Tyler Nelson

#1 Tyler Nelson

HOMETOWN Hayfield, Minn. (Hayfield HS)

2016 (RS-Senior)
Named to the 2016 Academic All-NSIC Team… Started 49 games during his senior season, missing one game due to illness… Set the program single-season hit record with 89, ranking second in the NSIC, including a hit streak of 18 games, the program’s second longest streak, between Feb. 12 and March 26… Finished the season with a team-high .434 batting average, ranking eighth in the NSIC, to set the program career record with a .375 batting average…Ranks second in program history with 194 hits and 115 runs scored… Set the single-season triples mark with six, which led the NSIC, and the career triples mark with nine… Led the team in at-bats (205), total bases (136), home runs (8), slugging percentage (.663) and on-base percentage (.475)… Stole seven bases on 11 attempts… Totaled a career high five RBI March 4 at Truman State College… Hit a career-high two home runs twice, last coming April 15 versus University of Sioux Falls.

2015 (RS-Junior)
Played in 44 games and started in 43... Finished the season batting .314, including a career-high 15 doubles, one triple and four home runs... Charted a career-high 13 RBI... Hit his first collegiate home run at Winona State University (Mar. 21)... Saw one inning of work on the mound against Northern State University (Mar. 31), striking out one and allowed two runs... Led the team in runs scored (36) and fielding assists (98), second in hits (49) and third on the team in at-bats (156)... Had a .910 fielding percentage and a .500 slugging percentage to end the year... Named to All-NSIC Academic Team.

2014 (RS-Sophomore)
Played and started in 40 games... Led the team in batting average (.366), runs scored (32), hits (52), sacrifice bunts (5), and fielding assists (94)... Selected to the 2014 All-NSIC Second Team... Named to All-NSIC Academic team.

2013 (Sophomore)
Redshirted... Named Spring Academic All-NSIC.

2012 (Freshman)
Played in seven and started four games… Batted .286 (4 for 14) with three homerun and two walks… Made his college appearance March 3 against Rockford College where he went 1 for 2 with two RBIs and one walk.

Prior to BSU: Helped lead the Hayfield Vikings to a 13-7 season in his senior year… Named all-conference in baseball in 2010 and 2011… All-State Baseball in 2011… All-conference wrestling in 2009 and a state participant in wrestling… A member of the National Honor Society, earned honors Honors, and Academic Letter in the classroom.

Personal: Born April 23, 1993... Son of Marty and Mary Nelson... Majoring in exercise science.

Career Highs:
Hits- 5, at Minot State 4/20/16
At-Bats- 6, 6x last vs Southwest Minnesota State 5/4/16
RBIs- 5, at Truman State 3/4/16
Doubles- 2, 2x last vs Minnesota Crookston 4/13/16
Triples- 1, 9x last vs Southwest Minnesota State 5/4/16
Home Runs- 2, 2x last vs Sioux Falls 4/15/16
Walks- 2, 4x last at U-Mary 5/1/16
Stolen Bases- 2, vs Winona State 4/29/12