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    34 Ryan Halstead  
    Ryan Halstead

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

    High School:
    Los Osos

    Height / Weight:
    6-5 / 225

    Position:
    Pitcher

    B-T:
    L-R


    JUNIOR YEAR: 2013
    Broke the all-time school record with 11 saves, held previously by himself (nine in 2011) and two others with nine saves ... enters senior season already holding the IU career saves mark as well (22) ... drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 26th round (770th overall) of the June Major League Baseball Draft ... Third Team All-Big Ten choice, ranking second in the conference with the 11 saves ... added four wins with a 2.89 ERA in 28 appearances, tied for the fourth most outings in school history ... struck out 48 batters in 43.2 innings while limiting the opposition to a dismal .189 average against ... capped off a pair of team shutouts, including Indiana's 2-0 season-opening win over #4 Louisville ... while blanking Bucknell for three innings on the mound to earn a `W,' stroked a lead-off single and later scored the go-ahead run in the top ninth ... wrapped up a share of the Big Ten regular season crown at Ohio State (March 17), retiring five of the last six batters for his third win ... closed out games at the Big Ten Tournament and NCAA Bloomington Regional for saves number 10 and 11 ... had to work 3.1 innings for NCAA Regional save, striking out four and surrendering just one hit to second-seeded Austin Peay ... an Academic All-Big Ten selection.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR: 2012
    Made 22 appearances, including fours starts ... posted a 4-2 record, two saves, 5.01 ERA and 28 strikeouts in 46.2 innings pitched ... held the opposition to a .258 batting average against ... tossed 5.1 innings of no-hit relief to clinch IU's series victory over Iowa (4/1) ... earned the `W' at Miami (OH) (4/25) by allowing a lone run in a 6.2-inning start ... was in line for the win against #7 Kentucky (5/9) as well after striking out five and giving up two runs (one earned) in five innings ... completed a team shutout of Ohio State (5/18), pitching the ninth inning ... retired five of six batters faced in IU's second win over Michigan State (5/26) in the Big Ten Tournament.

    FRESHMAN YEAR: 2011
    Tied the all-time school record for most saves in a season with nine ... named to the Big Ten All-Freshman team ... posted a 3.16 ERA in 22 appearances ... secured the closer role in the opening weekend, stifling #18 Coastal Carolina (2/20) for one weak hit and no runs during the final three frames of the Hoosiers' 16-inning road victory ... worked another scoreless three-inning save at Michigan (4/2) ... paired with classmate Joey DeNato to record Indiana's only two complete game shutouts of the season, coming at Iowa (4/17) and versus Northwestern (5/6).

    PREP/PERSONAL:
    Won three letters under Todd Beltran at Los Osos ... as a senior, pitched 9 2/3 innings and surrendered eight hits and two walks ... struck out nine batters and did not allow an earned run ... was named a scholar-athlete for Los Osos ... drafted in the 36th round (1083rd overall) by the Houston Astros following his senior campaign ... tossed 6 1/3 innings as a junior, surrendering four hits and four walks ... allowed just one earned run and struck out six batters ... a History major ... parents are Mari and Ed Halstead ... has a brother, Josh, and a sister, Paige ... born on May 13, 1992.

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