2015 (Junior): Started a team-high 15 games as UNCG’s Friday man in the weekend rotation … Named the preseason Southern Conference Pitcher of the Year … Earned Second Team All-SoCon recognition … Compiled a 7-6 record and a 4.06 earned run average … Recorded 94 strikeouts in 95.1 innings pitched and held opposing batters to a .235 average … Collected SoCon Pitcher of the Month accolades in March after going 4-0 with a 2.00 ERA and 30 strikeouts … Threw a complete game shutout against The Citadel (April 17) and fanned 10 batters before a national ESPN3 audience … Tallied a career-high 12 strikeouts against VMI (May 21) in the first round of the conference tournament … Recorded double-digit strikeouts four times in his 15 appearances … Produced seven quality starts … Tossed seven scoreless innings in UNCG’s 17-2 series-opening victory over defending Southern Conference champion Western Carolina (March 20) … Pitched into the seventh inning 12 times during the season.
2014 (Sophomore): Served as UNCG’s Friday starter in the weekend rotation and turned in a 3.64 earned run average over 14 appearances and 93 innings pitched … Started 13 contests … Was called upon for a relief appearance in the Spartans’ season opener against Duke (Feb. 18) … Threw his first career complete game in the series opener against Western Carolina (April 4) … Picked up victories over Georgetown (Feb. 28), at Georgia Southern (April 11) and vs. Elon (April 25) … Tallied a career-high eight strikeouts in games against Princeton (March 15) and Western Carolina … Produced multiple strikeouts in all but one outing … Notched seven quality starts, including four straight from Feb. 28-March 12 … Did not give up an earned run in 13 innings pitched at Georgia Tech (Feb. 21) and against Georgetown … Eclipsed the 100-pitch plateau 11 times … Pitched into the seventh inning on nine occasions.
2013 (Freshman): Turned in a stellar rookie season for the Spartans, making 26 appearances and throwing 30.2 innings … amassed a 5-1 record while posting two saves … named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team … produced a 2.05 ERA – the lowest of any Spartan who hurled at least 30 innings … allowed just seven earned runs as opponents batted only .253 off of him … struck out 25 batters while walking only five … gave up just one earned run in his last nine outings and allowed only four extra-base hits the entire campaign … earned victories against UNC Asheville (Feb. 20), Georgia Southern (March 29), Appalachian State (April 13), Samford (May 4) and The Citadel (May 17) … helped the Spartans down No. 16 NC State (March 19) on the road, throwing an inning and a third with four strikeouts and no earned runs allowed … tallied multiple strikeouts on seven occasions … did not give up a home run the entire season … garnered saves at Davidson (April 20) and against The Citadel (May 18) in the Spartans’ home and season finale … limited opponents to one earned run or less in all but one appearance.
High School: Starred for Johnson City Senior High School under head coach Dave Buchak and earned a spot on the varsity squad as an eighth grader ... tabbed a 2011 Perfect Game honorable mention All-America and a 2012 Northeast Region Second-Team selection … was named All-Southern Tier Athletic Conference (STAC) and set a school record as a sophomore with a.556 batting average while also recording an on base percentage of .600 ... helped lead his team to a STAC division title, despite missing time due to an ankle injury ... also produced the highest batting average for the Wildcats all five seasons of his prep career ... during his senior campaign, Clark paced Johnson City to a 15-6 record – including a 10-2 STAC mark ... the Wildcats advanced to the Section 4 finals after a 6-0 win over Oswego Free Academy.
Personal: Full name is Ryan A. Clark … Born Dec. 9, 1993 … Majoring in management and marketing.