Tennessee Tech Slugger Named First-Team All-Regional

Media Releasee via Tennessee Tech University Sports Information, June 15, 2017:

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech designated hitter Ryan Flick continued his run of postseason honors recently, earning a place on the 2017 South ABCA/Rawlings All-Region First Team.

Already named a Second Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball at the end of the 2017 regular season, the Bluff City, Tenn. native added All-American Second Team honors from Perfect Game and an All-American Third Team nod from the NCBWA as well. Recognized as the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament MVP after blasting five home runs and driving in 16 runs, Flick has also been named one of five finalists for the Gregg Olson Award.

On the year, Flick batted .377 with 61 runs scored, 24 doubles, 19 home runs and 74 RBI. He also finished the 2017 campaign with 87 hits, 37 walks, a .727 slugging percentage and .461 on base percentage.

His numbers ranked him tied for second in single-season program history in RBI, tied for third in doubles, tied for fifth in home runs, seventh in hits, seventh in slugging percentage, and eighth in runs scored.

During his career, Flick broke the school record for hits, total bases and RBI in a single inning, managing two home runs and a double in a single frame in 2016. He also set OVC Tournament records (while tying the school’s single-game marks) for home runs and RBI in a single game, crushing three long balls and driving in nine against Southeast Missouri.

Through three years Flick has climbed the career record book for Tech, finishing 2017 third all-time in home runs (37), fourth in RBI (170), sixth in doubles (48), 10th in walks (92), 13th in slugging percentage (.727), tied for 13th in runs scored (129) and 15th in hits (188).