- Ryan Lockwood
- 5' 11"
- Lutz, Fla.
- 175 lbs.
Major: Social and Behavioral Sciences
(2007): Was redshirted in his first season on the Florida campus.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner for head coach John Crumbley at Jesuit High School…The Tigers reached the final four of the state tournament all four years of his prep career…Achieved second-team all-state honors in Class 4A last season and appeared on the Watch List for the Rawlings Defensive Player of the Year…Was a three-time all-county selection…Played a key role in the Tigers' run to the semifinals of the 2005 state tournament and the championship of the Bishop Moore Catholic Challenge… In 30 games as a junior, he had a .400 average with 27 runs batted in and a team-high 23 stolen bases on his way to honorable mention all-state accolades in Class 3A…Picked as the St. Petersburg Times Prep Athlete of the Month for April and represented the East team at the prestigious Baseball Express Cape Cod High School Classic on July 29, 2005, in Wareham, Mass…As a sophomore, Lockwood hit .370 with 18 RBI and 15 thefts as Jesuit reached the state semis…Competing for the All-American Prospects, his squad claimed the 17-and-Under World Wood Bat Association (WWBA) Championships at East Cobb in Marietta, Ga…Also participated in the East Coast Professional Showcase…Was a member of the National Honor Society and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Jesuit.
PERSONAL: Ryan James Lockwood was born Dec. 18, 1987, in San Antonio, Texas…His parents are Bill and Tristan Lockwood…His father played minor league baseball in the Pittsburgh Pirates' organization after attending Washington State…Has a younger brother, Nick, 15…Favorite baseball player is Eric Byrnes of the Arizona Diamondbacks because he "plays all out, all the time"…Majoring in social and behavioral sciences.