Duke Wrestling BIO
2013-14: Wrested at 184 pounds … Went 3-9 overall and 0-2 in duals … Captured a pair of wins at the Newberry Open.2012-13: Competed at 184 pounds in all but one match … went 3-19 overall for the year and 3-7 in duals … upended Keegan Cerwinski of NC State to help the Blue Devils to the dual match win over the Wolfpack … also garnered dual victories against Northwestern and Stevens Tech … All-ACC Academic Team selection ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2011-12: Redshirt year ... wrestled at 184 pounds ... recorded a 10-14 overall record ... started his collegiate career with a 3-2 record at The Citadel Open ... upset No. 2 seed Robert O'Neill of NC State at Pembroke Classic ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner at Phillips Exeter Academy ... Compiled a 113-36 scholastic career record at 189 pounds ... Posted a career-best 39-4 record en route to New Hampshire State Championship as a senior ... Led the team in takedowns and pins ... Team Captain as a senior and his postgraduate year ... Earned runner-up honors at New Hampshire State Tournament as a junior ... Registered the most pins on the team as a junior ... A two-time national qualifier ... New Hampshire Division I Champion his senior season ... Voted the team's Most Valuable Wrestler final two seasons ... Went 24-6 in his postgraduate year with four of the losses coming to the eventual prep national champion ... Class A and New England runner-up in his postgraduate year ... Advanced to the round of 12 at the national tournament in 2011 ... Competed with Smiitys Wrestling Barn A team ... Helped guide squad to second place at 2010 New England Spring Duals ... Team captured Framingham Duals title and was considered the top team in New England ... Also was a three-year letterwinner in football ... Named first team all-state in 2008 and 2009 ... Was a member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Dylan Thomas Ryan on July 21, 1992 in Bedford, Texas ... nicknamed Rhino ... son of Reed and Karen Ryan ... has one brother, Sean.