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04/22/2017

Irish Rebound To Down Virginia

Michael Hearne twirls a gem in 8-2 victory over 19th-ranked Cavaliers.

04/20/2017

Virginia Series On Deck For Irish

Notre Dame makes first ACC trip to Charlottesville.

04/19/2017

Lidge Plates Four In Irish Victory

Senior catcher drills first home run of the season.

04/18/2017

Irish Motor To Win In Detroit

Charlie Vorsheck gets win in first career start at Comerica Park.

04/12/2017

Irish Down Rockets Wednesday

Connor Power knocked in three runs for the Irish in 8-3 win.

03/06/2017

Irish vs. Maryland

The Notre Dame baseball team faces Maryland in the USA-Baseball Irish Classic in Cary, NC (Photos by Andy Mead).

03/06/2017

Irish vs. Rhode Island

Notre Dame vs. Rhode Island at the USA Baseball-Irish Classic in Cary, NC (Photos by Andy Mead).

05/11/2016

#LSU @ Notre Dame - May 11, 2016

The Irish welcomed back former head coach Paul Mainieri & his No. 11 LSU Tigers to Frank Eck Stadium May 11, 2016.

05/08/2016

Pitt vs. Notre Dame (Game 2 - 5/7/16)

The Irish fell to the Panthers, 8-5, in game 2 of a 3-game ACC series May 7, 2016.

05/06/2016

Pitt vs. Notre Dame (Game 1 - 5/6/16)

The Irish fell to the Panthers, 4-2, in game one of a three-game ACC series at Frank Eck Stadium May 6, 2016.

Career & Game-by-Game Stats Get Acrobat Reader

HONORS & AWARDS:

  • MLB Draft Pick (2013 - 40th Round by Boston Red Sox)
  • Johnny Bench Award Watch List (2015)
  • Northwoods League No. 1 Defensive Catcher (2014)
  • Three-time Monogram winner (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Rosenthal Leadership Academy participant (2015)

JUNIOR SEASON (2016):

  • Played in 40 games during the season while battling injuries
  • Recorded six multi-hit games
  • Recorded eight two-out RBI

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015):

  • Named to Johnny Bench Award Watch List
  • Finished second in the ACC in runners picked off (six) and fourth in runners caught stealing (17)
  • Was second on the team with 15 two-out RBI, while leading the team by converting 16 of 20 chances with a runner on third and less than two outs
  • Drilled a game-winning two-run home run in the 7th innings against SIU Edwardsville
  • Hit .455 over opening weekend of season
  • Recorded four hits, including two doubles, with three runs against Western Michigan
  • Went 3-for-4 with a double, RBI, hit by pitch and two runs scored in NCAA Regional victory over Wright State

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014):

  • Made 24 starts during rookie campaign, splitting time behind the dish
  • Had five multi-hit games during season
  • Recorded 128 putouts and 30 assists without committing an error
  • Threw out six would-be base stealers
  • Notched first career hit against No. 24 Florida Atlantic
  • Had a 4-for-4 day with two RBI versus Chicago State

HIGH SCHOOL:

  • Ranked the No. 3 catcher in Illinois by Perfect Game coming out of Barrington
  • Named all-state, all-area and all-conference as a senior thanks to a .381 average, eight doubles and .711 slugging percentage
  • Named second team all-region by Rawlings during final prep season after leading Barrington to Mid-Suburban League West Division title
  • Selected as honorable mention Underclass All-American as a junior
  • Won 10th District American Legion Championship with Barrington Post 158

PERSONAL:

  • Born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Son of Chris and Peggy Lidge
  • Has a twin brother, Dylan, in addition to an older brother, Mike, and older sister, Maggie
  • Cousin, Brad Lidge, played baseball at Notre Dame from 1995-98 prior to 10-year Major League career with Houston, Philadelphia and Washington which included 2008 World Series title with Phillies
  • Enrolled in College of Arts & Letters as a film, television and theatre major
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Ryan Lidge
Ryan  Lidge

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Barrington, IL

High School:
Barrington

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 216

Position:
C

Bats/Throws:
S/R

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