2006 - Played in 10 games with two starts ... Finished with a .214 batting average, three RBI ... Went 1-for-2 with a run scored and one RBI and was hit by two pitches in 8-2 win over Yale (3/15) ... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored and one RBI in 15-0 win over Duquesne (2/24).
HIGH SCHOOL - Played two seasons at South Mecklenburg High School under coach Hal Bagwell ... Two-time All-Conference and All-Mecklenburg County selection in 2004 and 2005 ... Earned 2004 N.C. All-State honors and named 2004 Conference Player of the Year ... Batted .450 his junior season with 36 RBI and a 9-1 record on the mound with a 1.29 ERA ... Senior season batted .400 ... Played last summer with the On Deck O's and coach Jason Hill ... Also played summer ball previously with the Youth Cup Astros and coach Gary Baldwin.
PERSONAL - Born Jonathan Tyler Ratledge 8/9/86 ... Nickname is J-Rat ... Parents are Greg and Lisa Ratledge ... Hobbies include watching movies and listening to music ... Favorite actor is Will Ferrell ... Favorite food is Italian ... Chose South Carolina because "fell in love with the school, liked the team and coaching staff."