Ryan Shinn - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 12


  • height 6-2
  • Weight 215
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Jobstown, N.J.
  • Previous School Harford Community College

• Second-Team All-Maryland JUCO (2017)
• 2017 No. 72 JUCO Prospect (Perfect Game/Rawlings)

Power hitting right-handed bat that has extreme box presence from right side…Incredibly strong…Can hit any ball out of the yard…Average defender that can play either corner outfield spot…Accurate arm…Has Division I experience…Was one of top power threats in junior college ranks in 2017…Had 32 extra base hits and 71 RBI last season.

Appeared in 46 games with the Martinsville Mustangs of the Coastal Plain League in summer 2017…Scored 14 runs, had four doubles, three home runs, 12 RBI, 17 walks, eight hit by pitches and four steals…Played on the same club as UK teammate Marshall Gei.

In 2017, played for Harford Community College, the Maryland JUCO and NJCAA Region 20 champions…Named Second-Team All-Maryland JUCO…Played in 57 games for Harford, hitting .374 (70-167) with a .474 on-base percentage and .765 slugging percentage… Scored 68 runs, had 11 doubles, a triple, 20 home runs and 71 RBI, with 28 walks…Ranked fifth nationally in home runs, 20th in RBI, 31st in runs and 31st in total bases…Rated No. 72 JUCO prospect by Perfect Game.

Appeared in 15 games at Florida Gulf Coast, making 10 starts during his freshman season… Had four-game hit streak from Feb. 20-27 … went 1-for-4 with a runs scored at No. 1 Florida on Feb. 20 … Did not commit an error in the outfield and recorded 16 putouts and one assist…Made his collegiate debut against Florida on 2/19/16.

Four-year letterwinner at Northern Burlington County Regional HS… Three-time all-county and all-conference player…Two-time county and all-area player of the year…First-Team All-State in 2015…Two-time Central Jersey Group 3 champions…Named 2015 Player of the Year by both the Philadelphia Inquirer and Trenton Times…Owns school records for runs (68), RBI (40), doubles (13) and home runs (8)…Played for Richard Doppler. 

Full name is Ryan Mathew Shinn…Born in Jobstown, N.J….Son of Paul and Barbara…Has an older sister, Heather…Member of his high school Honor Roll…Favorite MLB team is the Philadelphia Phillies…Picked UK because it was the right fit and coach Nick Mingione…Major is Communication.

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