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  Ryan Wilkins

Ryan Wilkins

Player Profile

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Spartanburg, S.C.

High School:
Spartanburg

Last College:
Spartanburg Methodist

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 160

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
01/06/1987

Academic Major:
Mathematics

2008: Redshirted season after an illness kept him from the lineup for the first month of season ... Spent fall semester at South Carolina. Summer 2007: Played for the Spartanburg Stingers in the Coastal Plains League ... Hit .260 with two doubles and eight RBIs in 34 games ... Added a stolen base and a .325 on-base percentage.

Junior College: Played two seasons for coach Tim Wallace at Spartanburg Methodist ... Helped team to third-place finish at the 2007 NJCAA World Series ... Hit .364 with 11 doubles, two triples, 46 RBIs, 60 runs and four stolen bases as a sophomore ... Hit .354 with six doubles, 24 RBIs and six stolen bases as a freshman ... Earned Second Team All-Region X honors as a freshman ... Posted 164 hits during his two-year career.

High School: Earned five letters for coaches Tom Myers and Jeff Tate at Spartanburg High ... Earned all-region honors as a senior ... Played for Spartanburg American Legion team for six seasons, earning the Brian Peahuff Scholarship from the team in 2005 and 2006 ... Helped lead American Legion team to state championships in 2003 and 2004.

Personal: Born on Jan. 6, 1987 ... Son of Gary and Dianne Wilkins ... Has a brother, William and a sister, Stephanie ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies ... Goes bowling almost every day ... Favorite food is a hot dog ... Favorite movie is "The Natural" ... Favorite TV show is "Andy Griffith" ... Favorite musical artist is George Strait ... Favorite baseball player is Pete Rose ... Admires his father.

 
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