Moved into the starting role at third base as a true freshman in 2012, but will make the move to first base during his sophomore campaign ... Standout offensive player who played in the infield and outfield during his high school career ... Competed for the Colton Nighthawks of the Connie Mack League in Riverside, Calif., during the summer of 2011 ... Hit .380 with three home runs ... Played in the 2010 Under Armor Team One Future Stars Game ... Listed among the top 10 on the Under Armor Team One Rising Prospects list.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2012
Made 47 of his 50 starts at third base ... Tied for the team lead with 11 doubles and second with four home runs ... Compiled a .405 on-base percentage ... Began his collegiate career by going 6-for-13 with two doubles and two RBI over SDSU's first three contests of the season vs. Washington ... Season-high four hits came vs. Air Force on March 30 when he also tied his personal best with two runs batted in ... Had three hits in a game on five occasions ... Was named the College Sports Madness Mountain West Player of the Week for the period of March 26-April 1 ... Over four games that week he went 9-for-16 (.572) with four runs scored and a pair of RBI ... Ranked third on the squad with 17 multiple-hit games during the season ... Put together an eight-game hitting streak (March 24-April 7) during which he batted .500 (16-for-32) with eight run scored, five RBI and a home run ... Season-high three RBI came against UNLV at the Mountain West Tournament on May 25 ... Scored four runs in win over TCU on May 26 ... Was hit by pitch on 13 occasion to tie for the third-most ever for an Aztec player ... Batted .378 in conference play with seven doubles and two home runs in 22 games ... Named to the Mountain West All-Academic Team.
Played a total of four seasons of varsity baseball at two high schools ... Spent his final two seasons at Mission Viejo High School where he was coached by Chris Ashbach ... Helped the Diablos to the Division 2 CIF Southern section title as a senior ... Had a .420 on-base percentage in limited action ... During his junior season was an all-South Coast League first-team selection and was named second-team all-county ... Batted .393 with 10 doubles, four home runs and 30 RBI over 28 contests ... Played in the North-South All-Star Game ... As a freshman and sophomore competed for La Quinta High School where he was coached by Bill Gadd ... A two-time all-Desert Valley League honoree ... As a sophomore batted .379 with 10 doubles, four triples and four home runs ... Drove in 26 runs and finished with a .445 on-base percentage and a .695 slugging mark ... Hit .378 as a freshman with four doubles, a home run and 12 runs batted in ... A scholar-athlete honoree all four years of high school with a 3.8 gpa.
Ryan Patrick Muno was born Nov. 30, 1992 in Torrance, Calif. ... Son of Mike and Kelly Muno ... Has a pair of cousins who were collegiate baseball standouts ... Danny Muno played at Fresno State while Kevin Muno played at University of San Diego ... Enjoys fishing and golfing ... Favorite athlete is New York Mets third baseman David Wright ... Was also recruited by Stanford, Cal State Fullerton, Arkansas, LSU and UNLV ... A business major at San Diego State.