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Garrett

Ryan

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Player
Weight 285
Year Senior
Hometown Scottsdale, Ariz.
High School Wyoming Seminary/Horizon
Major History
School: CC
Birthdate July 29, 2014

Bio

2016-17: The 2017 EIWA Champion in the heavyweight bracket, advancing to the NCAA Championships for the third straight season ... Collected first team All-Ivy League honors for the third time in his career ... An NWCA All-Academic team member, and an Academic All-Ivy League selection ... Finished the season at 27-9 overall ... Went 1-2 at the NCAAs, defeating Central Michigan's Newton Smerchek (3-1, SV-1) as the No. 16 seed in the bracket ... Won all four matches at the EIWA Championships, including a semifinal victory over No. 17 Doug Vollaro of Lehigh (6-2), before a finals win against No. 20 Joey Goodhart from Drexel (7-3) ... Won 11 of 12 of his final regular season bouts, including a 4-1 mark in Ivy League duals ... Went 3-2 at the Midlands Championships, matching his record at the Cliff Keen Invitational ... Started the season 6-0, including a title at the New York State Championships.

2015-16: Picked up an at-large bid to the NCAA Championships for the second straight season, putting up a 23-10 overall record ... Topped Franklin & Marshall's Antonio Pelusi, 2-0, to earn his first career win at NCAAs ... Earned first team All-Ivy League honors for the second time in his career, after going 5-0 against the conference ... Finished the regular season 22-8 at heavyweight ... Tallied eight consecutive victories during the dual season, helping Columbia to close out wins against Buffalo, Binghamton, Brown and Penn ... Won two matches at both the Cliff Keen Invitational and the Midlands Championships ... Started the season with three wins at the Hokie Open.

2014-15: Earned a trip to the NCAA Championships and while taking home Ivy League Rookie of the Year honors during his first season wrestling for Columbia ... Posted a 22-14 record at heavyweight while going 4-1 in the Ivy League on his way to first team All-Conference honors and the league's Rookie of the Year Award ... Took sixth at the EIWA Championships (3/6-3/7) helping Columbia to a fourth place team finish at the event, and narrowingly missing an automatic bid to NCAAs ... Earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Championships (3/19), dropping his only two matches ... Knocked off the No. 5 seed David Ng of Harvard at the EIWA Championships in the second round (3-1) after a pin of Sacred Heart's Daniel Hayden in the first round ... Defeated Wisconsin's Brock Horwath (2-0) at the Midlands Championships (12/29-12/30) helping him to a seventh place finish in the heavyweight division ... Finished third at the New York State Championships (11/23) including a first round fall over Brockport State's Cole Tristram in the third place match.

2013-14: Spent the year as a resident as the Olympic Training Center.

Career Record
2014-15:
22-14, 4-1 Ivy League
2015-16: 23-10, 5-0 Ivy League
2016-17: 27-9, 4-1 Ivy League
Total: 72-33, 13-2 Ivy League

Wyoming Seminary: Transferred to Wyoming Seminary for senior year … Competed at 220 pounds … Finished as the runner-up at the 2013 National Prep Tournament … Was a double All-American in Freestyle and Greco Roman at Juniors … Earned gold in both styles at the FILA Cadet National Tournament, sending him to Cadet Worlds where he placed fifth in Freestyle.

Horizon: Competed for Horizon from freshman through junior year … Finished fifth at the state tournament as a freshman and sophomore at 145 and 160 pounds, respectively … Won the Arizona state title at 170 pounds as a junior.

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Columbia Top 5: Week of Feb. 27-March 5, 2017
Highlight: Garrett Ryan Wins EIWA Title