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Ryan Zinkhan

152 lbs.
Fredericksburg, Va.
High School
Ryan Zinkhan - Men's Soccer - Virginia Cavaliers

· Played in every game, starting 22 of 23 (16 at midfield, three at defender, three at forward)
· Finished career with 12 NCAA tournament appearances
· Scored golden goal in OT win over Old Dominion (8/29)
· Five of his 11 career goals were game winners
· Assisted on Nicko Corriveau goal in win over Radford (10/21)
· Named to ACC All-Academic Men’s Soccer Team for third straight year

Appeared in every game of 2013, with 18 starts
Tied with Kyler Sullivan for most career games played on team with 55
Tied with Sullivan for team lead with seven career NCAA tournament appearances
Scored five goals, which tied for fourth on team
Scored two goals in NCAA tournament play; recorded UVa’s first goal in NCAA quarterfinal win over UConn (12/6)
Headed in Cavaliers’ first goal (the eventual game winner) in NCAA second-round win over St. John’s (11/24)
Tallied UVa’s first goal on header against UNC Greensboro (10/29)
Recorded game-winning goal against George Mason (9/17)
Also scored against Pittsburgh (10/4)

Appeared in 10 matches with one start (UCLA)
Missed 11 games over course of season because of injury
Returned from injury to play in all four postseason matches
Scored goal in win over California (8/31)
Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll for second straight year

Named to ACC All-Freshman Team
Played in all 21 games and started 17, including 13 of the last 14
UVa’s freshman leader in points (11); fourth on team in goals (4) and assists (3)
Played forward, midfield and defender
Scored game-winning goal, added assist in win over NC State (11/3)
Scored goal in victory over Navy (10/11)
Tallied UVa’s first goal in win over Maryland (10/7)
Started at forward at Clemson (9/30) and scored game-winning goal (first career score)
Recorded assist on Ari Dimas’ game-winning goal in win over Richmond (8/29)
Named to All-ACC Academic Soccer Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll

2010 Gatorade Player of the Year in Virginia
Washington Post All-Metro Area Player of the Year and first team all-metro
Earned first team all-district honors from 2007-10
2010 Free-Lance Star Player of the Year
Member of the Free-Lance Star all-area team from 2008-11
Member of U.S. Academy Select Team from 2009-10 and competed in Under-17 and Under-18 National Camps from 2009-10
All-time leading scorer at Riverbend with 61 goals
Also competed on Richmond Strikers U.S. Academy Select Team from 2009-11 and Fredericksburg Gunners PDL squad in 2007
Earned his school’s Academic Award for four straight years for maintaining a 3.5 GPA

Parents are Richard and Rachel Zinkhan
Has a sister, Ashley, and a brother, Noah