Fifteen juniors and seniors lead way for veteran Vanderbilt squad
In 23 days, Commodores open season at Kennesaw State
Student-athletes boast at least a 3.0 GPA last season
2013 (Sophomore): Played in four games in a reserve role... Caused a turnover at Penn... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2012 (Freshman): Appeared in two games in the Commodore midfield... Scored her first collegiate goal on season's only shot during victory over Presbyterian College... Also featured in VU's ALC Tournament game against Ohio State... Named to the 2012 ALC Academic Honor Roll and the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year varsity starter for coach Mercedes Carbonell at Phillips Exeter Academy... Two-time captain and three-time Most Valuable Player of squad... Twice named first-team All-American by US Lacrosse... Won the 2010 Jardine Lacrosse Award at Phillips Exeter... Selected to Champions All-America Showcase in Orlando... Named to Under Armour Underclassmen Team England... Twice selected to Upper New England Team 1 for Women's Division National Tournament... Earned a total of eight varsity letters while also participating in field hockey, swimming and track... Member of Team Black 2011 for Lukas Cash's Revolution Lacrosse Club.
PERSONAL: Rebecca Juliet Ryan... Born October 14, 1992 in Boston, Mass.... Daughter of Pam and Mike Ryan... Has two younger siblings, Matt (17) and Emily (12)... Father played lacrosse at Harvard... Mother was a diver at Harvard... Human and organizational development major with minor in corporate strategy and financial economics... Member of Tri Delta sorority.
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