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Tyler Neslony
Tyler Neslony

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Corpus Christi, Texas

High School:
Calallen

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
02/13/1994

Experience:
2L

B/T:
L/R


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Career Stats
Game-by-Game Stats - 2014 | Photo Gallery - 2014
Game-by-Game Stats - 2013 | Photo Gallery - 2013

CAREER-HIGHS (entering 2014 season)
Games Played (Season): 20 (2013)
Games Started (Season): 10 (2013)
At-Bats: 5 2x, at FIU (2/26/13)*
Runs: 2, at FIU (2/26/13)
Hits: 2 3x, at Kansas State (4/7/13)*
RBI: 3, at FIU (2/26/13)
Doubles: 2, at FIU (2/26/13)
Triples: None
Home Runs: None
Walks: 1 7x, vs. Baylor (5/25/13)*
Strikeouts: 2, vs. Connecticut (2/24/13)
Stolen Bases: None
Hit Streak: 3 games (2/23-2/26/13)
* Indicates most recent high

2014 (Sophomore)
- Led Big 12 in batting (.375) - 1st Red Raider in school history to lead Big 12 in batting.
- ABCA All-Midwest Region Second Team.
- Gregg Olson Breakout Player of the Year Finalist (1-of-12 nationally).
- All-Big 12 Second Team (OF)... batted .377 (26-for-69) in Big 12 play.
- BATTING WITH RISP: leads team batting .558 (24-for-43).
- ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES: led team batting .368 (28-for-76).
- Hit safely in 37-of-43 starts this season.
- 19-game hit streak (Apr. 17-June 2): .432 (32-for-74), 12 R, 6 2B, 2 3B, 2 HR, 14 RBI, 10 BB.
- Hit streak (19 games) is longest by a Big 12 Conference player in 2014.
- Hit streak (19 games) is longest by a Red Raider since 2004 (Cameron Blair - 20 games).
- 37 straight games reached base safely - longest by Tech player since 2010-11 (McGruder - 39).
- Led all players at Big 12 Championship batting .750 (6-for-8) with 2B and 2 RBI.
- Tied school record for most hits in Big 12 Championship game with 4 (6th time) vs. OU.
- OKLAHOMA STATE SERIES: .538 (7-for-13), 3 2B, .571 OB%, .769 SLG%.
- Became 1st Red Raider with 5 straight multi-hit games since 2012 (McGruder, 5 and 6).
- Hit home runs in back-to-back games vs. OU (Apr. 25-26) for 1st time during career.
- Became first Red Raider with 2 grand slams in a season since 2008 (Roger Kieschnick).
- Became first Red Raider with 2 grand slams in a week since 2004 (Cameron Blair).

SUMMER 2013
Played for the Leesburg Lightning in the Florida Collegiate League... helped team to a 25-14 overall record and second-place finish in the league standings... team played in the league tournament championship game at the home of the Tampa Bay Rays, Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla... led team and finished third in the league batting .346 (45-for-130) with 17 runs, four doubles, 19 RBI and 27 walks... turned six double plays from the outfield... second in the league in both hits and walks... named Florida Collegiate League All-Star (starter)... finished summer on an 11-game hit streak while batting .390 (16-for-41) with six RBI... had 15 multi-hit games.

2013 (Freshman)
Played in 20 games (10 starts) starting nine games in right field and one at designated hitter... batted eight-hole five times, two-hole twice, five-hole twice and seven-hole once... batted .227 (10-for-44) with four runs, four doubles, seven RBI, 14 total bases, seven walks, .318 slugging percentage and .327 on-base percentage while fielding 1.000 (10 putouts, 0 assists, 0 errors)... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS... played in four games (0 starts) batted .333 (1-for-3) with a run, double and walk... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... played in six games (3 starts) batted .250 (3-for-12) with a run, double, RBI and two walks... BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP... played in one game (0 starts) recording one walk going 0-for-0 at the plate... HOME GAMES... played in nine games (4 starts) batted .063 (1-for-16) with a run, two RBI and three walks... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES... played in 11 games (6 starts) batted .321 (9-for-28) with three runs, four doubles, five RBI, four walks, .464 slugging percentage and .394 on-base percentage... SITUATIONAL: batted .143 (1-for-7) as a pinch hitter... one of seven Red Raiders with a base hit as a pinch hitter... had one two-out RBI... MISCELLANEOUS: two go-ahead RBI... one game-tying RBI... one infield hit... recorded two game-winning RBI (doubled down the right field line in the sixth inning helping Tech to an 8-6 win at FIU on Feb. 26... had RBI fielder's choice in the second inning helping Tech to a 3-0 shutout over La Salle on Mar. 2)... posted three multi-hit games... notched one multiple RBI game - which was a three RBI contest... HIT STREAK: recorded a season-long three-game hit streak (2/23-2/26)... REACHING BASE SAFELY... reached base safely in a season-high four consecutive games... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made career debut as a pinch hitter going 0-for-1 against Northern Colorado (2/16) with a strikeout... went 2-for-4 with a run scored, walk and RBI recording first career hit and first career multi-hit game at UCF (2/23) at the UCF Tournament in Orlando... went 2-for-5 with a season-high two runs, two doubles and three RBI at FIU (2/26)... made first career Big 12 start (right field) going 1-for-4 with a double at Kansas State (4/6)... posted first career Big 12 multi-hit game going 2-for-2 with a walk and an RBI at Kansas State (4/7)... recorded first career pinch hit base hit going 1-for-1 with a double at No. 13 Arizona State (5/15).

HIGH SCHOOL
A three-year varsity letterwinner at Calallen High School for head coach Steve Chapman... as a senior earned first team all-state, first team all-district, first team All-South Texas... batted .430 with 12 doubles, one triple, seven home runs and 26 RBI... helped lead team to a district championship in 2012 with a 33-2 overall record... team was ranked No. 1 in the country during the middle of the season... as a junior batted .390 with 19 doubles, one triple, seven home runs and 50 RBI... named first team all-district and second team all-state as a junior... as a sophomore batted .370 with 10 doubles, one triple, two home runs and 21 RBI... named second team all-district in 2010... team was a state finalist in both 2010 and 2011... high school program went 105-15 during his three seasons... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Texas A&M.

PERSONAL
Tyler Kennedy Neslony... born February 13, 1994, in Corpus Christi, Texas... son of Lawrence and Robbie Neslony... has three older siblings, Robert, Travis and Peyton... brother, Travis, played baseball at Laredo Community College and UT-Pan American... a business major at Texas Tech.


Neslony became the first player in Texas Tech history to lead the Big 12 in batting (.375) in 2014 while batting .558 (24-for-43) with runners in scoring position.
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