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Ryan Welke
Ryan Welke

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tallahassee, Fla.

High School:
Rickards

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
C

Birthdate:
03/29/1991

Experience:
HS

B-T:
R-R

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year varsity letter winner for Brian Kelley at Rickards ... Three-time All-State honorable mention ... Hit .474 with a .615 on base percentage and a 1.026 slugging percentage as a senior with 12 home runs, 12 doubles and 46 RBIs ... Also threw out 10 of 19 base runners ... Led Rickards to the school's first District 2-4A title in 17 years and was named the District 2-4A Player of the Year, the All-Big Ben Player of the Year ... 2009 First Team All-State and All-Big Ben ... FACA All-Star Game participant in Sebring, Fla. ... Two-time Florida Diamond Club participant ... Career .370 hitter with 16 HR and 82 RBIs ... Threw out 69 percent of baserunners over a three-year span (50-of-72) ... 2008 First Team All-Big Ben and 2007 Second Team All-Big Bend.

PERSONAL
Ryan Blasini Welke ... Son of Glenn and Christine Welke ... Majoring in biomedical sciences.