Tyler  Schultz

14Tyler Schultz

RS Senior

Huntington Beach, Calif.

High School:

Last College:
Cypress CC

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180


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  • Missed the entire 2015 season due to back surgery.

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.).
  • Hit .295 with 17 runs scored and 13 RBIs in 31 games for the California Collegiate League Champion Los Angeles Brewers. He held a .987 fielding percentage behind the dish and was successful in four of his five stolen base attempts.
  • Made the CCL All-Tournament Team, going 3-for-11 with a run scored and four RBIs. Following the summer season, Schultz was also named to the California Collegiate League 2014 All-League Team and was the lone catcher selected to the 2014 CCL South All-Division Team.

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.


  • 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).


  • 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.


  • Full name is Tyler John Schultz
  • Born June 22, 1992
  • Son of Tim and Kaylene Schultz
  • Has one sister, Tatum
  • Majoring in Communication Studies
  • Chose the Tennessee program because of the great coaching staff, amazing tradition and Knoxville is a great area
  • Recipient of the David & Patti Wilder Scholarship


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