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    29 Ryne Intlekofer  
    Ryne Intlekofer

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Moorpark, CA

    High School:
    Moorpark

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 160

    Position:
    INF

    Birthdate:
    01/27/1988

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R


    AT NOTRE DAME: Three-year monogram winner enters his senior season with a .245 career batting average, one home run and 21 RBI ... has added 20 runs, two doubles, four triples, nine walks, two sacrifice flies, two sacrifice bunts and one stolen base (one attempt) in 71 games (24 starts) ... tough-minded infielder who gained starting experience at second base last season with the Irish ... noted for his hustle, speed, quick bat and baseball instincts ... will compete for starting spot this spring.

    JUNIOR SEASON (2009): Appeared in 33 games and started 15 for the Irish, all at second base ... batted .250 (14-for-56) with one home run and 10 RBI ... added 11 runs scored, one double, two triples, seven walks, two hit by pitch and one sacrifice fly ... did not ground into a double play in 56 at bats ... batted .282 (11-for-39) against right-handed pitching ... hit an impressive .320 (8-for-25) with runners on base ... was a perfect 6-for-6 in RBI opportunities with a runner on third base and less than two outs ... hit .296 (8-for-27) with a home run and seven RBI in 13 BIG EAST games (eight starts) ... added four runs scored, two triples, two walks and one hit by pitch ... registered three multi-hit games, including one three-hit game (March 29 at Pittsburgh) ... recorded three multi-RBI games, including a three-RBI outing (March 15 vs. Texas-Pan American) ... Notre Dame went 9-6 when Intlekofer started at second base ... batted .260 (13-for-50) with one home run and nine RBI in games started ... went 1-for-6 with an RBI when coming off the Irish bench ... went 3-for-3 with a triple, a home run, two runs scored and two RBI at Pittsburgh on March 29 ... committed seven errors in 79 fielding chances ... spent the summer of 2008 with the Conejo Oaks of the California Collegiate League ... saw action in 29 games and started 25 at second base ... batted .227 (20-for-88) with three doubles and 12 RBI ... added 12 runs scored, one triple, eight walks, three sacrifice flies and seven stolen bases ... ranked in a vote by managers as the second-best defensive second baseman in the league.

    SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008): Appeared in 19 games and started two ... hit .286 (4-for-14) with five runs scored, two triples and five RBI ... also added a walk, a sacrifice fly and two sacrifice bunts ... played flawless defense in limited action ... did not commit an error in 23 fielding chances ... tied for the second-most fielding chances without an error of any member of the Irish ... registered 14 defensive assists and participated in three double plays ... hit .200 (1-for-5) with a run scored and three RBI in seven games of BIG EAST action ... came off the Notre Dame bench, mostly as a late-inning defensive substitute, over his first 10 games ... entered as a pinch-runner and scored an important run in the one-run victory over Maine on Mar. 6 ... went 1-for-2 with a sacrifice fly and an RBI single against Georgetown on Mar. 20 ... tripled in his only plate appearance against Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Mar. 26 ... picked up his first start of the year and went 1-for-5 with a two-run triple and a run scored ... once again entered game as a pinch-runner against Villanova on Apr. 11 ... scored the game-tying run in the top of the eighth inning before the Irish were able to grab the lead in the 9th and hold on for a 2-1 triumph ... went 0-for-1 against Villanova on Apr. 13 with an RBI ... recorded second start of the season on Apr. 19 at West Virginia (went 0-for-2 with a HBP) ... drew a walk and singled versus Mississippi Valley State on Apr. 30 ... came around to score immediately after entering the game as a pinch-runner for the third time on the season against Michigan on May 13. FRESHMAN SEASON (2007): Appeared in 19 games while making seven starts at second base (March 15-25) ... hit .219 with four runs scored (2B, BB, HBP, SB, 2 SAC, 10 Ks, E) ... started final two games on Spring Break (vs. Florida Gulf Coast and Dayton/at FGCU) and first five home games, including series with South Florida ... played in opener vs. Prairie View (15-9; in San Antonio) ... went 1-for-2 in 14-3 win over Duquesne (in Clearwater, Fla.) ... played lead role in 17-9 win over Western Michigan (2-for-4, 2 RBI, R, 2B) ... had RBI single, stolen base and scored in 13-10 loss to USF ... played in BIG EAST games with Cincinnati, Georgetown and West Virginia.

    PREP & PERSONAL: Standout baseball and football player at Moorpark High School ... four-year letterwinner (infielder/centerfielder) ... team captain, all-league and all-county in final three seasons (hit .340 as senior shortstop) ... second team all-league as junior centerfielder, for team that reached second round of CIF sectional playoffs ... hit .309 in `05 league games, second on team with 21 overall RBI (11 SB) ... named all-league as a sophomore second baseman (.329, 18 RBI), also "most inspirational" for league champs ... played on St. Louis Cardinal Elite Scout team (`03-`05) and Moorpark Muskies (summers `02-'05) ... had top-10 running times at `05 Team One West Showcase ... football team captain, defensive back MVP and first team all-league as a senior for sectional runner-up ... his junior-year football honors included first team all-league, second team all-county, all-county academic and team defensive back MVP ... played in VIBL all-star game and East West all-star games for football and baseball ... received College Football Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Award ... an honor roll and principal's list student (also member of Associated Student Body) ... his grandfather, John Intlekofer, attended Notre Dame and played on 1930 freshman baseball team (later with Chicago White Sox) ... uncle, Richard Intlekofer, and grandfather, Mike Woods, (`62) also are ND grads ... his cousins Chris and Brian Intlekofer played baseball at Loyola Marymount (their dad Jack Intlekofer played at Cal State Northridge and with the California Angels in the mid-'60s) ... cousin Jeff Wharton played basketball at LMU (early-'70s) ... born Jan. 27, 1988, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. ... son of Mike Intlekofer and Jenny Woods ... full name is Ryne Michael Intlekofer ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a double major in finance and computer applications.

    Intlekofer's Career Statistics

    YearG-SABRH2B3BHRRBIBBHPSOSF/SH SB-SBAOBSLGAVG
    200719/7324 71006 11100/21-1 .265.250.219
    200819/2145 40205 1241/00-0 .389.571.286
    200933/155611 1412110 72101/00-0 .348.393.250
    Totals71/2410220 252412195242/21-1.331.373.245

    Intlekofer in the BIG EAST Conference

    YearG-SABRH2B3BHRRBIBBHPSOSF/SH SB-SBAOBSLGAVG
    20076/391 10001 0120/11-1 .200.111.111
    20087/151 10003 0221/00-0 .375.200.200
    200913/8274 80213 2140/00-0 .367.556.296
    Totals26/12416 1002172481/11-1.333.415.244
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