Omaha Baseball BIO
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Ryan Cate
Player Profile:
Ryan Cate 1798062
Position: UTL/RHP
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Burke
Honors and Awards
•First-team All-Summit (2016)

As a Sophomore (2016)
First-team All-Summit as a utility player…Appeared in 52 games, starting 47…Batted .317 with seven doubles, one triple, five home runs, 21 runs scored and 31 RBI…Registered 15 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games…Also made 15 mound appearances in relief…Led the team in saves (five) and ranked fourth in the league in that category…Went 1-2 with a 5.28 ERA over 15.1 innings of work…Homered vs. Eastern Michigan (Feb. 19) in his first game of the season…Made his first mound appearance of the year and earned the save vs. EMU (Feb. 20), striking out two with no walks or hits allowed in an inning of scoreless relief…Had a 3-for-5 day at the plate vs. Saint Louis (Feb. 26), scoring twice and driving in a pair of runs…Picked up his second save vs. Morehead State (Feb. 27)…Finished 3-for-6 with a run and four RBI at Air Force (March 9), tallying a double and a home run in the game…Earned his third save vs. Iowa (March 11), holding the Hawkeyes scoreless over the final inning with one hit…Grabbed save No. 4 vs. North Dakota (March 25), keeping the Bison to two hits over the final 1.1 innings…Went 3-for-5 with a homer, two runs scored and three more driven in at South Dakota State (April 9)…Threw a season-long 2.1 innings vs. Air Force (April 26), allowing one run and a walk while fanning two en route to his fifth save of the season…Swatted four hits in a 4-for-5 performance at Western Illinois (May 14), scoring once and driving in a pair of runs…Also went 4-for-5 with an RBI vs. Oral Roberts (May 19).

As a Redshirt Freshman (2015)
Started 47 games in his inaugural season as a Maverick…Batted .289 with 11 doubles, a triple, a home run, 18 runs scored, 33 RBI and 10 walks...A perfect 4-for-4 in stolen base attempts…Had 15 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI performances…Also made three mound appearances, going 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA over 6.0 relief innings…Went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI vs. North Dakota (March 8)…Over a three-game series vs. South Dakota State (March 13-15), went a combined 6-for-12 at the plate with a run scored and six RBI…Opened the series going 2-for-4 with an RBI…Followed up with a 2-for-3 effort with a run and three RBI…Closed the weekend against the Jacks going 2-for-5 with a pair of runs driven in…Finished 3-for-5 with two doubles at Fort Wayne (April 10)…The next day, was 2-for-4 with a run and three RBI against the Mastodons…Hit his first career homer vs. Fort Wayne (April 24)…Made his mound debut vs. Oral Roberts (May 1), throwing one inning and allowing one hit…Had a perfect 4-for-4 day vs. ORU (May 3), scoring once and driving in another run…Went 3-for-4 with a run at North Dakota State (May 15)…Threw a season-long 3.0 innings at North Dakota State (May 16)…Struck out a season-high three batters in 2.0 innings of work vs. Incarnate Word (May 21)…Capped his season with a 2-for-4 day against the Cardinals (May 23), adding a run and two RBI…Closed the year on a nine-game hitting streak from May 3 to May 23.

As a Freshman (2014)
Redshirted.

Burke High School

Four-year letterwinner for Coach Scott Hodges...All-state selection as a senior after earning honorable mention accolades as a sophomore and junior...Helped the Bulldogs to back-to-back state tournament appearances in his junior and senior seasons...As a sophomore, hit over .400 in helping his team to a district runner-up finish...Member of the honor roll.

Personal
Born March 14, 1995 to Mike and Kelly Cate in Charlotte, N.C....Has one brother, Tyler, and one sister, Haylee...Father was a four-year letterwinner in football at Davidson...Hobbies include hunting and fishing...Majoring in general studies.
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