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Tyler Wilson

#29 Tyler Wilson

HT. 6-0
WT. 170
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Wheeler, Miss. (Itawamba CC)
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2009: Ranked 45th in NCAA Division I in stolen bases with 25. …Ranked 59th in stolen bases per game (.45). …First in Atlantic Sun Conference in both stolen bases (25) and attempts (32). …First on the team in stolen bases with 25. …Team high three stolen bases vs. USC Upstate (3/15). …Second on the team with two or more hits in a game 19 times (15 games with two hits, three with three hits and one with four). …Individual season high four hits in a game at Auburn (2/24). …Six multiple RBI games, all with two RBI. …Ended the season with a six-game hitting streak, his longest of the season. …Played 30 games in left field and 25 games in center. …Was the lead-off man in 14 games. ...Tied for team high in runs scored in a game (4) at Fresno State (3/28). ...First on team in walks (31). ...Hit by a pitched ball 9 times, tying for the team lead. ...Second on team in batting average (.315), on base percentage (.424), runs scored (39) and hits (64). ...Fifth on team in RBI (25). ...First Team All-Cotton States Baseball League selection in summer.

JUCO: Played baseball at Itawamba Community College in Fulton, Miss. …In 2007 his team was 38-17, finishing as runner-up in Region 23. …As a sophomore in 2008 he was the starting center fielder and batted .350. …In 2008 Itawamba was the North Division Champion with a 37-15 record.

High School: Attended Wheeler High. …A two-sport athlete, he played both baseball and basketball. …Valedictorian of his class. …Mississippi All-Star as a senior. …In 2006 he was selected as a NEMCABB All-Star in both baseball and basketball.

Personal: Son of Karen and Wayne Wilson. …Two brothers, Zack and Lee, and one sister, Rachel.