Ryan Royster
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
McClatchy HS '03

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

Position:
OF

Major:
Communication

Bats: Left
Throws: Left

2007: Started 40 of 49 games played, batting .286 (44-for-154)... Led team with 10 stolen bases... Added 17 runs and 15 RBIs with 5 doubles and 2 triples... Managed 8 multi-hit games, including 4-hit performances vs. Pacific (4/7) and Cal State Fullerton (4/15)... Had double and triple in each... Swiped two bags vs. Oregon (2/23)... Drafted in 44th round by Cleveland, but did not sign.

2006: Played in 27 games, starting 16... Batted 10-for-61 (.164) with 10 runs... Went 2-for-5 with 2 runs in win vs. Pacific (4/7)... Had 2 of the Aggies' 4 hits in 2-1 win over top-ranked Cal State Fullerton (4/13).

2005: Started 31 of 46 games played... Batted .220 (26-for-118) with 8 doubles, team-high 3 triples and 24 runs... Also stole 5 bases on 11 attempts... Had five multi-hit games, including 3-for-5 outing vs. Utah Valley State (3/11)... Had pinch-hit triple at Cal Poly (4/15), his second three-bagger in six days... Stole one base in each game of Utah Valley State homestand (3/11-3/13)... Also swiped pair of bags vs. UC Riverside (5/7).

2004: Redshirted.

McCLATCHY HS '03: Served as team captain as a senior... Voted Most Outstanding Player on JV basketball team.

,b>PERSONAL: Born in Sacramento, Calif.... Majoring in communication... Parents are Danny & Vanessa Royster... Uncle, Jerry Royster, played 16 years in the major leagues (mostly with Atlanta)... Proudest personal accomplishment is being the first member of his family to attend a university right out of high school.