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21 Ryan Zinkhan
Ryan  Zinkhan


Fredericksburg, Va.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 152



Four Cavaliers Earn ACC All-Academic Team Honors

Bird, Corriveau, Thomsen and Zinkhan named to team


No. 22 Virginia Faces Wake Forest Friday in Regular-Season Home Finale

Match will be televised by ACC's Regional Sports Networks


No. 22 Virginia Rolls to 3-0 Win Over Radford

Cavaliers end Highlanders' 11-match unbeaten streak


Zinkhan Golden Goal Lifts No. 3 Virginia to 1-0 OT Win over No. 25 ODU

Zinkhan scores in 92nd minute to propel Cavaliers to season-opening win


Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized


Virginia vs. UCLA - NCAA Final (USATSI)

Cavaliers prevail in penalty kicks to claim their seventh national championship


Men's Soccer vs. UMBC (USATSI)

Early Darius Madison goal sends Cavaliers to 1-0 win in NCAA semifinals.


A Championship Season in Photos: 2014 Virginia Men's Soccer

Top images from the run to a seventh NCAA title


#8 Men's Soccer - Seminfinals vs. #5 Maryland

USATSI Gallery


NCAA Men's Soccer vs. UCONN (by Jim Daves)

NCAA Men's Soccer vs. UCONN (by Jim Daves)

• Played in every game, starting 22 of 23 (16 at midfield, three at defender, three at forward)
• Finished career with 12 NCAA tournament appearances
• Scored golden goal in OT win over Old Dominion (8/29)
• Five of his 11 career goals were game winners
• Assisted on Nicko Corriveau goal in win over Radford (10/21)
• Named to ACC All-Academic Men's Soccer Team for third straight year

• Appeared in every game of 2013, with 18 starts
• Tied with Kyler Sullivan for most career games played on team with 55
• Tied with Sullivan for team lead with seven career NCAA tournament appearances
• Scored five goals, which tied for fourth on team
• Scored two goals in NCAA tournament play; recorded UVa's first goal in NCAA quarterfinal win over UConn (12/6)
• Headed in Cavaliers' first goal (the eventual game winner) in NCAA second-round win over St. John's (11/24)
• Tallied UVa's first goal on header against UNC Greensboro (10/29)
• Recorded game-winning goal against George Mason (9/17)
• Also scored against Pittsburgh (10/4)

• Appeared in 10 matches with one start (UCLA)
• Missed 11 games over course of season because of injury
• Returned from injury to play in all four postseason matches
• Scored goal in win over California (8/31)
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll for second straight year

• Named to ACC All-Freshman Team
• Played in all 21 games and started 17, including 13 of the last 14
• UVa's freshman leader in points (11); fourth on team in goals (4) and assists (3)
• Played forward, midfield and defender
• Scored game-winning goal, added assist in win over NC State (11/3)
• Scored goal in victory over Navy (10/11)
• Tallied UVa's first goal in win over Maryland (10/7)
• Started at forward at Clemson (9/30) and scored game-winning goal (first career score)
• Recorded assist on Ari Dimas' game-winning goal in win over Richmond (8/29)
• Named to All-ACC Academic Soccer Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll

• 2010 Gatorade Player of the Year in Virginia
• Washington Post All-Metro Area Player of the Year and first team all-metro
• Earned first team all-district honors from 2007-10
• 2010 Free-Lance Star Player of the Year
• Member of the Free-Lance Star all-area team from 2008-11
• Member of U.S. Academy Select Team from 2009-10 and competed in Under-17 and Under-18 National Camps from 2009-10
• All-time leading scorer at Riverbend with 61 goals
• Also competed on Richmond Strikers U.S. Academy Select Team from 2009-11 and Fredericksburg Gunners PDL squad in 2007
• Earned his school's Academic Award for four straight years for maintaining a 3.5 GPA

• Parents are Richard and Rachel Zinkhan
• Has a sister, Ashley, and a brother, Noah



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