Bio: Originally from Boise, Idaho, Tyler has been coaching high school baseball at Timberline High school for the last two plus years. Tyler is a graduate of Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. Prior to that, he attended Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario, Oregon.
Playing Career: 2019: Named to the All-GSAC Team for the second straight year… Also selected to the GSAC Gold Glove Team… Appeared in 51 games, tied for 20th most in a single season in program history, and made 50 starts… Batted .382, the sixth best batting average in the GSAC, and the 15th highest ever by a Warrior in a single season… Tallied 63 hits with three doubles, one home run, and 19 RBIs… Walked 21 times and was hit by 13 pitches, tied for fifth most by a Westmont player in a single season… Recorded an on-base percentage of .480, sixth best in the GSAC and the 12th highest in a single season in program history… Only struck out 11 times on the season… Had a slugging percentage of .418 for an OPS of .898… Led the team in on-base percentage, hit by pitch, and sacrifice bunts (13)… Second on the team in hits… Third on the team in games played, games started, plate appearances (165) and sacrifice flies (3)… Fifth on the team with 165 at-bats… Hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat The Master’s in a seven-inning game… Had a season high four hits against British Columbia… Had two games with two-RBIs, against British Columbia and Hope International… Hit two doubles against Menlo… Had three multi-walk games… Recorded 284 putouts, eighth most in the GSAC, and 42 assists at catcher… Threw out nine of 25 attempted base stealers… Had a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage, tied for first in the NAIA and GSAC… Team captain… Finishes his Westmont career with the fifth highest on-base percentage (.462), seventh most hit by pitch (27), and eighth highest batting average (.352) in program history.
2018: Named to the All-GSAC Team… Appeared in 41 games and made 39 starts behind the plate… Posted a .310 batting average with two doubles and 15 RBIs… Carried a .437 on-base percentage… Walked 14 times against nine strikeouts… Hit by 12 pitches, tied for seventh most in a single season in program history… Had a perfect fielding percentage and threw out 11 of 18 baserunners from behind the dish.