Men's Lacrosse

 

3   Ryan Izzo
Ryan  Izzo

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Walpole, Mass.

High School:
Walpole

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170

Position:
Midfield


04/24/2015

Minutemen Nipped By Delaware In 10-9 Senior Night Defeat

Blue Hens score with 41 seconds left to seal outcome after UMass fought back from down four goals

04/22/2015

UMass Challenges Delaware During 2015 Senior Night Friday

Men's lacrosse hosts the Blue Hens under the lights on Garber Field at 7 p.m.

04/18/2015

Men's Lax Wins 12-9 Over Drexel In Return To Garber Field

Balance on offense key for Minutemen in Cannella's 300th game as head coach

04/16/2015

Massachusetts Squares Off With Drexel At Garber Field Saturday

Minutemen to challenge the Dragons during a 4 p.m. game on April 18

04/09/2015

Final Regular Season Away Game Takes UMass To Hartford

Minutemen and Hawks meet for the 12th time in the series at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 11

04/24/2015

MLAX VS. DELAWARE-SENIOR DAY

MLAX VS. DELAWARE-SENIOR DAY Photos by Thom Kendall '93

03/14/2015

MLAX VS. PENN STATE

MLAX VS. PENN STATE Photos by Thom Kendall '93

02/07/2015

MLAX VS. ARMY

MLAX VS. ARMY Photos by Thom Kendall '93

04/19/2014

MLAX vs. HOFSTRA

MLAX vs. HOFSTRA Photos by Thom Kendall '93

04/08/2014

MLAX vs. TOWSON

MLAX vs. TOWSON Photos by Thom Kendall '93

Photo Gallery: Ryan Izzo

2015 - Redshirt-Senior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Tewaaraton Award Watch List (2/26) ... NEILA Preseason All-New England First Team ... Co-captain alongside classmate Peter Von Rosenvinge ... Tallied a groundball in the season-opener against No. 20 Army (2/7) ... Had his first goal of the season and picked up a loose ball at No. 6 North Carolina (2/14) ... Added two more GBs at No. 12 Harvard (2/21) ... Scored a goal, picked up two groundballs and caused a pair of turnovers vs. Brown (2/28) ... Scooped up a single-game career-best eight groundballs and forced a pair of turnovers at No. 16 Albany (3/7) ... Caused a personal-best three turnovers and scooped up a pair of groundballs in the win over Quinnipiac (3/10) ... Scored on his only shot and caused a turnover versus Penn State (3/14) ... Scooped up four groundballs at No. 18 Towson (3/28), including the 100th of his career ... Collected four groundballs and caused one turnover against Fairfield (4/4) ... Converted on his only shot attempt, picked up three groundballs and earned a caused turnover during the victory over Drexel (4/18).

2014 - Redshirt-Junior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... USILA All-America Honorable Mention ... NEILA All-New England First Team ... NEILA Preseason All-New England First Team ... Assisted on one of Grant Whiteway's goals as UMass defeated Army, 6-5 on the road to begin the season on Feb. 8 ... Earned his second career multi-point game with a goal and assist to help UMass by No. 14 Ohio State, 12-11 in overtime as part of the Moe's Southwest Grill Classic in Jacksonville, Fla., on Feb. 16 ... Scooped up a pair of groundballs against Harvard (2/22) ... Added another groundball grabbed during the win at Brown (3/1) ... Picked up two groundballs and caused one turnover during the win over Providence (3/11) ... Provided a groundball and a caused turnover during the win at No. 5 Penn State (3/15) ... Caused a turnover and picked up four groundballs at No. 19 Fairfield (3/18) ... Nabbed another four groundballs in the win over Hartford (3/22) ... Provided his second goal of the season against Towson (4/5) ... Caused a turnover and picked up a groundball at Drexel (4/12) ... Had two caused turnovers and a groundball against No. 12 Hofstra (4/19) ... Scooped up three groundballs at Delaware (4/25).

