|High School:||Phillips Andover (Mass.)|
Only Big Green running back to see action in all 10 games ... led all Dartmouth players with four touchdowns, all coming on the ground ... second on the team with 277 rushing yards as well ... also the team’s leading receiver out of the backfield with 17 catches for 176 yards ... boasted 90 yards on seven carries, including a career-best 64-yard scamper, and a three-yard catch in the season opener to help the Green knock off 22nd-ranked New Hampshire for the first time in 40 years, 22-21 ... had a four-yard touchdown run among his 11 carries for 35 yards in the 35-10 road win at Holy Cross ... scored again the following week on a two-yard burst against Penn ... set career highs with five catches and 69 receiving yards at Yale ... matched those five receptions while adding season highs for rushes (14), rushing yards (92) and all-purpose yards (117) to help Dartmouth defeat Towson, 20-17 ... one of his 14 carries was a 40-yarder that set up what turned out to be the game-winning score on the very next play ... ran into the end zone from nine yards out against Brown ... scored the season’s final touchdown with 21 seconds left at Princeton on a one-yard dive, which was set up by his season-long 32-yard reception.
Recipient of the team’s Doten Award as the sophomore who made a significant contribution to the success of the team ... shared the running load with two seniors, leading the team with 375 rushing yards and eight touchdowns on 75 carries (5.0 yards per rush) ... topped the team in scoring with 54 points ... eighth in the Ivy League in scoring average (5.4 ppg) ... after averaging nine yards on a modest three carries in the 31-10 win at Georgetown, ran for a season-high 72 yards on just seven rushes, including a 62-yard gallop and two touchdowns, in the 49-7 romp over Sacred Heart ... caught a career-long 22-yard pass on the first play of the second half at Penn in a 41-20 victory ... took two of his season-high 13 carries to the end zone to help Dartmouth pick up a 34-7 road win at Central Connecticut State ... led the Green with 11 carries and 68 rushing yards with a 49-yard burst in the 13-9 victory over Columbia ... provided the lone Dartmouth TD in the 14-13 loss at 15th-ranked Harvard ... burrowed in from two yards out to help secure a 21-3 triumph against Cornell ... posted a nine-yard scoring run and an 89-yard kickoff return for another TD at Brown in a 34-18 win ... tied the season finale at seven against Princeton early in the third quarter with a 32-yard sprint to the end zone.
Made an impact as a rookie, playing in eight varsity games ... fourth on the team with 175 rushing yards at a whopping 7.0 yards per carry ... first touch was a two-yard run at fourth-ranked New Hampshire ... returned a kickoff against both Penn and Yale ... also returned a kick versus Brown 20 yards in the second quarter, but was just warming up against the Bears ... took over rushing duties in the second half and led Dartmouth with 114 yards (the second-most by a Big Green player during the season) and all three of the team’s rushing touchdowns on just 10 carries to earn Ivy League Co-Rookie of the Week honors ... one of his runs was the longest Dartmouth play from scrimmage all season, a 63-yard score ... those three TDs turned a 24-14 game into a 30-point lead in an eventual 44-21 triumph ... also caught a pair of passes for 15 yards against Brown ... finished the year with 59 more rushing yards and another trip to the end zone on a team-high 13 carries in the 41-10 victory at Princeton.
NEPSAC Division I player of the year as a postgrad ... topped 200 yards and ran for touchdowns of 6, 25 and 38 yards as he helped undefeated Phillips Andover win the Jack Etter Bowl for the NEPSAC championship ... finished season with 1,224 yards and a 7.2-yard average ... had 242 yards on 31 carries against Brunswick in playoff game ... selected to Team Alberta South for regional senior bowl as a high school senior after running for 1,300 yards ... Team Alberta U-18 pick as a sophomore and junior ... recognized as Best Back in League final two years ... also competed in track and field all four years of high school and as a postgrad, throwing the javelin, jumping and sprinting.
Environmental studies major ... full name is Ryder Jay Stone ... born on April 1, 1995 in Forth Worth, Texas ... son of Shawn and Lindsay has one sister ... father is a ranch foreman ... enjoys rock climbing ... leaning toward an economics major and a career in business.
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