Ryan Anderson '05
Whenever great Brossart Mustang baseball players of the past are
discussed, Ryan Anderson's name is always right near the top of
Ryan, who grew up around the game spending summer vacations
traveling from minor league park to minor league park watching
the grand old game, was groomed to be a baseball player from the
time he was a youngster.
He joined the ranks of the varsity Mustangs as a freshman and
saw action from the start.
One of his first games as a Brossart Mustang was played at
Applebee's Park as part of the then "Spring Break All "A" Classic"
where he was the starting catcher. During his freshman season he
served as a pitcher, 1st Baseman, and first string catcher when not
hurling or playing first.
He showed steady improvement as a hitter, going from .200 as a
freshman, to .330 as a sophomore, .354 as a Junior, and .383 his
senior season when he led the club in home runs with 9.
For his efforts that same season, he was named to the NKCA
All-Stars as both a First Baseman AND a Pitcher, all-NKAC
Conference, and PITCHER OF THE YEAR by the Kentucky Post.
It was on the mound where Anderson earned his reputation
as a blue-chipper. In the starting rotation all four years,
Anderson amassed a 20-13 record while getting the ball
against all of our top competition.
He will always be remembered for pitching 6 1/3rd perfect
innings against the highly favored Beechwood Tigers in the
9th/10th Region All "A" State Sectionals during his senior
season, earning his Mustangs a berth in the 2005 All "A"
State Tournament at Applebee's Park. There he came within
one strike of defeating the eventual State Champion,
Owensboro Catholic Aces.
Anderson's most impressive statistics might be his walk to
strikeout ratio, issuing 59 base on balls in his career while
whiffing 188, an average of just over one strikeout per
inning. During his senior season that figure exploded to 8:1
stikeouts over walks, striking out 64 while walking 8. He
pitched 58 and 2/3rds innings that season allowing only 13
earned runs for an ERA of 1.55. Only Justin Seiter's school
record mark of 1.05 in 2000 is better.
Anderson was honored by being selected to play in both the
Northern Kentucky Senior All-Star game where he sat down
the West All-Stars in order, including a strikeout, and to the
Kentucky State Senior All-Stars where he played a ten inning
Freshmen Season - 2002
Mustangs - Newcomer Of The Year
Sophomore Season - 2003
38th District Tournament - All Tournament Team
Mustangs - "Best Pitcher"
Junior Season - 2004
1st Team - NKBCA- Division II - Pitcher
1st Team - Northern Kentucky Junior All-Stars
Mustangs - "Best Pitcher"
Senior Season - 2005
10th Region - All "A" Tournament - MVP
1st Team - NKBCA-Division II - Pitcher
1st Team - NKBCA-Division II - 1st Baseman
1st Team - Northern Kentucky Senior All-Stars
1st Team - Kentucky Senior All-Stars
Mustangs - Most Valuable Player
Northern Kentucky Pitcher of the Year
During the summers of his college
seasons, Ryan played "Wood Bat
League" semi-proessional baseball
for several summers.
Upon graduation from college, Ryan
elected to stay involved in baseball,
returning to Vincennes
and Georgetown Colleges where he
served as pitching coach, recruiter,
In 2011 he became the base and
pitching coach for the Morehead City
Marlins, and in 2012 was named the
Manager of the DuBois County (Ind)
|Bombers where his team won a division championship in his first season.
Ryan has since married his wife Whitney, and moved to the Carolina coast
where they presently reside.
In addition to Ryan's baseball prowess, he was also a standout four year
Brossart Basketball Mustang, playing alongside of Evan McDole, Kevin Smith,
Steven McCarthy, Michael Schenck, Jason Cooper, and his baseball catcher,
Brett Riley on the 23-8, 23-6, and 18-6 Mustangs teams under Willie Schlarman,
and Mike Code's first year from 2002-05.
Ryan has been my longtime fishing partner, and employs state-of-the-art
equipment and techniques. He often makes the trek to Canada with us, and
schools we old-schoolers on how to pull trophy bass out of near-impossible
|doubleheader at U of L Field in Louisville.
He was also named the MVP of the 10th Region All "A"
Classic where he led the Mustangs to the 10th Region "A"
Title for the second consecutive time.
During the summers, Anderson played select traveling
league baseball for former major leaguer Walt Terrell and the
"Pitcher Of The Year"
NKBCA All-Star Team
Pitch And 1st Base
Junior and Senior
Senior All-Star Team
|Ryan Anderson played his college baseball at
Vincennes University in Vincennes, Indiana
(JUCO) during the 2006 and 2007 seasons. He
sported a 3-1 record for the Blazers during the
He then moved on to Georgetown College in
Georgetown, Ky. where he played out his college
2005 58.67 8 1 31 4 18 13 1.55 64 230 0.140 0.174 6
PLAYER AVG. AB HITS 2B 3B HR BB HBP RBI RUNS K's SAC SB E'S OB% SLG%
2005 .383 81 31 5 0 9 12 1 28 18 20 2 0 2 0.468 0.778
|High School Hitting Stats
|High School Pitching Stats