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Zac Ryan
Zac  Ryan
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Valparaiso, Ind.

High School:
Andrean

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 210

Position:
RHP


04/21/2017

Jackets Split Friday Twin Bill at Virginia Tech

Georgia Tech baseball hit a total of five home runs over the DH on Friday

04/18/2017

Jackets Break Out with 8-5 Win Over Mercer

Georgia Tech baseball snapped a seven-game losing streak with the win on Tuesday night

04/15/2017

No. 2 Cardinals Escape with 5-4 Win Over the Jackets

Georgia Tech baseball will remain at home to host the Mercer Bears on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

04/07/2017

Irish Escape With 4-3 Win Over Jackets

Georgia Tech baseball played its first-ever game in the state of Indiana on Friday night

04/04/2017

Resilient Jackets Defeat No. 7 Auburn 11-8

Georgia Tech baseball overcame a three-run deficit to defeat the Tigers on Tuesday

04/28/2015

Baseball Beats Clemson to Clinch Series (Photos by Ken Langley)

Baseball Beats Clemson to Clinch Series (Photos by Ken Langley)

03/24/2015

Baseball Wins Thriller at Kennesaw State (Photos by Ken Langley)

Baseball Wins Thriller at Kennesaw State (Photos by Ken Langley)

03/16/2015

Baseball Blanks Duke 4-0 (Photos by Ken Langley)

Baseball Blanks Duke 4-0 (Photos by Ken Langley)

02/07/2014

2014 Baseball Team Photos

2014 Baseball Team Photos

10/08/2013

2013 White-Gold Series

#TeamIsaacs vs. #TeamHyde

2016 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-America - Third Team

2016 (Junior):
Appeared in 18 games, making seven starts ... Posted a 3-4 record with one save and a 7.29 ERA in 42.0 innings ... Was nearly flawless in his season debut on March 12 at Florida State ... Allowed one hit in 4.0 scoreless innings in the start, but did not factor into the decision ... Two weeks later, he recorded another near-flawless performance at No. 3 North Carolina ... Held the Tar Heels to two hits with three strikeouts in 6.0 shutout innings for his first win of the season ... Suffered his first loss on April 10 at Pitt after allowing five runs on three hits in 3.0 innings ... Second loss came on April 26 in a starting role at Georgia ... Bounced back for his second win after pitching 2.0 scoreless innings in relief on April 30 vs. Coastal Carolina ... Was redeemed against Georgia on May 17 at Turner Field, pitching 3.2 hitless innings en route to win ... Made two postseason starts ... Allowed four runs on six hits in 3.2 innings against Florida State on May 26.


2015 (Sophomore):
Enjoyed a breakout season as a sophomore, finishing with a 9-1 record and seven saves in a team-leading 28 relief appearances ... Posted a 3.59 ERA in 47.2 innings with 40 strikeouts against just 15 walks ... Was among the top relievers in the ACC ... Was only relief pitcher in the conference to finish with seven or more saves and eight or more wins ... His nine wins were tied for second among all pitchers and his seven saves were sixth ... His nine wins were the most in a single season by a Jacket since Buck Farmer's nine victories in 2013 ... Earned his second career save with 2.0 shutout innings in Fordham win on Feb. 14 ... Hurled a career-best 4.0 scoreless innings -- retiring 12 of the 13 faced -- en route to his second win on the year versus Ohio on April 3 ... Dealt another 4.0-inning stint with a career-high five strikeouts to record the win over Kennesaw State on March 17 ... Registered a perfect inning of relief work against North Carolina on March 20 to improve to 5-0 ... Retired Auburn in order in the ninth to lock up his fourth save in the 4-1 win on March 24 ... His fifth save and fourth consecutive hitless appearance came against Georgia State on April 1 ... Retired five of six hitters faced to close out the 4-3 win over Mercer on April 7 and post his sixth save ... Secured his seventh save (fourth multi-inning save) in a 4-3 series-clinching win on Sunday against No. 15 Virginia ... Delivered a lights-out relief appearance in the series-opener against Clemson with 2.0 perfect innings en route to his sixth win as Tech rallied in the eighth for the 4-2 win ... Recorded a win in the series finale versus Clemson ... Worked two scoreless appearances spanning 2.2 innings against Presbyterian ... Earned his ninth victory in the 9-7 come-from-behind win over Mercer on May 6.

2014 (Freshman): Appeared in 16 games and made four starts for the Yellow Jackets as a rookie ... Was a key part of Tech's bullpen ... Posted a 4.70 ERA in 30.2 innings with 29 strikeouts against 16 walks ... Finished the season with a 1-2 record and one save ... Made his collegiate debut with an inning of relief versus Radford and was on the hook for go-ahead runs in Tech's 3-1 loss on Feb. 15 ... Earned his first career start at Georgia Southern on Feb. 19 and went 2.2 innings but absorbed the loss in Tech's 4-3 setback ... Worked 4.1 innings in his second straight midweek start versus Kennesaw State on Feb. 25, allowing two runs with three strikeouts and did not factor in the decision ... Pitched 2.2 scoreless innings to close out Tech's 5-1 win over Wake Forest on March 9 and earn his first career save ... Entered the Wake game with the bases loaded in the seventh and got the final two outs and then stranded the bases loaded in the ninth ... Made his first ACC start versus No. 22 Miami on March 14  ... Picked up his first career win with an impressive start against Savannah State, going a career-long five innings and fanning a career-best seven, allowing just four hits and one run in Tech's 12-1 win ... Made a pair of scoreless relief appearances versus USF, including a four-strikeout stint in 1.2 innings on May 15 ... Made postseason relief appearances versus Duke in the ACC Tournament and Washington in the NCAA Regionals.

Before Tech: Four-year letterwinner and senior captain for head coach Dave Pishkur at Andrean High School ... Named the Team MVP and the Best Pitcher in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Named an Under Armour Preseason All-American in 2011 and 2012, and a Rawlings Preseason All-American in 2012 ... Graduated as the school record-holder in career strikeouts and wins ... Was part of the team that won the state championship title in 2010 and advanced to the sectional round from 2011 through 2013 ... Member of Delta Epsilon and the German National Honor Society ... Volunteered through Christian Campus Foundation ... Chose Tech for the baseball program, academics and the coaching staff.

Personal: Full name is Zachary Alexander Ryan ... Born May 28, 1994 in Merrillville, Ind. ... Son of Henry and Jill Ryan ... Has an older sister, Kelly ... Started playing baseball at age five ... Majoring in finance.


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