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Ryan Buda
Ryan Buda


Stevens Point, Wis.

High School:
Stevens Point

Last College:
University of Evansville

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 155


2013: Appeared in three games ... recorded two shots ... registered fourth career point with assist vs. Eastern Illinois (Oct. 30).

2012: Appeared in nine games, starting in two of them ... scored a goal in 2-3 loss to Washington (Aug. 31) ... recorded one shot (one on goal) ... ended with two points.

2011: Appeared in 14 games, earning starts in Wisconsin's final three games ... made first Wisconsin start at Penn State (Nov. 5) ... assisted on the game-winner in 2-1 victory over Loyola Marymount (Sept. 25) ... tallied one point and two shots

2010: Spent his freshman season at Evansville ... played in 16 games with 12 starts as a midfielder ... tallied six shots

High School: Played for coach Mark Peel at Stevens Point Area Senior High School ... three-time All-Wisconsin Valley Conference honoree ... named WVC player of the year, first team all-state and team MVP after leading the conference in goals, assists and points as a senior ... missed junior season due to injury ... team was WVC champions as a freshman ... played club soccer for Madison 56ers ... Wisconsin Olympic Development Program team ... Region II Olympic Development Program team made trips to Spain and England ... participated in Adidas Elite Soccer Program (ESP) in 2008 and 2009 in Denver ... named to TopDrawerSoccer.com's Top 100 Freshman of 2010

Personal: Parents are Ed and Gina ... has one brother, Eric ... last name is pronounced "Boo-da" ... honor roll member in high school ... has volunteered with the Boys and Girls Club and Ronald McDonald House and participated in the Susan G. Komen Cancer walk/run and Dr. Seuss Day reading at schools

Why Wisconsin?
"It is a place with a great reputation where I can receive a top education, along with having an exciting athletic program and an up-and-coming soccer program."

Trask on Buda:
"Ryan is transferring from Evansville back to the great state of Wisconsin. He is originally from Stevens Point and brings a toughness and grit to the Badgers. Ryan can play multiple positions, and we feel that he can solidify his place in the team and help us achieve our goals."

Career Statistics


Men's Soccer vs Marquette
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