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2 Ryne Birk

2015 (SOPHOMORE): Batting .265 (35-for-132) with three HRs, seven doubles and two triples, has scored 28 times and driven in 20....reached base safely in 3-of-4 PAs with a home run, two RBI, and three runs in the season opener vs. Holy Cross (2-13)...went 3-for-5 with two RBI, 3 runs, a double and a two-run homerun against Stephen F. Austin (2/17)...logged a .423 average (11-for-26) in the first 7 games of the year (2/13-22) with two HRs, ten runs, and slugged .731...reached base safely in 15 straight games in a streak that dated back to the 2014 season and went through 2/28...hit 2-for-4 with a walk, two RBI, and two runs scored against Dartmouth (3/1)...batted 2-for-3 with a triple, an RBI, and a HBP against Houston (3/6)...reached base safely in 3-of-4 plate appearances against Auburn (3/13)...scored three runs against Prairie View A&M with a double, one RBI, and two walks...reached base at least twice in seven consecutive games (3/13-21)...found his way on in 7-of-13 plate appearances in the series against Auburn (3/13-15)...batted 3-for-6 with a home run, a double, triple, three runs scored and driving in two agsinst Sam Houston State (3-30)...

2014 (FRESHMAN): Played in 39 games as a freshman with 27 starts, including 12 at 2B, 10 at DH, four in LF and one at 3B... hit .306 (34-for-111) with 21 runs, five doubles, two triples, two HR, 18 RBI and four stolen bases... ranked second on the squad in both slugging (.441) and on-base percentage (.391)... played in 19 SEC games with 13 starts, hitting .304 (17-for-56) with nine runs, three doubles, one triple, one HR, 10 RBI and three stolen bases... batted .500 against left-handers, going 13-for-26 with two doubles, one triple, one home run and nine RBI... batted .500 as a pinch-hitter, going 6-for-12 with one triple and four RBI... first career hit came as a pinch-hitter against SFA (2/18)... doubled and scored a run versus Texas Southern (3/5)... hit a three-run, pinch-hit triple at Vanderbilt (4/11)... batted 4-for-5 with one walk, one double, one HR, four runs and three RBI against Abilene Christian (4/16)... went 2-for-5 with one home run, two runs and five RBI in series finale against Kentucky (4/20)... hit 2-for-4 with one triple, one stolen base, two runs and one RBI versus Texas State (4/29)... batted 2-for-4 with one double and two runs at Arkansas (5/10)... went 2-for-4 with one RBI versus Sam Houston State (5/13)... combined to go 6-for-13 with two doubles, two runs and one walk in series against Ole Miss (5/15-17), notching two hits in all three games...

AT SEVEN LAKES HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters for Coach Chad Payne... tabbed Class 5A All-Texas Third Team by the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association and honorable mention by the Texas Sports Writers Association in 2013, hitting .430 with two home runs... picked up Rawlings All-American honors as a junior... tabbed a Class 5A All-Texas shortstop again by the THSBCA in 2012, hitting .433 with five home runs and 20 stolen bases... Also earned All-District 19-5A First Team as a junior... named All-District 19-5A Honorable Mention as a sophomore, batting .380 with two home runs... batted .460 with three home runs as a freshman... earned All-Greater Houston and all-district honors all four years..

PERSONAL: Born Ryne Matthew Birk on November 11, 1994 in Parkersburg, West Virginia... son of Tony and Angie Birk... has an older sister, Kendall, and a younger sister, Kamyrn... plans to major in business.

Position: Infield
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 185
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Katy, Texas
High School: Seven Lakes
Experience: High School
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