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    Ryan Mathews

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Orlando, Fla.

    High School:
    Boone HS

    Last College:
    Santa Fe (Fla.) CC

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 183

    Position:
    OF

    B/T:
    R/R


    06/20/2012

    Rodon, Diaz Named ABCA All-America; Pack Places Four on All-Atlantic

    NC State led the region with three first team selections to the All-Atlantic team, while Rodon and Diaz each captured All-American honors

    06/14/2012

    Pack Leads NCCSIA All-State Team with Four Selections

    Chris Diaz, Ryan Mathews, Trea Turner, and Carlos Rodon landed on the NCCSIA All-State team, helping the Wolfpack lead the state with four honorees

    06/09/2012

    Pack Drops Rain-Soaked Game One in Gainesville

    NC State battled through almost three hours of delays to get in game one, ultimately falling 7-1 to the homestanding Gators

    06/05/2012

    Senay Drives in Five as Wolfpack Roars Back to Advance

    NC State trailed 7-3 in the top of the eighth, but six runs in the final two innings cemented the Pack's super regional bid

    06/03/2012

    Bergquist's Game-Winner Forces Monday Championship Game

    NC State forces a contest to decide the Raleigh regional on Monday at 7 p.m. thanks to Bergquist's game-winning RBI single in the eighth to top Vandy 6-5

    06/02/2012

    NC State vs. Vanderbilt

    NC State vs. Vanderbilt - NCAA Regional

    As a redshirt- junior (2011)
    • Made just three starts in his 18 games
    • Appeared as a pinch-hitter in the first two games of the Elon series
    • Singled and scored a run March 5 in the second game of a doubleheader vs. Penn State
    • Made starts March 15 vs. Buffalo and March 19 at Georgia Tech

    As a junior (2010)
    • Did not play after Feb. 28 at Coastal Carolina due to an appendectomy and a rib-cage injury, and was granted an additional year eligibility
    • Played the first two games of the La Salle series, Feb. 19-20 and went 4-for-7 with a double, a home run and three RBIs in the series
    • Started the second game of the La Salle series and went 3-for-5 and scored three runs

    At Santa Fe CC (2009)
    • Played for head coach Johnny Wiggs
    • Batted .356 (74-for-208) with 16 doubles, 15 home runs and 70 RBIs in 56 games as a sophomore in 2009
    • Helped lead Santa Fe to the Florida state championship and a second-place finish at the NJCAA World Series
    • Earned a spot on the All-Gulf District Tournament team, and was a first-team All-Mid-Florida Conference selection

    At Western Carolina (2008)
    • Appeared in 54 of Western Carolina's 57 games, making 47 starts including 21 in right field, 17 in left field and nine as the designated hitter
    • Finished the year batting .297 and ranked third on the team with 17 doubles, adding a triple and five home runs for a .474 slugging percentage
    • Posted a career-best 15-game hitting streak from mid-March through early April
    • Opened his streak with a four-hit outing against Hartford, belting his first two collegiate home runs and driving in a career-high four runs
    • Legged out his first career triple against Wofford, driving in the game-winning run as WCU downed the Terriers, 5-3
    • Finished with 12 multiple-hit games and nine multiple-RBI games as a rookie
    Prior to WCU
    • Signed to play at Florida before the Gators went through a coaching change at the end of the 2007 season
    • Transferred into WCU prior to the spring 2008 semester

    Summer league
    • Had a huge summer for the Wilson Tobs of the Coastal Plain League in 2011, batting .283 with 15 home runs, 41 RBIs and 11 stolen bases
    • Led the league in home runs, was third in total bases (111) and fourth in RBIs
    • Set Wilson franchise records for home runs and RBIs
    • Played for Athletes in Action in the Alaska Baseball League in 2010, batting .270 with 11 doubles, two home runs and 26 RBIs in 40 games
    • Played for Waynesboro of the Valley League in 2009

    High school
    • Played at Boone High School for head coach Pete Post
    • Earned honorable-mention all-state recognition in Class 3A at Boone High School as a senior in 2007
    • Batted .406 while playing first base and went 4-1 as a pitcher
    • Earned All-Central Florida, All-Orange County and All-Metro Conference honors
    • Was a second-team all-state selection as a sophomore after leading the 6A state runner-up squad in hitting (.429), RBIs (36) and doubles (11)
    • Sported a 5-1 mark with a 1.05 ERA on his way to first-team All-Central Florida, All-Orange County and All-Metro Conference honors
    • Was also a member of Chet Lemon's Orlando Juice squad, which captured the World Wood Bat Association (WWBA) championship, and was part of AAU national championship teams in 1999 and 2002
    • Ranked the No.123 prospect in the nation in 2007 by Perfect Game USA and the No. 36-ranked positional player

    Personal
    • Majoring in communication

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