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    11 Tyler Cox  
    Tyler Cox

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Georgetown, Ind.

    High School:
    Floyd Central

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 200

    Position:
    Infielder

    B-T:
    R-R


    JUNIOR YEAR: 2007
    Posted a .240 average with eight RBIs and 15 runs on the season ... hit five doubles and stole seven bases for the Hoosiers, playing in 49 games and starting 48 at third base ... was outstanding defensively over the season's final 38 games, posting just two errors while making 87 assists ... led all Big Ten third basemen with 121 assists on the season ... went 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI against Eastern Illinois (3/2) ... went 1-for-2 with a pair of RBIs in a victory over Purdue (4/14) ... posted 10 multi-hit games on the season.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR: 2006
    Posted a .316 average and a .404 slugging percentage in 39 games (19 starts) ... turned in his third 2-for-2 effort in four games and added two runs and a two-bagger vs. Ball State (5/16) ... went 4-for-4 with two RBIs, two runs and a double in back-to-back games against Illinois (5/14-15) ... doubled, drove in one run and scored once vs. Ohio State (4/22).

    FRESHMAN YEAR: 2005
    Appeared in 25 games and started 19 times ... drove in one run and scored once in series-opening win over Michigan State (5/7) ... collected one hit, one RBI and two runs in a victory at Ohio State (4/29) ... was 3-for-4 with one RBI and two runs in a win over IU-Southeast (4/27) ... in the final two games against Illinois (4/23-4/24), went 4-for-6 with two RBIs and one run ... delivered his first hit in a Hoosier uniform against Indiana State (2/25) and picked up his first collegiate RBI in an IU win over Memphis (2/26).

    PREP/PERSONAL
    Selected for the Indiana High School Coaches' Association Junior Showcase ... an all-conference selection ... closed out his career with a .360 batting average ... also a four-year starter at quarterback for the football team ... has one brother, Matt, and one sister, Krysten ... parents are Jeff and Claudia Cox.

    Birthdate: Feb. 21, 1986
    Major: Exercise science


       

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