Ryan Mintz

#39 Ryan Mintz

Pos. RHP
B/T R/R
Ht. 6-2
Wt. 180
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Lombard, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Willowbrook

2020: Made five appearances and two starts during the COVID-19 shortened season… Logged 17 2/3 innings while striking out 11… Made his collegiate debut by allowing one earned run over 2 1/3 frames on Feb. 15 at Western Kentucky… Made his first collegiate start on Feb. 28, holding Southern Miss to three runs over 6 1/3 innings… Notched a season-high five strikeouts in just three innings on March 10 at Alabama State, his final outing of the year.

Before Valpo: Earned all-conference and all-area honors in high school while helping his team to back-to-back regional championships… Won three varsity letters… Also competed in freshman football… Played travel baseball for the Chicago Pirates… Set his school’s record for career wins by a pitcher in the program's 60-year history... Earned the distinction of West Suburban Gold conference pitcher of the year in 2019... Was on the honor roll every semester in high school

Personal: Son of Brandi and Robert Mintz… Has three sisters and one brother... Majoring in computer engineering… Birthday is Dec. 27, 2000… Hobbies include snowboarding and other extreme sports and video games… Does magic tricks… Favorite food is chicken tenders, movie is 42, pro baseball team is the Chicago Cubs, MLB player is Javier Baez, musical group is the Red Hot Chili Peppers, TV show is Game of Thrones.