18U - 16U Player Profile

Gayte, Ryan

Player Biography

Courtesy: Mudville Sports Information

Player Name: Ryan Gayte

Favorite Thing to Do (Other than baseball): Basketball and Longboarding
Favorite Food: Spaghetti
Favorite Subject: Language Arts
Favorite Musician: Kid Cudi
Favorite Hobby: Fishing
Favorite Pro Baseball Player Most Like You: Ken Griffey Jr.
Favorite Sports Moment: When Ken Griffey Jr scored the winning run to get the Mariners into the ALCS

What made you decide to join Mudville?
I have always known Mudville has a good baseball program and I have friends on the team.

What can you say about the Mudville coaching staff?
They were very welcoming and seemed enthusiastic to have me on the team.

What’s your first memory of Mudville?
Watching Matt Boyd hit BP at Rips Facility when I was 12 years old.

What do you love most about the sport of baseball?
Teamwork and all the great memories made from the teams I have been on.

If you weren’t playing baseball, what sport(s) would you be playing?
Golf and swimming

What kinds of things do you like to do away from the field?
Hang out with friends, study, play basketball, listen to music.

When you attend college, what do you intend to major in and why?
Communications because of the job opportunities it offers after college.

If baseball doesn’t work out, what do you aspire to do after college?
Get a job to support myself.

Are you involved in the community? If so, what have you done?
Yes. I have fed the homeless through church organizations as well as the Salvation Army. I helped in putting up Christmas decorations at an assisted living facility. I have also volunteered at various 5k running events.

Do you have any high school teammates, current or former, who will or already play college baseball? And where?
Yes I do. They play for Edmonds CC, CWU, and Lewis and Clark.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given and by whom?
“Hard work brings rewards” – given by my dad.

Do you have any pre-game superstitions? If so, what are they?
I used to wear a sock on my left foot that had a hole in it because I thought it brought me good luck.

What number have you worn in high school? Does it have any significance to you?
Number 31 because my brother used to wear that number.

If you could meet any three people, dead or alive, who would they be?
Jennifer Aniston, Tiger Woods, James Franco.

If you could visit one country you’ve never been to, what would that be and why?
Australia because I love warm tropical places with beaches and lots of outdoor things to do.

Who was your favorite athlete growing up?
Kevin Durant

What is your favorite baseball team?
New York Mets

What sporting event would you most like to see?
World Series or The Masters

What’s the most important thing fans should know about you?
I respect the game of baseball and I enjoy playing on a competitive level.


High School Information
School: Hazen Class Of: 2015
Position: RHP/OF Batting Average:
Ht: 5'11" Wt: 170 Bat: R Throw: R

Academic Records
GPA: SAT (M): Not Taken SAT (V): Not Taken ACT: Not Taken
College Choice or Signed with: Undecided
Possible College Major: Undecided