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  Tyler Backstrom

Tyler Backstrom

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Hilliard Davidson

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 220

Position:
LHP/1B

Birthdate:
11/21/1990

B/T:
L/L

10/19/2012

Ohio Baseball Concludes Fall Ball Practice

Bobcats took part in 30 practices over the past six weeks

05/19/2012

Bobcats Fall 6-3 to Miami in Series Finale

Head coach Joe Carbone and nine Ohio players take the field for the final time

05/17/2012

Ohio Falls to Miami in Series Opener 5-2

Bobcats pound out 10 hits in a losing effort; return to action Friday at 6 p.m.

05/15/2012

Ohio Plays Host to Dayton Tuesday Night

Bobcats in search of their fourth straight victory

05/15/2012

Ohio's Three Home Runs Power Cats Past Flyers, 7-2

Sophomore Kyle Dean drills his first career grand slam

Tyler Backstrom Photo Gallery

2012: Saw action in the field and on the mound... Appeared in 16 games in the field, seeing time at first base and as a pinch hitter... Logged 35.2 innings on the mound, striking out 19 and giving up just 20 earned runs... Finished the year with a 5.05 earned run average... Started at first base at Toledo (March 24) and drove in a pair of RBI... Made his first start of the season at Ohio State (April 10) and went 3.1 innings, giving up seven hits and five earned runs... He also had a single and scored a run against the Buckeyes... Made his second start at Youngstown State (April 17), going 4.2 innings and giving up just one earned run, but did not figure into the decision... He also struck out a season-high four batters at YSU... Posted a strong outing at home against Dayton (May 15), limiting the Flyers to just two hits in 4.0 innings of work... Made a pair of relief appearances against Miami and limited the Redhawks to just four hits and one run, while striking out five in a combined 7.1 innings of work.

2011: Appeared in 13 games as an infielder, starting in eight... Recorded a .129 batting average with four hits in 31 at-bats... Drove in four runs and scored once... Posted a .226 slugging percentage and a .250 on-base percentage... Recorded 64 putouts with just two errors for a .973 fielding percentage... Had his first hit of the season against Furman on February 18... Recorded his first RBI and double against Milwaukee on March 20... Pitched in 14 games, starting five, and threw 24 innings while recording a 2-1 record with a 6.00 ERA... Gave up 43 hits and 16 earned runs... Recorded 14 strikeouts and 12 walks... Surrendered just one home run... Recorded his first win of the season against Lehigh on February 25... Pitched a season high 5.1 innings against Xavier on April 6.

2010: Appeared in 29 games as an infielder, starting in 16...Recorded a .319 batting average with 23 hits in 72 at-bats...Drove in 16 runs and scored 10...Posted a .372 on-base percentage and a .486 slugging percentage...Launched his first home run against Bowling Green on April 25...Had his first hit, runs scored, RBI, and double against Towson on February 21...Recorded two 3-hit games this season against Dayton on May 4 and Buffalo on May 8...Drove in a season high 3 runners against Buffalo on May 8...Had 81 putouts, committing 3 errors for a .967 fielding percentage...Fielded 16 double plays, the fourth most on the team...Pitched in 7 games, throwing 9 innings while going 1-1 with a 8.00 ERA...Gave up 10 hits and 8 earned runs...Walked 7 and struck out 3...Gave up no home runs...Recorded his first win against Cincinnati on April 20...Pitched a season-high 3.1 innings against Central Michigan on April 4...Gave up no runs in 4 appearances.

CAREER STATISTICS
Year AVG. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG PCT. BB HBP SO GDP OB PCT. SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD PCT.
2009-10 .319 29-16 72 10 23 3 0 3 16 35 .486 6 0 16 0 .372 0 0 0-1 81 7 3 .967
2010-11 .129 13-8 31 1 4 3 0 0 4 7 .226 4 1 7 1 .250 0 0 0-0 64 9 2 .973
TOTAL .262 42-24 103 11 27 6 0 3 20 42 .408 10 1 23 1 .327 0 0 0-1 145 16 5 .970

CAREER STATISTICS
Year ERA W-L APP-GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR AB B-AVG WP HBP BK SFA SHA
2009-10 8.00 1-1 7-0 0 0/0 0 9.0 11 10 8 7 3 1 0 0 37 .297 1 3 0 0 1
2010-11 6.00 2-1 14-5 0 0/0 0 24.0 43 26 16 12 14 4 1 1 111 .387 2 2 1 0 1
TOTAL 6.55 3-2 21-5 0 0/0 0 33.0 54 36 24 19 17 5 1 1 148 .365 3 5 1 0 2