11 Ryan Brenner
11 Ryan Brenner
Birth Date: 09/26/1990
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Manhasset, N.Y.
High School: Chaminade
Position: C
2009: Made 22 appearances, including 20 starts...Started 18 games behind the plate, batting .211 with one home run and 12 RBI...Was hit by a pitch 10 times to lead the team...Went 2-for-5 with two doubles, an RBI and two runs scored on March 9 at Maryland-Baltimore County...Hit a two-run home run, the first of his career, in the March 17 win at Towson...Was a perfect 3-for-3 with two doubles and an RBI at Cornell on March 31...Went 3-for-4, scoring two runs, in game two of an April 19 doubleheader against Dartmouth...Drove in two runs with a double on April 26 at Brown.

Stuper Says: "Ryan will log quite a few innings in quite a few places. His best position is behind the plate, but he will see time at third, DH, and in the outfield . He is an outstanding hitter already with a very solid approach. I expect he will be in the lineup right away."

Getting to Know Ryan

Parents' Names: Marc and Suzanne Brenner
Major: Undeclared
Best Athletic Moment: Winning the league championship my junior year of high school
Favorite MLB Team: New York Mets
Favorite MLB Player: David Wright
Favorite Quote: "Do today what others won't, so you can do tomorrow what others can't"
One word to describe yourself as a player: Aggressive
Why Yale?: The combination of a world class education, great campus and students and the opportunity to play Division I baseball.

Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2009....  .211  22-20    57   12   12   6   0   1    7   21  .368   6  10  10   1  .384   0   0   1-2    108  10   3  .975
TOTAL...  .211  22-20    57   12   12   6   0   1    7   21  .368   6  10  10   1  .384   0   0   1-2    108  10   3  .975