#19 Ryan Bull
AT NOTRE DAME (2012-PRESENT):Â Three-year monogram winner â€¦ looking to bounce back from tough 2014 season â€¦ has ability to be a very selective hitter â€¦ has power â€¦ proven clutch hitter at times throughout career â€¦ sported a 3.060 GPA heading into the 2015 spring semester.
HONORS & AWARDS:Â Third Team All-BIG EAST (2013) … BIG EAST Academic All-Star (2012).
JUNIOR SEASON (2014): Played in 45 games, making 31 starts between first base, the outfield and designated hitter â€¦ batted .212 with 22 hits, 10 RBI, five doubles, 14 runs scored and three homers â€¦ tied for first on team with 21 walks as part of a .341 on-base percentage â€¦ recorded 149 putouts with only six errors for a .964 fielding percentage â€¦ helped turn 20 double plays â€¦ collected six multi-hit games â€¦ hit .417 (10-for-24) as a leadoff hitter â€¦ went 2-for-4 with one RBI, a double, a homer and a two runs scored in the season opener at No. 24 Florida Atlantic (Feb 15) â€¦ had a pair of hits, a walk and run scored against Youngstown State (March 1) â€¦ was 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI in the final game at No. 1 Florida State (April 6) â€¦ cracked a homer as part of a two-RBI day at Maryland (May 3) â€¦ registered a pair of hits, a walk and a run scored against Clemson (May 11) â€¦ had game-winning RBI in the seventh inning as part of a two-hit performance against Pittsburgh (May 16) â€¦ one day later, blasted a walk-off homerun in the ninth inning to complete the Irish sweep of the Panthers in the season finale for both teams (May 17) â€¦ in 11 career games against the Panthers, Bull has two walk-off homers, a walk-off single and a game-winning RBI â€¦ earned a monogram.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013):Â Appeared in all 58 games, earning 57 starts … hit .319 (3rd – team) with 69 hits (3rd – team), 38 RBI (3rd – team), nine doubles, five triples (2nd – team), two homers, 27 walks (2nd – team), three sacrifice flies, three sacrifice bunts and 24 runs scored … finished with a .435 slugging percentage and a .395 on-base percentage … hit .368 against lefties (21-for-57), .302 against righties (48-for-159), .357 with runners in scoring position (40-for-112), .279 with the bases empty (29-for-104), .778 with the bases loaded (7-for-9), .382 as the leadoff batter (21-for-55), .372 (29-for-78) with runners in scoring position, .619 (13-for-21) with runner on third and less than two outs and .319 (22-for-69) with two outs … led team with 20 two-out RBI … finished fourth on the team with 15 multi-hit games … placed third on the squad with nine multi-RBI games … Irish were 2-0 with him at first base, 12-5 in left field, 10-12 in right field and 9-7 as the designated hitter … Notre Dame was also 7-4 when he batted in the two hole, 0-1 in the three hole, 2-0 at cleanup and 24-19 in the fifth spot … in BIG EAST play, started 23 of the 24 games and hit .299 with 26 hits, 18 RBI, one double, three triples, 12 walks, two sac bunts, one sac fly and seven runs scored … produced a 10-game hitting streak (third-longest on team during year) from April 24 – May 11 … started off the season with back-to-back three-hit games against Florida Gulf Coast and Ohio State (Feb. 16) … had monster game against Tulane (Feb. 24), going 4-for-5 with a homer, two RBI and three runs scored … four hits was a career best … a week later went 3-for-4 with a walk and run scored against UMass (March 1) … had two walks, a hit by pitch, a sac bunt and two runs scored in Notre Dame’s win over No. 10 Oklahoma (March 10) … went 3-for-4 with a career-best five RBI against Villanova (April 7) … totaled two hits (2-for-2), a double, two walks, two RBI and two runs scored against Quinnipiac (April 21) … went 3-for-5 with a triple, three RBI and a run scored against Connecticut (April 26) … totaled three RBI against USF (May 5) … had five hits, five RBI and two runs scored total in back-to-back games against St. John’s (May 12) and Western Michigan (May 14) â€¦ earned a monogram.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012):Â Saw action in 54 games and started 52, including 11 in left field, eight in right field and 33 as the designated hitter … batted .254 (48-for-189) with 18 runs scored, eight doubles, one home run and 19 RBI … added 27 walks, eight hit by pitch, four sacrifice flies and one stolen base (in three attempts) … recorded 59 total bases, posted a .312 slugging percentage and .364 on-base percentage … had a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage … did not commit an error on 21 fielding chances with one assist and 20 putouts … led the Irish in sacrifice flies and ranked second in walks … in BIG EAST games only, ranked tied for third in walks (15) and sacrifice flies (three)started all 27 BIG EAST games … batted .270 (27-for-100) with 11 runs scored, four doubles, one home run and 10 RBI … recorded 34 total bases, posted a .340 slugging percentage and .372 on-base percentage … successful on 10 of 16 RBI opportunities with a runner on third base and less than two outs … advanced 53 base runners on 103 attempts, good for a percentage of .515 … registered 11 multi-hit games, including a trio of three-hit outings (Pittsburgh, March 23; Georgetown-1, April 20; St. John’s-2, April 27) collected one multi-RBI games … reached base in 44 of the 54 games in which he saw action … Notre Dame went 28-24 when Bull started (18-15 at designated hitter, 6-5 in left field and 4-4 in right field) … the Irish went 5-2 when Bull led off, 12-12 when he hit second, 1-0 when he batted sixth, 4-2 when he hit seventh and 0-1 when he batted eighth … collected an RBI in each of his first five career games … highlight of the season came with a solo, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat Pittsburgh on March 23 … first walk-off home run by an Irish player since 2010 … first freshman with a walk-off home run since Alec Porzel in 1998 â€¦ named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star â€¦ earned a monogram.
PREP & PERSONAL:Â Named 2011 Perfect Game Central Region All-American at Eden Prairie H.S. in Eden Prairie, Minnesota … 2011 Perfect Game nationally ranked top 500 … 2011 Rawlings Pre-Season All-American top 400 players … 2010 Perfect Game nationally ranked No. 328 overall and No. 3 in Minnesota … 2010 Power Showcase All-American Team (representing the state of Minnesota) … helped Eden Prairie to conference, sectional and state championship in 2010 … helped Eden Prairie to conference and sectional championship in 2009 … played for Tony Ruemmele at Eden Prairie … full name is Ryan Carl Bull … son of David and Leslie Bull … has a younger sister, Brittany … enrolled in Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in finance with a secondary major in computer applications from the College of Arts & Letters.
**Career Stats Attached Above As PDF (As Of May 17, 2014)**