Player Profiles

Ryan                               McBroom
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Fredericksburg, Va.
Height: 6-3
Weight: 220
Sport: Baseball
Position: 1B


At West Virginia in 2013
  • Chosen in the MLB Draft by the Kansas City Royals in the 36th round (1,074th overall)
  • All-Big 12 Second Team
  • Played in all 59 games, starting 57 at first base
  • Led team in runs (39), doubles (19), home runs (12), RBIs (48) and slugging percentage (.518)
  • Ranked No. 1 in home runs, No. 3 in doubles, No. 3 in RBIs, No. 4 in total bases and No. 5 in slugging percentage in the Big 12
  • Homered in three consecutive games against New Orleans (3/29-30)
  • Went 2-for-4 with one run, one home run, one double and two RBIs against Oklahoma State (5/25) in game three of the Big 12 Championship
  • Registered a three-run double against TCU (5/24) in game two of the Big 12 Championship
  • Batted 5-for-12 with two runs, five hits, one double and a home run in TCU (5/11-12) series
  • Tied a season-high with five RBIs, batting 2-for-5 with one run, one double and one homer against Oklahoma (5/5)
  • Went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run against Oklahoma (5/4)
  • Hit a three-run home run against Liberty (4/12)
  • Went 2-for-3 with a solo home run at Baylor (4/7)
  • Batted 5-for-12 with seven runs, three homers and four RBIs during New Orleans (3/28-30) series
  • Recorded three hits with two runs, one double, one home run and five RBIs in Big 12 opener at Kansas State (3/15)
  • Hit a three-run home run against Youngstown State (2/23)

At West Virginia in 2012

  • Started all 55 games, recording a .302 batting average with 14 doubles
  • Led the team with six home runs and 41 RBIs
  • Recorded 16 multi-hit games, including six games with three or more hits
  • Hit a solo home run and two singles against USF (5/17)
  • Scored at least one run in seven-consecutive games from 5/5-5/13
  • Drove in three runs on two hits and two walks at Seton Hall (4/27)
  • Batted 2-for-4 in the Pitt (4/20) series opener with one home run and two RBIs
  • Had a season-high five RBIs on a three-hit performance with one double and one home run against Villanova (4/6)
  • Went 8-for-15 with four runs, four RBIs, three doubles and a home run in the St. John’s (3/30-4/1) series
  • Hit first home run of the season against Manhattan (3/18) to go along with three hits, four RBIs and two runs
  • Drove in two runs on three hits against Niagara (3/6)
  • Went 3-for-5 in season opener against Northwestern (2/17) with one double, one RBI and two runs
  • Began the season with a five-game hitting streak and a double in each of the first three games

At West Virginia in 2011

  • Played in 45 games, starting 34 at first base and one as a designated hitter
  • Finished the season batting .246 with three home runs and 24 RBIs
  • Hit a grand slam against Rutgers (5/20)
  • Went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI against Seton Hall (4/21)
  • Recorded an RBI double against Notre Dame (4/15)
  • Hit a two-run double at USF (3/27), finishing the game 2-for-3
  • Batted 2-for-5 with one run and two RBIs against Eastern Michigan (3/22)
  • Finished four-game series against Canisius (3/18-3/20), batting 5-for-10 with five runs, four RBIs and a home run
  • Hit two singles with two runs after coming in as a pinch-hitter against Canisius (3/18)
  • Batted 2-for-6 with two runs, one double, one home run and five RBIs in a doubleheader against Rider (3/12)
  • Recorded first career RBI on a two-run double against Bryant (3/8)


  • Four-year letterwinner and three-time all-area at Courtland High
  • Football and baseball team captain and MVP in 2010
  • Played in the 2009 Virginia Commonwealth Games
  • All-state first team first baseman and all-state second team pitcher in 2010 2010 Fredericksburg Baseball Player of the Year
  • Led Courtland senior season in hits (32), home runs (6), total bases (61) and walks (19)
  • Holds school records for games played (85), home runs (14), RBIs (86) and walks (58)
  • Finished senior season with a 6-0 record on the mound


  • Son of Patrick and Mary McBroom
  • Has one sister
  • Birthday is April 9
  • Majoring in sport and exercise psychology
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Dean's List

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Posted: 4.10.14

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