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Bo Ritter
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Bo Ritter 1890277
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hot Springs, Ark.
High School: Lakeside HS
Major: Mathematics
Experience: 4 Letters

SENIOR SEASON (2018): Collected the most appearances of any A-State pitcher with 22 ... tossed 41.2 innings out of the bullpen and struck out 33 while only handing out nine walks ... went 1-1 with a 3.89 ERA and a team-best four saves ... held opposing hitters to a .244 batting average ... did not allow a run in 12 outings ... tossed a season-high four innings against Coastal Carolina March 16 and didn't allow a run on two hits, while also tying his season high for strikeouts with five against no walks ... also struck out five against Missouri State March 11 with no walks ... picked up first save of career with three shutout innings out of the bullpen to finish a 12-3 win over New Orleans March 3 ... posted only win of season against Louisiana March 29 with 2.2 scoreless frames before A-State won in walk-off fashion in 12 innings 8-7 ... tallied three saves in league play (at UTA April 14, at South Alabama April 27, and versus Texas State May 6) ... made 15 appearances in SBC games with a 3.96 ERA and 21 punch outs against just three walks.

JUNIOR SEASON (2017): Made 18 total appearances with two starts ... struck out 49 in 44 innings against 23 walks ... registered a 2-2 record with a 6.95 ERA ... pitched in A-State's 6-0 shutout of NYIT on opening night Feb. 17 ... picked up first win at Texas State March 31 in first game of a doubleheader with 3.1 scoreless innings out of the bullpen ... notched second win in a spot start against Georgia State April 7 by holding the Panthers to one run on five hits with one walk and a career-high nine strikeouts ... went a career-high six innings in relief at Appalachian State April 28 and allowed three runs on eight hits with four walks and eight punch outs ... tossed 1.2 shutout innings in the Red Wolves' 21-4 win over Georgia State in the opening round of the SBC Tournament May 25.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016): Appeared in 14 games on the mound, including three starts ... pitched to a 5.67 ERA and 2-1 record ... registered 14 strikeouts against 10 walks in 27 innings ... held opposing hitters to a .273 average ... went career-high five innings twice, once in a start at Memphis March 29 as he earned the win by holding the Tigers to one run on two hits ... other five-inning outing was against Georgia Southern March 24 in relief as he held the Eagles to one run on three hits with no walks and two punch outs ... tied career high with two strikeouts on four different occasions ... earned second win of the season at Little Rock May 20 with two scoreless frames in relief with two hits allowed along with a walk and a strikeout ... named to the SBC Commissioner's List.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015): Made 10 appearances on the mound for A-State, including one start ... totaled 18.2 innings with a 6.75 ERA and 1-0 record ... had two appearances of three innings against UCA May 5 and Ole Miss May 12 ... picked up first career victory and only win of the season against UCA May 5 after throwing three scoreless innings and facing the minimum ... allowed one hit against the Bears and struck out won as A-State won 8-6 in 13 innings ... struck out nine hitters and walked seven on the year ... only start of the season came against SEMO March 31 ... struck out two batters in three different games against Memphis (March 17), Georgia Southern (March 21), and Ole Miss (May 12).

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Lakeside High School where he was a three-time all-conference selection … earned all-state honors during his senior season in 2014 … participated in the Xtra Innings Classic as a junior in 2013 … played in the Arkansas Activities Association Coaches' All-Star game in the summer of 2014.  

PERSONAL: Son of Reggie and Susie Ritter … dad, Reggie, pitched for the Cleveland Indians in 1986 and 1987 ... born May 28, 1996 … major is mathematics.

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