15 Ryan Mirsky
Ryan Mirsky

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tyler, Texas

High School:
Tyler

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 171

Position:
Defender

Experience:
SR-3L


2007: Big, physical defender who started all 20 games in which he played ... Registered six points on three goals ... Scored his goals against Virginia (9/7/07), UCF (10/6/07) and Marshall (10/13/07).

2006: Played in all 23 games, starting 22 ... Scored game-winning goal at Memphis ... Recorded nine shots ... Third-team All-Conference USA selection.

2005: Played in 20 games, including 17 starts (started the last 16 consecutive games) ... Had one assist and took eight shots (three on goal) ... Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman team.

High School: Four-year letterwinner and served as team captain ... NSCAA/adidas All-America selection in 2004 ... 2005 Offensive District MVP, team MVP and four-time All-Tournament team selection ... selected to the 2005 All-East Texas soccer team ... First-team All-District selection as a junior and second-team All-District selection in 2002 and 2003 ... Attended ESP camp and was a member of the '86 and '85 Region III teams and state team ... Member of the National Honor Society and the Dallas Texans club team ... Listed in "Who's Who Among American High School Students" ... Member of the National Society of High School Scholars.

Personal: Majoring in geology ... Enjoys hunting and fishing ... Favorite non-soccer athlete is Peyton Manning ... Would most like to visit Holland ... Has one older sister ... Parents are Alex and Polly Mirsky ... Full name is Ryan Joseph Mirsky.