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    Tyler Ford

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Richmond, Texas

    High School:
    Travis

    Last College:
    Alvin CC

    Height / Weight:
    5-8 / 185

    Position:
    LHP

    Experience:
    1L

    B-T:
    R-L

    Tyler Ford

    10/23/2014

    Baseball America Recognizes Recruiting Class

    Cougars honored among Top 35 Recruiting Classes in nation

    10/08/2014

    Whitting Named Houston Press 2014 Best Coach

    Cougar Head Coach named Best Coach in City of Houston

    09/29/2014

    Houston Baseball Season Tickets Now on Sale

    Reserved seating available for all 31 homes games for as low as $150

    09/25/2014

    Houston Baseball Unveils 2015 Schedule

    Cougars to open season at home for ninth straight season

    09/22/2014

    Houston Baseball's Recruiting Class Ranked

    Cougars ranked No. 33 on Collegiate Baseball's Top 40 Recruiting Classes

    HONORS & AWARDS
    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)

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

    TRAVIS HIGH SCHOOL
    Played four years under head coach Jody Albright

    PERSONAL
    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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