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11 Ryan Zimmerman
Ryan  Zimmerman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
Kellam

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
INF

B/T:
R/R

Preseason 2005: Named a Second Team Preseason All-American by Baseball America ... Selected a Second Team Preseason All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) ... Named a Third Team Preseason All-American by Collegiate Baseball ... Named USA Baseball's Athlete of the Year ... Named First Team All-ACC and was named the ACC Preseason Hitter of the Year by SEBaseball.com ... Selected to Baseball America's 2004 First Team Summer League All-America Team ... Guided Team USA to a gold medal finish and earned tournament MVP honors in the FIFU II World University Games while winning the team Triple Crown en route to setting the US National Team single-season records for batting average (.468).

2004: Named an Honorable Mention All-American by College Baseball Insider ... Named to the USA Baseball National Team ... Named First Team All-ACC ... Set the new single season school-record for most hits (90) and at-bats (249) ... Led the team with a .361 batting average and was second on the team with 16 doubles ... Named to the Charlottesville Regional All-Tournament Team ... Named to the VaSID All-State Team as an Honorable Mention pick ... Turned in a team-high 17-game hitting streak for the season ... Finished 3-for-5 at the plate with one RBI and scored two runs in Virginia's 9-0 shutout victory over Princeton in the Charlottesville Regional of the NCAA Tournament (6/5) ... Finished 5-for-6 at the plate with two RBI and one run scored in Virginia's 15-2 victory over #24 Florida State (5/8) ... Scored the game-winning run on Scott Headd's RBI-single in Virginia's 5-4 comeback over Wake Forest (5/13) ... Helped guide Virginia to its first three-game sweep ever over #17 Georgia Tech - finished 2-for-5 at the plate with two runs scored in UVa's 8-5 victory over the Yellow Jackets (3/14) after going 1-for-4 and posting a double and one RBI in Virginia's earlier 2-1 win against #17 Georgia Tech (3/13) ... Went 2-for-3 at the plate and connected on his first collegiate home run while recording a game-high four RBI to go along with two runs scored in Virginia's 11-7 victory over Wake Forest (5/14) ... Finished 4-for-5 at the plate with a double, one RBI and two runs scored in UVa's 21-10 victory against Virginia Tech (4/21) ... Finished 3-for-5 at the plate and scored two runs in Virginia's 5-4 comeback over Liberty (5/19) ... Scored the game-winning run in Virginia's 11-9 comeback victory over William & Mary (4/6) ... Went 1-for-3 and scored a run against Princeton in the Charlottesville Regional of the NCAA Tournament (6/5) ... Went 2-for-4 at the plate against #24 Florida State (5/7) before going 2-for-4 two days later against the Seminoles (5/9) ... Went 1-for-3 in Virginia's 4-3 victory over #4 Miami (4/25) ... Went 1-for-4 with one RBI and two runs scored in Virginia's 8-3 victory over Norfolk State (4/20) ... Went 2-for-6 with a double in Virginia's 7-6 win against Maryland (4/17) ... Finished 3-for-4 at the plate with two triples and two runs scored in Virginia's 5-1 win against #23 Clemson (4/9) and also went 1-for-4 with a double and one run scored in Virginia's 4-3 victory against the Tigers (4/10) ... Finished 2-for-5 with a double, one RBI and one run scored in UVa's 3-1 victory over Duke (4/4) and also went 2-for-3 with two RBI and one run scored in Virginia's 6-5 win over Duke (4/3) ... Finished 2-for-3 with one RBI and three runs scored in Virginia's 11-4 victory against Brown (3/31) and went 2-for-4 with three RBI in UVa's 13-2 win over Brown (3/30) ... Finished 2-for-4 and scored a run in Virginia's 8-6 victory over Wake Forest (5/15) ... Went 1-for-3 at the plate against #21 N.C. State (3/27) after going 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored in UVa's 9-2 win over #21 N.C. State (3/26) ... Went 2-for-5 with a double and two runs scored in Virginia's 9-5 victory over George Mason (3/24) ... Finished 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored in UVa's 6-2 win over #25 North Carolina (3/21) ... Finished 3-for-5, posting two doubles, two RBI and two runs scored against Quinnipiac (3/8) ... Went 2-for-4 at the plate with one RBI in Virginia's 10-0 victory over Central Connecticut (3/6) ... Finished 3-for-5 at the plate with three runs scored in Virginia's 14-6 win over Richmond (3/2) ... Went 2-for-5 at the plate with a double, two RBI and one run scored in UVa's 17-1 victory against Seton Hall (2/28) ... Finished 3-for-4 at the plate, with a double, one RBI and two runs scored in Virginia's 15-2 victory over Maryland ES (2/19) ... Went 2-for-4 at the plate with one RBI and one run scored in Virginia's 12-5 win over North Carolina A&T (2/15) ... Finished 2-for-5 at the plate with three RBI and one run scored in UVa's 10-7 victory against North Carolina A&T (2/13).

2003: Made his first collegiate start in Virginia's season-opener against #20 Auburn ... Went 3-for-5 at the plate with two doubles, two runs scored and one RBI against the #20 Tigers in his first game at UVa (2/14) ... Recorded his first hit, extra-base hit, run and RBI against #20 Auburn (2/14) ... Recorded a hit in his first three at-bats as a collegiate player against #20 Auburn by posting two doubles and a single in three plate appearances (2/14) ... Also went 2-for-4 at the plate against #20 Auburn (2/15) in his second ever collegiate game ... Finished an eye-opening 4-for-5 with two RBI, a run scored and two doubles in Virginia's 10-7 win over Virginia Tech (4/23) - the four hits were a single-game career-high ... matches his career-high for hits in a game (four) by going 4-for-6 with one RBI against #14 N.C. State in the ACC Tournament (5/22) ... Finished 2-for-4 with one run against #14 N.C. State (4/19) ... Went 2-for-5 with two RBI and scored a run in Virginia's 6-4 victory over North Carolina (5/16) in Chapel Hill ... Finished 3-for-5 with three RBI, two doubles and two runs scored in Virginia's 17-2 victory over #12 Miami (4/13) ... Finished 3-for-5 with one RBI in UVa's 13-1 win over Duke (3/21) ... Went 2-for-4 in Virginia's 8-3 win against Old Dominion (4/15) ... Went 2-for-4 against #20 Clemson (4/6) and finished 2-for-4 against Wake Forest (4/25) ... Finished 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored in Virginia's 11-4 victory against #18 Richmond (4/1) ... Went 2-for-5 with one RBI in Virginia's 5-4 win over James Madison (3/26) ... Finished 2-for-5 with one run scored in Virginia's 12-5 victory over #25 UNC-Greensboro (3/11) ... Went 2-for-3 with three RBI, a triple and three runs scored in Virginia's 11-0 win against Radford (3/2) ... Finished 3-for-6 with four RBI, two doubles and one run scored in Virginia's 15-5 victory over Liberty (2/24) ... Went 1-for-3 with one RBI and one run scored against Virginia Tech (4/16).

Prep & Personal: Lettered four times in baseball at Kellam for head coach St. Clair Jones (2002 and 2001) and coach Moxey (2000 and 1999) ... Named a 2002 First Team member as an All-Beach, All-Region and All-Tidewater selection ... Named First Team All-Beach District and was selected to the Second Team All-Eastern Regional and All-Tidewater squads in 2001 ... Named a Second Team All-Beach District selection as a

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