Tyler Graham

Tyler Graham

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Great Falls, MT

High School:
C.M. Russell High School

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
OF-IF

Experience:
2V

B-T:
R-R

OREGON STATE: Among OSU's 17 returning lettermen ... OSU head coach Pat Casey says: "Tyler had a great summer after finishing strong last season. He should be a big part of what we're able to accomplish this season." ... (2004) As a sophomore, made switch from shortstop to outfield ... among Pacific-10 leaders through end of regular season, tied for first in fielding percentage (1.000) ... 10 multi-hit games, 1 multi-RBI game ... had a hit in 14 of last 17 games ... in last 9 games, batted .392 (11-for-28) with 1 double, 3 stolen bases ... May 29 vs. UCLA, 2-for-3, 1 run, 2 walks ... May 23 at Washington State, second game, 2-for-4 ... May 23 at Washington State, first game, 2-for-4, 2 stolen bases ... May 21 at Washington State, threw out tying run at home plate in eighth inning of OSU's 3-2 win ... May 16 at Arizona State, 2-for-4, 1 double ... April 13-May 4, 7-game hitting streak; during streak, batted .444 (12-for-27) with 1 double, 3 RBIs ... May 1 vs. Washington, 3-for-3 ... April 25 at Southern California, 2-for-2, 1 RBI ... April 18 at Sacramento State, 3-for-6, 2 RBIs, 1 stolen base, 2 runs; earlier that day, he'd robbed OSU head coach Pat Casey of a homer by pulling a ball back over the fence when Casey took a few swings in batting practice ... April 8 vs. Stanford, 2-for-4, 1 RBI ... April 4 vs. Arizona, scored winning run as pinch runner ... March 21 vs. Utah Valley State, 2-for-4 ... March 2 vs. The Citadel, 2-for-2, 1 RBI ... (2003) As a freshman, out of action after March 23 ... had a hit in 5 of 10 games, including 4 of last 5 ... had a run in 5 of 10 games ... did not strike out ... March 15 vs. Washington State, 2-for-4 ... March 9 at Portland, 2-for-3, 2 runs ... Feb. 28 vs. San Diego State, first career hit ... Feb. 23 vs. New Mexico State, RBI in OSU rally from 14-0 deficit to 16-14 win.

C.M. RUSSELL HIGH: No prep baseball in state; played American Legion 4 years for coach Mike Ferradas ... as a senior, batted .430, 6 triples, 15 doubles, 55 RBIs, 71 stolen bases ... 2-time team Outstanding Hitter ... as a junior, batted .417, 1 homer, 5 triples, 20 doubles, 48 RBIs, 37 stolen bases; team Most Valuable Player ... also played football, basketball ... prep teammates included Montana football players Mike Murphy, Justin Hartman ... 3.5 GPA; National Honor Society, Honor Roll.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Business ... born in Great Falls, Mont. ... parents are Terry and Julie Graham; family includes sister Lindsey (22) ... uncle Jim McMullen played baseball for Mankato State; cousin Jeremy Strand played baseball for Mayville State ... enjoys hunting, fishing ... top athletic thrill was winning high school football state title ... favorite athlete is Jim Edmonds; favorite movie is Animal House; favorite TV show is Real World; favorite actor is Bruce Willis; favorite book is Where The Red Fern Grows; favorite vehicle is Chevy Silverado; favorite food is steak and lobster ... chose OSU to play baseball at a high level.

OREGON STATE CAREER STATISTICS - BATTING
YEARAVG.G/GSABRHBI2B3BHRBBSOHPSB-ATTTBSLUG
2003.25911/6276710004000-07.259
2004.34744/18951633620091707-935.368
TOTALS.32855/2412222407200131707-942.344



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