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    Ryan Myers
    Ryan Myers

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lake Villa, Ill.

    High School:
    Carmel

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 200

    Position:
    Pitcher

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R



    2007: Voted team Most Valuable Pitcher ... Started 10 games on the mound ... Led the Wildcats with a 5.15 ERA in 14 appearances ... His four wins were tied for the team lead ... Struck out a team-high 58 ... Recorded three complete games ... Punched out a season-high 11 in a complete game win at Indiana (4/8) ... Surrendered just two home runs in 71.2 innings pitched.

    2006: Started career-high 12 games, including six in conference action ... Earned wins over Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State ... Ended season 3-6 overall, 3-2 in Big Ten play ... Threw a career high 60.2 innings ... Threw two innings of relief against Michigan (3/31) ... Gave up two runs but struck out three ... Started 19-18 game one win at Illinois (4/14) ... Pitched five and one-third innings in start against Minnesota (5/5) ... Threw six complete in 5-3 loss to Purdue (5/19).

    2005: Started 10 games on the mound and pitched in 12 total ... Finished season with 54.2 innings pitched and a 3-5 record ... Received Louisville Slugger National and Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honors for his performance against Cornell (3/20) ... In that game, struck out a career-high 15 batters in a relief appearance, including the first eight he faced ... Those 15 punch-outs are the most for a Wildcat hurler since J.A. Happ posted 16 K's against Iowa on May 3, 2003 ... Ended the year second on the team in strikeouts with 52.

    2004: Tripled in first official collegiate at-bat, driving in two ... Was hit by a pitch in first at-bat ... Started three games in the field, and two on the mound ... Turned into NU's most reliable reliever the last half of the season, appearing in 11 games and throwing 25.1 innings ... Dropped ERA from 6.14 to 3.20 in final five appearances (18.0 innings), including one start ... In that start vs. Northern Illinois, pitched a career-high eight innings, striking out a career-high eight hitters ... Earned first collegiate victory over Northern Illinois ... Threw four innings of shutout baseball in final game of season at Michigan State (5/23), striking out six.

    High School: Three-year varsity baseball letterwinner ... Was third freshman in Carmel High School history to compete at varsity level ... Two-time first-team Daily Herald All-Area ... Three-time East Suburban Catholic Conference first-team selection ... Hit .342 and .408 last two years, totaling 97 hits, 13 home runs and 87 RBI ... Team captain 2002 and 2003 ... As a senior, averaged over 11 strikeouts per seven innings on the mound ... Selected as Waukegan News Sun Player of the Week for hitting four home runs in a doubleheader ... Struck out 15 hitters vs. Holy Cross ... Selected to play in the North Suburban Junior All-Star Tournament ... Member of state champion Libertyville American Legion team ... Participated in Junior Olympic tournament in Tucson, Ariz. ... National Honor Society ... Illinois State Scholar ... Who's Who Among American High School Students.

    Personal: Born Ryan Chandler Myers on September 7, 1984 ... Son of Tom and Kathy Myers ... Economics major.

    Myers' Career Stats

    Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO  2B  3B  HR    BF  B/Avg  WP HBP SFA SHA
    2004....  3.20   1-0    11   2   0   0/0     0   25.1   21   13    9   12   27   0   1   2   113   .226   2   6   2   0
    2005....  5.76   3-5    12  10   0   0/0     0   54.2   70   44   35   19   52  13   2   4   257   .320   5  11   2   6
    2006....  8.31   3-6    16  12   0   0/0     0   60.2   96   71   56   33   42  13   3   9   321   .356  15  12   4   2
    2007....  5.15   4-5    14  10   3   0/0     1   71.2   88   58   41   36   58  21   1   2   354   .299  13  16   1   7
    TOTAL...  5.98  11-16   53  34   3   0/0     1  212.1  275  186  141  100  179  47   7  17  1045   .314  35  45   9  15