- 6' 2
- 205 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Boston College HS
- Bridgewater, Mass.
Updated: April 24, 2017
- 2017 Brooks Wallace Award Watch List
2016: One of two Hokies to start in all 55 games (Phil Sciretta) and made them all at shortstop … Had 17 multi-hit games (tied for second most), including four games with three … Added eight multi-RBI games, including four games with three … Tied for the team-lead with eight multi-run scoring games, including a game with three and a season-high four versus Alcorn State (May 8) … Had a season-best eight-game hitting and reached base streak … Batted .284 (fourth on the team) with 56 hits (third), including a team-high 15 doubles, a triple (one of only four Hokies with a triple in 2016) and three home runs (T-third), for 82 total bases (fourth) and a .416 slugging percentage (third) … Scored a team-high 40 runs and added 31 RBIs (fourth) … Drew 27 walks (third) and was hit by eight pitches (T-second) for a .386 on-base percentage (fourth) … Also added four sacrifice flies (T-first) and a team-high seven sacrifice bunts … Was 0-for-1 on stolen base attempts … Scored three game-winning runs.
2015: Started 27 games, all at third base, while playing in 32 games total … Had six multi-hit games and three multi-run games … Had a season long four-game hitting streak and an eight-game reached base streak … Batted .245 with 23 hits, including five doubles, for 28 total bases and a .298 slugging percentage … Scored 15 runs and had four RBIs … Drew six walks and was hit by five pitches (third on the team) for a .324 on-base percentage … Had a team-high tying seven sacrifice bunts and was 1-for-1 on stolen base attempts … In four pinch-hit opportunities, went 1-for-2 with a double, and was hit by a pitch and had a sacrifice bunt.
2014: Made 24 starts – 22 at third and two at shortstop – and played in 31 games total… Had four multi-hit games, including one four-hit contest, two multi-RBI games and three multi-run scoring games … Ended the season on a five-game hitting streak and had a season-long seven-game reached base streak … Batted .232 with 19 hits, including two doubles, for 21 total bases and a .256 slugging percentage … Scored 13 runs and knocked in seven more … Drew 12 walks and was hit by a pitch twice for a .344 on-base percentage … Was 2-for-3 on stolen base attempts ... Scored two game-winning runs.
High School: Earned varsity letters all four years while playing for Coach Norm Walsh at Boston College HS … Was a three-time Catholic Conference all-star … also played varsity football and basketball for one season.
Personal: Ryan Floyd Tufts … Born July 27, 1994 in Brockton, Massachusetts … Son of Glenn and Margie Tufts … Has a younger sister, Julianne … Father was a minor league player in the Cleveland organization and is currently a pro scout for the San Francisco Giants ... Majoring in human nutrition, foods and exercise.