Started all 17 matches played in the midfield. Recorded his first goal of the season in a 3-0 win over No. 14 Michigan in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. Third on the team in shot attempts with 51. Returned to the pitch against No. 23 Saint Louis in the second round of the NCAA Tournament after missing six matches due to injury. First-Team All-Big Ten honoree Team captain. Name MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist for the second consecutive season.
Third-team NSCAA All-American.
Named NSCAA Scholar All-American.
Academic All-Big Ten.
First-team NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region. Named preseason All-American by College Soccer News and Soccer America. Named one of 30 candidates for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award. Named to adidas/IU Credit Union Classic All-Tournament Team. Named to Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament All-Tournament Team. Led Indiana with seven shots attempts against Michigan in the regular season, four of which were on goal.
One of five players to start all 22 matches ... named a semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy ... unanimous first-team All-Big Ten pick ... first-team NSCAA/adidas Great Lakes All-Region ... second-team All-America selection by both College Soccer News and the NSCAA/adidas ... Big Ten All-Tournament Team selection ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Soccer America second-team MVP ... led the team in scoring with 16 points (5g, 6a) ... tied for the team lead in goals scored with five ... had two game-winning goals ... against Penn State on Oct. 28, Ring gave IU a 1-0 lead and a share of the regular season title with his score in the 50th minute ... he continued his goal-scoring streak with IU's fourth and final goal of the night in a 4-0 win at Kentucky on Oct. 31 ... he also had a pair of assists in the game ... for his efforts he was named to the College Soccer News and Soccer America Teams of the Week ... the Big Ten also honored him as its Player of the Week ... named the Top Drawer Soccer Player of the Week on Sept. 10 after an outstanding performance in a pair of IU wins at the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament ... College Soccer News also took notice, naming Ring to its Team of the Week on Sept. 10 and Oct. 29 ... named to the Mike Berticelli All-Tournament Team and was named the tournament's Defensive MVP ... named to the all-tournament team at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic after assisting on the game-winning goal against No. 1 UCLA ... scored his first goal of the year against Saint Louis at the Saint Louis/Nike Soccer Classic where he was named to the all-tournament team ... had a pair of assists in a 3-2 win at Michigan on Sept. 29 ... scored the game-winning goal against UIC on Oct. 3.
Started nine games at the beginning of the season, and fought his way back into the starting lineup for the Big Ten Championship and NCAA Tournament ... had two goals and an assist on the season ... netted a score against Notre Dame ... ripped a shot at Akron to put the Hoosiers on top 1-0 ... assisted on the game-winner against Wisconsin to give Indiana the Big Ten regular season title, heaving a long throw-in inside the box ... netted a score in the shootout against Santa Clara in the NCAA Tournament ... scored a goal against Cincinnati during the spring campaign.
A Big Ten All-Freshman Team selection ... played in 20 matches, making three starts ... started first career game against Ohio State ... started in the Big Ten Championship opener against Wisconsin ... started the Hoosiers' second round NCAA Tournament match against Notre Dame ... scored first career goal in the second half against then-No. 25 Cal State-Northridge at the Oregon State Diadora Classic ... named to the College Soccer News Top 100 Freshmen to Watch.
Named the 2004 StudentSportsSoccer.com fall season National Player of the Year ... was a first team StudentSportsSoccer.com All-American ... the 2004 State Player of the Year by the NSCAA and the Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association ... a 2005 PARADE Magazine All-American ... a 2004 NSCAA/adidas High School All-American ... earned NSCAA/adidas Youth Boys Region II All-America distinction and NSCAA/adidas All-Region V (Midwest) honors in 2003 and 2004 ... was a three-time conference MVP and leading scorer ... finished his high school career with 102 goals and 67 assists ... led Guilford to a 27-3-0 record and a third-place finish in the 2004 Class AA state tournament ... scored 43 goals with 21 assists as a senior ... helped Guilford finish second in the 2003 Class AA state tournament ... was a three-time Chicago Tribune All-State selection ... was an adidas ESP 2004 All Star Team selection ... was named the most valuable player in leading the Chicago Magic to the 2004 Super Y-League North American Championship ... played alongside fellow Hoosier Chay Cain with the Chicago Magic under coach Mike Matkovich ... was a U.S. Youth Soccer ODP Boys Region II member ... was a U.S. National Team invitee in 2000 and 2004 ... was a member of the student council and the National Honor Society in high school ... majoring in legal studies ... born April 7, 1987 ... son of Gordon and Janice Ring.