29 - Ryan Kennedy Height: 6-0
    Weight: 185
    Hometown: Punta Gorda, Fla.
    Bat/Throw: R/L
    Position: Pitcher photo         Could be in the thick of the competition for a starting spot in the pitching rotation despite being on campus less than two months ... Transferred to Tech from the University of Florida where he was redshirted last season ... Entered school in January and has four years of eligibility ... Is a welcome addition to the Tech staff ... Gives the Hokies another much-needed left-hander ... A polished performer who knows how to pitch ... Has good location ... Can throw three pitches for strikes ... Coaches must figure where he best fits in ... Has a chance to make an early impact ...

    Florida: Was redshirted while attending the University of Florida as a freshman in 2001-02 ...

    High School: Posted a 26-4 pitching mark during four varsity seasons for Coach Dave Tollett at Charlotte High ... Was named third-team all-state as a senior and honorable mention as a junior ... Finished his senior season 8-3 with a 1.95 earned run average and 92 strikeouts in 70 innings ... Was 9-1 on the mound his junior year ... Posted a 1.67 ERA and fanned 74 batters in 54 innings ... Pitched a perfect game during the district playoffs ... Had a combined 16-1 record during summer competition in 2000 and 2001 ...

    Personal: Ryan Matthew Kennedy ... Born 4/18/83 in Ft. Myers, FL ... Son of Steve and Lauri Kennedy ... Enrolled in interdisciplinary studies.

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