#24 Ryan Wilkins
|HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)||Mt. Juliet, Tenn. (Pope John Paul II)|
2008: First overall in A-Sun in fielding double plays (54). ...Second overall in A-Sun in chances (509). ...Second in A-Sun in putouts (464). ...Seventh in A-Sun games only in chances (277). ...Sixth in A-Sun games only in putouts (256). ...Tied for second in A-Sun games only in double plays (28). ...Eight multi-hit games. ...Had season high three hits twice (4/11) vs Florida Gulf Coast, (4/18) at USC Upstate. ...Six mulitple RBI games. ...Season high three RBI twice (5/3 at Winthrop, 5/30 vs Georgia in NCAA Regional). ...Fourth on team in home runs including two-run shot in first ever NCAA win for the Bisons over Georgia 10-7 May 30. ...Third on team in walks (28). ...Hit by a pitch seven times, tied for fourth on team. ...Fourth on team in both stolen bases (five) and stolen base percentage (.823).
2007: Second on the team in on base percentage (.283), triples (3), and tied for second in home runs (4)... Third in batting average (.322), runs scored (33), total bases (92), slugging percentage (.449), hits (66), walks (22) and runs batted in (35). ..Played in 57 games, starting 55. ...Recorded 17 multi-hit games with three hits in six games, tied for third best on the team. ...Season-high four hits at Georgia Southern (3/16), tyiing for the team lead in an individual game. ...Tied for first on team in multi-RBI games with 10. ...14-game hitting streak was longest on the team. ...Season high six at bats (3/24). ...Season-high two home runs at Gardner-Webb (3/24). ...Season-high three RBI at Alcorn State (3/9).
High School: Led state in batting average in 2006 (.590). ...Served as team captain in 2006. ... All-State selection in 2005 and 2006. ...All-Regional team in 2005 and 2006. ...Named first team All-Sumner County by the Hendersonville Star News. ...Also lettered in football in 2005 and 2006. ...First player from Pope John Paul II HS to sign an an NCAA Division I baseball scholarship.
Personal: Son of Mina and Greg Wilkins. ...Sister named Rachel.