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 Ryan Akel 29
Ryan Akel
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Davie, Fla.

High School:
American Heritage School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
08/06/1985

Bats/Throws:
R/R

AS A JUNIOR (2007)
Saw action primarily at designated hitter and pinch hitter ... played in eight games, including four ACC contests ... appeared in the starting lineup twice - both at designated hitter ... recorded one RBI - against Maryland-Eastern Shore (5/12).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2006)
Played in 18 games, including six ACC contests ... started two games at designated hitter ... recorded two home runs and four RBI on the season ... went 1-for-3 with a home run, two runs scored and one RBI at Northeastern (3/22) ... went 1-for-2 with game winning home run, two RBIs and one run scored at Virginia Tech (3/26).

AS A FRESHMAN (2005)
Made collegiate debut against Temple (3/6) ... played in two games throughout the season.

BEFORE BC
Served as team captain junior and senior seasons ... earned first-team All-County and All-State honorable mention honors in 2004 ... captured second-team All-County recognition after junior season ... team was ranked 12th in the nation by Baseball America in 2003 ... played for head coach Todd Fitzgerald ... led team to District and Regional Championships his sophomore year - first time in 15 years American Heritage claimed those titles ... selected as a Sun-Sentinal and Miami Herald Outstanding Student-Athlete ... winner of Duke Book Award, given to the top student-athlete in the school ... played two years of junior varsity football, earning Defensive Player of the Year honors his sophomore season.

PERSONAL
Enrolled in the Carroll School of Management ... Ryan is the younger of Ralph and Vicki Akel's two sons ... born August 6, 1985.

AKEL'S CAREER STATISTICS
Year	Avg.	GP-GS	AB	R	H	RBI	2B	3B	HR	BB	SB
2005	.000	2-0	1	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0
2006	.217	18-2	23	5	5	4	0	0	2	3	0
2007	.000	8-2	11	0	0	1	0	0	0	2	0
Totals	.143	28-4	35	5	5	5	0	0	2	5	0
CAREER GAME HIGHS
Hits: 1 (five times)
Runs: 2 at Northeastern (3/22/06)
RBIs: 2 vs. Virginia Tech (3/26/06)

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