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Ryan Kalamaya
Ryan Kalamaya

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Longmont, Colo.

High School:
Longmont

Weight:
180

Position:
INF

Experience:
1L



1999: Recorded time in all three outfield positions and at designated hitter ... Enjoyed a career-long four-game hitting streak in mid-February during which time he hit .385 (5-for-13) with a double and two runs scored ... Matched that streak in late March, collecting one hit in four straight contests ... Got first-career hit Jan. 30 against Auburn ... Went 2-for-5 with a run and an RBI Jan. 31 against Oklahoma ... Collected two hits in four at bats and scored a run Feb. 12 at The Citadel ... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored and first-career double Feb. 20 against Penn State ... Hit .444 (4-for-9) in three-game series against Penn State Had a career day March 19 against Duke, going 2-for-3 with a triple, a career-high two runs and a career-high two RBI ... Hit one of the most dramatic home runs in school history April 4 against Georgia Tech, leading off the inning with his first-career blast to give the Cavaliers a 6-5 victory and a two-games-to-three win of the series ... Went 2-for-4 April 7 against VCU ... Had a career-high three hits in five at bats with a double and an RBI April 10 at Wake Forest ... Went 2-for-3 with a run, an RBI and a double March 23 against Maryland ... Tied his career high with two RBI the following day against the Terrapins ... Matched his Georgia Tech home run with another landmark home run May 1 at Clemson - blasted a grand slam to open up a 4-3 UVa lead and propel the Cavaliers to their first victory at Clemson since 1974.

Prep & Personal: Two-sport star at Longmont High School in Colorado ... Earned three letters in baseball playing second and shortstop for head coach Tom Aiello ... Named all-conference as a senior ... Three-time all-area performer and two-time all-county honoree ... Ranked second in state as a senior in RBI ... Hit .452 with 10 doubles, four home runs, 33 RBI, 29 runs scored and 11 steals as a senior ... Led state that season with 53 total bases ... Participated in Colorado Select 40 Game played at Coors Field ... Named academic all-state as a senior in both football and baseball ... Played wide receiver for Longmont football team in 1997, earning all-conference honors after leading county in receptions, yards and touchdowns ... Cousin, Megan Garrity, is on U.S. Ski Team ... Born May 24, 1979 in Longmont, Colo.

Kalamaya's Career Statistics

Year    Avg. G-GS   AB   R   H  RBI  2B  3B HR TB  SB-A  BB  K
1999   .250  44-38  132  15  33 14   6   1  2  47  6-11  12  35
Career .250  44-38  132  15  33 14   6   1  2  47  6-11  12  35