12 Ryan Thompson
12 Ryan Thompson
Height: 6-3
Weight: 190
Year: So.
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
High School: Souhegan
Previous College: Univ. of Connecticut
Position: RHP
Major: Mass Communication

Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 36th round (1,109 overall) of the 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

Tied the program record for wins in a single season (11, 2011)...Owns the second-best ERA (1.23, 2011), the third-most strikeouts (114, 2011) and the fourth-most innings pitched (95.0, 2011) in a single season in program history.

As a Sophomore in 2011: Started 13 games on the mound for the Ravens...ABCA All-America First Team selection...Daktronics All-America First Team selection...NCBWA All-America First team selection...College Baseball Lineup Tino Martinez DII Player of the Year Award finalist...College Baseball Lineup DII All-Star Team selection...ABCA East Region Pitcher of the Year...Daktronics East Region Pitcher of the Year...NCBWA East Region Pitcher of the Year...ABCA All-East Region First Team selection...Daktronics All-East Region First Team selection...NCBWA All-East Region First Team selection...NEIBA All-Star Team selection...Northeast-10 Conference Pitcher of the Year...All-Northeast-10 Conference First Team selection...Ranked fifth in the nation in ERA (1.23), ranked eighth in strikeouts (114), tied for eighth in wins (11), ranked 18th in hits allowed per nine innings (5.97) and ranked 23rd in both strikeouts per nine innings (10.8) and walks allowed per nine innings (1.23)...Tied for the Northeast-10 lead in wins...Ranked second in the Northeast-10 in ERA, ranked third in strikeouts, ranked fourth in opponent batting average (.188) and tied for fifth in innings pitched (95.0)...Led the team in ERA, wins, complete games (4), shutouts (2), innings pitched and opponent batting average...Tied for the team lead in appearances and ranked second in strikeouts...Made his Franklin Pierce debut with a start, threw seven shutout innings, did not issue a walk and struck out nine to earn the win in the second game of a doubleheader against Dominican on 2/26...Fired seven innings, allowed one run on four hits, walked two and posted a career-high 13 strikeouts to tally the win in the second game of a doubleheader at Mercy on 3/4...Tossed seven shutout innings, allowed five hits, did not issue a walk and struck out eighth to earn the win against Felician on 3/12...Chucked six innings, allowed two runs (one earned) on five hits, walked one and struck out 12 to pick up the win in the second game of a doubleheader against St. Thomas Aquinas on 3/17...Tossed seven innings without allowing an earned run, surrendered one unearned run on four hits, walked two and struck out eight to pick up the win against Saint Anselm on 3/24...Fired eight shutout innings, allowed three hits, walked two and struck out 10 to defeat Southern Connecticut State in the second game of a doubleheader on 4/2...Named to the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on 4/3...Threw six shutout innings, allowed five hits, walked one and struck out seven to earn a win against Merrimack on 4/7...Fired a three-hit shutout, walked two and matched his career high with 13 strikeouts to win at Stonehill on 4/20...Named Northeast-10 Co-Pitcher of the Week for the week ending on 4/24...Followed that with a four-hit shutout, issued no walks and struck out seven to down Massachusetts Lowell on 4/26...Named Northeast-10 Pitcher of the Week for the week ending on 5/1...Tossed 5.1 innings, allowed two runs on four hits, walked one and struck out nine to get a win in the second game of a doubleheader at New Haven on 5/7...Went the distance, allowed three runs on eight hits, walked one and struck out one to defeat Massachusetts Lowell in the NCAA Championship East Regional on 5/19.
2011 Statistics 

Thompson As a Redshirt Freshman at University of Connecticut in 2010: Made five relief appearances for the Huskies...Posted an 0-1 record with a 9.53 earned-run average...Over 5.2 innings, allowed eight runs (six earned) on nine hits, walked four and struck out five...Made his collegiate debut, threw two-thirds of an inning of relief, allowed one run on two hits, walked one and took the loss against Northwestern on 2/26...Pitched a perfect inning out of the bullpen at Hartford on 4/5.
2010 Statistics 

As a Freshman at University of Connecticut in 2009: Did not play.

Before College: All-State selection as a sophomore and a junior at Souhegan High School (N.H.)...All-State Honorable Mention as a freshman...Captured an AAU national championship at the 13U level.

Personal: Son of Jan and Dale Thompson...Has an older brother, Sam...A mass communication major.