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Ryan Tucker

200 lbs.
Towson, Md.
The Gilman School
High School
Ryan Tucker - Men's Lacrosse - Virginia Cavaliers

• Member of the 2012 USA U-19 Team that won a gold medal at the World Championships in Turku, Finland

• USILA third-team All-American
• USILA Scholar All-American
• Senior CLASS Award candidate
• Started all 15 games at midfield
• Finished career No. 8 all-time among Cavalier midfielders with 77 career goals
• One of UVa’s five captains
• Preseason third-team All-American by Face-Off Yearbook
• Selected in the first round (4th overall) by the Boston Cannons in the 2015 MLL Draft
• Scored the season’s first goal at No. 7 Loyola (Feb. 7) and added one assist in the win
• Scored two goals and two assists against No. 16 Drexel (Feb. 14)
• Scored a goal and dished an assist at Rutgers (Feb. 21)
• Tallied three goals against No. 4 Notre Dame (March 14)
• Tied a career high with five goals at No. 19 Johns Hopkins (March 21), including tyint the game with 46 seconds left
• Also added a career-high seven points at Hopkins
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

• All-ACC Academic Team
• Started all 15 games he appeared in
• Missed the Richmond game
• Finished No. 3 on the team with 24 goals
• Scored on 41 percent of his shots
• Scored two goals against No. 12 Loyola (Feb. 6), including forcing overtime with one-tenth of a second remaining in regulation, tying the game 13-13 with a goal
• Dished one assist against the Greyhounds
• Scored a career-high five goals and six points against Rutgers (Feb. 22)
• Scored one goal and dished an assist vs. No. 8 Syracuse (March 1)
• Scored twice at No. 15 Cornell (March 8)
• Scored at least one point in all 15 games played
• Scored goals in 14-of-15 games played
• Scored twice vs. Bellarmine (April 19) and vs. No. 6 North Carolina (April 26) in the ACC Showcase game

• All-ACC Academic Team
• Appeared in all 15 of UVa’s games with 12 starts
• Ran on the first midfield
• Scored 15 goals and dished out five assists
• Scored a season-high two goals against Mount St. Mary’s (Feb. 26), Vermont (March 5), Ohio State (March 16) and Maryland (March 30)
• Dished out a season-high two assists against Cornell (March 9)
• Picked up 24 ground balls and caused six turnovers
• Left the Duke (April 12) game early with an injury after scoring a goal and making an assist
• Missed only one start after the injury (Bellarmine, April 20)
• Played against Bellarmine, but took runs on the second midfield

• Appeared in all 16 games
• Scored 13 goals, which ties teammate Rob Emery (in 2011) for No. 2 amongst freshmen UVa midfielders under Dom Starsia all-time
• Made collegiate debut at No. 20 Drexel
• Ran on the second midfield
• Scored first career goal at No. 20 Drexel
• Scored one time against VMI and Stony Brook
• Tallied a career-high three goals at Mount St. Mary’s
• Scored once against No. 3 Syracuse
• Tied his career mark with three goals at Ohio State
• Scored twice against No. 2 Johns Hopkins
• Scored once and dished first two collegiate assists at No. 9 UNC

Listed as the No. 10 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
Rated the No. 2 incoming midfielder in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Under Armour All-American
• Four-time Under Armour All-Star
• Was ranked as the nation’s No. 5 rising senior by Inside Lacrosse
• 97-mph shot won fastest shot at the Warrior Top 40 game in Boston
• Tallied 25 goals, nine assists and 52 ground balls his senior season
• Towson Times Player of the Year
• Played at Gilman with former UVa teammate Harry Prevas
• Had 19 goals and 10 assists as a junior
• All-MIAA choice
• Also played soccer and helped lead Gilman to the 2010 MIAA A Conference Championship
• On the honor roll all four years at Gilman
• Has worked with the Special Olympics at Gilman

• Son of Janine and John Tucker
• Has a younger brother Devin
• Mother, the former Janine Kormanik, played lacrosse at Loyola (Md.) and 2015 was her 22nd season as the head women’s lacrosse coach at Johns Hopkins
• Father John played lacrosse for Johns Hopkins and was on the United States World Team, and is the current head coach for the MLL’s Boston Cannons.

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