2005 - Played 47 games and hit .228 (21-for-92) with 10 runs scored, six doubles, a pair of homers and 14 RBI.
2004 - Appeared in 46 games, started 34, all but one as the designated hitter. Batted .257 (27-105), 7 doubles, 2 home runs, 14
RBI. Started one game behind the plate and caught in five others.
2003 - Enrolled at Carolina in the fall of 2002 ... Appeared briefly in five 2003 games and received a medical redshirt ... Played last summer with the New Jersey Colts.
HIGH SCHOOL -- Played three varsity seasons at Carmel HS under Coach Bob Shilling ... Senior year batted .510 with five home runs, 31 RBI ... Named all-league, all-section, and All-SIAC ... Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the eighth round of the 2002 MLB Draft ... Also played football and made all-league and all-section his junior and senior seasons.
PERSONAL -- Born Ryan Thomas Mahoney 5/11/84 at Mount Kisco, New York ... Parents are Bernie and Nancee Mahoney ... Father attended St. Bonaventure where he was a four-year starter as a catcher on the baseball team ... Has an older brother, Collin, who is a sophomore catcher at Clemson and a younger brother Kyle ... Chose Carolina because of the baseball program ... Hobbies are football and golf ... Favorite food is nachos ... Favorite actress is Julia Roberts ... Favorite actor is Robert DeNiro.
BATTING AND FIELDING