Fresno State: (2005) Relief Pitcher with a team high 49.2 innings pitched ... had 45 strikeouts with only 16 walks, the second best ratio in the bullpen ... 45 strikeouts was the most of any reliever ... made three starts during the season ... a perfect three for three in save opportunities ... pitched 5.0 innings against Stanford (1/30) ... pitched three innings of hitless relief against UCSB, racking up 5 K's (2/18) ... pitched two scoreless innings two days later to preserve a win over the Gauchos (2/20) ... pitched six innings after Matt Scott left the game due to injury against Chicago State, getting the win while striking out eight (2/26) ... pitched two innings of scoreless relief against San Francisco (3/9) ... recorded his first save of the year against Hawai'i, giving up one hit and striking out one (3/25) ... pitched 1.0 inning of perfect relief against San Jose State in game one of a doubleheader (4/9) ... also recorded an out facing one batter in the nightcap (4/9) ... hurled 2.0 innings of scoreless relief, allowing one hit against Louisiana Tech (4/15) ... recorded his second save of the year, striking out one and allowing no baserunners against Nevada (4/22) ,,, Recorded a second save against Nevada, throwing 1.2 innings of scoreless relief (4/23) ... pitched three innings of relief against Louisiana Tech in a win (5/22).
Cerro Coso Community College: Two-year letterwinner as a pitcher and utility player under head coach Dick Adams ... as a freshman, struck out 101 while walking 22 in 96.1 innings pitched to garner all-league honors ... was also named best pitcher in 2003 JC All-Star Game ... batted .381 with five homers.
North Salem High School: Four-year letterwinner as a pitcher and utility player under head coach Chris Lee ... team compiled a 75-27 record over his four years ... sported a 26-4 career record with 318 strikeouts in 281.0 innings ... also amassed a .367 career batting average ... as a senior, was All-Valley League, all-state and team MVP ... participated in league All-Star Game and Oregon-Washington State Game ... all-league and all-state pitcher as a junior while leading team to a league title with a 15-3 conference record (22-4 overall) ... honorable mention all-league pitcher as a sophomore ... teammate of Stanford's Jed Lowrie ... All Sport Academic Honor Roll member.
Other Teams: Youngstown Express (Great Lakes Summer League).
Personal: Ryan Gerald Penn was born Oct. 15, 1983, in Salem, Ore. ... son of Daniel Penn and Pamela Dixon ... father is the president and CEO of Maps Credit Union ... has two brothers, Dan and Kevin, and one sister, Michelle ... biggest athletic thrill is pitching in big game situations ... chose to attend Fresno State because of the baseball program, the coaching staff and the academics ... also recruited by Nevada, Long Beach State, Santa Clara, Cal State Northridge and USC.