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      Tyler Schultz
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huntington Beach, Calif.

High School:
Lakewood

Last College:
Cypress CC

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
C

B/T:
L/R

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2014 - JUNIOR
• Played in 32 games for the Vols, making 24 starts at catcher.
• Wrapped up his first season on Rocky Top by hitting .254 with nine runs scored and eight RBIs.
• Smacked a single and scored a run in game two of a doubleheader against Purdue (Feb. 16).
• Drew a bases-loaded walk and scored a run in an 8-2 win over Purdue (Feb. 17).
• Posted a 2-for-5 performance with one RBI versus Quinnipiac (March 2).
• Currently riding a three game hitting streak (March 2-9) in which he has gone 4-for-11 (.364) with two RBIs.
• Drew two walks and laid down a sacrifice bunt in an 8-7 victory over Austin Peay (March 18).
• Went 2-for-6 (.333) in two games against Auburn (March 21-22).
• Posted a 2-for-3 performance at South Carolina (March 30).
• Rode a three-game hitting streak from March 21-30, in which he went 4-for-9.
• Went 1-for-2 with two RBI in the club's 5-1 win over Kentucky on May 3.
• Recorded three walks and was 1-for-1 on May 6 against UNC Asheville, marking his third multi-walk game of the season.
• Went 1-for-2 with one run scored and one RBI in the Vols' final regular season game against Florida (May 17).
• Went 1-for-2 with one walk in the club's SEC Tournament game on May 20 against Vanderbilt (Hoover, Ala.).

2013 - AT CYPRESS C.C.
• Played in 45 games for the chargers, hitting .316 with 42 hits, 25 RBIs, 24 runs and five doubles.
• Helped guide Cypress to the 2013 California Community College Athletic Conference State Championship, earning the program its fifth title in school history and the first since 2003.
• Earned championship tournament MVP honors by hitting .538 (7-for-13).
• Threw out 16 runners from behind the plate.

2012 - AT SAN FRANCISCO
• Played in 19 games, starting two behind the plate for the Dons.
• Hit .143 with one run scored and one RBI.
• Fielded perfect 1.000 at catcher with 51 put outs and six assists.
• First collegiate hit was a pinch-hit single against Missouri (2/26).

HIGH SCHOOL
• Two-sport athlete with baseball and football at Lakewood High School in Lakewood, Calif.
• Paced both the football and baseball teams to the Moore League Championship in 2010 and 2011.
• Hit .471 as a senior and .333 as a junior for the Lancers.
• Named Lakewood Athlete of the Year.
• Youth Hall of Fame All Around Performer of the Year.
• Named Dream Team catcher and Dream Team quarterback.
• Three-time First Team All-League honoree.
• Voted league MVP for football.

PERSONAL
• Full name is Tyler John Schultz
• Born June 22, 1992
• Son of Tim and Kaylene Schultz
• Has one sister, Tatum
• Majoring in communications
• Chose the Tennessee program because of the great coaching staff, amazing tradition and Knoxville is a great area
• Recipient of the J. Steven Maples Endowment Fund
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