HIGH SCHOOL: Was a two-year letterwinner at Conestoga High School ... Had a phenomenal senior season, as he led his team to the Central League Championship, along with a PIAA State Championship ... Batted .408 with a team-leading 35 RBIs his senior year ... Was named All-Central League, All Main Line and All-County ... Was also a three-year letterwinner in soccer, where he served as team captain his senior year ... Academic Honor Roll every semester in high school ... Principal's Award for Scholarship and Citizenship ... Member of Peer Mediation Team.
PERSONAL: Full name is Ryan Richter ... Born on May 30, 1993 in Wayne, Pa. ... Parents are Bill and Colleen Richter ... Has two brothers, Stephen (22) and Tommy (16) ... Brother, Stephen, plays baseball at the University of Delaware.
WHY PENN STATE:"I chose Penn State because of its good academics, cool atmosphere, and great reputation."