Tyler Thomasson ‘20 Recruiting Profile

  • Jasper High School
  • JASPER, AL
  • Baseball
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Tyler Thomasson's Baseball Recruiting Profile
Club:
Dinger Nation
Height:
5'11"
Weight:
185
Dominant Hand:
Right
Age:
18
Prim. Position:
SS
Sec. Position:
3B
Exit Velocity
97
60 Yard Dash
6.8
Top Infield Velocity
86

Personal Statement

I have been playing baseball since I was 6 years old.  I want to play it as long as I can.  I want to earn a scholarship to play baseball to help pay for my education but I still want to face the challenges and obstacles a player encounters in the game of baseball.  I plan on earning a degree in architecture or engineering.  I have an analytical mind and can be described as a thinker.  Baseball defines me and is who I am.  My favorite team is the New York  Yankees and Yogi Berra once said "Baseball is 90% mental and the other half is physical".  That describes me. I'm a thinker and love the challenges on the diamond. 

     Ever since I began pitching when I was 9 years old, I have been the closing pitcher on almost every year.  I wasn't always the hardest thrower but I had excellent control and never got rattled. I always through strikes regardless of what happened with the previous batter. I have always been able to focus and perform when it mattered the most. I love these challenges. I had the fortune of playing in some big games and tournaments as a young player that have help me become a player that rises to the occasion. I was part of teams that won Dizzy Dean State and world series when I was 11 and a USSSA world series when I was 12. I loved these challenges and hope to have more experiences like this in the remaining years of high school and college.

    My dad and I always practiced at home in the basement. He used to challenge me to learn balance and swing while standing on a 4x4 at 6 years old.  I would work til I could meet that challenge and any challenge he or anyone else could throw at me. He also made me learn to play every position on the field.  I started the year at second base but was able to slide to third base mid way through the year to allow our high school team to get the best fielders on the infield. I pride myself in my fielding and in base running.  As a 10th grader on varsity last year, my coach recognized my instincts on the base paths and gave me the green light to still second or third on my own.  I love the game within the game and stealing bases is one of my favorite things. 

    As school began in Junior High, my dad challenged me to become more of a vocal leader on and off the field. Being vocal was something I had to work at but realized it got easier with each passing day.  I was elected Team Captain by my teammates and coaches in Junior high. I also have been selected as student of the quarter multiple times in High school and junior high. This aware is not only given to students with high academic scores but also to those that excel in citizenship and leadership skills.  This has helped me become a much better ball player. 

    With my baseball skills and leadership abilities, I know I can make a positive impact with any team. Whether its on the field or off the field and whether its in a game or at practice.  I just want to keep playing. 

Athletics

High School Information

  • Years w/ Varsity:
  • 2 years
  • Varsity Starter:
  • 2 years
  • 2019 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #7
  • Individual Awards:
    1st Team All-County, Daily Mountain Eagle - Pitcher of the Year, Eagle Elite First team
  • Team Awards:
    Conference Champs
  • Season Schedule
  • 2018 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #3
  • Team Awards:
    Conference Champs, Sectional Champs
  • Season Schedule
  • 2017 Junior Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #7
  • Individual Awards:
    Starting SS
  • 2016 Freshman Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #7
  • Individual Awards:
    Team Captain

Club Information

  • Seasons of Club Experience:
  • 2 seasons
  • 2020 Dinger Nation (18U)
  • 2020 Jasper Vikings (17u)
  • Notes: Positions - Short Stop, Bats lead off, relief pitcher

Coach References

  • High School Head Coach
  • Patrick Ware
  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Steve Woodard
  • Private Coach
  • Trent Mumme
  • Club Director
  • Michael Daniel
  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Jason Beckman

Additional Sports

  • Basketball
  • 1 Year
  • Freshman Team

Academics

Grades

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Test Scores

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High School Information

High School:
Jasper High School
State:
ALABAMA
Phone:
0000000000

Academic Accomplishments

Honors Classes:
Yes. Advanced Algebra
Registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center?
No

Awards, Achievements and Activities

  • Award
    • Student of the quarter 6 times at Jasper High and Junior High 2019 Merit award for Psychology (Jasper High School)
  • Activity
    • Beta Club; National Honor Society; AGAPE Club; Interact club; Church;

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Contact Information

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Mailing Address

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Statistics

Statistic 2020 Jasper Vik
Avg. 0.483
GP/GS 11/11
AB 29
R 10
H 14
2B 3
3B 3
HR 0
RBI 4
BB 0
HBP 3
SO 1
OB% 0.545
SB/Attempts 3/4
Team Record 5-5-1
 

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