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Tyler Heck
Tyler Heck

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Centralia, Ill.

High School:
Centralia HS

Last College:
Kaskaskia CC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
OF



REDSHIRT / 2006
Was redshirted during the 2006 season.

JUNIOR/ 2005
Played in 34 games, starting 28 ... batted .215 with three doubles ... scored 10 runs and drove home nine ... hit .246 in 23 Big Ten games, starting 22 ... was perfect in the field in 13 chances during conference season ... picked up his first hit as a Boilermaker at Mississippi (3/5) ... went 5-7 at the plate during the weekend series at Penn State (4/2-3) ... scored two runs at Cincinnati (4/6) ... was 2-4 in the regular season finale at Indiana (5/22).

BEFORE PURDUE
Played at Kaskaskia College in Centralia, Ill., in 2004 ... batted .356, with eight doubles and four home runs, while driving in 24 runs ... played at Missouri-Rolla in 2003 ... batted .370 in 37 games, with four home runs and 23 runs batted in.

HIGH SCHOOL
A three-year letterwinner at Centralia High School ... named first-team all-conference as a junior and senior ... helped team claim regional championships in 2000 and 2001 and win undefeated conference titles in 2001 and 2002 ... named Male Athlete of the Year as a senior at CHS ... also earned three letters in football and was an all-conference performer as a junior and senior ... member of the National Honor Society.