4 Ryan Cavan
4 Ryan Cavan
Birth Date: 06/28/1987
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Belmont, Calif.
High School: Menlo HS
Previous College: Chapman University
Position: Infield
Sat out the 2008 season in accordance with NCAA transfer rules Chapman University
In 2007, played in 49 games, all starts at shortstop...Led Chapman with a .394 batting average with six home runs, 15 doubles, 42 RBI, 33 walks and a .590 slugging percentage...Led the team with a .498 on-base percentage and 58 runs scored...Earned Second Team Rawlings/ABCA All-West Region Shortstop honors as a sophomore...Earned Division III All-Independent First Team Shortstop honors...Student-Athlete of the Month Award Winner for April...Batted .462 (18-for-39) for Chapman, good for second in all of Division III...Hit safely in all but one game in April - he went 0-for-1 with three walks in that contest...Collected six doubles, a triple, three home runs and 12 RBI...Committed just one error in 59 chances (.983 fielding percentage), helping Chapman to a 10-1 record during the month...Division III Western Regional Champions...Fifth-place in the Division III World Series. Trinity University
In 2006, started all 46 games, 44 of them at shortstop...Batted .382, second on the team, with two home runs, eight doubles, three triples, 46 RBI, 47 runs and 13 stolen bases...Named First Team All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference...Earned Second Team Rawlings/ABCA All-West Region Shortstop honors as a freshman. High School
Played for Menlo High School under coach Craig Schoof...Led Menlo with a .398 batting average in senior year...Had one home run, 14 doubles, 21 RBI, 35 runs, and seven steals senior year...First Team All-Peninsula Athletic League and First Team San Mateo Times All-County his senior year...Batted .449 with seven doubles, four triples, 23 RBI, 31 runs, 26 walks and 10 steals junior year...Led team to a Central Coast Section Championship his junior year...Was awarded first team All-Peninsula Athletic League, First Team San Mateo Times All-County, and San Mateo Times Athlete of the Week during his junior year...Played shortstop, catcher, and pitcher. Personal
Born on June 28, 1987 in San Mateo, Calif...Majoring in business economics with an accounting emphasis at UCSB...Nickname is "Cavo"...Lists professional baseball player, professional surfer, and accountant as his career aspirations...Roots for the San Francisco Giants...Played for the Green Bay Bullfrogs in the Northwoods League during the summer of 2008...Led the team with a .322 average in 47 games with three home runs, 33 RBI, 31 walks, 29 runs and 15 stolen bases...Led the team with 18 doubles and a .420 on-base percentage...Finished the season with the fifth-best batting average in the league...NWL Player of the Night (8/09/2008) when he went 3-for-5, with a home run, four runs scored and a stolen base...In 2007, also with the Bullfrogs, played in 59 games...Hit .259 (48-for-185), with one home run, 19 RBI, 27 runs and a .387 on-base percentage...Led the team with 36 walks...In 2006, played with the Lowell All-Americans in the New England Collegiate League...Would be played by Kevin Costner in a Hollywood movie of his life...Lists Chipper Jones, Derek Jeter, Reggie Bush, Elliot Strankman, and Cal Ripken Jr. as his favorite athletes...Favorite movie is "Gladiator"...Favorite author is Ernest Hemingway...Has siblings named Brandon and Kelly...Parents are David and Karen Cavan.