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Ryan Garton
Ryan  Garton


New Port Richey, FL

High School:
J.W. Mitchell HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170





Three Former Owls Invited to Spring Training Camps

Alvarez, Garton, Gomber to attend Spring Training


Kyle Miller Drafted by the Chicago Cubs

He brings the 2015 total to four draftees


More than 150 FAU Student-Athletes Recognized by the SBC

153 achieved a 3.0 or higher in 2011-12


2012 Baseball Top Ten Highlights: No. 2 - Owls Make History at Alabama

FAU's sweep at Alabama marked the first time since 1899 a team had swept a three-game non-conference series at Alabama


2012 Baseball Top Ten Highlights: No. 8 -- Ryan Garton's Consistency

Senior tied for SBC lead with nine victories and earned first-team all-conference honors

Junior (2011): Was team's No. 1 starting pitcher after focusing exclusively on pitching. He spent the first two years as an outfielder/pitcher...tied with R.J. Alvarez for most starts (15)...posted a winning record for the second consecutive season with 5-4 record...had most productive outing with one unearned run over eight innings in home victory over Louisiana-Monroe (4/15)...scattered four hits and one unearned run in 7.1 innings in a no-decision at Arkansas State (4/21)...allowed two runs in six quality innings of regular-season meeting with Western Kentucky (5/6)...struck out five batters in seven innings in home win over Arkansas-Little Rock (5/13)...had a season-high eight strikeouts against Monmouth (3/4) and South Alabama (4/8)...struck out 54 batters overall on the season in 76.2 innings...helped lead Bethesda Big Train to a summer collegiate national championship as decided by Perfect Game.

Sophomore (2010): Hard-throwing right-hander with a solid breaking ball...came on strong at the end of the season and took over for teammate Taylor Everist as team's No 1 starting pitcher during series at Louisiana...appeared in 17 games (10 starts) and went 7-3 with a 4.87 ERA, 70 strikeouts and only 27 walks in 81.1 innings...finished second on team in wins behind Mike Gipson (8)...struck out 11 batters in relief of team's victory over Troy (3/12)...the 11 strikeouts was the most in one game by any FAU pitcher during the 2010 season...earned his first victory as a starter with an outstanding performance against MTSU (4/2), pitching eight innings and allowing only one run off nine hits, one walk and 10 strikeouts...allowed one run over seven innings in a victory over Arkansas State (4/30)...pitched seven innings and allowed two runs in a victory over South Alabama (5/7)...started the opening game of the Sun Belt Tournament against WKU (5/26)...earned the win in the NCAA Gainesville Regional victory over Bethune-Cookman (6/5)...spent summer playing for Colombia Blowfish of the Coastal Plains League.

Freshman (2009):
Appeared in 18 games out of the bullpen as a reliever and recorded 18 strikeouts in 22 innings... also started one game in left field and another as a designated hitter... one of just two two-way players on FAU's 2009 roster... showed signs late in the year of becoming a reliable arm out of the bullpen... enjoyed six straight scoreless appearances from April 21 to May 12...struck out a season-high five hitters at Arkansas State (5/9) during a season-high 3 2/3 scoreless innings in a key Sun Belt Conference road series in early May... allowed just three extra-base hits and issued only seven walks.

High School: Was a two-way standout player at J.W. Mitchell High School in one of the toughest divisions in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area (Class 6A, District 7)...had outstanding senior season as a starting pitcher, with 12 and 13 single-game strikeout performances and a 1.54 an infielder, established a school record for runs scored in one game and finished his career second all-time at J.W. Mitchell in hits...participated in Under Armour Preseason All-America Tournament and Under Armour Southeast Regional Wood Bat Tournament...named a top pro prospect by Perfect Game U.S.A...also played varsity football... outstanding prep student, earning All-Sunshine Athletic Conference academic honors.

Personal: Accounting major...born in Clearwater, FL...son of Lori and Ed Garton.

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