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Tyler Powers
Tyler  Powers

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Lafayette, Ind.

High School:
Central Catholic

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 155

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
06/06/1999

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

04/06/2018

Purdue Wins 6th Straight, Ends Skid at IU

Boilermakers post their first win vs. a top-10 team since March 2006

04/05/2018

Baseball Visits B-Town for Rivalry Series

Purdue and IU both enter weekend riding win streaks, but have not played yet in April

04/01/2018

Purdue Sweeps Doubleheader, Series

Boilermakers open Big Ten play with a sweep for the first time since 1985

03/31/2018

Boilermakers Begin B1G Play with a Win

Learnard strikes out the final two batters of the game with tying run at second

03/29/2018

Beard, McGowan Lead the Way vs. Valpo

McGowan homers while driving in all 4 runs; Beard strikes out 7 in home debut

2018 / AS A FRESHMAN
Individual Game-by-Game Statistics

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Tim Bordenet at Central Catholic in Lafayette
• Also a two-year varsity letterwinner in basketball as an upperclassman
• Batted .375 as an all-conference and all-area honoree his senior year
• Honorable mention all-conference as a junior, batting .355 with a .987 fielding percentage
• Also a starter as an underclassman, posting a .952 fielding percentage as a freshman
• Played soccer as a freshman and earned team's most improved award
• Led the basketball team in steals as a senior
• Played in IHSAA state championship games in both baseball and basketball
• Helped CC Baseball reach the class 2A state title game in 2015 and 2016 and also win a sectional title in 2017 and a regional title in 2014
• CC Basketball was the class 1A state runner-up in 2017 and sectional champs the year prior
• Played summer ball for the Morris Chiefs (2016) and Hoosiers Warhawks (2017)
• Hoosier North all-star in 2015 and Colt World Series all-star in 2016
• Dan Ade Scholarship recipient recognizing his hard work
• Part of the foreign language and coding clubs

PERSONAL
• Major: Organizational Leadership
• Full name is Tyler James Powers
• Born in Lafayette, Indiana
• Parents are Tim and Lori Powers
• Family also includes siblings Lindsey, Lilly and Trevor
• Father played football at Hanover College
• Sister Lindsey plays volleyball at Eastern Illinois
• Aunt and Uncle Erin & Andy Powers are Purdue alumni

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Ball Player: Alex Bregman
Had the Biggest Impact on His Athletic Career: Tim Powers, Father
Favorite Marquee Event: World Series
Favorite Pro Stadium: Wrigley Field
Toughest Pitcher for Him to Face Among Teammates: Kyle Schweiger
Current MLB Pitcher He'd Like to Face: Aroldis Chapman
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Jesus
Celeb or Pro Athlete He'd Like to Meet: Drake
In His MP3 Player: Drake
Last Concert He Attended: Rascal Flatts
Would Love to See Him Play Purdue: Future
Favorite Actor: Denzel Washington
Favorite Super-Hero: Spider-Man
Show He Can't Stop Watching: Stranger Things
Favorite Month: June
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Meal: Steak & Potatoes
Favorite Dessert: Apple Crisp
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Hunting & Fishing
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Favorite Purdue Building: Co-Rec
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Cayman Islands
Country He'd Like to Visit: Jamaica
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Jerome Mattern, EDPS
Furry Friend: Sandy, Golden Retriever

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