John started his lacrosse career at Yorktown, where he was a two-time US Lacrosse All-American and an Under Armour All-American his senior year. John continued to play at Johns Hopkins University, where he established himself as one of the top midfielders in the country. At Johns Hopkins, John was one of the top middies on the team, and was named an All-American multiple times. John was selected in the 2013 MLL Collegiate Draft by Rochester with the 17th overall pick in the third round.
2013: In his rookie season with Rochester Ranagan scored 18 goals, had 1 assist and picked up 9 ground balls in just 10 games for the Rattlers.
2013: Played in 13 games, started 10…Scored 14 goals and added nine assists for 23 points…Also picked up 18 ground balls.
2012: Second Team USILA All-American…Finished fifth on the team in scoring with 16 goals and seven assists.
2011: First Team USILA All-American…Only sophomore at any position to earn first team honors and the first sophomore middie at JHU to earn First Team All-America honors since Paul Rabil in 2006…Finished fourth on the team in scoring with 18 goals and 14 assists…Also went 15-of-31 (.484) on faceoffs, finished fifth on the team in GBs (27) and had 11 multi-point games…Earned Big City Classic MVP honors in JHU's 10-9 win over North Carolina as he scored three goals and added one assist.
2010: Played in all 15 games and earned his first career start against North Carolina…Counted nine goals and five assists to his credit to finish sixth on the team in goals and points…Second-leading scorer among JHU freshmen.