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Infielder/Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Phelan, Calif.
High School: Los Osos


2018: Earned All-ACC Academic Team honors for the second straight year ... Named to the 2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Part of Duke's weekend rotation for the second straight season, making 15 appearances with 13 starts ... Went 5-4 with a 5.08 ERA ... Totaled 51 strikeouts over 67.1 innings ... Turned in a quality start in his first outing of the season, allowing one earned run in 6.0 innings at Vanderbilt Feb. 17 ... Struck out a career-high eight batters his next time out Feb. 24 versus Bucknell ... Allowed two runs over 7.0 innings to earn the win against Cornell March 3 ... Matched his career high with eight strikeouts in a over 6.0 innings in a quality start against Notre Dame April 1 ... Pitched 7.0 scoreless innings April 29 at Virginia Tech, striking out six without issuing a walk ... Earned wins against Cornell (March 3), NC State (April 22), Virginia Tech (April 29) and Gardner-Webb (May 6) ... Elected team captain.

2017: Named to the All-ACC Academic Team ... Tabbed to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Made 13 starts on the mound, going 4-3 with a 3.30 ERA ... Allowed 27 earned runs in 73.2 innings ... Struck out 43 batters and walked 17 ... Ranked 12th in the ACC in ERA, fifth in walks allowed and third in doubles allowed ... The only ACC pitcher to 1.0 innings per game and not allow a home run ... Yielded just 10 extra base hits (seven doubles and three triples) all season ... Limited opposing batters to a .233 batting average ... Led the team in ERA, opposing batting average and wins ... Notched six quality starts: Army West Point (Feb. 26), Princeton (March 5), Miami (April 2), Boston College (April 16), Notre Dame (April 29) and Virginia (May 25) ... Also started three games at second base ... Went 1-for-12 (.083) witha walk and a stolen base.. 

2016: Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 37 games with 16 starts ... All 16 starts came at second base ... Hit .203 (14-for-69) with four doubles and five RBI ... Scored seven runs and drew nine walks ... Went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI March 5 versus Toledo ... Had two hits in three at bats with two runs and two walks March 15 against UMES ... Ranked fifth on the team with 16 relief appearances on the mound ... Posted a 1-0 record and 1.50 ERA over 18.0 innings ... Allowed three earned runs, struck out nine batters and issued 11 walks ... Picked up the win March 29 against Liberty, pitching 2.0 scoreless innings in relief ... Came out of the bullpen to fan 2015 ACC Player of the Year Will Craig with runners on in the bottom of the eighth, helping preserve Duke’s 3-2 victory ... Pitched a season-high 3.0 innings May 10 against Longwood ... Played for the Corona Adrenaline of the Pacific Coast Collegiate League over the summer, earning a spot in the all-star game and finishing second in the league’s home run derby.

2015: Appeared in 27 games, starting two at third base and one on the mound … Saw time at third base, second base, shortstop and pitcher … Hit .333 (4-for-12) with three doubles and two RBI … Scored three runs and drew two walks … Notched his first career hit April 5 at then-No. 12 Miami … Knocked a pinch-hit leadoff double in the ninth May 9 at Virginia to instigate a six-run Duke rally … Took the mound in 16 games and turned in a 2.55 ERA and 2-1 record … Allowed five earned runs over 17.2 innings … Struck out 12 batters and issued five walks … Made his collegiate debut Feb. 25 against N.C. Central, playing second base and pitching an inning … Made his first career start on the mound March 3 versus Liberty, tossing a scoreless first inning in the no decision … Earned his first career win March 24 at Liberty after tossing 1.1 scoreless innings in relief … Threw three scoreless innings to pick up a victory April 7 against Davidson … Also went 2-for-3 at the plate in that contest against the Wildcats with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored … Went a season-high 3.1 innings against Boston College, limiting the Eagles to three hits while striking out a season-high five batters … Played for the Wisconsin Woodchucks of the Northwoods League over the summer.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at Los Osos High School in Rancha Cucamonga, Calif. … Three-year team captain … Three-time all-league honoree, earning first team distinction in 2013 and 2014 … Scholar Athlete Award recipient … Named 2013 team defensive MVP … Tabbed team MVP in 2014 … Earned Southern California all-area accolades as a senior … Ranked in the top 230 prospects nationally and top 40 players at his position by Perfect Game …2014 Perfect Game California All Region first team selection … Named Perfect Game 2013 Underclass High Honorable Mention and 2012 Perfect Game Underclass Honorable Mention … Tabbed a Top Prospect at the Perfect Game Elite National Showcase and Underclass Showcase … AP Scholar.

Personal: Born Ryan Thomas Day on July 4, 1996 in Chino, Calif. … The son of Bill and Teri Day … Has one older sister (Kristen) ... Majoring in sociology with a minor in philosophy and a certificate in markets and management studies.


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