Photos from 5/30 SDSU vs. Mississippi State baseball
Looks to continue in the role of starter at first base after injury caused him to miss a large portion of the 2014 season ... Made the defensive move from third base to first base after his freshman year ... Standout offensive player who played in the infield and outfield during his high school career ... Played for the Morehead City (N.C.) Marlins in the Coastal Plains League during summer 2013 ... Batted .226 with six doubles and three home runs ... Competed for the Colton Nighthawks of the Connie Mack League in Riverside, Calif., during the summer of 2011 ... Hit .380 with three home runs ... Played in the 2010 Under Armor Team One Future Stars Game ... Listed among the top 10 on the Under Armor Team One Rising Prospects list.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2014
Was named to the all-tournament team at the Louisiana NCAA Regional in Lafayette, La. ... Starting first baseman who missed 22 contests after suffering a concussion in the game at St. Mary's on March 2 ... Made his return to the SDSU lineup during the series at Nevada on April 11 ... Five games later on April 18 at UC Irvine he was hit on the knee by a pitch that forced him to leave the contest and subsequently miss another two games before returning on Friday, April 25 ... On April 27 he made his first start in the field (first base) since his return after having served as the DH in seven contests ... Recorded 13 multiple-hit games ... During the series at New Mexico (May 2-4) went 4-for-12 with a double, three RBI and two runs scored ... Season-high three RBI in a game at new Mexico on May 2 ... Committed an error at first base in the season opener, but did not have a miscue in the 29 games at first since (259 chances) ... Longest hitting streak of five games from Feb. 23 to Mar 2, the five contests immediately prior to suffering the concussion ... Season-best three runs scored at St. Mary's in the first game of the doubleheader on March 2 ... Was successful on his only steal attempt of the year in game vs. Loyola Marymount on Feb. 18 ... Finished the regular season by going 2-for-5 with an RBI and run at Fresno State ... In the final two games at the conference tournament vs. UNLV (May 24-25) went 3-for-8 with a double, RBI and two runs scored ... Member of the Mountain West All-Academic Team.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2013
Earned second-team all-Mountain West honors in 2013 ... Named to the College Sports Madness preseason all-Mountain West team as a utility player ... Suffered a broken hand during practice and missed six weeks of the season (from Feb. 18 to March 22) ... Went 4-for-13 (.308) during the opening weekend of the season ... College Sports Madness named him the Madness Mountain West Baseball Player of the Week for his exceptional performance during week of April 22-28 ... Over SDSU's four games that week, he hit .400 (6-for-15) with two doubles, a home run and nine RBI ... He also drew four walks for a .526 on-base percentage and finished with a .733 slugging percentage for the week ... Recorded three RBI in three of the four contests ... Batted .343 in Mountain West play with 12 doubles and three home runs ... Had a streak of 22 games in which he reached base safely (via base hit, walk or hit by pitch) from March 22 to April 28 ... Season-best hitting streak of seven games (April 6-10) ... Second on the team with 11 multiple-RBI games including eight contests in which he drove in three or more runs ... Had three consecutive three-RBI efforts vs. UC Irvine and Fresno State (two) in late April ... Member of the Mountain West all-Academic team.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2012
Made 47 of his 50 starts at third base ... Tied for the team lead with 11 doubles and second with four home runs ... Compiled a .405 on-base percentage ... Began his collegiate career by going 6-for-13 with two doubles and two RBI over SDSU's first three contests of the season vs. Washington ... Season-high four hits came vs. Air Force on March 30 when he also tied his personal best with two runs batted in ... Had three hits in a game on five occasions ... Was named the College Sports Madness Mountain West Player of the Week for the period of March 26-April 1 ... Over four games that week he went 9-for-16 (.572) with four runs scored and a pair of RBI ... Ranked third on the squad with 17 multiple-hit games during the season ... Put together an eight-game hitting streak (March 24-April 7) during which he batted .500 (16-for-32) with eight run scored, five RBI and a home run ... Season-high three RBI came against UNLV at the Mountain West Tournament on May 25 ... Scored four runs in win over TCU on May 26 ... Was hit by pitch on 13 occasion to tie for the third-most ever for an Aztec player ... Batted .378 in conference play with seven doubles and two home runs in 22 games ... Named to the Mountain West All-Academic Team.
Played a total of four seasons of varsity baseball at two high schools ... Spent his final two seasons at Mission Viejo High School where he was coached by Chris Ashbach ... Helped the Diablos to the Division 2 CIF Southern section title as a senior ... Had a .420 on-base percentage in limited action ... During his junior season was an all-South Coast League first-team selection and was named second-team all-county ... Batted .393 with 10 doubles, four home runs and 30 RBI over 28 contests ... Played in the North-South All-Star Game ... As a freshman and sophomore competed for La Quinta High School where he was coached by Bill Gadd ... A two-time all-Desert Valley League honoree ... As a sophomore batted .379 with 10 doubles, four triples and four home runs ... Drove in 26 runs and finished with a .445 on-base percentage and a .695 slugging mark ... Hit .378 as a freshman with four doubles, a home run and 12 runs batted in ... A scholar-athlete honoree all four years of high school with a 3.8 gpa.
Ryan Patrick Muno was born Nov. 30, 1992 in Torrance, Calif. ... Son of Mike and Kelly Muno ... Has a pair of cousins who were collegiate baseball standouts ... Danny Muno played at Fresno State while Kevin Muno played at University of San Diego ... Enjoys hunting, fishing and golfing ... Favorite athlete is New York Mets third baseman David Wright ... Was also recruited by Stanford, Cal State Fullerton, Arkansas, LSU and UNLV ... A criminal justice major at San Diego State.