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    Ryan Vruggink

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    Clear Brook

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 205

    Position:
    RHP

    Experience:
    2L

    B-T:
    R-R

    Ryan Vruggink

    10/23/2013

    Montemayor, Pitching Lifts Red to 4-1 Win in Game 2

    Red-White World Series tied, 1-1; Series finale at 6:30 p.m. Thursday

    10/22/2013

    Grand Slams Highlight Red-White World Series Game 1

    White Team earns 9-7 win over Red on Tuesday at Cougar Field

    04/21/2013

    Cougars Fall in Series Finale to Rice; 6 Named to All-Series Team

    Houston back in action Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Texas

    04/20/2013

    Baseball Drops Tough One to Rice; Silver Glove Series Tied at 1-1

    Cougars and Owls wrap up series at 1 p.m. Sunday at Cougar Field

    04/16/2013

    Houston Baseball Earns 12-2 Win over Texas Southern

    Cougars improve to 26-11 behind 5-RBI effort off the bat of Frankie Ratcliff

    HONORS & AWARDS
    2013 The American All-Academic Team
    2013 Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2012 C-USA Academic Medal
    2012 Commissioner's Honor Roll







    JUNIOR (2014)
    Didn't make an appearance for Houston in 2014

    SOPHOMORE (2013)
    Made 13 appearances out of the bullpen for the Cougar pitching staff...Struck out 15 in just 12.2 innings of work...Compiled a 4.97 ERA...Held opposing hitters to a .255 average fourth-lowest on the team...Was called on in situational roles...Tossed a season-high 2.0 innings, three times, vs. Harvard (March 20), vs. Texas Southern (April 16) and vs. UAB (May 12)...Struck out three vs. Harvard and Texas Southern...Recorded a critical out in a 5-4 win over East Carolina (March 24)...Tossed a solid 1.0 inning with one strikeout in a win over Louisiana, the nation's leading slugging team...Didn't allow an earned run and struck out four in his first four relief appearances, totaling 3.2 innings of work

    FRESHMAN (2012)
    Made 14 appearances for fourth-best on the team in his debut season as a Cougar...Tossed 12.2 innings...Fanned 13...Held opposing hitters to a team-low .222...Allowed just two extra base hits all season...Pitched a season-long 3.1 innings in relief at UAB (April 28)...Allowed just one hit and no runs in that effort...Recorded four games with two strikeouts...Held a 0.00 ERA through his first three appearances...Tossed 3.1 innings to open the season without allowing a hit...Fanned two in 0.2 innings in a win over Sam Houston State (March 13)...Made collegiate debut in win over Delaware (Feb. 18); tossing 1.0 hitless inning with two strikeouts

    CLEAR BROOK HIGH SCHOOL
    Played for head coach Gene Flores...Four-year letterwinner...Junior (2010): First Team All-District selection...Named to the Houston Coaches Association Futures Game...Sophomore (2009): First Team All-District utility...Named a Team Texas Sun Belt Classic Player...Played summer league baseball for the Columbia Angels under head coach Clay Hill...Member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta and the Brook Bowling Club

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Ryan John Vruggink...Born Oct. 8, 1992 in Columbus, Miss...Son of Bill and LeighAnn Vruggink...Also, recruited by Tulane, UT-Arlington, Westpoint and Lamar...Hobbies include music, hanging out with friends and family, and ultimate Frisbee...Majoring in pre-business

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