Ashland University baseball player Ryan Avery is featured on the cover of the current edition of the NCAA Magazine, “Champion.” The magazine, which is an official publication of the NCAA, was released July 21.
Avery hit .379 in 2010 with six homers and 45 RBI. He was second on the team in batting average and third in RBI. In 2009, Avery hit .358 with four home runs and 36 RBI. Avery has been named to the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honorable mention list in 2009 and 2010.
Avery is playing in a collegiate league this summer for a team based in Cooperstown, N.Y.
Ashland University was 35-22 in 2010 and advanced to the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Tournament.