Ryan McNamara
Ryan  McNamara


Eagan, Minn.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 185



Ryan McNamara on Tewaaraton Award Watch List

McNamara is the second MU player to earn the distinction


Lacrosse Season Preview: Defensemen

Nicholas Eufrasio is the lone starter returning at close defense


Byrnes, Grill, Richard and McNamara Named All-Americans

Byrnes named a second team All-American at LSM; Grill and Richard on the third team


Byrnes is the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year

Seven Golden Eagles were honored by the BIG EAST on Tuesday


McNamara and Richard are BIG EAST Players of the Week

Pair earns weekly recognition for play in MU’s 9-8 victory over Georgetown


Marquette Athletics Participates in Al's Run 2014

Marquette's coaches and teams supported the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin at Al's Run 2014.

Honors and Awards-
Tewaaraton Award watch list member
All-BIG EAST Preseason Team (unanimous selection)
Inside Lacrosse Face-Off Yearbook All-American Third Team


USILA Honorable Mention All-American
All-BIG EAST First Team (unanimous selection)
BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (March 28)
BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Feb. 22, March 21, April 4, April 11, April 18, May 5)


BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (March 9)

Marquette's all-time leading goal scorer

2017 Season (Sr.): Dished three asissts and secured a ground ball in the season opener against Jacksonville (2/18) ... Scored a goal and grabbed three ground balls against No. 14 Richmond (2/25) ... Notched a goal and two assists to go with three ground balls versus No. 20 Ohio State (3/3) ... Added a goal and an assist and caused a pair of turnovers while securing three ground balls in a win over Detroit (3/5) ... Recorded a pair of goals and an assist at Robert Morris (3/11) ... Put up a goal, an assist and a ground ball in the BIG EAST opener at Georgetown (3/25) ... Scored a hat trick and added an assist and a ground ball against Air Force (3/28) ... Added a goal and grabbed a pair of ground balls at No. 20 Villanova (4/1) ... Netted a pair of goals against St. John's (4/8) ... Scored a goal and grabbed three ground balls at No. 7 Notre Dame (4/11) ... Notched a pair of goals and an assist at Providence (4/15) ... Scored a goal and caused an assist against No. 4 Duke (4/22)

2016 Season (Jr.):
 USILA Honorable Mention All-American ... Unanimous All-BIG EAST First Team selection on attack ... Set MU single-season records with 40 goals and 57 points ... Scored four goals to tie a career best in the season opener against Bellarmine (Feb. 2) and was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on the following Monday ... Also tied his career-high with four goals in games at Ohio State (March 4) and at Quinnipiac (March 19) before notching a new best with five in the BIG EAST opener against Georgetown (March 26) ... Earned his first BIG EAST Conference Offensive Player of the Week honor on March 28 after the game against the Hoyas ... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after posting a game-high four goals in an 11-3 victory over then-No. 5/6 Villanova on April 2 ... Tallied two goals and a pair of assists in a 11-7 win against St. John's (April 9) ... Posted a goal and an assist in a 7-8 overtime loss at the hands of No. 2/1 Notre Dame (April 13) ... Scored two goals and recorded three assists in a 8-7 victory over Providence (April 16) ... Became the second MU player to ever reach 100 career points in a 14-11 loss at No. 1 Denver (April 30) ... He also recorded new career highs against the Pioneers with four assists and seven points.  

2015 Season (So.): Scored two goals on three shots in 10-9 win at No. 18/16 Lehigh (Feb. 7)... Contributed an assist and picked up a ground ball as Marquette defeated Richmond 11-10 in OT (Feb. 22) ... Scored two goals vs. Detroit (Feb. 27) ... Scored a fourth quarter goal and dished out the game-winning assist to Kyran Clarke to come back from a 9-5 deficit to beat Ohio State 10-9 (March 1) ... Scored a career-high four goals and notched an assist to lead MU over Jacksonville (March 6) ... Followed his career performance up with a three-point day (2g, 1a) vs. Mercer (March 8) ... Earned his first conference accolade after being named to the BIG EAST weekly honor roll after scoring six goals in two games (March 9) ... Recorded a hat trick and an assist in a win over St. John's, 14-12 (April 4) ... Duplicated that performance the following weekend in a 14-10 win over Providence (April 11) ... Netted two goals and dished out an assist, totaling three points, in MU's matchup with Duke (4/18).

2014 Season (Fr.): Scored his first two collegiate goals in an 11-9 win at Hofstra and also grabbed six ground balls (Feb. 15) ... Scored two goals at Jacksonville (March 8) ... Notched a career high five points in a win Detroit, all coming in man-up situations (March 15) ... Tallied his first career hat trick in MU's first ever BIG EAST win at Rutgers (March 29) ... Notched two goals vs. Bellarmine (April 1) ... Accumulated three points vs. Notre Dame (April 8) ... Scored the game-winning goal in overtime to beat Georgetown 11-10 (April 19) ... His goal clinched a berth in the BIG EAST tournament in MU's first year in the conference ... One of two players to start all 16 games in 2014 ... Scored 17 goals and tallied six assists on the year.

Prior to Marquette: Was a three year captain and state champion at Eastview High School in Minnesota ... Selected has an All-American twice in his junior and senior years ... Two time All-State selection his junior and senior years ... Three-time all section nominee ... Also captained the hockey team in high school and was selected to the All-Conference team his senior year.

Personal: Born on February 5, 1995 ... Son of Jeff and Ann McNamara ... Majors in finance and real estate.