|Other College:||State College of Florida|
Major: Health Science
AS A SENIOR (2016): Appeared in five games (one in relief, two offensively and two as a defensive replacement) before incurring a season-ending injury...Threw 3.0 innings, earning the win, in the 11-10 Opening Day victory over Liberty (2/19)...Pinch hit against No. 11 Florida State (3/8).
AS A JUNIOR (2015): Appeared in 23 games, including 11 starts…Went 5-4 with a 3.47 ERA…Struck out 73 batters in 83.0 innings…Held opponents to a .264 batting average…Placed second in AAC conference play in hits allowed (29) and fourth in runs allowed (14)…Recorded first win of the season with 5.2 scoreless innings in 1-0 win at Bethune-Cookman (3/11)…Struck out season-high seven batters in 6.0 innings against Houston (5/21)...Finished the season with five consecutive starts of 6.0+ innings each (5/2 to 5/30).
AS A SOPHOMORE AT STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, MANATEE-SARASOTA (2014): Appeared in 19 games, including six starts…Went 6-0 with a 2.03 ERA and five saves…Also played 52 games, totaling two home runs and 29 RBIs.
AS A FRESHMAN AT FLORIDA STATE (2013): Played 13 games…Was 0-for-7 offensively with a run scored.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letter winner for head coach Landy Faedo at Alonso HS…Was an All-America Honorable Mention and team MVP as a senior, hitting .355 with seven home runs and 18 RBIs…Batted .388 as a junior with five home runs and 14 RBIs.
PERSONAL: Born Ryan Thomas Valdes on Aug. 22, 1993 in Tampa, Fla. …Parents are Kim and Javier…Has one brother, Trevor.VALDES’ CAREER HIGHS (as of 6/16/16)
Innings (Starter): 6.0, 7x, last at #3 Florida (5/30/15)
Innings (Reliever): 4.0, at FGCU (3/24/15)
Hits Allowed: 10, at #3 Florida (5/30/15)
Runs: 5, at #3 Florida (5/30/15)
Earned Runs: 5, at #3 Florida (5/30/15)
Walks: 6, at UCF (5/2/15)
Strikeouts: 7, vs. Houston (5/21/15)