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).