5 - Bryan Tews
Bryan Tews
Height: 6-0
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Park Ridge, IL
High School: Loyola Academy
Position: IF
Bats/Throws: R/R
As a Junior in 2006: Started all 40 games, either in the field or on the mound ... Was First Team All-Ivy as a second baseman and Second Team All-Ivy as a pitcher ... Led the Ivy League and was 44th in the nation with a .390 batting average ... Was fifth in the Ivy League with 57 hits ... Had a 13-game hitting streak from 3/30 to 4/15 ... Went 3-for-5 with two home runs, two RBIs and three runs scored against Greensboro College (3/30) ... Had five hits in six at-bats in the second game of a doubleheader against Penn (4/1), driving in four and scoring four runs. Had eight hits over the two games with six runs, six RBIs, two doubles and a home run ... Was named Ivy League Player of the Week after hitting .579 in four weekend games at Penn and Columbia. He hit .472 with four home runs and 13 RBIs in eight games that week (3/26-4/2) ... Made nine appearances on the mound, tying for the team lead with nine starts ... Led the team with five complete games ... In a stretch of six starts from 3/26 to 4/28, pitched 41 of 42 possible innings ... Was second on the Bears with three wins ... Had a season-high eight strikeouts in seven complete innings against Princeton (4/9) ... Gave up just three hits, two walks, and two unearned runs in seven complete innings against Dartmouth (4/15). As a Sophomore in 2005: Served double duty as a starting pitcher and infielder ... Named Second Team All-Ivy as a utility player ... Played in 27 games, starting 23 on the field ... Hit .322 in 90 at-bats ... Tallied 29 hits and 27 runs, which ranked fifth on the team ... Drove in 17 runs ... Went 4-5 with a grand slam against Dartmouth (4/17) after allowing one run off two hits in seven complete innings on the mound the previous day, earning Ivy League Player of the Week honors ... Appeared in 10 games on the mound, all starts, throwing two complete games ... Led the Ivy League with 60.0 innings pitched ... Led the team in strikeouts with 46 ... Posted a 2-3 record with a 5.55 ERA, third among starting pitchers ... Walked just 15 batters for a 2.25 per nine innings average ... Struck out a career-high 10 batters in a 4-3 win against Penn (4/9). As a Freshman In 2004: Earned a spot in the starting conference rotation at the end of the season ... Appeared in 13 games, starting three ... Led the team with a 2.31 ERA ... Went 2-0 on the year ... Pitched seven complete innings against Marist (4/21), allowing no runs and just three hits ... Pitched all nine innings against Yale (5/1), allowing just two runs in a 4-2 win ... Walked just five batters in 35 innings of work, finishing third on the team in strikeouts with 25 ... His 13 appearances were second on the team ... Allowed just three runs in eight innings of relief, spanning 10 appearances ... Earned six starts in the field ... Went 3-for-4 against UConn, scoring twice and driving in two. Before Brown: A graduate of Loyola Academy ... Named All-State in 2003 and to the I.H.S.B.C.A. All-Chicagoland Team ... Also named to the Pioneer Press All-Regional Team and to the Chicago Catholic League All-Conference Team ... Loyola Academy Team MVP and Captain in 2002 ... Helped lead Loyola to 2001 & 2002 Regional Championships ... Tied the school record for hits per season ... Also tied 30 year old school record for regular season wins with ten ... Led Loyola in all offensive categories ... Batted .519 ... Finished varsity career with 17-3 record as a pitcher ... Named a Chicago Tribune Top Baseball Performer four times ... Selected to play in the Jack Kaiser Memorial All-Star Game at Comiskey Park ... Named Loyola's JV Team MVP as a freshman ... Also football at Loyola, playing defensive back and kicker ... Illinois State Scholar and Loyola Scholar ... Earned First Honors all eight semesters ... Secretary of Torch Club, Loyola's oldest organization. Personal: Bryan Tews is the son of Valerie Tews of Park Ridge, Ill. ... Double-concentrating in Public & Private Sector Organizations and Economics.