2013 - Redshirt-Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... NEILA All-New England First Team ... All-CAA Second Team ... CAA All-Tournament Team ... Started all 15 games, recording the second-most groundballs on the squad with 52 while causing 10 turnovers ... Earned three points on the year with two goals and an assist ... Had a groundball and one caused turnover against Army (2/10) in his first collegiate start ... Notched a game- and career-high seven groundballs against No. 4 North Carolina (2/16), producing a strong outing in transitioning play during clearing opportunities ... Added three groundballs and a pair of caused turnovers during the 8-6 UMass win over Harvard (2/23) ... Collected six groundballs against Brown (3/2) and five more at Albany (3/5) ... Secured one groundball at Bucknell (3/9) to keep hold of second on the squad in the category following the contest with 23 on the year, also notching a caused turnover vs. the Bison ... Scooped up four groundballs and had a caused turnover in UMass' 6-4 win at No. 16 Lehigh ... Finished the Hartford (3/23) contest with five groundballs ... Recorded a pair of goals at Saint Joseph's (3/30), his first two of the season ... Notched a caused turnover to go with three groundballs at Towson (4/6) ... Earned his first collegiate assist during UMass' battle with No. 17 Drexel (4/13) ... Picked up four groundballs during the 9-8 win over No. 20 Hofstra.

2012 - Redshirt-Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... CAA All-Rookie Team ... CAA Rookie of the Week (4/30) ... Played in all 16 games with three goals on as many shots during the season ... Had six groundballs and six caused turnovers as well ... Converted all three of his shots for goals, making him the only Minuteman with more than one attempt to score a goal on every shot taken during the campaign ... Played in his first game of the season during the win at Army, contributing one groundball (2/10) ... Recorded first collegiate goal on his only shot taken during the victory over Hartford (3/10) to continue a six-game win streak, also totaling a pair of groundballs and two caused turnovers to help secure the decision ... Logged a caused turnover in the win at Penn State (3/17) ... Tallied a goal and a groundball as UMass claimed victory over Delaware (4/27), taking home the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week laurel for his efforts ... Netted a goal to help UMass defeat Drexel (5/5).

2011 - Freshman: Tore his ACL during the preseason and missed the entire 2011 campaign as a result ... Used a medical waiver to enter the 2012 campaign with four years of eligibility remaining.

Before UMass: Four-year letterwinning midfielder out of Walpole, Mass., where he played at Walpole High School under coach Jason Andalo ... Recorded 38 goals and tallied 16 assists during his senior season while winning more than 60 percent of the faceoffs he took ... Notched 131 goals and 49 assists for 180 points during his four-year scholastic career ... Holds the Commonwealth of Massachusetts scholastic football scoring and touchdowns records with 722 career points and 101 touchdowns ... Was an all-American his junior year ... Named the 35th-best high school midfielder by Inside Lacrosse in 2010 ... Rushed for 421 yards while accounting for 479 total yards during his final football game at Walpole High School.

Personal: Full name is Ryan Joseph Izzo ... Brother of Adam, Christina, Caroline and Eva ... Born on September 5, 1991 ... Is majoring in building and construction technology.

Career Highs & Miscellaneous Statistics
Goals: 2, at Saint Joseph's (March 30, 2013)
Assists: 1, 3x, last vs. #14 Ohio State (Feb. 16, 2014)
Points: 2, 2x, last vs. #14 Ohio State (Feb. 16, 2014)
Groundballs: 7, vs. #4 North Carolina (Feb. 16, 2013)
Caused Turnovers: 2, 4x, last vs. #12 Hofstra (April 19, 2014)
Multi-Goal Games: 1, at Saint Joseph's (March 30, 2013)
Multi-Point Games: 2, last vs. #14 Ohio State (Feb. 26, 2014)


Career Statistics
Year    GP-GS    G    A    P    SH    EMG    GWG    GB    CT
2011             Redshirted season due to injury
2012    16-0    3    0    3    3    0    0    6    6
2013    15-15    2    1    3    10    0    0    52    10
2014    13-13    2    2    4    4    0    0    25    6
Total    44-28    7    3    10    17    0    0    83    22

Last Update: April 29, 2014

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