SAN DIEGO STATE 2017 Hit .227 in 25 games and 11 starts at catcher with four RBI and a .273 on base percentage… Committed only one error in 25 games played behind the plate… Hit .450 (9-20) in the sixth inning and later of games… Hit .286 in Mountain West action with a .355 on-base percentage… Team went 9-2 in his 11 starts and 6-1 in his seven conference starts… Hit .313 in April… Made 14 appearances off the bench, good for fifth most on the team… Went 5-for-10 when coming off the bench, good for best average on the team in that situation with a minimum of two at bats.
HIGH SCHOOL Won three varsity baseball letters as a catcher at La Costa Canyon High School in Carlsbad, Calif. ... Coached there by Justin Machado ... Two-time all-Avocado League West first-team selection ... Helped lead La Coast Canyon HS to CIF titles each of his three seasons ... Second-team all-state honoree by CalHiSports in his final season ... As a senior hit .421 with 10 doubles, 28 RBI and 25 runs scored in 29 games ... His average was eighth-best in school history ... Struck only twice in 112 plate appearances ... On-base percentage of .500 with a .526 slugging mark ... Successful on eight of 10 stolen base attempts ... Committed one error behind the plate on 184 chances ... Hit .375 during his junior season and .314 as a sophomore ... Member of Academic Honor Roll ... Member of the 2016 San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team... Was rated as the fifth-best high school catcher in the state of California by Perfect Game ... Was invited to compete in national showcases including the Perfect Game underclass All-American games, as well as the Perfect Game National Showcase in Fort Myers, Fla. ... Also competed for the San Diego Show travel team.
PERSONAL Ryan P. Orr was born April 22, 1998, in Encinitas, Calif. ... Son of Peter and Barbara Orr ... Enjoys playing golf ... Favorite athlete is former Boston Red Sox first baseman David Ortiz ... Was also recruited by Cal Poly ... A business major at SDSU with career plans in that field.