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  Tyler Wells

Tyler Wells

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lexington, Ky.

High School:
Lexington Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 218

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
10/15/1992

B/T:
R/R

04/13/2014

Ohio Baseball Edged at Akron, 5-4

Junior Tyler Wells clubs a season-high three RBI

04/09/2014

Ohio Athletics Hosts Third Annual Catspys Awards

Close to 400 student-athletes, coaches, administrators and staff members attended the gala April 7 in Memorial Auditorium.

04/09/2014

Ohio Faces Marshall on the Road

Madsen will look to extend his hitting streak to 10 games

04/06/2014

Ohio Falls to Kent State in Series Finale

Madsen started his 133rd consecutive game for the `Cats

04/05/2014

Ohio falls 11-1 to Kent State in Game One

Longo improved his hitting streak to a career-high 10 games

2013: Appeared in 52 games with 50... Hit at a .251 clip with 48 hits, five doubles, a triple and a home run... Drove in 21 runs... Collected three hits, three runs scored and an RBI in a win against High Point (March 5)... Had a nine-game hitting streak from March 3-March 23, which included a four-RBI game against Youngstown State (March 19)... Tallied two hits, two RBI and two runs scored in just two at-bats against Eastern Kentucky (April 10)... Finished the season with four hits and four runs scored in the three-game series against Miami (May 16-18).

2012: Was one of five players, who played in 50-or-more games... Appeared in 54 games and made 47 starts... Posted a .315 batting averaged, which was the third best mark on the team... Collected 63 hits, 13 doubles and five home runs... Picked up his first career hit on Feb. 18 in game two of the Bobcats' doubleheader with UNCW... Smacked his first career home run against Middle Tennessee for the Bobcats' lone run in a 2-1 loss against the Middle Tennessee State (Feb. 25)... Went 3-for-4 with three RBI, two runs scored, one double and one home run in the Bobcats' series-opener against Eastern Michigan (March 30)... Had a monster day at the plate in the series finale against Northern Illinois (April 8) as he went 4-for-6 with two doubles, one RBI and three runs scored... Plated three runs in the series finale against Bowling Green (April 29)... Collected three hits and scored a pair of runs in the Bobcats' match up with Miami (May 18)... Finished 2-for-4 with a home run and a run scored in the Bobcats MAC Championship matchup with Buffalo (May 24)... His home run against the Bulls came with two outs and extended the game into extra innings.

High School: Named to the honor roll all four years at Lexington Catholic High School ... Named Boy of the Year in 2009 ... Named Second Team All-State in 2011 ... Led his high school squad to the 2009 KHSAA State Championship title ... Earned four varsity letters in baseball ... Also played basketball ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Rodney and Anne Wells ... Has two siblings, Jayson and Corey ... Hobbies include football, watching movies, going to the beach and hanging out with friends ... Favorite athlete is Josh Hamilton ... Majoring in Sports Management.

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.
2012 .315 54-47 200 36 63 13 3 5 24 97 .485 15 6 22 1 .380 0 3 2-5 86 2 3 .967
2013 .211 5-5 19 1 4 0 0 0 1 4 .211 0 2 2 0 .286 0 1 0-1 11 0 0 1.000
TOTALS .306 59-52 219 37 67 13 3 5 25 101 .461 15 8 24 1 .372 0 4 2-6 97 2 3 .971