Ryan Erickson

Ryan  Erickson

Position:
Director of Baseball Operations

Alma Mater:
LMU '16


11/14/2017

Annual Crimson-Navy Series Begins Thursday

LMU will play its annual Crimson-Navy Series this week.

05/14/2016

LMU Blanked in Pitcher’s Duel

Gonzaga received a complete game for the second time in as many games.

05/07/2016

Commencement #LMU16 Honors

Congratulations to 81 student-athletes who were a part of Graduation on Saturday.

05/07/2016

Commencement #LMU16 Honors

Congratulations to 81 student-athletes who were a part of Graduation on Saturday.

05/02/2016

Sweet 16s Highlight of 11th Annual Iggys

The 11th annual Iggy Awards honored LMU’s student-athletes for the 2015-16 season.

02/18/2016

2016 LMU Baseball Season Preview

LMU will begin the 2016 season at #11 TCU on Friday night.

04/15/2015

LMU recorded its third walk-off victory of the year on Tuesday night.

LMU recorded its third walk-off victory of the year on Tuesday night on a squeeze bunt from Ryan Erickson.

02/13/2014

2014 LMU Baseball Season Preview

Sixth-year head coach Jason Gill previews the 2014 LMU baseball season.

03/09/2013

Inside the Lions Post Game presented by MUSCLE MILK

BASE | LMU 5, #26 Oklahoma State 2

02/11/2013

2013 Baseball Season Preview

2013 Baseball Season Preview with head coach Jason Gill.

05/15/2016

BASE | LMU vs. Gonzaga

Senior day from Page Stadium on May 15, 2016

05/08/2016

BASE | LMU vs Saint Mary's, May 8, 2016

LMU Baseball series finale against Saint Mary's on Mothers Day Sunday.

05/06/2016

BASE | LMU vs. Saint Mary's

West Coast Conference action from Page Stadium on May 6, 2016

04/17/2016

BASE | LMU vs PEP - April 17, 2016

LMU Baseball vs Pepperdine, Page Stadium, April 17, 2016

04/09/2016

BASE | LMU vs USF - April 9, 2016

LMU Baseball vs. San Francisco, Game Three at Page Stadium, April 9, 2016

Following a four-year playing career with LMU that ended in 2016, Ryan Erickson recently completed his first season on the coaching staff with the Lions in 2017. Erickson served as the Director of Baseball Operations.

In his first season on the LMU staff, Erickson helped guide the 2017 squad to a 38-18 overall record and a 20-7 mark in the WCC to earn a share of the West Coast Conference Championship and a berth into the WCC Championship Tournament. The 38 wins are tied for sixth-most in LMU history, and are the most since posting 40 in 2000. LMU's .679 winning percentage is fourth-best in LMU history, and the best mark since 1990's .726 percentage. LMU lost just one weekend series en route to capturing its first WCC title since 200, finishing the year 11-1-1 in weekend sets. The Lions also dropped consecutive games just three times in 2017, and 13 of its 18 losses came by three runs or less. LMU featured seven All-WCC selections in 2017, including position players Phil Caulfield and Jamey Smart on the first team, Jimmy Hill on the second team, Spencer Erdman on the honorable mention team, and Cooper Uhl on the All-Freshman squad.

As part of the coaching staff, Erickson is responsible for helping guide LMU's hitters, infielders and outfielders. During his first year on staff, Erickson served as the Vice President of LMU Baseball Academy. In this role, Erickson served in tandem with Matt Florer as the coaching staff for three different club baseball teams and over 60 kids ranging in age from 10-14. Erickson led the Marina Lions 12u team to back-to-back second-place finishes in Orange County's Xtreme Sports Winter Tournaments.

Erickson also worked as a partner for LMU Baseball Academy following his playing career, hosting a Little League outreach camp in September 2016 for Del Rey Little League and hosting various hitting, pitching and defensive youth clinics at LMU.

Over four years in a Lion uniform, Erickson appeared in 75 games, starting 44. The native of Manhattan Beach, Calif. hit .260 for his career, collecting 26 runs scored, 14 doubles, two triples, a homer and 14 RBI.

Prior to attending LMU, Erickson was a 2012 graduate of Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, Calif. where he was a two-year varsity letterwinner for head coach Cass Olson. As a prep player, he was named Defensive MVP and a team captain as a senior while hitting .245 with 16 runs scored in his final year.

Erickson graduated from LMU in 2016 with a degree in English.

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