32 Rod Ratliff
32 Rod Ratliff
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Year: So.
Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.
Previous College: Labette CC
Position: RHP
B/T: R/R









About Ratliff




Power-armed

pitcher will add depth to the bullpen ... routinely throws between 91-95 mph ... is

developing a breaking ball to compliment powerful fastball ... also working on

improving command ... has displayed a strong work ethic.







Before ORU




Played last two

seasons at Labette Community College in Labette, Kan. ... was 6-9 with a 5.00

ERA in two seasons at Labette ... drafted in the 45th round of the MLB Draft by

the Toronto Blue Jays in 2004 ... named 2nd-team all-conference in 2004.







High School




2003 graduate of

East Central High in Tulsa ... 3-time all-conference selection and an all-metro

pick as a senior ... was 6-3 with a 3.00 ERA as a senior, including consecutive

no-hitters.







Personal




Full name is

Rodrick Russtin Ratliff ... son of Allan and Twila Ratliff ... Education major ...

chose ORU over Arkansas-Little Rock, Illinois, Nichols State and others ... born

Nov. 5, 1984.