over Dartmouth (3/21) ... picked up his first career groundball in 18-2 win over Sacred Heart (4/18).
As a freshman (2005): Made his collegiate debut in 14-10 win at No. 18 Bucknell (3/15) ... saw his most extensive playing time in 21-6 drubbing of Penn (5/7) at Lincoln Financial Field.
Before Maryland: US Lacrosse high school All-American ... four-year letterwinner at West Chester East ... led the Vikings to Suburban League titles in 2000 and 2004 ... four-time first team all-Suburban ... two-time first team all-area ... team captain as a senior ... also a four-year letterwinner in soccer ... two-time first team all-Suburban in soccer.
Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. ... son of Sam and Paula Rankin ... brother of Jessica ... majoring in criminology and criminal justice.