Player Profile

Ryan Morich

34

Hometown :Perth, Western Australia
Year In School :4
Major :General Business
  • 2Years On Team
  • Started Playing Adapted Athletics
  • BIO
  • Accomplishments in sport and/or school include:

    • Helped 2017-18 men’s team to national championship held in Marshall, Minn.
    • Third on the team with an average of 9.5 points per game in 2017-18.
    • Also third on the team in rebounds (5.2/gm) and assists (3.8/gm).
    • Shared the Defensive Player of the Year Award with DeQuel Robinson as both “showed physical toughness and a true understanding of how team’s defensive strategies needed to be performed.”
    • Has competed as a member of the Australian National Team.
    • Won a bronze medal playing for Australia in the 2013 U23 World Championships in Adana, Turkey with teammates Jordan Bartley and Michael Auprice and alumni Jannik Blair.
    • Earned a gold medal as a member of the 2012 Australian junior team.
    • Is a founding member of the Red Dust Heelers – Wheeling and Healing Program. A Red Dust Heeler is committed to the inclusion of people with disability into all areas of life; building healing friendships and a connected community.
    • Named the NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee) Sportsperson of the Year in 2015.
    • Was the captain of the Red Dust Heelers Adelaide National Wheelchair Basketball team.

    Fun facts:

    • self-proclaimed Aussie Larrikin and mad as a tree full of Galahs
    • Is very proud of his “awesome” beard.
    • Claims to be able to eat 11 tacos in two minutes.
    • Says he does intermittent fasting like actor Terry Crews.

Accomplishments in sport and/or school include:

  • Helped 2017-18 men’s team to national championship held in Marshall, Minn.
  • Third on the team with an average of 9.5 points per game in 2017-18.
  • Also third on the team in rebounds (5.2/gm) and assists (3.8/gm).
  • Shared the Defensive Player of the Year Award with DeQuel Robinson as both “showed physical toughness and a true understanding of how team’s defensive strategies needed to be performed.”
  • Has competed as a member of the Australian National Team.
  • Won a bronze medal playing for Australia in the 2013 U23 World Championships in Adana, Turkey with teammates Jordan Bartley and Michael Auprice and alumni Jannik Blair.
  • Earned a gold medal as a member of the 2012 Australian junior team.
  • Is a founding member of the Red Dust Heelers – Wheeling and Healing Program. A Red Dust Heeler is committed to the inclusion of people with disability into all areas of life; building healing friendships and a connected community.
  • Named the NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee) Sportsperson of the Year in 2015.
  • Was the captain of the Red Dust Heelers Adelaide National Wheelchair Basketball team.

Fun facts:

  • self-proclaimed Aussie Larrikin and mad as a tree full of Galahs
  • Is very proud of his “awesome” beard.
  • Claims to be able to eat 11 tacos in two minutes.
  • Says he does intermittent fasting like actor Terry Crews.