Ryan Leahy, born July 8, 1981 … Played in the 2000 Cape Cod summer League for the Cotuit Kettleers, where he batted .300 in 10 at bats.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Hit .293 with nine doubles, two triples, one home run for 18 RBIs ... led the team with seven sacrifice hits ... finished second on the team with 15 stolen bases; his eight stolen bases in league play topped the team and placed him sixth in the BIG EAST ... caught an over-the-shoulder near blooper and converted an inning-ending double play to stop no. 2 Notre Dame (May 13) en route to the 7-6 win; went 2-for-2 at the plate in that game ... from April 29 - May 6, hit .438 with seven hits, four stolen bases and eight runs scored ... scored two runs in BC’s 3-2 win over SHU (May 6) ... went 2-for-3, including a triple, with two RBIs in 12-1 win over Northeastern (May 1) ... plated game-winning run on his first home run of the season in BC’s 6-4 win vs. Villanova (April 28) ... hit 3-for-6 with two runs scored and two RBIs in the doubleheader at Brown (April 5) ... had a six-game hit streak from March 7 - March 18 in which span he hit 12- for-24 with eight runs scored ... posted 13 hits, four doubles and seven RBIs as the leadoff batter in Florida ... tallied six multiple-hit games on the training trip with three hits in each of two games (Yale, Wagner), and drove in a run in four of eight contests ... doubled in the game-winning RBI in 2-0 win over W&M ...went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and one RBI in the Eagles’ 14-8 loss to Oklahoma State.
AT USF: Started 19 of the 41 games that he played for the 26-33 University of San Francisco Dons … hit 25-for-85 (.294) for eight runs batted in with an on-base percentage of .406 … was handed 12 free passes and slammed one home run.
BEFORE USF: Was a four-year starter and letterwinner in baseball all four years at St. John’s Prep (Danvers, Mass.) … named Catholic Conference all-star 1997-99 … voted the Massachusetts State tournament MVP after leading St. John’s to the title in 1999 … participated in the Massachusetts vs. Connecticut All-Star game at Fenway Park in 1999 … played for the Red Sox coached by Butch Hobson in the 1998 Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif. … competed in the USA Pan-Am Juniors in 1994-95
PERSONAL: Enrolled in the Lynch School of Education as a secondary education and history major … started and earned a letter all four years in football and basketball at St. John’s Prep … his football team won the state championship in 1997 … was an all-star one year for football and three years in basketball … earned athletic academic honor roll distinction at San Francisco … Ryan is the eldest of Ellen and William Vanloon’s three children.
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