Tyler Neslony Named Florida Summer League All-Star
Neslony is batting .444 (12-for-27) over his last seven games
July 10, 2013
LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech outfielder Tyler Neslony (Corpus Christi, Texas) was a starting outfielder last night at the Florida Collegiate League All-Star Game for the North Team which was held at Sanford Memorial Stadium in Sanford, Fla.
Neslony, who completed his freshman season at Tech in 2013, started in left field and batted in the three-hole for the North Team while going 0-for-3 in the game with a walk. Neslony is playing for the Leesburg Lightning went is currently 13-10 this season and in fourth place in league standings.
The South Team won the all-star game, 5-2, in front of 1,889 fans in attendance.
Neslony entered the all-star break leading the Florida Collegiate League in batting with a .382 average (29-for-76) and also with 29 base hits. Neslony is batting .444 (12-for-27) over his last seven games.
As a freshman at Tech in 2013, Neslony batted .227 (10-for-44) with four doubles and seven RBI in 20 games (10 starts). He tallied three multi-hit games and became the first Red Raider freshman with two doubles in a game since 2011 (David Paiz, at K-State) when he went 2-for-5 with two runs, two doubles and three RBI at Florida International on Feb. 26.
Neslony is one of 15 Red Raiders currently competing in collegiate summer leagues across the country.
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