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Ryan Radonis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
East Meadow, NY

High School:
Canterbury School

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
Midfield


GENERAL Returns for his third season as Loyola's main faceoff specialist ... looks to continue dramatic improvement that began last season ... a fiery competitor and hard-working player ... may also see time on a midfield unit ... excellent leader on and off the field.

2002: The Greyhounds' primary faceoff specialist for the second straight year ... took all but 27 of the team's 286 faceoffs ... finished 15th nationally in Division I in faceoff percentage (150-259, 57.9 percent) ... also led the Greyhounds with 73 groundballs and finished 17th nationally in groundballs per game (5.62) ... had a strong game at Syracuse April 6, winning 17 of 25 faceoffs and scoring a late second-quarter goal ... also won 15 of 18 faceoffs at Hofstra to help Greyhounds rebound from late deficit to post 8-7 victory ... helped Greyhounds win 21 of 31 draws at Delaware ... also contributed two assists.

2001: Loyola's primary faceoff specialist ... took 298 of 354 total draws and won 142 (48 percent) ... came on strong near the end of the season, particularly in NCAA tournament games against Georgetown and Princeton ... had a team-high 61 ground balls ... also scored a goal against Radford.

2000: Played in two games, recording a shot and two ground balls.

Before Loyola: Played football, hockey, and lacrosse at Canterbury ... was a two-time captain in lacrosse ... a two-time All-New England selection in lacrosse and a First-Team All-America pick as a senior ... was a member of the gold-medal winning Empire State Games team in 1998 ... named Canterbury's Athlete of the Year as a senior ... won a silver medal as a member of Long Island's Empire State Games hockey team ... was also a captain of Canterbury's football team ... a member of the Dean's List.

Personal: Majoring in communications ... the son of Richard and Roseann Radonis ... the sixth of eight children