Ryerson Soccer (M) BIO
Ali Ghazanfari
Player Profile:
Ali Ghazanfari 2396441
Position: Goal Keeper
Height: 5'11"
Year: 4
Hometown: Stouffville, Ont.
High School: Bill Crothers S.S.
Club: ANB FC
Major: Civil Engineering

2018-19: The junior keeper made 11 starts for the Rams in 2018… Finished the year with a 0.82 GAA and four shutouts… His 0.852 save percentage was good enough for third in the OUA, while eight wins ranked him second in the league… Allowed nine goals and made 52 saves across 990 minutes in the regular season… Made a season-high of eight saves on two different occasions: in a 2-0 win over Laurentian on September 23, 2018 and against Carleton in a 3-0 loss on October 6, 2018…  Started two of three playoff games for Ryerson, allowing just two goals… Named one Ryerson’s Stars of the Week on September 4 and November 5, 2018.

2017-18: Started three games, including both in the season opening weekend... Posted two clean sheets, eight saves, and a .727 save percentage... Had his season cut short due to injury.

2016-17: Started five regular season games and finished with a record of 4-0-1 in his second season as a Ram... Only allowed three goals in 450 minutes of action... Registered 16 regular season saves and finished with three clean sheets... Set career-highs in wins, clean sheets, saves and game started... Ryerson’s goalkeepers Ghazanfari and Praveen Ahilan combined to allow only eight regular season goals in 16 games, the fewest in the OUA.

2015-16: The first year goalkeeper played in three games for the Rams, accumulating 160:00 minutes between the posts... Made his OUA debut on October 4, 2015 in a 3-0 win over Trent.  

Before Ryerson: Spent five years with the ANB Futbol club in the League 1 Ontario circuit... In 2014, was named a League 1 Ontario Young Star XI.... Attended Bill Crothers S.S.