Ryan Gunther #7 Bats/Throws: R/R
Position: RHP Ht.: 6-2 Wt.: 190
Hometown: Goose Creek, S.C.
Previous School: Spartanburg Methodist College
Eligibility: Sr. Major:
2012: Appeared in 15 games on the hill, starting 14…finished the year a tough-luck 0-8 but pitched well for much of the season, posting a 4.25 ERA over 82.2 innings while yielding 96 hits, 50 runs (39 earned) and 23 walks…struck out 64 batters…worked at least 7 innings in half of his 14 starts, including a stretch of four in arrow from March 17 through April 6…notched a career-high eight strikeouts and gave up only 1 earned run over 7 innings while taking a hard-luck loss versus Marshall on February 25…registered a no-decision with career-long 7.2 innings of one-run ball (unearned) at UNC Asheville on April 6…also logged 7.2 innings despite taking loss versus Penn on March 17…struck out four over 7 innings of five-run ball while picking up no-decision in Big South Tournament opener versus Coastal Carolina on May 22.
Prior to CSU: Played for Mike Kennedy at Elon University for a season, finishing with a 1-0 record… Then went on to play for Tim Wallace at Spartanburg Methodist College… Went 5-2 with an ERA of 2.62 in 2011 at SMC.
High School: A three-year letterwinner under head coach John Chalus at nearby Stratford High School… Went 13-2 in his career at Startford… Compiled a 7-1 record with a 0.72 ERA as a senior in 2009… A two-time HSSR All-State honoree… Named to the 7-AAAA All-Region team… SCBCA All-State team… HIT All-Tournament team… Diamond Prospect “All-DP” team… Ranked the third-best pitcher in the S.C. Diamond King Award by DP… Diamond Prospect All-Academic team… CABA All-Tournament team.
Personal: Born Ryan Michael Gunther on November 17, 1990… Parents are Mike and Liane Gunther… Best sports moments were pitching a one-hitter in the Metrodome and pitching at Wrigley Field… Favorite sports figure is Greg Maddux… Favorite food is grilled chicken… Best class is Business Law… Majoring in Business management at CSU.