Fresno State: (2007) Appeared in 45 games, starting 19 as a backup catcher ... had a .253 batting average with three doubles, one home run and nine RBI ... went 2-for-2 with two singles and one RBI vs. Iowa March 13 ... went 2-for-3 with one double, one single vs. Sacramento State March 31 ... had one of his best games in the NCAA San Diego Regional vs. Minnesota going 2-for-3 with two singles, one walk and three RBI.
Fresno State: (2006) Played in 23 games, starting five ... Served dual role as a backup catcher and left-handed pinch hitter ... Was the starting catcher in 2005 as a freshman, including all 30 WAC contests ... Had eight hits and three doubles on the season ... Recorded 30 at bats with nine RBI's, two runs, and two walks ... Hit .267 on the year.
Fresno State: (2005) Started all 30 conference games at catcher as a freshman ... ended the season with a .992 fielding percentage, making three errors in 53 games played ... finished the season sixth on the team in batting average, hitting .265 ... collected his first college hit against Stanford (1/30) ... three for three with two RBI and four runs scored against Chicago State (2/27) ... two for four with a home run against Cal Poly, his first collegiate home run (3/6) ... two for three against San Francisco in the Pepsi/Johnny Quik Classic (3/9) ... two for three against Hawai'i with two RBI (3/26) ... three for three with a walk against San Jose State (4/10) ... 1 for two with two runs scored against Louisiana Tech (4/17) ... two for four against Nevada (4/23) ... three for four in the final game of the year at Nevada, hitting his second home run of the year (5/29).
Atascadero High School: Two-sport athlete at Atascadero HS in basketball and baseball ... two-year letterwinner in basketball ... played guard ... team won league championships in 2003 and 2004 ... three-year letterwinner in baseball ... pitcher and catcher for three years ... three-time baseball team MVP ... 1st team all-league and all-county in 2003 and 2004 ... holds Atascadero High School career home run record.
Personal: Ryan Edward Overland was born Oct. 25, 1985, in Atascadero, Calif. ... parents are Dale and Jean Overland ... both parents are teachers ... has one sister, Amy ... received Governor's scholarship... favorite athlete is Barry Bonds ... biggest athletic thrill was winning the WSABF World Series in 2003.
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