RAINER'S FILE: Redshirted the 2001-02 season... Has played in 18 events while at Kansas... Holds a stroke average of 75.04... Sports a career-best three-round total of 218 (Kansas Invitational-2002, 2005), a career-best one-round score of 68 (Cleveland Golf Collegiate Championships - 2003) and career-best finish in a tie for ninth (Kansas Invitational-2002)... Earned 2002-03 Academic All-Big 12 Honors... Was on the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and a Jayhawk Scholar for the past nine semesters.
AS A SENIOR (FALL 2005): Tied for 82nd at the Cleveland State Invitational after shooting a 239... Tied for 28th after firing a 218 as an individual at the Kansas Invitational... Placed in a tie for 48th with a 225 at the Del Walker Intercollegiate.
AS A JUNIOR (SPRING 2005): Did not participate.
AS A JUNIOR (FALL 2004): Fired a 220 to finish in a tie for 12th at the Kansas Invitational while playing as an individual... Finished tied-for-70th after shooting a 231 at the Windon Memorial.
AS A SOPHOMORE (SPRING 2004): Played as an individual and finished tied for 40th with a 227 total at the Roadrunner Intercollegiate... Carded a 235 three-round total in the UCF/Rio Pinar Intercollegiate to finish tied for 67th.
AS A SOPHOMORE (FALL 2003): Shot a three-round 221 total to finish The Ridges Intercollegiate tied for 34th place... Finished the Kansas Invitational in a tie for 26th after shooting a three-round total of 221... Carded a three-round 220 total in The Nelson Invitational to finish tied for 58th place... Shot a three round score of 230, tying for 57th place, in The 2003 Prestige.
AS A FRESHMAN (2002-03): Played in a total of 10 events and held a stroke average of 75.06... Shot his season-best round (68) in the third round and recorded his season-best finish (T9th) at the Cleveland Golf Collegiate Championships... Carded his season-best three-round total (218) at the Kansas Invitational to tie for ninth.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner in golf and a letterwinner in football one year at Norman North High School... Garnered All-Star honors in 1999 and 2000... Named to the 2000 and 2001 all-conference team... Selected all-state in 2001... Oklahoma Class 6A State Champion in 2001... Coached by Dennis Etter at Norman North High School... Named Outstanding Scholar-Athlete in 2001... Placed in a tie for fourth at the 2001 Independent Insurance Agents Junior Classic... Competed in the AJGA's Chrysler Junior Tournament in 2001... Participated in the 2001 AJGA Southwestern Junior Tournament.
PERSONAL: Born Ryan Matthew Rainer on January 25, 1983, in Norman, Okla.... Son of Mike Rainer and Joan Ralstin... Lists the late Payne Stewart as his favorite professional golfers... Football, basketball, working out and "getting big" are some of his hobbies.