Ryne Lovdahl - 23
Ryne Lovdahl

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Purvis, Miss.

High School:
Purvis

Last College:
Pearl River CC

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190

Position:
3B

Birthdate:
08/23/1985

B/T:
R/R


AS A SENIOR (2007)
Played in 58 games, starting in 57 ... tied for the team-lead with 47 RBI, while ranking second in batting average at .338 ... led the club in home runs for the second straight year with five ... totaled 13 doubles and two triples ... boasted a slugging percentage of .484 and an on base percentage of .409 ... had 20 multiple-hit games and a team-best 13 multi-RBI games ... hit .316 in C-USA play ... hit .415 with 34 RBI in games UAB won ... recorded a hit in each of the team's two games at the Conference USA Tournament May 24 & 23 ... went 4-for-5 with three runs scored and an RBI against No. 29 East Carolina May 17 ... combined to go 5-for-14 with six RBI and three doubles at Marshall May 11-13 ... was 1-for-2 with two RBI and a home run at Troy May 8 ... was 2-for-5 with an RBI, a double and a run scored at Southern Miss April 21 ... went 6-for-14 with four runs scored and two RBI in the team's three-game series against Memphis April 13-15 ... was 5-for-12 for the Blazers' series at Houston April 6-8 ... began Conference USA play by going 3-for-5 with four runs scored, two RBI and two doubles against UCF March 30 ... had a 4-for-5 outing with two RBI and two runs scored at Kennesaw State March 16 ... caught fire against Furman March 9-11, going 6-for-11 with two home runs, seven RBI and three runs scored in the three games ... was 2-for-5 with an RBI at Mississippi State ... was 2-for-4 with a double and a triple at No. 14 Arizona State Feb. 23 ... had a 4-for-4 showing with three runs scored at Alabama A&M Feb. 20 ... spoke to students at Lee Elementary as part of UAB's Blazer Classroom Connection program.

AS A JUNIOR (2006)
Played in 52 games, starting in 51 ... hit .274 for the year with a slugging percentage of .452 and an on-base percentage of .350 ... had a team-best eight home runs to go along with 29 RBI ... finished with nine doubles and one triple ... was strong defensively with a fielding percentage of .963, while making 165 putouts to rank him second on the team in that category ... stretched out a double and then scored in the team's Conference USA Tournament game versus Memphis on May 25 ... against Tulane on May 20, he went 2-for-4 with three runs scored ... was 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored at Memphis on May 6 ... combined to go 5-for-12 in a three-game series with Houston April 28-29 in which he drove in five runs and hit two homers while crossing home plate four times ... caught fire at the plate against Rider as he went 3-for-5 with two home runs and five RBI on March 11 one day after going 4-for-5 against Rider ... had a stretch of six straight games (March 4-11) in which he compiled 10 putouts or more, highlighted by a 16-put out performance against Mercer on March 4 ... went 2-for-3 with three RBI at Samford in just his third career start on March 1.

PEARL RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Played two seasons for coach Jay Artigues at Pearl River Community College in Poplarville, Miss. ... named second-team all-state in 2004 and 2005 ... helped Wildcats win 2004 state championship ... team finished second at 2005 state championship ... hit .371 with six home runs, 20 doubles, 44 RBI and 60 runs scored as a sophomore in 2005.

PURVIS HIGH SCHOOL
Played four years for coach Tony Farlow at Purvis High School in Purvis, Miss. ... named first-team all-district, all-area and all-state as a junior and senior ... batted .453 with four home runs and 18 stolen bases as a senior in 2003 ... helped Tornadoes capture 2002 South State championship ... named Who's Who Among American High School Students.

PERSONAL
Ryne Shea Lovdahl ... born Aug. 23, 1985 in Purvis, Miss. ... parents are Terry and Patrice Lovdahl ... majoring in health sciences.

Lovdahl's Career Stats


Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2006....  .274  53-52   197   28   54   9   1   8   29   89  .452  17   7  42   5  .350   2   2   0-1    149  57   8  .963
2007....  .338  58-57   219   50   74  13   2   5   47  106  .484  21   8  30   6  .409   4   2   0-1     63  90  25  .860
TOTAL...  .308 111-109  416   78  128  22   3  13   76  195  .469  38  15  72  11  .381   6   4   0-2    212 147  33  .916


 
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