Columbia Baseball BIO
28 Ricky Kleban

2013: Threw five innings in four appearances, posting a 3.60 ERA … Did not allow a run in one inning of action at Lamar (3/2/13) … Threw two hitless innings of relief at Miami (3/19/13) … Struck out two batters at Rutgers (4/2/13) … Allowed just one hit in a scoreless inning of work in 14-1 win over Penn (4/26/13).

2012: Made three appearances on the monud ... pitched 1/3 scoreless in second game at San Jose State ... gained the win with a scoreless inning of relief in Columbia's 9-6 victory at St. John's.

2011: Saw action in five games in relief ... tossed a scoreless inning and two-thirds in season dubut at South Alabama ... gained the win in 8-7 victory at Rollins, finishing the game with two scoreless frames, allowing a hit and a walk ... allowed two runs and struck out a batter in three innings in game two at Fordham.

2010: Made four appearances on the hill ... struck out first batter he faced in first collegiate appearance at Winthrop ... fanned a pair in a scoreless inning of work in 9-0 combined shutout of St. Peter's.

At Blessed Trinity: Four-year baseball letterwinner ... also played three years of football ... first team all-county ... three-time Georgia Dugout Club Player of the Week as a senior ... won team's Defensive Player of the Year award as a senior ... team reached the Georgia AAA State Elite Eight in senior year ... hit .426 with nine home runs and 32 RBI as a junior.

Personal: Psychology major ... intends to pursue a career in sports medicine ... graduated magna cum laude ... father holds the Penn State record in the decathlon ... grandfather also graduated from Penn State, where he played football ... son of Debbie and Rick Kleban ... Richard Michael Kleban, b. March 11, 1991 in Atlanta.

Year ERA W-L App. GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO
2010 15.00 0-1 4 0 0 0/1 0 3.0 5 5 5 1 3
2011 4.15 1-0 5 0 0 0/0 0 8.2 5 6 4 7 2
2012 4.50 1-0 3 0 0 0/0 0 2.0 2 1 1 2 0
2013 3.60 0-0 4 0 0 0/0 0 5.0 4 2 2 5 2
Total 5.79 2-1 16 0 0 0/1 0 18.2 16 14 12 15 7
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Blessed Trinity
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