2006: Started 42 games for the Crusaders ... named Mid-Continent Conference Player of the Week on March 6 ... finished fifth in the Mid-Con hitting a team best .363 ... finished fifth in the league with nine homers ... tallied four three-RBI games ... posted a team-leading 31 runs batted in ... added a team high 13 doubles on the year ... went 5-for-5 at IPFW ... had 14 multi-hit games ... belted two homers in the season opener at Austin Peay.

2005: Saw action in 27 games for the Crusaders making 16 starts ... had multi-hit games against Maine and Oakland ... drove in two runs against North Dakota State ... scored twice against Maine.

2004: Started 50 of the 52 games played ... finished third on the team with 22 runs batted in ... had 11 extra base hits including a pair of homers ... had a .342 slugging percentage ... finished the season with 38 hits.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner for the Trojans ... earned All-State honors as a junior ... a two-time First Team All-Southeastern Conference selection.

Personal: Ryan is the son of Tim and Carol Manthei ... major is marketing ... born November 1, 1984.