2012 (Freshman): Appeared in 11 games, making two starts ... Recorded three hits in 12 at bats with three runs batted in ... Made first career appearance against Coppin State (2/22), scoring first career run ... Had first career hit and run batted in as a pinch hitter against Bucknell (3/11) ... Went 1-for-4 with one RBI in first career start against Mount St. Mary's (3/14).
"Ryan Busch is another in a line of good athletes that we've brought into the program in the past several years. He has the tools to play anywhere in the infield but could also, with his arm strength and foot quickness, play anywhere on the field. He should make an impact." - Head Coach Pete Wilk
Infielder ... 5-11, 175 ... A four-year varsity letterwinner at Roseville Area ... Also played three years of hockey and two years of soccer ... A first team all-state selection as a junior, when he captained the team ... Hit .500 with four home runs and 30 RBI ... Also earned all-metro and all-conference honors and was named team most valuable player ... Selected to play for Team Minnesota All-Star ... A member of the U18 Metro Select Team for International Showcase ... Has played shortstop, third base, center field and pitcher ... A member of the Blizzard Elite team, ranked third in the nation for U16 in 2009 Coached by Ryan Flanagan ... His father, Kevin, played baseball at the University of Minnesota ... His brother, Matt, is a sophomore outfielder at Bucknell.