HIGH SCHOOL A 2017 graduate of South St. Paul High School • played and started during four seasons as a pitcher, outfielder, and first baseman for coach Dan Cosgrove and South St. Paul • ranked No. 3 overall prospect in Minnesota and No. 41 nationally by Prep Baseball Report • ranked No. 2 left-handed pitching prospect in Minnesota and no. 96 nationally by Perfect Game • named a 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game All-American Honorable Mention and All-Central Region Honorable Mention • named a 2016 Perfect Game Underclass High Honorable Mention • earned All-Metro East Conference honors during his senior and junior seasons with the Packers and an Honorable Mention in 2015 • earned an All-State selection during his 2017 campaign • served as team captain for three years • named the St. Paul Lions Athlete of the Year • earned six All-Conference selections and three All-State selections during a six-year wrestling career and an All-Star selection as a two-way player (quarterback/wide receiver/defensive back) for the South St. Paul football team.
PERSONAL Born Ryan Patrick Duffy on November 21, 1998 to parents Lisa and Mark Duffy • has one sister, Cora • participated in national Honor Society, Student Council, and Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) while at South St. Paul • outside interests include fishing and being outdoors • plans to major in sports management and business at Minnesota.
Eight to Join Gophers in Spring 2019
11/17/2017 - Baseball
John Anderson has announced the signing of eight athletes to its incoming class, each signing National Letters of Intent during the fall signing period.
Former Gopher McIntosh Joins Cape Cod Hall of Fame
11/16/2017 - Baseball
This Saturday, former Major Leaguer and Gopher Baseball alumnus Tim McIntosh will be enshrined in the Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Fame along with seven others at the Chatham Bars Inn.
Vavra Believes Back Issues are Behind Him
11/10/2017 - Baseball
Terrin Vavra is a year removed from a back injury that affected his training the last two seasons and is ready to lead the Gophers on and off the field.