Junior at Salisbury University in Salisbury, Maryland
Currently plays Salisbury University Club Baseball
Position: 1B, 2B, 3B, OF
High School Baseball
||Ryan played mostly 2nd base up until high school, then moved between 1st, 2nd & 3rd.
After a bad elbow break the spring of his sophomore year of high school (which required surgery of a plate and screws), an illness of mono and a facial break from a pitch his high school senior year, Ryan came back, not giving up.
Jr. American Legion Baseball (Post 495),
Starting varsity player Northwest High School
State Champions (the first time in Northwest High School's history)
In the Press:
News Channel 8 (WJLA) 5/25/12: Video - Ryan rounding the base, sliding into Home & Mentioned (only need to watch the first 4 minutes to catch him)
Ryan's desire to play baseball has been his own, never needing to be told he had to play. He has been playing baseball since the age of 4 years old when he started with t-ball and developed a love of the game. Ryan loves to succeed, but won't give up when he doesn't - learning from his mistakes. He is a well-liked kid who is easy to work with - and has been told time and time again that he is extremely coachable. He enjoys new instruction and is always striving to get better and do well. He is a natural leader, so he can easily be the leader if needed, but has no problem as the follower (he takes instruction well), dependent on what his coach wants or needs. He is just one of those players who is stable & reliable - the one you can count on.
Ryan is one anyone would be happy to have on their team. His respect for others and their respect for him has been shown time and time again by how he is treated by his coaches and his peers, so join them in how well they know Ryan by taking a look below - a short highlight video, some game chatter from this spring's baseball season, his stats, and photo gallery.