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  Nate Ring

Nate Ring

Player Profile


Litchfield, Ariz.

High School:
Millennium HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170






Nate Ring started in 28 of the 44 games he competed in ... finished with a .306 average on 34 hits in his 111 at-bats ... scored 23 runs, hit 13 doubles and two home runs ... stole four bases and hit two sacrifice flies ... had 11 multiple hit games and five multiple RBI games ... possessed a hit streak of 11 games, the third longest on the team ... batted 2-for-4, scored for the first time on the season, and hit his first double as a Matador vs. East Carolina (3/10) ... had a hit and scored twice at LMU (3/12) ... went 2-for-4, drove in two Matadors, scored once, and hit his second double of the season at LMU (3/13) ... went 2-for-3, scored once, and drove in a run vs. LMU (3/14) ... went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, two doubles, and scored a run vs. Sacramento State (3/26) ... batted a perfect 3-for-3, scored twice, and hit another double vs. Sacramento State (3/27) ... had his 11 game hit-streak that started on 3/10 vs. East Carolina, ending on 3/28 vs. Sacramento State ... hit his eighth double of the season vs. UC Irvine (4/2) ... scored once and had a hit at Pepperdine (4/6, Gm. 2) ... went 2-for-4 with a double vs. Cal State Bakersfield (4/10) ... went 2-for-3 with a RBI, a double and a stolen base vs. Cal State Bakersfield (4/11) ... had two hits, including a double, and drove in two runs vs. Cal Poly (4/17) ... went 2-for-4, scored a run, and had a career-high three RBIs at Pacific (4/23) ... hit his second home run of the season at Pacific (4/25) ... batted 2-for-4, hit a double, and scored twice vs. UC Davis (4/30) ... hit another double and scored once vs. UC Davis (5/1) ... had a career-high seven at bats at UC Santa Barbara (5/7) ... had a hit and drew a walk at Cal State Fullerton (5/30).


Competed for one season on the soccer team and lettered as a forward ... played shortstop for coach Sam Mussina during his four years with the Tigers' baseball team ... Ring was a two-time First Team All-West Valley award recipient in addition to being named team MVP during his senior year ... finished with a .435 batting average and led the team in runs with 51.


Born September 23, 1991 to Lisa and Craig Ring ... has one older sibling, sister Shannon ... is the fourth member of his family to attend college as his sister currently attends UCLA, while his mother and father both graduated from Ohio State ... his cousin, Sean Ring competed for the baseball team at Ohio Wesleyan ... competed as a member of the Arizona Firebirds and Arizona Diamondbacks scout team ... favorites include the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James, Denzel Washington, Megan Fox, the television show "Entourage" and the movie "Gladiators" ... favorite food is steak and potatoes ... enjoys listening to Brooks and Dunn and Kenny Chesney ... hitting a walk-off last year when his team was down by a run is his greatest sports moment ... the best thing about being an athlete, he feels, is being recognized .. finds the early morning practices the most difficult thing to become adjusted to ... his favorite website is ... has met Randy Johnson ... would not mind being stranded on a desert island with Megan Fox ... his advice to others is to "out-work your competition" ... cannot imagine going a week without his cell phone ... considers his dad as his greatest hero because he has so much patience and wisdom ... currently majoring in Business Management.