The Commodores opened practice on a crisp, cold day on Friday.
Career Game Highs Hits: 2, 2/20 vs. Indiana State Runs: 1, 2/22 vs. Indiana State RBI: Walks: HRs: Strikeouts: *1, last 3/10 vs. Quinnipiac Stolen Bases:
COACH CORBIN QUOTE: Greenie keeps on growing as a player every time he hits the field. Love his size and athleticism. He is a very versatile kid who can play both corner infield positions as well as the outfield. Offensively ita?TMs just a matter of when. He is very serious about what he is doing. He will contribute at some point this season.
2015 - Struck out as a pinch hitter vs. Quinnipiac 3/10... Went 0-for-2 vs. Illinois State 2/27... Singled up the middle as a pinch hitter and came around to score in win over Indiana State 2/22 in Port Charlotte, Fla... Picked up his first two collegiate hits against Indiana State 2/20 in Port Charlotte, Fla. going 2-for-2 with a bunt single... Struck out as a pinch hitter vs. Santa Clara 2/14... Grounded out as a pinch hitter in his first collegiate at-bat vs. Santa Clara 2/13.
HIGH SCHOOL - Was a three-sport star at Williamsville North HS lettering in baseball (four years), football (three years) and hockey (three years)... Captain of the baseball team twice and captain of the hockey team once... Won the New York state title in hockey in 2011... Named baseball All-Conference 2011-12... Tagged an All-Conference hockey player 2012-13 and second team All-League in football in 2012.
ACADEMICS - Green is undecided on a major in his second year at Vanderbilt.
PERSONAL - Tyler David Green... Born 4/19/95... Son of Sean and Lisa... Has two brothers, Owen and Griffin... Owen was drafted in the OHL and USHL and dad played collegiate hockey and professionally in Europe... Favorites include Derek Jeter (baseball player), New York Yankees (baseball team), MLB The Show (video game), Dodgeball and Miracle (movies), Seinfield and The Mentalist (TV shows), Vince Vaughn (actor), prime rib with a side of potatoes and green beans (meal), peanut butter and egg sandwich (late night snack)... Roommates with Jason Delay... Chose Vanderbilt for â?oethe combination of the highest level of collegiate baseball and a first class education.â??