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Ricky Heines
Ricky Heines

Hometown:
San Antonio, Texas

Position:
Volunteer Asst. Coach

Birthdate:
07/09/1985



2006 ALL-BIG TEN CONFERENCE
Starting Pitcher ~ Third Team

SUMMER 2006
Pitched for the Peninsula Oilers of the Alaska League, a qualifier in the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kan. ... appeared in 12 games on the mound, two as a starter ... posted a 4-0 record with a 2.08 earned-run average ... yielded seven earned runs in 30.1 innings of work while striking out 21 ... limited opposing hitters to a .214 average ... threw two scoreless innings in one appearance at the NBCWS.

JUNIOR / 2006
Earned third team All-Big Ten honors as a starting pitcher ... appeared on the hill 14 games, making 11 starts ... was 5-3 on the season with a 4.16 earned-run average ... worked 62.2 innings on the mound, striking out 35 ... started eight games on the mound in Big Ten play, posting a 4-3 record and a 4.11 ERA ... hurled 46.0 innings in conference action, tied for the most on the team ... struck out a season-high six batters against Saint Louis (3/19) ... earned his first Purdue win vs. Chicago State (3/26), pitching 4.0 innings without allowing a run ... pitched 8.0 innings against Michigan State (4/9), allowing no earned runs ... won back-to-back starts vs. Indiana (4/16) and Michigan (4/23), allowing three earned runs in 12.0 innings in the pair of outings ... threw a nine-inning complete game against Iowa (5/14) in a 4-2 Boilermaker victory.

BEFORE PURDUE
Played at Midland College in Midland, Texas ... was an academic All-American in 2005, and earned all-conference honors as an honorable mention selection in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference ... led the team with a 2.84 ERA, while posting team-bests in saves (4), batting average against (.239), and strikeouts per nine innings (10.76).

HIGH SCHOOL
Two-year letterwinner at Madison High School ... named all-district as a senior at both pitcher and first base, batting .370 with three home runs ... was an all-district selection at first base with a .360 batting average and three home runs ... named to the Madison HS Academic Hall of Honor.