Athletic Hall of Fame

Ryan Coleman

Ryan Coleman

Sport(s): Basketball

Graduating Class: 2005

Induction Class: 2023

Earned four varsity women’s basketball letters from 2002-2006; Rewrote the EMU and Mid-American Conference record books, ranking in the top 20 in the history of the MAC in scoring and became just the second player in MAC history to record 1,500 points, 600 rebounds, 300 assists and 200 steals in a career; Earned Kodak/WBCA Honorable Mention All-American honors twice; Was named MAC Player of the Week nine times, ranking third in conference history; Earned post season honors all four seasons; First Team All-MAC three times and Second Team All-MAC once; Named to the MAC All-Tournament Team and earned MAC Tournament MVP honors in the 2003-04 season; Led the Eagles in points (16.9 per game), field goals (165), three-pointers (32), assists (4.1 per game), steals (2.1 per game), blocks (0.6 per game) and minutes (36.9 per game) in a career; Finished among the conference leaders in scoring, field-goal percentage, rebounds, blocks, steals and assists; Became just the third Eagle to record a career 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, and 200 assists; Collected the MAC’s only triple-double of 2004-05, and just the second in school history, versus Western Michigan (2/12/05); Ranked sixth in the nation in three-point field goal percentage (42.5) and 39th in points per game (17.9); Ranked in the top-10 in four of the five MAC offensive categories, including second in scoring (17.9 ppg); Collected 1,000th career point at Akron (1/5/05), 500th board at Western Michigan (1/15/05), and 200th assist against Northern Illinois (1/8/05); Was fourth in the MAC in steals, averaging 2.58 thefts per game; Finished as the runner-up for the MAC Player of the Year; Named the MVP at the Eagle Classic, USF Roundball Classic and at the Missouri Tiger Classic; Signed a free agent contact with the WNBA’s Detroit Shock (2006); Went on to play professionally in the European Leagues for five years (2006-2010)

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