American Athletic Conference Championship May 20, 2015 Clearwater, Florida Bright House Field
Cincinnati baseball shaved their heads and raised $10,000 for the Vs. Cancer Foundation to help fight childhood cancer - April 26, 2015
Cincinnati Baseball vs. No. 6 UCF April 2, 2015 Marge Schott Stadium
Cincinnati Baseball vs. USF March 27-29, 2015 Tampa, Fla.
Cincinnati at Wright State April 2, 2013 Nischwitz Stadium Dayton, Ohio Photos by Scott Reed/swohfootball.com
2015 Season (Senior): Completed the season with a team-high 71.0 innings pitched and a 4.82 ERA ... made 16 appearances, including eight starts for a 4-6 record ... finished second on the team with 52 strikeouts ... tossed a career-high 8.1 innings in his final outing at Marge Schott Stadium against East Carolina (5/14) ... went eight innings with a four strikeouts to earn the win at No. 24 Memphis (5/1) ... recorded nine strikeouts and allowed just seven hits in 7.0 innings against Tulane (4/24) ... kept No. 25 Houston to just three hits over 7.1 innings with five strikeouts (4/18) ... pitched a gem in his first start of the season, allowing just one hit to No. 6 UCF and striking out seven for the victory (4/2) ... picked up his first-career save when he tossed 2.2 innings of relief against Toledo (3/14) ... did not allow a hit in 3.2 innings against Niagara (3/8), preserving a 6-4 victory for the Bearcats ... made his season debut against No. 14 Mississippi State (2/13), going 5.1 innings with just three hits and three strikeouts against the SEC power.
2012 Season (Freshman): Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll (4/9) ... appeared in eight games with two starts ... posted a 5.23 ERA with 26 strikeouts and 14 walks while holding opponents to a .227 batting average in 20 1/3 innings pitched ... tossed one inning out of the bullpen against crosstown rival Xavier (4/25) and recorded two strikeouts ... pitched 3 1/3 innings of relief at No. 2 Kentucky (4/17) and recorded five strikeouts with one earned run ... in first collegiate start, pitched seven scoreless innings, struck out 11 batters and allowed just three hits at Ohio (4/3) ... named to BIG EAST weekly honor roll April 9 for performance against Ohio ... his 11 Ks at Ohio were a season high for a UC pitcher and the most since April 30, 2010 ... made collegiate debut against Michigan State (3/18) and struck out two in 1 1/3 scoreless inning of relief.
High School: A 2011 first-team all-city selection from Colerain High School after recording a 1.66 ERA, 64 strikeouts in 33 innings pitched ... two-time first-team all-Greater Miami Conference honoree ... all-Ohio honorable mention in 2011 ... named all-city honorable mention in 2010 after posting a 1.81 ERA with 77 Ks in 54 innings pitched ... threw a no-hitter with 15 strikeouts and tossed an 18-strikeout performance, both against Mason junior season ... threw one-hitter with 15 strikeouts against eventual state champion Lakota East senior season ... was the punter on Colerain's football team senior season.
Personal: Full name is Ryan Brett Atkinson ... son of Beverly and Steve Atkinson ... brother Kyle played baseball at Bowling Green for three years ... brother Steven played football at Wilmington College ... majoring in dietetics.