|Hometown:||Basking Ridge, NJ|
Based on desire and will, Patrick ranks among the best on the team. He brings everything he has everyday. Ground ball statistics often are the best measure of desire and grit, and Patrick is at the head of the class. Patrick has played as a long stick midfielder in the past, but he may spend more time at the close defense position in 2007...2006: Brown's team leader with 29 ground balls...Started 8 of 12 games played for the Bears...Scored one goal and had two assists for the season...2005: Played in five games for the Bears, picking up four ground balls...Before Brown: Transferred to Brown from Bowdoin College...Secondary School Background: A graduate of the Delbarton School where he lettered in lacrosse (3) and ice hockey (3)...New Jersey High School All-American...His eight goals as a long stick defenseman set a new school record...First Team All-State selection...Played in the New Jersey State Championship in 2002 and 2003...Earned the Harold B. Rice Award at Delbarton...Assistant captain in ice hockey and MCHl Rookie of the Year...Earned highest or high honors every semester...Personal: The son of Michael and Mary Ryan of Basking Ridge...Has three brothers, Christopher, Timothy and Michael, Jr....Enjoys golf, hockey and scuba diving...History/ Public & Private Sector Organizations concentrator.