ON MARCUS: Local product, who was a decorated player at South Hadley High School, just 15 minutes from UMass... Great kid, who is athletic and shoots the ball very well on the run.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2010:
Has taken a leave from the team in 2010.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009:
Sophomore ran on the first midfield line in first college season, most of the year.
Had 12 points (eight goals, four assists) in 13 games.
Three multi-goal games and three multi-point games.
Points in eight of 14 games played.
Scored a goal vs. #3 Syracuse (4/25).
Pinball goal gives UMass 5-3 lead in win at Hobart (4/11).
Set up Tim Balise man-up goal in win over St. John's (4/4).
Assisted third-quarter Tim Balise goal vs. Penn State (3/28).
Strong game at Albany (3/10) with two goals and a career-high three groundballs.
Played at #11 Harvard (3/7).
Tied career-high with two goals and set a new career-high with three points vs. Yale (2/28).
Recorded first-career assist at Hofstra (2/21).
Scored two goals in first game, vs. Sacred Heart (2/14).
BEFORE UMASS: A 2007 graduate of South Hadley High School where he was a four-year letterwinner for the Tigers ... A member of the 2004 State Champion team ... Scored 39 goals and notched 26 assists in his senior season ... Had 135 goals and 79 assists in his career ... Named First-Team WMASS as a sophomore, junior, and senior ... Earned All-America honors as a senior in 2007.
PERSONAL: Ryan T. Marcus ... Son of Kyle and Tami Marcus ... Brother of Chad (14), Evan (12) ... Born on May 14, 1989 in Bremerton, Wash. ... Plans to major in Hotel Management.
Goals: 2 at Albany (3/10/09), vs. Yale (2/28/09) & vs. Sacred Heart (2/14/09)
Assists: 1 four times, last vs. St. John's (4/4/09)
Points: 3 vs. Yale (2/28/09)
Groundballs: 3 at Albany (3/10/09)
Multi-Goal Games: 3; Multi-Point Games: 3; Hat Tricks: 0