A trip to Africa gives Ryan Flanagan a new global perspective

by Clare Lochary March 07, 2011 in Lacrosse

Most people look up to Ryan Flanagan. They kinda have to. He’s 6-6.

“If you’re physically bigger than someone, they’re going to look up to you. It’s human nature. Standing out can be a strength,” said Flanagan, a senior defenseman for the nationally ranked North Carolina Tar Heels.

Being a leader is important to Ryan Flanagan. On the field, it comes naturally to him. The senior is a first-team All-American and the current co-winner of the Schmeisser Memorial Cup, an award… Continue Reading