Ryan Meara

Ryan Meara
Ryan Meara
Ryan Meara
New York Red Bulls
Goalkeeper
18
Real Name: Ryan Meara
HT: 6' 4" WT: 185
Age: 25 (11/15/1990)
Birthplace: Crestwood, New York, New York
Hometown: Crestwood, New York

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015: Spent 2015 season on loan with New York City FC … Started and played one MLS game against Chicago Fire on April 24, and made six saves … Nominated for MLS Save of the Week for Week 8.

2014: Did not appear in league action … Champions League: Started and played the full 90 minutes on Aug. 26 against C.D. FAS in New York’s opening CCL game … Started and played the full 90 minutes on Sept. 17 in New York’s 1-0 CCL group play loss at Montreal … Started and played the full 90 minutes in New York’s 0-0 draw at C.D. FAS on Sept. 24 in CCL group play … U.S. Open Cup: Played full 90 on June 14 against New York Cosmos.

2013: Slowed early in the season while recovering from previous year’s hip surgery and did not make a regular-season appearance … Played final 28 minutes in 2-2 friendly against French squad Olympique Lyonnais on July 16 … Unused substitute in both legs of conference semifinal series vs. Houston … U.S. Open Cup: Started and made three saves to earn shutout in 2-0 win vs. Reading United on May 29, his first competitive appearance since July 8, 2012 … Played all 90 minutes in 4-2 loss at New England in the Round of 16 on June 12 … MLS Reserve League: Started nine of 12 reserve games and posted a team-best 1.54 goals-against-average … Returned to action by playing first half of 2-0 loss at Columbus on May 5 … In highest-profile match of the Reserve League season, played first half and did not allow a goal in 1-0 loss at USL club Wilmington Hammerheads in front of 4,287 fans on June 15 … Earned wins in final two games of the season - Sept. 8 at Houston and Sept. 15 vs. Toronto.

2012: Earned the No. 1 role in preseason and started 18 games for the New York Red Bulls … Posted 9-5-4 record and 1.50 goals-against-average … Set shutout record for rookie goalkeeper, posting 321 shutout minutes while helping Red Bulls to five-match winning streak from April 28 to May 19 … Underwent season-ending hip surgery on Aug. 23 … U.S. Open Cup: Posted shutout in 3-0 win at Charleston Battery in third round on May 29 … Played all 120 minutes in 3-1 overtime loss at Harrisburg City Islanders in fourth round on June 5.

COLLEGE

Four year starter at Fordham University … Three-time All-Atlantic 10 selection … Set Fordham’s all-time shutouts record with 31 … Named Atlantic 10 Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a senior in 2011 … In 2011, he ranked in the top 10 in the nation in Goals Against Average, posting a 0.65 mark with 10 clean sheets … Named First Team All-Atlantic 10 selection and was Fordham’s MVP as a junior in 2010 … Earned a spot on the conference’s All-Rookie team in 2008.

PERSONAL

Favorite sport other than soccer is basketball, which he played in high school … All-time favorite television show is The Wire and favorite film is Good Will Hunting … Says winning the Atlantic-10 regular season title in 2011 as favorite soccer memory so far … Great grandfather was a member of the New York Yankees.

ACQUIRED

Selected No. 31 overall in the Second Round of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft by New York Red Bulls … Signed on February 6, 2012.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSMINSSHOSVGAPKGPKAWLT
2016New York Red Bulls00000000000
2015New York City FC119006100010
2014New York Red Bulls00000000000
2013New York Red Bulls00000000000
2012New York Red Bulls181816203592711954
Career Totals-191917103652811964
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