Player Profiles

Ryan                               Tezak
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Hershey, Pa.
Height: 6-3
Weight: 220
Sport: Baseball
Position: RHP


At West Virginia in 2013
  • Academic All-Big 12 Baseball Team
  • Had a 3.39 ERA with an unmarked 4-0 record in 17 appearances, striking out 25 batters in 36.2 innings pitched
  • Struck out six in 4.1 innings to pick up relief victory at Oklahoma State (5/18)
  • Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings with two strikeouts in win against Morehead State (4/16)
  • Had a win in 2.0 innings of relief against Marshall (4/2), striking out two batters
  • Did not allow a run in each of his first three appearances against North Florida (2/16), Wake Forest (2/24) and Eastern Kentucky (3/5)

At West Virginia in 2012

  • Led the team in appearances (18), saves (6) and ERA (1.35)
  • Did not allow an earned run in 10-consectuive appearances from 3/4-4/5
  • Struck out seven, allowing one run, in a career-long 8.0 innings of relief in season finale against USF (5/19)
  • Fanned six batters in 2.2 innings, allowing no runs and no hits at Georgetown (5/12)
  • Earned three saves against Manhattan (3/16-17), combining for 2.2 innings, one hit allowed and three strikeouts
  • Struck out the final batter of the game to earn first save of the season against Eastern Michigan (3/14)
  • Pitched 2.1 innings in earning first win of the season against Iowa (2/19)

At West Virginia in 2011

  • Team’s top reliever with 16 appearances and four saves in 28.1 innings
  • Finished with a 3-2 record, an ERA of 3.81 and struck out 30
  • Struck out two in 1.2 innings at Villanova (5/1)
  • Picked up second win at Notre Dame (4/15), striking out four in 3.2 innings of relief
  • Struck out a career-high seven, allowing no runs and one hit in 5.0 innings for first career win at Louisville (4/1) in relief
  • Fanned two in 1.0 inning against Eastern Kentucky (3/16)
  • Picked up first career save against Bryant (3/8) in 0.1 innings
  • Did not allow a run and only let up three hits in his first five appearances (3/5-3/16)


  • Three-sport athlete and captain of baseball, golf and hockey teams at Hershey High
  • Three time Mid-Penn Baseball All-Star
  • Patriot News “Big 11” Third Team in baseball during 2008
  • Finished baseball career with a 14-1 record and a 1.39 ERA
  • Went 6-0 his senior season with an ERA of 0.95
  • Twice named a Pennsylvania Top 25 high school hockey player


  • Son of Alan and Sue Tezak
  • Has one brother
  • Birthday is Nov. 23
  • Majoring in exercise physiology
  • Golden Key International Honor Society
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Dean’s List

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