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    6 Tyler Tufts  
    Tyler Tufts

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Sagamore Hills, Ohio

    High School:
    Nordonia

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 195

    Position:
    Pitcher

    B-T:
    R-R


    SOPHOMORE YEAR: 2007
    Started 13 games on the mound and played in seven games in the field, appearing in left field and at first base ... went 3-9 with a team-leading 4.21 ERA in his 87 2/3 innings of work, which were fourth in the Big Ten ... pitched five complete games, which placed him second in the conference ... struck out 42 to his 17 walks to finish among the conference leaders in fewest walks per inning ... threw a complete-game six-hitter against Georgia Southern (2/24), allowing one walk and one run ... pitched eight innings against Florida A&M (3/16), ceding six hits and one earned run ... threw 8 2/3 innings against Michigan State (3/30), giving up just one run in a no-decision ... pitched complete games against Northwestern (4/8), Purdue (4/13), Penn State (4/28) and Illinois (5/12).

    FRESHMAN YEAR: 2006
    Third on the team with nine starts (14 appearances) ... netted two wins and threw 57 2/3 innings, the third-highest total on the club ... second on the squad with a 3.73 Big Ten ERA and finished league play 2-1 with two complete games in four starts ... tossed 7 2/3 innings in the final game of the season, at Minnesota (5/21) ... earned his first career victory and tossed his first career shutout to complete a doubleheader sweep at Penn State (4/29) ... walked just one batter and gave up eight hits in seven innings of work ... pitched 7 1/3 innings with four strikeouts in no-decision vs. Eastern Kentucky (3/16) ... made his first career start at Charlotte (2/26).

    PREP/PERSONAL
    First team all-conference selection at pitcher as a junior and senior as well as at shortstop as a sophomore ... posted an 11-1 record on the mound and batted over .350 both his junior and senior seasons ... played in the Eastern Ohio All-Star Game ... selected first team All-Connie Mack playing for the JL Clevelanders (summer team) ... has three brothers, Fred, Jimmy and Jordan, and two sisters, Aubrey and Ashley ... parents are James and Suzanne Washabaugh.

    Birthdate: Dec. 5, 1986
    Major: Sport marketing and management

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