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NAME: Jim Ryan
SCHOOL: Holy Cross High School
SPORT(S): Baseball-Basketball
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: 2-time all-region.
BIRTHDATE: 6-18-89
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'3" - 170 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Florence, Ky.
PARENTS: Pat & Nancy
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My mom & dad."
FUTURE GOAL: "Be a teacher & coach."
MVP ACCOMPLISHMENTS: This talented senior is an all-star performer in 2 sports � baseball and basketball. A left-handed pitcher and outfielder, Jim was named as this year's NKY Div. II Player of the Year. In his first 7 games this year, he went 6-1 with a 1.17 ERA and 68 Ks. As a junior he was 7-2 with a 2.26 ERA, striking out 58 batters in 50 innings. He also hit .326 and was named 1st team all-conference and all-region for the 2nd time. In basketball, a 4-year starter at guard, team captain Jim also earned 1st team all-conference and all-region honors in this sport. Big games included 27 points vs. Scott County and 26 vs. Conner and Lloyd. A good student very active in community service, Jim will follow in his dad's (Pat) footsteps by playing baseball at Northern Kentucky University. His favorite athlete and most-like-to-meet is Michael Jordan, and his favorite entertainer is Owen Wilson.

COACH'S QUOTE -- "Jim has a very strong desire to win both on the field and in the classroom, being on the honor roll all four years. His competitive drive enables him to be successful in all aspects of his life." � Mike Holtz, Baseball Coach