9  Ryan Bitzer
Ryan  Bitzer

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Riverhead, N.Y.

High School:
Riverhead

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
Attack

Birthdate:
05/09/1995

Major:
Health Science


2016: Had a goal, an assist and two ground balls vs. Hartford (4/30) ... tallied an assist and a ground ball at Binghamton (4/24) ... had a goal, two assists and two ground balls vs. UMass Lowell (4/16) ... tallied an assist vs. Marist (4/12) ... scored two goals at Princeton (4/9) ... had two goals and two assists vs. Vermont (4/2) ... scored a career-high five goals at Lehigh (3/29) ... tallied two goals, an assist and two ground balls at UMBC (3/26) ... scored a goal vs. No. 11 Albany (3/19) ... tallied two assists vs. No. 12 Hofstra (3/15) ... totaled a goal, an assist and four ground balls vs. No. 16 Rutgers (3/11) ... scored two goals and added an assist and two ground balls at Fairfield (3/5) ... totaled a goal, an assist and two ground balls vs. No. 9 Brown (2/27) ... had two assists and a ground ball vs. St. John's (2/21) ... career-highs of three goals and five points vs. Sacred Heart (2/16).

2015:
Played in all 18 games, starting four ... career-highs of 13 goals and eight assists ... added eight ground balls ... scored a goal vs. No. 7 Albany (5/2) ... tallied a goal, an assist and a ground ball vs. Vermont (4/30) ... recorded game-tying goal in fourth quarter at Hartford (4/24) ... scored a goal vs. Binghamton (4/19) ... had an assist and a ground ball vs. No. 6 Duke (4/15) ... scored a goal and added an assist at UMass Lowell (4/10) and vs. No. 12 Princeton (4/4) ... had a goal and an assist vs. Quinnipiac (3/31) ... recorded two goals at Vermont (3/28) ... scored a goal against No. 15 Albany (3/14) and Rutgers (3/8) ... tallied two assists at Marist (3/4) ... recorded a goal vs. Fairfield (2/28) ... accounted for a goal and an assist vs. NJIT (2/20).

2014:
Played in all 16 games, starting four ... two goals and five assists ... led Seawolves freshmen in points ... had an assist vs. Albany (5/1) ... posted a career day with a goal, two assists and three ground balls vs. Hartford (4/25) ... tallied an assist at UMBC (3/28) ... had a ground ball vs. Sacred Heart (3/11) ... tallied first career points with a goal and an assist vs. Rutgers (3/1) ... took a shot and had a ground ball at Duke (2/23) ... had a ground ball vs. Lafayette (2/18) ... took a shot vs. Marist (2/14).

High School: A 2013 graduate of Riverhead High School ... a two-time all-division and all-county selection in lacrosse ... led Blue Waves to first postseason appearance ... tallied 38 goals and 18 assists as a senior ... played club lacrosse for Team 76 ... Division II MVP and all-county in football ... passed for more than 1,900 yards and 21 touchdowns ... all-conference in basketball.

Personal: Ryan Peter Bitzer ... born May 9, 1995 in Port Jefferson, New York ... son of Richard and Barbara Bitzer ... two sisters, Taryn and Jordyn.

Career Statistics

Year GP/GS G A Pts. Sh. EMO
GB
2016 15/15 21 18 39 51 0 23
2015 18/4 13 8 21 46 0 8
2014 16/4 2 5 7 12 0 6
Totals 49/23 36 31 67 109 0 37

Career Highs

Goals: 5, at Lehigh (3/29/16)
Assists: 2, seven times, last vs. UMass Lowell (4/16/16)
Points: 6, at Lehigh (3/29/16)
Ground Balls: 4, vs. Rutgers (3/11/16)
Hat Tricks: 2
Multi-Goal Games: 7
Multi-Assist Games: 7
Multi-Point Games: 21