"I'm a very positive and optimistic person," Ronnie said. "I realize that I'm going through some adversity right now. I just like to keep my head up."
"I generally stay positive about the whole thing," said Shaban, who was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 49th round of last year's major-league draft but opted to return to Blacksburg. "Tuesday night, when it happened, I was really upset. I was really crushed by it because I had just gotten back on the field."