Crimson Tide stands toe-to-toe with the fifth ranked team in the country
SOPHOMORE (2014) Missed the end of the 2014 season after undergoing surgery for a broken patella he suffered in the March 2 contest against Louisiana-Lafayette ... picked up his only multi-hit game of the season in that game while adding a run scored and a RBI ... got his first hit of the season in a pinch-hitting situation against Stephen F. Austin (Feb. 23).
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2013) Appeared in 35 games, starting 24 of those contests ... finished the season with 14 hits, two doubles, a home run, nine RBI and eight runs scored ... started the first 17 games of the season in left field and finished the year with a total of 22 starts in the outfield plus two as a designated hitter ... had a four game hitting streak to open the season, reaching base safely in the first seven games ... did not commit an error across his 29 total putouts ... recorded two hits, including his first career home run, while adding three RBI and a pair of runs scored in the win over Mississippi Valley State on May 7 ... collected his second multi-hit game of the season in the series finale vs. Tennessee on March 17, going 2-for-2 with two runs score and a RBI ... recorded the first multi-hit game of his career at No. 5 Louisville, adding a RBI and a stolen base (March 8).
FRESHMAN (2012) Redshirted in his first year at the Capstone.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA Named an All-Area and All-Region 4-4A player during his senior year ... helped lead Dutch Fork High School to the district finals in 2011 ... parents are Harvey and Sami Blanchard ... born Ryan Franklin Blanchard on Oct. 10, 1992, in Irmo, S.C.