Quick Hitters With Tyler Stevens
As a Junior (2006): Delivered the game-winning hit against Columbia with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Coach Cooney his 800th career victory...finished second on the team with a .329 batting average...his career batting average of .363 ranks him fifth in FAU history...21 of his 36 starts came as the team's designated hitter...other starts came at first, second and third...had a season-high four hits in a 4-for-5 effort and three runs scored against East Tennessee State on May 19 as the Owls made a push for the A-Sun Tournament...his season-high three RBI came against Stetson on May 13...finished the season with 14-multiple hit and five multiple-RBI games.
Summer League (2005): Played for the Sanford River Rats...finished sixth in the Florida Collegiate Summer League with a .333 batting average...named to the FCSL All-Star Team.
As a Sophomore (2005): Named Second-Team All-Conference with a strong second half of the season...earned a starting role at second base in April and hit .413 for the month...finished the season with an impressive .424 batting average...posted a .435 offensive clip in A-Sun play...led the squad with a .457 on-base percentage...held a 13-game hitting streak during the season...posted 11 multiple-hit games...was named to the Coral Gables All-Regional Team after he picked up a hit in every at bat and went 6-for-6 at the plate...sparked the comeback in the 3-1 win over Virginia Commonwealth....his season-high four hits came at the regional against Mississippi State.
As a Freshman (2004): Started 58 games for Elon University...finished the season fourth on the team with a .317 batting average, 47 RBI and five home runs..
High School: Attended Palm Beach Lakes High School where he batted .461 with three homers, 29 RBI and 17 steals in his senior season...participated in the Goodwill Games in Australia and earned MVP honors...a two-time All-District recipient.
Personal: Criminal justice major...son of John and Susan Stevens...born Jan. 7, 1985.
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