Tyler Smith

Tyler Smith

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Thousand Oaks, Calif.

High School:
Thousand Oaks

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 194

Position:
IF

Experience:
3L

Bats/Throws:
R/R

06/28/2013

2013 Baseball Season In Review

2013 Baseball Season In Review

06/18/2013

Baseball Squares Off With Indiana Wednesday

Baseball Squares Off With Indiana Wednesday

06/17/2013

Beavers #RefuseToLose Against Louisville At College World Series

Beavers #RefuseToLose Against Louisville At College World Series

06/15/2013

Beavers Drop College World Series Opener To Mississippi State

Beavers Drop College World Series Opener To Mississippi State

06/14/2013

Pat Casey Meets The Media In Omaha

Pat Casey Meets The Media In Omaha

2012 Summer
Initially played in 13 games for the Brewester Whitecaps of the Cape Cod League, batting .206 with three doubles and an RBI ... Later competed for the Klamath Falls Gems of the West Coast League and batted .367 with five doubles and six RBI in eight games.

2012 (Junior)
All-Pac-12 First Team ... Appeared in 58 games, starting 55 ... Tallied a .343 batting average, doubled 11 times with one home run and 39 RBI ... Played in all 30 Pac-12 games, batting .350 with six doubles and 16 RBI ... Went 2-for-4 with two RBI against LSU (6/3) ... Finished 2-for-5 with three RBI against Louisiana-Monroe (6/3) ... Went 3-for-3 with two walks in the series finale against Washington State (5/20) ... Tallied a 3-for-5 effort against Utah (5/11) ... Drove in two, walked once and went 1-for-4 in the finale against Stanford (5/6) ... Tallied a 3-for-4 effort in OSU's 3-0 win over UCLA (4/21) ... Went 2-for-5 with two doubles and an RBI in the finale against Nevada (4/10) ... Hit his first home run of the season, a three-run shot, and finished 1-for-4 with a walk against Nevada (4/9) ... Drove in the game-winning runs with a single in the fifth and ended the game 2-for-4 in the series finale against Washington (4/1) ... Tallied a 3-for-4 effort with three RBI and a double against Arizona (3/24) ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, a double and one RBI in the series opener against Arizona (3/23) ... Doubled, scored three runs and went 3-for-5 in the series finale at California (3/18) ... Doubled, drove in three and finished 2-for-5 against West Virginia to push his hit streak to four games (3/9) ... Finished 3-for-5 with two runs and two RBI in OSU's win over Northern Illinois (3/4) ... Drove in the go-ahead runs on a triple during OSU's sixth inning and went 2-for-4 against Saint Louis (3/3) ... Set a season high with three hits, including a double, against Kansas State (2/26) ... Scored two runs and drove in one while walking three times against Pacific (2/23) ... Was 2-for-4 with an RBI against UC Santa Barbara (2/18).

2011 Summer
Played for the La Crosse Loggers of the Northwoods League ... Appeared in 48 games, batting .299 with 11 doubles, three home runs and 38 RBI ... Walked 19 times.

2011 (Sophomore)
All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention ... Appeared in 55 games, starting 34 ... Batted .221 with four doubles and 11 RBI ... Finished with a 3-for-4 effort and drove in one and scored one run against Washington State (4/22) ... Drove in one and went 3-for-4 in the second game at Stanford (4/16) ... Closed out the Arizona State series by going 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI (4/10) ... Posted an RBI and went 2-for-3 against Arizona State (4/9) ... Went 2-for-3 with a run and two RBI against Arizona State (4/8) ... Posted first multi-hit game of the 2011 season by going 2-for-4 against Seattle (3/22) ... Combined to go 2-for-7 with four runs, an RBI, two walks and a double in a doubleheader against Hartford (3/5) ... Singled to right in the 11th for the game-winning RBI in the season opener against Gonzaga (2/19).

2010 Summer
Played for the Bend Elks of the West Coast League ... Played in 33 games and batted .252 with eight doubles, a triple, one home run and 11 RBI.

2010 (Freshman)
Appeared in 51 games, starting 43 ... Batted .247 with 10 doubles, two home runs and 20 RBI ... Posted eight multi-hit games and six multi-RBI efforts ... Hit .263 with six doubles and six RBI in 22 Pac-10 games, 17 of which were starts ... Drove in three runs, hit a two-run home run and was 2-for-4 in the regional opener against Florida Atlantic (6/4) ... Was 1-for-4 with an RBI against Oregon (5/26) ... Drove in the game-tying run with a double in the seventh against Arizona State (5/23) ... Doubled home OSU's first two runs and was 1-for-3 against Washington (5/15) ... Finished 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI at California (5/1) ... Hit his first career home run, a solo shot, against Maine (3/21) ... Drove in two and doubled in going 2-for-5 against Maine (3/19) ... Finished 3-for-6 and drove in three runs while scoring three against Tennessee (2/26) ... Got two hits and two RBI for his firsts in both category in a win over Hawaii (2/20).

Thousand Oaks High School
Lettered three years for head coaches Frank Mutz and Jim Steve ... Served as team captain senior year and earned all-league honorable mention honors ... As a junior, earned second-team all-league honors ... As a sophomore, earned first-team all-league honors.

Personal
Majoring in business ... Born July 1, 1991 in Long Beach, Calif., but considers Thousand Oaks his hometown ... Is the son of Lori and Ron Smith ... Has one sister, Karly ... Enjoys ping pong and video games in his spare time ... Favorite athlete is LeBron James ... Favorite TV show is Entourage and favorite movie is 300 ... Biggest athletic thrill to date is playing at Dodger Stadium for the Los Angeles Dodgers Elite Team ... Chose Oregon State because it's a great opportunity, and a great program with great coaches.

Smith's Career Single-Game Highs
Hits: 3, 13 times
Doubles: 2, at California, May 01, 2010
Triples: 1, 3 times
Home runs: 1, at Nevada, Apr 09, 2012 ; vs Florida Atlantic, Jun 04, 2010 ; Maine, Mar 21, 2010
Total bases: 5, vs Florida Atlantic, Jun 04, 2010 ; at California, May 01, 2010
RBI: 3, 7 times
Runs scored: 3, Tennessee, Feb 26, 2010 ; at California, Mar 18, 2012
Walks: 3, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Apr 14, 2012 ; vs Pacific, Feb 23, 2012
Hit by pitch: 1, 12 times
Struck out: 3, VMI, Mar 13, 2011 ; at Arizona State, May 21, 2010
At bats: 6, Tennessee, Feb 26, 2010 ; at Utah, May 13, 2012
Stolen bases: 1, 14 times

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