Tyler Ford
Tyler  Ford


Richmond, Texas

High School:

Last College:
Alvin CC

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 185




2014 ABCA/Rawlings Second Team All-Central Region (RP)
2014 MVP: All-Silver Glove Series vs. Rice
2014 American Weekly Honor Roll (March 31)
2014 College Baseball 360 Primetime Performer (Feb. 27)
2014 American Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 24)
2013 Commissioner's Honor Roll

SENIOR (2014)
Produced one of the best seasons by a Houston reliever in program history, tallying a 9-0 record and four saves...Notched a team-high 27 appearances and appeared at least once in all 12 weekend series...Owned a team-low 1.17 ERA...Named an Second Team All-Region honoree...Joins senior Chase Wellbrock, owning the program's best ERA in a senior season, passing Rayner Noble's 1.31 ERA...Logged 69.0 innings, allowing just nine earned runs and five walks to accompany 49 strikeouts...Held opposing hitters to a .192 average...Didn't allow a run in his first 11.0 innings on the year...Recorded a strikeout in all but eight appearances...Finished the year with 4.2 scoreless frames during the NCAA postseason...Earned two wins in relief vs. Rice, totaling 10 shutout innings with just four hits surrendered with four strikeouts...Named the Silver Glove Series Most Valuable Player (MVP) and American Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 24)...Struck out a career-high seven in a career-tying 5.1 innings at Temple...Fanned six in a win at Cincinnati (April 25)...Had at least two strikeouts in his five seven relied appearances...Didn't walk a hitter during his first 12 outings...Made 11 relief appearances that featured at least 3.0 innings pitched...Earned wins over Rice (2), Towson, Memphis, Cincinnati, UCF, Temple, Louisville and Bryant...Allowed two hits in 4.1 innings out of the pen to earn the win vs. Louisville in the American Baseball Championship title game...Helped Houston to a 48-win season, an American Conference tournament title, Regional Championship and appearance in an NCAA Super Regional for the first time since 2003...Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 27th round at No. 820 overall

JUNIOR (2013)
Made 16 relief appearances for the Cougars...Finished 2-1 with two saves...Notched a 4.32 ERA...Totaled 25.0 innings...Struck out 27 and walked just five...Held opposing hitters to a team-low .240 average...Notched first save as a Cougar in a 1.1-inning effort vs. Northeastern (Feb. 16)...Tallied second save vs. UAB (May 11) in 3.0-inning performance...Struck out five in 2.2 innings vs. New Orleans (March 17)...Recorded first win vs. Penn State (March 6) in a 5.1 inning effort...Second win came vs. New Orleans (March 17)...Pitched one critical out to help preserve a 4-3 win over East Carolina (March 23) and 1.2 innings the next day vs. East Carolina (March 24)

Played two years for the Dolphins under head coach Brian Alexander...Selected to the 2012 NJCAA All-Star game

Played four years under head coach Jody Albright

Full name is Tyler Reed Ford...Born September 11, 1991 in Houston...Son of Mike and Joy Ford...Has one brother, Reese and one sister, Heather...Enjoys wake boarding and fishing...His major is undecided

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