Ramer enjoys impressive MiLB debut with the Augusta GreenJackets.
Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Paul George
Favorite Pro Stadium: Heinz Field
Current MLB Pitcher He'd Most Like to Face: Justin Verlander
Person He'd Most Like to Have Dinner With: Will Ferrell
In His MP3 Player: Florida Georgia Line
Last Concert He Attended: J Cole
Favorite Writer: Mark Titus
Favorite Actor & Actress: Danny McBride & Mila Kunis
Favorite Month: June
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golfing
Another Sport He Enjoys: Basketball
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Country He'd Like to Visit: Brazil
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: It's always in perfect condition
Furry Friend: Reese, cat
Burvan was a three-year letter-winner for coach Jeff Sandor at Lake Central High School in Northwest Indiana... did not play baseball as a sophomore due to surgery... also played four years of basketball... Duneland Conference Player of the Year as a senior after batting .588 in conference play to establish a new league record... batted .496 overall with 21 extra-base hits, 42 RBI, 51 runs scored and 13 stolen bases, setting new LCHS season records for hits, runs and doubles... IHSBCA First Team All-State as a senior...batted .360 with 24 runs scored as a junior and the team's rookie of the year winner, helping lead LCHS to a 32-1 record and IHSAA 4A state title... honorable mention all-area and all-conference as junior moved up to full-fledged honors on both lists as a senior... starting junior varsity point guard as a sophomore on the basketball team went on to win a basketball sportsmanship award as a senior... four-year honor roll student graduated with a 3.6 GPA... selected to homecoming and formal courts.
Full name is Ryan M. Burvan... born in Munster, Ind.... parents are Mike and Karen Burvan, both Purdue graduates... family also includes younger sister Emily... his father played golf at Purdue and his uncle Joe Burvan is also a Purdue alumnus... majoring in management with a career ambition of starting a business.