At Missouri State
Fourth-year squad member Ryan Jehle has the second-longest tenure on the 2009-10 roster and looks to build on his breakthrough sophomore season in which he started nine ball games ... Jehle is a solid rebounder and physical defender who has greatly improved his shooting and scoring abilities over the past three seasons.
The Bears were 5-4 in games in which Jehle started, as he led the team in rebounding three times and scored in double-figures three times ... Played in 27 games overall and was fifth on the club in points scored (199) ... Averaged 9.3 points and 6.6 rebounds per 40 minutes and finished fifth on the squad in total rebounds (93) ... Scored season and career-high 11 points against Northern Iowa (1/25/09) on a 4-for-4 day from the field ... Posted 28 points over a three-game span (12/6-12/13/08), including 10-point outbursts in wins over Arkansas State (12/6/08) and Central Arkansas (12/13/08) ... Had career bests 10 rebounds and 36 minutes to go along with nine points in win over Arkansas-Little Rock (12/3/08) ... Earned Coors Player of the Week honors for week of 12/1-12/6/08 ... Made at least one three-pointer in nine straight games (11/22-12/22/08) ... Turned in eight points and a career high five assists off the bench in home win over Arkansas (11/22/08) in first-ever game at JQH Arena ... Missed four games with a separated shoulder (1/29-2/7/09).
Saw action in 11 contests during his second season in the MSU program ... Scored 8 points against Alabama in the Vegas Classic (12/22/07) while posting a season-best two assists ... Matched his best scoring and rebounding outputs of the season at Evansville (1/26/08) with eight points and four boards ... Also had four rebounds in home win over Texas-Pan American (12/17/07) ... Also scored two points against Bethune-Cookman (12/19/07) and at Drake (1/12/08) ... Suffered injury after Evansville game and missed the remainder of the 2007-08 campaign, but saw action in the previous six consecutive games, contributing more along the way.
Was redshirted as a true freshman for the Bears in 2006-07.
Had a highly-acclaimed prep career at Shawnee-Mission South High in Overland Park, Kan. ... The Raiders got off to a slow start in Jehle's senior season under new head coach, Pat Cormack, but rebounded to tie for second place in the Sunflower League ... He averaged 19.0 points, 10.7 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and 1.1 steals per game while shooting .498 from the field as a senior in 2005-06, earning Class 6A first-team all-state honors as well as Sunflower Player of the Year and academic all-state laurels ... His final career total of 1,334 points (15.5 ppg) set a Shawnee-Mission South career scoring mark ... A four-year varsity starter, his team was a combined 33-32 his first three years at SMS, under coach Mickey Masterson ... He grabbed 227 rebounds as a junior in 2004-05, second on the school's single-season list, while claiming first-team all-state distinction ... Averaged 18.9 points and 10.7 rebounds, while shooting .548 from the field as a junior ... His sophomore season, he was second-team all-state and helped the Raiders secure a sub-state title and 16-7 record . . Averaged 17.5 points and 5.9 rebounds a contest with a .516 field goal shooting as a sophomore ... Hit .516 from the field, .725 from the line and .404 (86-of-213) from three-point range for his prep career ... Posted a cumulative GPA of 4.4 on a 4.0 scale.
Ryan Francis Jehle was born 10/23/87 in Overland Park, Kan ... .His parents are Robert and Jennifer Jehle of Overland Park, Kan ... Has a younger brother, Nic ... Ryan is majoring in Computer Information Systems with a minor in Economics and has a 3.86 cumulative GPA going into the fall 2009 semester ... Will graduate in December and begin working on his MBA in January ... Chose Missouri State over Wichita State and other MVC schools ... Recruited by former Missouri State assistant coach Ben Miller ... Enjoys watching ESPN SportsCenter, and 24 ... Has a commercial pilot's license.