U-M Student-Athletes Recognized at Annual Academic Awards Banquet
Fifty-Nine Wolverines Named to Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team
Postgame Notes: Stanford 73, Michigan 40
Thompson Hits 1,000, Women's Hoops Has Season Ended by Stanford
NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Second Round Press Conference
U-M continues NCAA Tournament play Tuesday against Stanford.
U-M opens NCAA Tournament play Sunday against Villanova.
Jenny Ryan and Rachel Sheffer after the win over Wisconsin.
Head coach Kim Barnes Arico and Wolverine players after the win over Seton Hall.
At Michigan ...Finished her career ranked first in games (130) and minutes played (4,558), second in assists (489) and steals (291) and 10th in rebounding (698) ... 2013 All-Big Ten third team (coaches and media) ... All-Big Ten Conference Defensive Team (2012) ... Two-time CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District first team (2012, 2013) ... Paradise Jam All Tournament Team (2012) ... Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2011, 2012, 2013) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2010-11) ... Hustle Award (2011-12) ... Best Defensive Player Award (2010-12) ... Academic Excellence Award (2010-11).
Senior (2012-13) ... CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District first team... All-Big Ten third team (coaches and media) ... Big Ten Player of the Week (Feb. 19) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Started all 33 games this season, averaging 10.2 points, 5.1 assists and 4.2 rebounds in 37.0 minutes per game ... Scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds against Michigan State (Feb. 16) ... Scored 13 points, grabbed seven rebounds and recorded seven assists and four steals against Illinois (Feb. 7) ...Had the first 20-point game of her career with 20 points and four assists against Iowa (Jan. 27) ... Scored 19 points against Wisconsin (Jan. 13) ... Scored 14 points, recorded eight assists and four steals against Niagara (Dec. 29) ... Scored 12 points with seven rebounds and five assists at Illinois State (Dec. 5) ... Went for nine points, seven rebounds and five assists against Florida (Dec. 1) ... Scored 18 points on 7-for-10 shooting against No. 4 Duke (Nov. 28) ... Scored 15 points with eight rebounds against Boston U (Nov. 24) ... Had 11 points, six rebounds, three assists, a steal and a block against Seton Hall (Nov. 19) ... Made 100th career appearance against Utah (Nov. 16) ... Had eight points, four steals, three assists and two blocks at Xavier (Nov. 12) ... Scored 18 points against Detroit (Nov. 9).
Junior (2011-12) ... Earned third varsity letter ... All-Big Ten Defensive Team ... CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Earned the Hustle Award, Best Defensive Player Award and Academic Excellence Award at the team's banquet ... Started all 32 games, averaging 6.8 points, 6.4 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 3.1 steals and 34.8 minutes per game ... Led the Big Ten Conference with 98 total steals ... Her 98 steals was the third-best single-season mark in U-M history ... Recorded 200th career steal against Wisconsin (Jan. 30) to become just the fifth Wolverine to eclipse that mark ... Currently ranks fourth in school history with 228 steals ... Posted a career high with nine steals against Florida Atlantic (Nov. 14) ... Tied a school record with 12 assists against Illinois State (Dec. 22) ... Posted the best performance by a junior in assists with 132 ... Grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds four times ... Registered two double-doubles on the season, scoring 13 points with 10 rebounds against Marquette (Nov. 26) and scoring 11 points with 10 boards against Iowa State (Dec. 4) ... Scored in double-figures seven times, tallying a season-best 13 points against Marquette and Indiana State (Dec. 17)... Played a season high 40 minutes against Iowa State (Dec. 4).
Sophomore (2010-11) ... Earned second varsity letter ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award ... Earned the Hustle Award, Best Defensive Player Award and Academic Excellence Award at the team's banquet... Started all 30 games, averaging 7.3 points (219 total) and 5.0 (151 total) rebounds per game ... Led the Wolverines in minutes played (35.9/game), assists (106) and steals (63) ... Scored a career-high 16 points against Indiana State (Nov. 22) ... Handed out a season-high seven assists against Penn State (Feb. 3) ... Recorded two games with double-figure rebounds on the season: 11 against against Boston College (Dec. 22) and 12 at Eastern Michigan (March 17) in the Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) ... Scored in double figures seven times ... Went 4-of-4 from the free throw line in the closing minutes of U-M's upset road win over Ohio State (Jan. 27) ... Played a career-best 41 minutes against Minnesota (Feb. 24) ... Concluded the season as the Big Ten leader in assist to turnover ratio (2.1) ... Ryan's 106 assists rank fifth on U-M's sophomore assists list and her 63 steals are third best by a Michigan sophomore.
Freshman (2009-10) ...Earned first varsity letter ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award ... Best Defensive Player Award ... Academic Excellence Award ... Saw action in 35 games, starting 34 ... Averaged 5.6 (195 total) points and 5.8 (204 total) rebounds per game ... Made collegiate debut against Ball State (Nov. 13) ... Scored in double figures four times ... Scored a career-best 12 points three times ... Grabbed a career-best 13 rebounds against Detroit (Dec. 19)... Posted double figure rebounds in four games ... U-M's second-leading rebounder with 204 rebounds on the season, setting the freshman record for rebounds in a season ... Posted four games with five or more assists this season ... Led the Wolverines in steals with 67, which ranks eighth on U-M's single season list ... Ryan posted 11 games of three or more steals ... Set a new Michigan record for steals in a Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) game with six steals against Northwestern (March 25) ... Concluded the Big Ten season ranked sixth in steals (1.83 per game) and 13th in rebounding average at 6.1 rebounds per game ... Her 67 steals was the most steals by a Big Ten freshman ... Set a career-high in minutes playing 40 minutes on two occasions.
Prep ... Attended Saginaw Nouvel Catholic Central High School (2009), coached by Kris Hengebach ... Four-year varsity letterwinner ... Led her team to two Class C State Championships (2006 and 2008)Honors and Rankings ...2009 Michigan's Miss Basketball ... Three-time member of the Detroit Free Press All-State Dream Team ... Three-time selection to the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan first team ... Three-time Detroit Free Press All-State first team selection ... Three-time Saginaw News Dream Team selection ... AP Class C Player of the Year (2008) ... ... Named team captain as a junior and senior ... Key Statistics ... Holds two state records in the MHSAA State finals; most points scored in a quarter (17) and most steals in a game (12) ... On the MHSAA all-time scorers list for most points in a state championship game with 30 points in the 2008 finals ... Other Sports ... Also ran track.
Personal ... Jennifer Marie Ryan was born December 22, 1990 ... daughter of Tim and Sue Ryan ... father played basketball at Saginaw Valley State ... has two brothers who play baseball at Oakland University ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Major is Communications.