2004 Highlights:Appeared in 55 games with 53 starts,...batted .296 with three homers and 40 RBI,...went 4-for-6 with three doubles and three RBI in an 18-3 triumph over Saint Louis on Mar. 7th,...had two hits, two runs and two RBI in a 12-3 win over Sterling on Mar. 26th,...batted .473 (9-for-19) with nine RBI, seven runs scored and a homer in a four-game sweep of Chicago State,...batted .667 (8-for-12) with five runs scored and a RBI in a four-game series against Western Illinois,...launched a solo homer in a 9-7 win over Wright State on April 9th,...blasted a three-run homer in a 11-2 victory over Western Michigan on May 4th,...went 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored in a 9-2 win over Butler in Game One of their doubleheader on May 8th,...had three hits, three RBI and a triple in a 7-0 whitewash of Youngstown State on May 16th,...collected two hits, a RBI and a run scored in a 9-6 victory over UW-Milwaukee in the Horizon League Tournament on May 27th.
2003 Highlights:Has started 56 games in his first season at UIC...earned a spot on the All-Horizon League Second Team and All-Horizon League Newcomer Team...batting .301 (58-for-193) with seven home runs and 40 RBI...his RBI total in second best on the squad...has 17 multi-hit and 12 multi-RBI outings to his credit this season...went 3-for-4 in the NCAA Regionals against Richmond...18 of his 40 RBI have come with two outs...opened the season with seven multi-hit outings in his first eight games with seven RBI during the run...went 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI in his UIC debut at Arkansas on March 1st...enjoyed a season-best eight-game hitting streak between May 3-18...went 3-for-4 with two RBI to help the Flames clinch the outright Horizon League regular-season title in a win over UW-Milwaukee on May 18th.
Prior to UIC:Played for the College of DuPage,...helped the Chaparrals to a regional championship in 2002,...set the school-record for hits in a season with 87 in 2001,...named a second-team All-American in 2001 after hitting .453, while tying the school record for doubles (22) and triples (7) in a single season,...was named to the NJCAA Region IV All-Region team and selected to the North Central Community College All-Conference team.
Prep/Personal:Three-sport star at York High School,...was a three-year letter-winner at quarterback for York,...batted .531 along with a .896 slugging percentage as a senior en route to All-West Suburban honors,...broke the school-record for most passing yards in a playoff game with 318 yards,...garnered baseball team MVP honors as a junior and a senior,...brother of former UIC pitcher Kevin Ryan (2000-2002),...born December 31, 1981,...son of James and Janice Ryan,...majoring in business.