Senior hurler tosses third shutout, fourth complete game of the season
Long wins again, pitches seven strong innings
Schneider, Tassi put in strong starts
Senior throws third complete game in a row
Senior hurler throws second-straight complete game
2012: One of seven UWM regulars over .300, finishing at .305 in 41 games, making 35 starts ... scored 19 runs and drove in 16 ... posted career-highs across the board ... recorded 39 hits, including 11 doubles ... made just one error in the field all season ... went 2-for-2 with two RBI's against UALR March 9 to begin a season-high eight-game hitting streak ... went 12-for-27 (.444) in the stretch ... tied what was his career-high with three hits against Valparaiso March 25 ... led off the 10th inning with a double the previous day to break up what was a no-hitter being thrown against UWM ... had two hits - including a home run - against Wright State April 15 ... went 9-for-20 (.450) the first five games of May, including a three-hit game at Butler May 13 where he drove in a career-high four runs ... set a career-high in hits during a perfect 4-for-4 showing against Butler May 24 in the Horizon League Tournament ... tied career-best with three runs scored that day and also had a pair of doubles ... drove in the tying run in the ninth to force extra innings against Wright State May 25 at the tournament ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team after batting .284 in 33 games, making 24 starts overall ... scored 13 runs and drove in 10 on 27 hits ... made just one error in 186 chances in the field ... made a quick first impression, going 2-for-5 with three RBI in his UWM debut at Tennessee Feb. 20 ... singled in his second at bat and hit a home run in his third, sending just the seventh pitch of his collegiate career over the fence down the leftfield line ... two hits against Illinois State Feb. 27 ... put together a season-best six-game hitting streak March 27-April 22, batting .364 (8-for-22) in the stretch ... posted two-hit games against UIC April 8 and Cleveland State April 15 ... best game offensively came against Youngstown State May 6, going 3-for-5 with three runs scored and an RBI ... started the final two games of the season at the Horizon League Tournament and went 4-for-7 (.571) at the plate.
High School: Wisconsin Baseball Coaches Association district and summer state player of the year ... hit .431 with 32 RBI, 42 runs, a .642 slugging percentage while also walking 25 times ... helped team to Classic 8 Conference title, reach state for the first time in three years and advance to the semifinals, finishing 28-7 overall ... First-Team WBCA All-State ... Waukesha Freeman Athlete of the Year and Wisconsin Old Timers Baseball Association Player of the Year ... in four seasons, he finished with a composite batting average of .451, had 132 RBIs and 14 home runs ... named First Team WBCA All-State as a junior, batting .461, hitting eight home runs, driving in 41 runs and recording a .775 slugging percentage ... All-Classic Eight Conference and all-district selection as a junior, he earned second team all-league and honorable mention all-district honors as a sophomore after batting .473 with 41 RBI ... Milwaukee Journal Sentinel All-Area baseball team selection ... averaged 15 points a game as an all-conference basketball player ... high honor roll member ... also first-team all-state in volleyball as a senior when he was league player of the year ... all-state academic team.
Personal: Son of Shane and Lisa Solberg ... nickname is "Ryno" ... dad played college baseball at UW-La Crosse ... a kinesiology major ... chose UWM because it is the highest level of baseball in the state and for the physical therapy program ... lists volleyball, basketball and mountain biking as hobbies ... career goal is to go as far as he can with baseball and become a physical therapist ... born Sept. 15, 1991.