Made an immediate and positive impact on the team during his first year in the program ... Earned Honorable Mention All-America acclaim ... PING All-South Region ... Division III winner of the Phil Mickelson Outstanding Freshman Award ... First Team All-UAA ... UAA Championships All-Tournament Team ... UAA Rookie of the Year ... South Region representative on the GCAA All-Freshmen Team ...One of 30 semifinalists for the D-III Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award presented by Barbasol ... Competed in nine tournaments and tied with Eric Yiu for second on the team and fourth on the school’s seasonal chart with an average of 73.33 strokes over 24 rounds ... Fourth on the team with eight rounds of par or better ... Named UAA Player of the Week after firing a pair of season-best tying 67s at the Golfweek DIII Fall Invitational, and finishing that tourney first on the team and fourth overall out of 90 players with a five-under 208 (67-74-67), the program’s No. 2 all-time score for 54 holes ... Named UAA Player of the Week after pacing the Emory contingent and earning all-tournament honors in the process at the Gordin Classic, where his six-under par 210 (70-71-69) was good for a runner-up finish in the 70-player field (one shot shy of first) and eventually tie for fourth on Emory’s all-time ladder for a 54-hole event ... Second on the squad and fourth overall on the leader board out of 60 competitors at the CMU Tartan Invitational with a three-round mark of 217 (74-70-73) ... UAA Player of the Week (Mar. 22) after helping Emory to a first-place finish at the Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational, shooting a five-under par 211 (73-69-69) that paced the team and tied for fourth out of 150 players – earned all-tournament honors and finished with a flourish with birdies on the final five holes ... His 211 at the Jekyll Island Collegiate represented Emory’s best-ever individual score at that tournament ... Second on the team and posted an eighth-place finish out of 82 competitors at the Emory Discover DeKalb Invitational, chalking up a 54-hole performance of four-over par 217 (72-72-73) ... Won both of his match-play outings at the UAA Championships including a close 1 up outcome over Carnegie Mellon’s Jay Milch in the Eagles’ 3-2 victory in the title match.
Four-year competitor for the Bishop Dwenger golf program ... Was coached by Dave Scudder ... Served as team captain his final two seasons ... 2018 IHSAA State Champion, the first player from the Fort Wayne area to claim that distinction since 1941 ... Named the Fort Wayne News Sentinel 2018 Boys Golfer of the Year ... Advanced to the Elite Eight in the IGA Boys State Tournament ... Registered a top-15 finish at the 2018 Indiana Amateur ... Ranked among the top five on the leader board at the AJGA at the Purgatory Golf Club (IN) and gained full exempt status.
Son of John and Carol Ryan ... Born April 17.
"I chose Emory because of its great academic reputation as well as the immediate opportunity to win a national championship."