22 - Ryan Gillespie
Ryan Gillespie
Height: 5-9
Weight: 140
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Holly Springs, N.C.
High School: Holly Springs HS
Position: MF

High School: Graduated from Holly Springs High School in Holly Springs, N.C…Coached by Dave Lanuti…Two-time Golden Hawk Award…Offensive Player Award…Team MVP…Led the team with 11 goals as a senior...Played club soccer for FVAA Flash Red 92…Coached by Erik Stueck and Dave Sexton.

Personal: Full name is Ryan Michael Gillespie…Born on Sep. 10, 1993 in Athens, Ga…Son of Greg and Rachel Gillespie…Has an older brother, Scott (21), and an older sister, Erin (19)…Majoring in criminal justice with a minor in business administration…Plans to pursue a career with the FBI.

More about Ryan: Favorite books: “Tom Clancy: Splinter Cell” series…Favorite midnight snack: Ice cream…Favorite movie: “Green Street Hooligans”…Favorite musical artist: Big Sean…Favorite song: “I’m a G” by Young Joc…Favorite sports teams: Chelsea FC, Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Penguins…Favorite athletes: Frank Lampard of Chelsea FC and Hines Ward of the Pittsburgh Steelers…Ryan can’t imagine a week without: His friends…Ryan’s advice to kids: “Don’t settle for anything, select the very best”…Favorite color: Orange…Favorite food: Italian…Favorite sports other than soccer: Football and baseball…Best advice Ryan has ever been given: “Look into your heart and do whatever makes you happy”…When Ryan was a kid, he tried to be like: His brother, Scott.