Ryan Tucker

Towson, Md.

High School:
Gilman '11


High school honors:
All-Metro Baltimore (2010, 2011); Under Armour All-American (2011)

Other high school sports:

Visited any foreign countries?

Favorite lacrosse player:
Brian Carroll

Best advice received from a coach:
"It's never over until it is over."

What are your strengths as a player?

Shooting, dodging, ability to play at both ends.

What should every player at your position know?
Every midfielder should have great awareness and use a high lacrosse IQ to be able to slow the game down in his head while still going full speed.

What's the most important part of your preparation ... for a game?
Definitely ice bath the night before, get a solid eight hours of sleep, take a lot of electrolytes, eat a good meal four hours before the game, and drink a lot of water.

What's one tip you have for young lacrosse players?
Learn to love the game and enjoy every second you play, no matter who you're with or what team you're on.

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