2013:Started all 52 games at shortstop...Second on team by reaching base
15 sraight games...Longest hitting streak was six...Two RBI in a game vs. Temple and
at Delaware...3 hits in a game vs. Temple and W&M...Led team with 12 hit by pitched balls...
CAREER:Tyler Urps helped lead Yavapai Junior College to the ACCAC Conference title and played in the ACCAC All-Star game in 2012...He was an All-League selection as a senior shortstop for Pleasant Grove High School in 2010 in Elk Grove, CA. A teammate of ODU signee Jordan Negrini for 13th ranked Yavapai Junior College in Arizona, Urps hit .283 with two homers, 23 RBI, 37 runs scored and 10 stolen bases. Urps helped lead the Roughriders to a 40-20 record and their 13th ACCAC title.
:Tyler is the son of J.D. and Jennifer Urps...Has one brother,
Josh (14), and one sister, Anna-Marie (16)...Plans to major in criminal justice...
Community Service: Worked with Big Brothers and Big Sisters Foundation...Favorite
Sports Personality: Derek Jeter...Favorite Foods: Pizza and Seafood...Favorite Movie:"Remember the Titans"...Favorite Book Read:"The Boy who Saved Baseball" by
John Ritter...Dream Vacation: Bahamas...
"WE ARE REALLY EXCITED TO ADD TYLER TO OUR RECRUITING CLASS. HE IS A SWITCH HITTING SHORTSTOP WHO IS A COLLEGE TEAMMATE OF JORDAN NEGRINI AT YAVAPAI COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN PRESCOTT ARIZONA AND HELPED LEAD THEM TO THE REGULAR SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP. TYLER IS A SCRAPPY BALLPLAYER AND HANDLES THE BAT WELL. HE IS ANOTHER COACHES SON AND REALLY KNOWS THE GAME. TYLER WILL REALLY HELP US SOLIDIFY OUR MIDDLE INFIELD FOR NEXT YEAR." Finwood on Urps.
YEAR GP/GS AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR TB BB SO BA SLUG OBPCT
2013 52/52 179 30 38 14 4 1 0 44 23 12 .212 .246 .338
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