Ryan Weems
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Ryan Weems

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Roswell, N.M.

High School:
Goddard

Last College:
New Mexico State

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 177

Position:
LHP/1B

Birthdate:
11/16/1980

Experience:
3L

B/T:
L/L


2004 (Senior): Signed a free-agent contract with the Fort Worth Cats... saw action in a starting role and a relief role... made 21 appearances, 13 of which were starts... became the Frogs Sunday starter early in the season... finished the season with a 6-3 record and a 6.55 ERA... finished third in innings pitched with 777... was fourth with 57 strikeouts and only 22 walks...) made three appearances out of the bullpen before moving into the starting rotation... picked up the Frogs first two wins of the season... first win was an extra inning affair against Dallas Baptist on Feb. 5 with 1.2 innings of scoreless relief... picked up second victory in the Southwest Diamond Classic against No. 35 Oklahoma State... held the Cowboys in check for 6.1 innings, giving up three runs on eight hits and striking out a career-high eight batters... picked up no-decisions in starts against Texas Tech (Feb. 29) and UTA (March 7) both resulting in Frog losses... rebounded to defeat New Mexico on March 13 with a seven-inning performance... allowed only two runs on four hits, striking out seven... couldn't make it out of the fifth inning in his next three starts against Memphis (March 21), Baylor (March 30) and Southern Miss (April 4)... first loss of the season came against Baylor on March 30... saw action against Cincinnati on April 11 in a relief role... pitched 3.1 innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits... clinched a series win against USF on April 18 with a seven-inning outing in which he allowed no runs on four hits... continued scoreless streak with five shutout innings against Baylor on April 27... scoreless streak ended in the first inning against Louisville on May 2... gave up four runs on five hits n 2.2 innings... lost next two starts to UAB (May 8) and Sam Houston State (May 18)... struck out the first five batters he faced against SHSU, but got no offensive support as his record fell to 4-3... earned his fifth win of the season in a relief role against Charlotte on May 22... pitched 4.1 innings of scoreless two-hit baseball... turned in the finest performance of his career on May 29 against the Houston Cougars in the C-USA Tournament... gave the Frogs a complete-game effort, the first in his career... allowed three runs on eight hits, earning him a spot on the All-Tournament team... also saw time at the plate... made seven plate appearances this season... was 0-for-his-first four at-bats... connected for his only hit of the season in the first game against Louisville on April 30... drove in a run with a base hit... had a 3.61 ERA in games won by the Frogs this season.

2003 (Junior): Saw action in 10 games as a hitter and 20 games as a pitcher... started three games in the field and two games on the mound... finished season with a 2-3 record to go along with two saves... earned first save with a two-inning stint against UT-Arlington on Feb. 11... first start on the mound came against SE Louisiana (Feb. 16) in which he earned his first win of the season... pitched 4.2 innings, giving up three runs on four hits... second start was against Texas Tech on Feb. 23... took the loss as he gave up five runs in just four innings pitched... picked up the win in relief against Baylor as he pitched three innings, allowing only one run in a 3-2 TCU victory... took the tough luck loss against Sam Houston State on Apr. 29 as he gave up two unearned runs on just one hit... as a hitter had best performance in third start of the season against Saint Louis on Mar. 23... clubbed a three-run home run to right center in a 13-3 TCU win... collected only two hits all season in 12 at-bats.

2002 (Sophomore): Was a very reliable left-handed pitcher out of the bullpen... posted a 2-2 record with two saves and a 3.37 ERA... threw a bullpen-high 34.2 innings....220 opponents' batting average topped the Horned Frog staff... after giving up two runs in one inning during first appearance of season (Mar. 6) at Texas Tech, did not allow a run to cross the plate in next four outings... turned in one of the most impressive performances at South Florida... notched first career-save with 2.1 scoreless innings on Apr. 5 and tallied second win of the season two days later by retiring last four batters in Frogs' 7-6 come-from-behind win over the Bulls... struggled a bit down the stretch, giving up runs in four of last six appearances... rebounded with very strong effort in season-ending 2-1 loss to South Florida at the C-USA Tournament... held USF to four hits and no runs in relief, pitching 5.1 innings and striking out seven... for the season, left-handlers hit just .150 off the southpaw... also contributed at the plate, notching two hits in nine at-bats (.222) and driving in three runs... made one start at first base (Mar. 6 at Texas Tech)... only two hits came in first two at-bats (vs. UT-Arlington on Mar. 4 and at Texas Tech on Mar. 5)... first career hit was a double against UTA.

At New Mexico State: Pitched and played first base for the Aggies as a freshman.

High School: A two-sport standout at Goddard High School. in Roswell, N.M.... earned four letters each in baseball and football... garnered all-district honors as a senior first baseman, batting .502 with six home runs.

Personal: Full name is Ryan Russell Weems... born November 16, 1980... son of Pam and Russell Weems... has a sister named Lauren... majoring in marketing/management.


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