• position RHP
  • height 6-5
  • Weight 210
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Top 30 College Senior (Perfect Game, 2024)
  • Academic All-District (College Sports Communicators, 2023)
  • NCBWA Stopper of the Year, Midseason Watch List
  • Midseason All-American, Third Team (Perfect Game), 2023
  • Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), 2022-23
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll (2022)
  •  First-Team Freshman All-America Prospects Team (College Baseball Nation, 2021)
  • 2021 Midseason Freshman All-America (Perfect Game)
  • No. 30 2023 MLB Draft College Prospect (D1Baseball, 2022)
  • No. 53 2023 Collegiate MLB Draft Prospect (Perfect Game, 2022)
  • No. 72 2023 Overall MLB Draft Prospect (Perfect Game, 2022)
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2021)
  • Dean’s List (Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022)
  • No. 8 Incoming Freshman (Perfect Game, 2020)
  • No. 20 2023 MLB Draft Prospect (Baseball America, 2021)
  • 2019 AAA Player of the Year (Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association)
  • 2019 Tennessee Player of the Year (Perfect Game)
  • PBR Tennessee Dream Team
  • Second-highest ranked player to ever arrive at UK (Perfect Game, Alex Meyer)

(Pronunciation: Hey-Guh-Now)


Posted a 3.91 ERA in 25.1 innings over 20 appearances with a 3-1 record and one save…Struck out 34 and walked nine…Was a Perfect Game Midseason All-American before nagging injuries affected him over second part of season…Did not allow a home run…Did not yield a run over first 12 appearances…Struck out five over 4.1 one-hit scoreless innings on Mar. 18 vs. Mississippi State….Closed out all three games in road series win at Alabama.


Pitched for both the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod League and the Upper Valley Nighthawks of the New England Collegiate Baseball League…In three starts (six total appearances with Upper Valley he had a 2.87 earned run average in 15.2 innings…He struck out 19 and had one save…His WHIP was just 1.28.


Appeared in 14 games with three starts…Had a 5.76 earned run average and one save…Struck out 40 in 29.2 IP and allowed just 21 hits…Opponents batted just .196 overall…Righties batted .177 (11-for-62)…Allowed just two runs over final five outings…Threw 3.1 one-hit innings vs. Auburn on May 20.


Appeared in nine games with seven starts, including the season opener…Went 2-2 with a 3.00 ERA in 24.0 innings…Allowed just 17 hits and held opponents to a .195 batting average against, the fifth-lowest by a UK freshman with at least 20 IP since 1979…Struck out 28 and walked 15…Left-handers hit just .175 against him (7-of-40)…Opponents hit a team-low .143 against him with runners on base…Started the season opener vs. Miami (Ohio) and struck out the side in the first inning…Made his first SEC start on the road at No. 5 Mississippi State…Suffered a minor injury that limited his innings over the final six weeks of the season.

One of the top arms in the 2020 high school ranks and the highest ranked player in Kentucky’s class…Ranked the No. 8 right-handed pitcher and No. 26 overall player in the class by Perfect Game…Was the No. 2 player overall and top pitcher from Tennessee by both Perfect Game and Prep Baseball Report…PBR ranked him the No. 47 overall player in the country and No. 13 right-handed pitcher…Ranked the No. 56 overall player in the class by Under Armour Baseball Factory…Coached by Matt Buckner at Farragut HS, which won the state championship in 2019…Lengthy list of individual honors, including 2019 Tennessee Player of the Year (Perfect Game and TBCA), preseason First-Team All-American (Perfect Game and Collegiate Baseball)…Played summer baseball for Exposure, the same club that produced current UK star John Rhodes.

Full name is Ryan Matthew Hagenow…Born in Las Vegas, Nev….Son of Matt and Karen…Brother, Jake, is a catcher at Middle Tennessee State…Another brother, Brett, was a catcher at Carson Newman University…Picked UK because of the coaching staff and track record of development…Turned the rare quadruple play in T-ball at 5-years old.

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