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Ryan Ralston

Position RHP
Height 6'4''
Weight 215 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown Overland Park, Kan.
High School Blue Valley West
B/T Jr./2L

Honors and Awards

  • 2016 Spring Athletic Director’s and Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

2019, Senior season
Made his first appearance since May 20, 2016 (1,008 days or two years, nine months and two days) against Texas Southern (2/22).

2017, Junior season
Did not play due to injury.

2016, Sophomore season
Made 16 appearances on the bump including five starts … Tossed 23 innings and struck out 16 batters … Pitched two innings in season debut against Northern Colorado (2/22), striking out two batters … Made an appearance against then-No. 5 Oregon State (2/27) … Pitched two innings of relief against BYU (3/3) … Career-high four innings pitched with four strikeouts vs. Baker (3/23) … Matched those career numbers vs. Baker (4/5) … Tossed a scoreless frame vs. then-No. 6 TCU (4/9).

2015, Freshman season
Appeared in 11 games out of the bullpen for the Jayhawks … Tossed eight innings on the season … Pitched a season-high two innings against Texas (4/19) … Finished the season with eight punch outs.

Blue Valley West HS
Rated No. 2 RHP and No. 3 overall prep player in the state of Kansas by Perfect Game … Earned 10 letters across three sports including three for coach Bill McDonald and the Blue Valley West Jaguar baseball team … All-Eastern Kansas League three times in baseball … Two-time all-state selection for baseball … Earned All-KC Metro honors his junior year … All-East Kansas League three times in football … Two-time all-state selection for football.

Born in Olathe, Kansas … Son of Chad and Kelly Ralston … Has four siblings: Brittany, Avery, Alexis and Luke … Father, Chad, and uncle, Michael Andress, both played baseball at KU … Mother, Kelly, was on the swimming team at Colorado State … Majoring in business.