28 Ryan Brown
28 Ryan Brown
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Montclair, N.J.
High School: Montclair High School
Position: Midfielder/Forward
College: 1V

Action Photos Played in all 23 matches for Santa Clara as a freshman, helping the Broncos post nine shutouts and win the WCC title. Earned a starting role as a sophomore, fighting through injury to become an entragal part of Santa Clara's 2007 WCC Championship team - starting in the NCAA Third Round College Cup match with Notre Dame.

SENIOR (2009): Played in 17 of Santa Clara's 20 matches, starting eight ... took two shots vs. No. 15 UC Irvine (Sep. 1) ... took a shot vs. Cleveland State (Sep. 5), vs. Brown (Sep. 25), at San Francisco (Oct. 9), at Gonzaga (Oct. 30), and vs. San Francisco (Nov. 6).

JUNIOR (2008): Saw action in nine games, started one ... made his first appearance of the season against LMU (Oct. 17) ... was an integral part of the Broncos attack against the Lions ... attempted two shots against Portland (Nov. 2) ... made his lone start of the season at San Diego (Nov. 16).

SOPHOMORE (2007): Apppeared as a sub on Aug. 31 vs. Alabama A&M and Sept. 2 vs. Vermont ... started first career game on Sept. 16 at Cal after appearing as a sub in 28 straight matches ... had not missed a game in career, playing in 31 straight games until Oct. 5 at LMU ... missed matches on Oct. 5, 7, 12 and 14 with knee injury...started against Portland Oct. 19, Gonzaga Oct. 21, and LMU Nov. 4, appeared as sub vs. San Diego on Nov. 2 ... notched first career assist on Nov. 11 vs. Saint Mary's ... appeared in 19 games with nine starts ... came off the bench vs. UCLA on Nov. 28 in NCAA second round ... started at forward in NCAA third round vs. Notre Dame on Dec. 1.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006: Appeared in all 23 matches ... helped create penalty kick for game's only goal on Aug. 25 vs. Stanford, set up Brian Martin, who was fouled in the penalty box to create pk ... came off the bench vs. St. Louis on Sept. 8 ... scored his first collegiate goal against LMU on Sept. 29 with a rocket fired from the top of the penalty box ... made first NCAA Tournament appearance on Nov. 15 vs. Washington ... appeared as a sub at Indiana on Nov. 18 ... entered as a sub and played 14 minutes in NCAA quarterfinal match on Nov. 24 at Wake Forest.

HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION: A 2006 graduate of Montclair High School in Montclair, N.J. ... helped Montclair earn three Essex County Championships and a spot in the state sectional finals twice ... during senior year, Montclair rose to a school-record No. 3 ranking in the state ... as a senior captain, named Essex County Player of the Year, while earning a spot on the All-State First Team and the Regional All-American team ... was Essex County Player of the Year and first-team All-State as a junior in 2004 ... led Montclair in scoring both junior and senior years ... led Montclair Eagles to Region 1 championship and four state championships ... scored six goals during Eagles run to championship ... member of Region 1 Olympic Development pool ... two-time Snickers Fair Play Award winner ... also won state championship with PDA Cantona three times ... honor roll student at Montclair High School.

PERSONAL DATA: Born in Livingston, N.J. ... parents are Huntley and Carol Brown ... two younger siblings, Travis and Kayla ... enjoys watching movies and listening to music in spare time ... uncle was Dr. Norman Buchanan, a UC Berkeley graduate, who was a member of the Jamaican Parliament before his death in 2005 ... major is finance.