26 - Ryan Schreppel
Ryan Schreppel
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Stockton, Calif.
High School: Lincoln HS
Position: Pitcher

BRIEFLY: A Freshman All-American in 2003, Schreppel battledthrough injuries and now appears to be at 100 percent • Astarter for half the season last year, he will again jump into therotation in 2005 as the Titans' Saturday starter.

TITANS `04: Appeared in 23 games, making 10 starts on the year• finished 3-3 with a 6.03 ERA and a pair of saves • bestouting of the season came in a start against Sam Houston State onMarch 6, throwing eight strong innings, allowing a pair of runs oneight hits and striking out four in the Titans' 12-2 win •also went seven innings against Houston on Feb. 22 for his firstvictory of the year, allowing three earned on seven hits in a 9-4Titans' victory.

TITANS '03: Was honored with freshman All-American recognitionfrom Collegiate Baseball despite missing two months after surgeryto repair a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee • Posted a5-3 record and 2.45 ERA in 11 appearances (10 starts) • HisERA was under 2.00 until he was roughed up for five runs in threeinnings by Arizona State in a Super Regional loss on June 7 •Became the first Titan pitcher ever to earn wins in each of hisfirst four appearances • Opponents hit just .227 against himand he had a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 3:1 • Allowed just arun on five hits in 5.2 innings vs. Notre Dame in the secondRegional game, but was denied a win when the Irish tied it upagainst the Titan bullpen • Named Kia Baseball Bash MostOutstanding Pitcher and Big West Co-Pitcher of the Week afterholding No. 21 Tulane scoreless on just two hits in seveninnings...he did not get a decision since the Titans rallied forthe win in the ninth • With two outs and runners on base,opponents had just three hits in 25 at bats (.120) • Onlylosses came vs. Minnesota (3/7), Long Beach State (5/17) andArizona State (6/7) • In seven of his 10 starts, he allowedone run or less and five hits or less • Allowed just a run infive innings against Stanford in his collegiate debut to earn thewin • Did not pitch at the College World Series.

LINCOLN H.S.: Was a three-year standout pitcher and firstbaseman at Lincoln H.S. in Stockton, Calif., where he played forCoach Randy Ortega • Was a three-time first-team All-SanJoaquin Athletic Association pitcher and area Pitcher of the Yearas a sophomore (6-2, 1.85 59 Ks in 52 innings) and as a senior(7-1, 1.65 ERA, 69 Ks in 46.2 innings) • His best game cameagainst Tokay H.S.,when he allowed just one hit over five inningsin an 11-0 win • Helped the Trojans to a 25-8 overall recordand 13-1 league mark as a senior • Also batted over .300 ineach of his three seasons • Also the starting quarterback hissenior season for Lincoln's football team.

PERSONAL: Born on June 2, 1984, in Stockton, Calif. •Parents are Geoff and Kim Schreppel • Has an older brother(Jason) • Majoring in kinesiology • Would like to be ateacher for the deaf • Says his father has had the mostinfluence on him • Selected by Minnesota in the 20th round ofthe 2002 Major League Baseball first-year player draft •Enjoys playing video games in his spare time • Would like tosee Miami added to the Titans' schedule • Full name is RyanGeoffrey Schreppel • Favorites ... Barry Zito and JohanSantana (players), Oakland A's (team), The Best Damn Sports ShowPeriod (TV show), Denzel Washington (actor), Jessica Biel(actress).