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    Drew Ratner
    Drew Ratner

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Dallas, Texas

    High School:
    Episcopal

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 165

    Position:
    D



    2007: ESPN the Magazine second-team Academic All-American ... Second-team All-Big Ten selection ... Tallied the match's lone goal in a win over Loyola Marymount (9/19) ... Also posted the game-winning goal vs. Iona (9/5) ... Member of a defense that recorded seven consecutive shutouts from Sept. 7-30 ... Recipient of the Big Ten Conference Wayne Duke Postgraduate Scholarship ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007: First-team CoSIDA Academic All-District selection ... Honored as Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week Sept. 24 after team shut out No. 19 Ohio State ... Assisted on the lone goal in a win over Loyola (Sept. 26) ... Named Most Valuable Player of the adidas/Baymont Inn Invitational ... Scored a goal in a victory over UMKC (Sept. 16) and helped the team post a pair of shutouts ... Started 19 of the team's 20 matches this season, missing only the Indiana match due to injury ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2006: Started all 22 games at the defender position for the Wildcats ... Part of a defensive unit that recorded eight shutouts ... Scored two goals on the season, one at Loyola (Chicago) and the other against Valparaiso (10/4) ... Took 11 shots on the season, four against Penn State (9/24) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2005: Played in five games for Northwestern ... Tallied one shot ... One shot on goal ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2004: Did not see any game action.

    High School: Four-year starter ... Three-time All-Southwest Preparatory Conference selection ... Named All-MISC in 2002 ... All-North Zone selection in 2003 and 2004 ... Named Most Valuable Defensive Player in 2002 ... Senior captain 2003-04 ... Team won 2004 Southwest Preparatory Conference Division I championship ... Voted Team MVP as senior ... Member of 2002 lacrosse state championship team ... National Merit Commended ... AP Scholar with Honor ... National Honor Society member ... Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society ... National Spanish Honor Society ... Honor Roll all four years ... Honor Council ... Eight-year member of Solar Soccer Club, where he served as captain ... Classic League Division I Grand Champions in 2000, 2002 and 2004 ... Member of the State Cup semifinalist teams from 2002-03 ... Disney Showcase semifinalist in 2001 ... Dallas Cup semifinalist in 2003 ... Burn-Classic League 2004 Scholarship winner ... North Texas State Cup Champions 2004.

    Personal: Born Drew Alan Ratner ... Third of four boys to Dr. Ian and Claudia Ratner ... Chose Northwestern over Furman, Richmond and Cornell ... Major is psychology.

    Ratner's Stats

    Year G GS Shots G A Pts. GWG
    2004 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2005 5 0 1 0 0 0 0
    2006 22 22 11 2 0 4 0
    Totals 24 22 12 2 0 4 0