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Freshman Dees throws five shutout innings in first career Big Ten start
Nittany Lions beat Villanova, thunderstorms
Seven-run second, senior pitchers secure win
Nittany Lions snap skid
Three-run sixth proves to be the difference
Season: Started 22 of 23 games at shortstop before an injury ended his season ... Went 8-for-16 in final six games of his season. At No. 1 TCU (2/17-19): Started each game of the series at shortstop... Collected his first career hit in game two of the series. Vs. Xavier (2/24-26): Recorded his first career RBI in game two of the series while reaching base in three out of the four games. At Pacific (3/4-6): Scored a run in each game of the series while driving in an RBI in game two. Columbia (3/24-26): Went 6-for-13 in the four-game series, including a 3-for-3 game in the series opener ... Collected two RBIs and scored four times. Ohio State (4/8): Went 2-for-3 with an RBI in victory.
Three-year letterwinner at St. Edward High School for head coach Matt Rosinksi on the left side of the infield … Only sophomore named to the USA Today All-Ohio first team in 2014 … Greater Cleveland Coach’s Association All-Star Game Selection in 2016 … Entered senior year as Preseason All-Ohio honorable mention … Team captain and MVP as a senior, leading team batting .342 with five doubles and 20 stolen bases … Helped team to 2014 and 2015 district championships … Also a three-year letterwinner in football at defensive back and wide receiver … Member of 2014 OHSAA D1 State Football Champion team … Earned high honors academically all four years of high school … Volunteered with the Cleveland Browns Adapted Football League in 2015.
Full name is Ryan Joseph Weisenseel … Born September 9, 1997 in Cleveland, Ohio … Parents are Ryan and Amy Weisenseel … Has two siblings, Alec and Elena … Cousin, Brad, played football at Mercyhurst; Uncle, Randy, played football at Dayton and Aunt, Rosalie, played volleyball at Edinboro … Intends to major in business management.