30 Ryan Donovan
30 Ryan Donovan
Birth Date: 02/02/1985
Height: 6-1
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rexford, NY
High School: Avon Old Farms (CT)
Position: G

Notables: Holds career records for minutes played (4,174:29), saves (2,316) and save percentage (.903) ... The backbone of the team ... Technical goaltender and is always in position ... Great from left to right and excellent rebound control ... Poised and makes things look easy ... Plays the puck well.

Donovan 2008-09: Named to the ECAC East Honorable Mention squad after posting a career-low goals against average of 3.26, while owning a .899 save percentage in 20 contests and allowed three or fewer goals in 11games ... His GAA is the fourth-lowest figure in school history, while his save mark is the fifth-most efficient in school annals ... Named the ECAC East Goalie of the Week for the week of November 24-30 ... Ranked fourth in the league with 1,176:21 minutes played and stopped 572 shots for the fourth-highest mark in among ECAC East goaltenders ... Posted an 8-10- 2 win-loss record, including six defeats by just one goal ... Made 30 or more saves on 10 occasions, including a season-high of 43 stops in 74:24 of action vs. Babson College in the ECAC East Championship game on March 7 ... Turned away all 39 shots in 75:46 of action to earn his second career shutout with a 1-0 overtime win at nationally-ranked Norwich University in the ECAC East tournament quarterfinals on February 28 ... The blanking was the first in a playoff game in school history ... Recorded his second win over nationally-ranked Middlebury College in as many years with a 37-save road effort on February 14 ... Named to the ECAC East All-Academic team.

2007-08: One of two goaltenders selected to the New England Hockey Writers ECAC East/NESCAC All-Star Team ... Became the first player in school history to be named the ECAC East Goalie of the Year in addition to being named a member of the ECAC East First Team ... Led ECAC East with 846 saves, while ranking third in the nation in a league-high and school-record 1593:35 minutes of action and averaged 31.3 saves per game ... Posted 30 or more saves on 17 occasions, including five outings with 40-plus and earned 11 victories to rank second at UMB for wins in a single campaign ... Turned in a 42-save effort and allowed three goals to take down nationally-ranked Middlebury on February 16 a day after he helped put an end to a nine-year losing streak to Williams with 37 saves in a 2-2 tie ... Stopped 42 out of 45 shots in a 3-2 overtime loss to nationally-ranked Norwich on January 19 to help the Beacons hold the distinction of being the only team to take the Cadets into overtime ... Held nationally-ranked Babson winless in a pair of meetings, including a 35-save performance on December 5 to gain a 1-1 tie and turned away 33 shots in the Beacons' 4-1 ECAC East quarterfinals victory at Babson on March 1 ... A two-time ECAC East Goalie of the Week honoree, he surpassed his own school-mark for games played with 27 and owned a 3.46 GAA, which is the sixth-lowest mark in school annals, while ranking 10th in ECAC East ... Turned in a .902 save percentage to place sixth among league leaders and stand fourth on the school's all-time single-season list, while allowing two or fewer scores on eight occasions.

2006-07: Enjoyed an outstanding freshman season and saw action in a school-record 25 games, while starting all of them ... Also established a new school-standard for minutes played with 1,404:33, saves with 898 and 64 saves in a single-game set at Williams on February 10 ... Ranked second in the nation in total saves, the mark is also the 14th-most ever in a season in NCAA Division III history ... His save percentage of .906 is the third-best mark in school annals and ranked him fifth among all goalies in ECAC East and 22nd in the nation ... Owned a 3.97 goals against average and became the ninth player in school history to register a shutout when he blanked Becker by stopping all 29 shots he faced on December 9 ... Turned away 30 or more shots on 14 occasions, while stopping 40 or more shots eight times ... Made 107 saves over the course of back-to-back games vs. Trinity and Wesleyan on December 1-2.

Personal/High School: Earned five letters playing hockey for Avon Old Farms school and four for lacrosse ... Selected to the All-Star team and was named Most Valuable Player for the Winged Beavers' hockey squad ... Named All-New England and All-West for Avon Old Farms lacrosse and was tabbed the team's MVP ... Played junior hockey for the Hartford Junior Wolf Pack of the Atlantic Junior Hockey League ... Born February 2, 1985... Son of Steve and Debby Donovan ... Majoring in political science ... Enjoys lacrosse, staying fit, tennis, movies, relaxing and being with family and friends.