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Ryan Jenkins
Ryan Jenkins

Hometown:
Millbrook, Ala.

High School:
Stanhope Elmore

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
Student Assistant Coach

Birthdate:
01/26/1987

Experience:
3L

B-T:
R-R

Complete Bio in PDF Format

2009 - SENIOR YEAR
Missed the entire season after undergoing surgery on his right hand on Tuesday, Feb. 17, after fracturing it during a preseason practice ... Team captain as voted on by his teammates.

2008 - JUNIOR YEAR
Hit .233 in 44 games (38 starts, all behind the plate) ... Collected seven doubles, a triple and a home run, driving in 18 and scoring 18 ... Also laid down six sacrifice bunts, third on the team ... Upped his average to .253 in SEC play with five doubles and 12 RBI ... Threw out nine of 33 base stealers (27 percent) and also had two pickoffs ... Hit his first home run of the season on Friday night vs. Mississippi State (May 2) ... Went 3-for-9 (.333) with a double, two sacrifices and three RBI during Arkansas series ... Had a string of five starts where he drove in six RBI from March 25 - April 5 ... Hit his first career triple in the March 5 game against Davidson ... Hit .241 (7-for-29) in April with a pair of doubles and four RBI ... Hit .236 in March (13-for-55, two doubles, a triple, eight runs and six RBI).

2007 - SOPHOMORE YEAR
Hit .319 in 27 contests, which included 14 starts ... Finished the year with 22 hits, including a double and a home run, driving in eight ... Used mainly as a defensive replacement late in games ... Hit .375 (6-for-16) when coming off the bench ... Played in all three games in the season's final series at Kentucky, going 3-for-8 in his two starts against the Wildcats, driving in a run and scoring two ... Hit a two-run HR in Auburn's six-run fourth inning at South Alabama (Feb. 25) ... Finished the game against USA 2-for-6 with two runs scored and a career-high three RBI ... Hit safely in 13 of the 14 games that he started, which included his final six starts of the season.

2006 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Saw action in 14 games, hitting .200 ... Made six starts behind the plate on the year, including all three games of the Arkansas series ... Went 3-for-3 with a 2B and an RBI in the final game of the year.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner at Stanhope Elmore High School for Hank Furlow ... Hit .374 over his four-year career ... Stroked 104 extra-base hits during his career (67 2B, 6 3B, 31 HR) ... Also drove in 143 runs and scored 54 ... Drew 60 walks and struckout just 39 times in four years ... Also found success on the mound, going 26-4 with 11 saves and a 1.54 ERA for SEHS ... Two-time All-State and All-Area selection (2004 & 2005) ... Three-time All-Metro selection (2003, 2004, 2005).

PERSONAL
Phillip Ryan Jenkins ... Son of Gray and Melissa Jenkins ... Has one sister, Jennifer (18) ... Majoring in sociology.