Will be one of the top returning hitters for the Blue Hens and will see time at third base in 2015.
Selected to third team All-Colonial Athletlic Association • apart of Delaware team that tallied a 26-27 overall record with a 10-10 CAA record which was good for a fourth place finish in the conference • started in 38 games and led the team with six home runs on the season • recorded sev•en doubles and scored 27 run•s • the third baseman had one stolen base and drove in 25 runs • tallied a season-high three RBI in Delaware's 10-9 defeat to Bryant on Mar. 22 • ••
Played in 15 games for the Blue Hens as a sophomore, receiving the starting nod on three occasions • started two games a third base and one as a designated hitter • owned a .308 batting average tallying four hits in 13 at bats • scored two runs and hit one home run • went a perfect 2 for 2 in stolen bases • recorded a three-game hitting streak • notched one multi-RBI game vs. George Mason on Apr. 7.
Appeared in 38 games (31 starts at third base and one at designated hitter) during freshman campaign with the Blue Hens • led Delaware to runner-up finish at the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament • made UD debut on Feb. 18 in the second game of a doubleheader at Houston • collected first hit on Feb. 26 at The Citadel • fifth among Delaware returners with a .299 batting average during first season with the Hens • produced one multi-RBI game on Apr. 10 vs. UMBC • collected eight multi-hit games during freshman season • tallied a 10-game hitting streak from Feb. 26-Mar. 16 • hit .353 (12 for 34) with three RBI during the hitting streak • hit .400 (2-for-5) with two doubles and two runs scored in two games at the CAA Baseball Championships.
Served as a standout middle infielder for Council Rock North High School • anchored the defense while splitting time between second base and shortstop • earned four varsity letters for his performance on the diamond • selected as the first team All-Suburban One Conference shortstop while also garnering the league’s Player of the Year award • also named the Courier Times Player of the Year for his efforts • hit .472 with 10 doubles and three triples during his junior campaign • led all starters with a .625 batting average during the Carpenter Cup Classic • honor roll student throughout his tenure in high school.
Ryan Shane Hartley • son of William and Roseann Hartley • youngest of four children • enjoys fishing, hunting, and golfing in his spare time • majoring in marketing at Delaware.