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Tyler Johnson
Tyler  Johnson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Midlothian, Va.

High School:
Trinity Episcopal HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
RHP

Experience:
2L

Major:
Exercise Science

06/29/2016

South Carolina Posts 113 on 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks post over 100 for the 10th-straight year on the spring listing

06/29/2016

South Carolina Posts 113 on 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks post over 100 for the 10th-straight year on the spring listing

06/05/2016

Johnson Lifts Gamecocks to 10-1 Victory over UNCW

Gamecocks, Seahawks to play winner-take-all contest Monday at 6 p.m. ET

06/04/2016

Gamecocks Outlast Duke, 4-2, to Stay Alive at Columbia Regional

Taylor's 9th-inning double leads South Carolina into Sunday's action

07/01/2015

Gamecocks Post 98 on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina leads the way for the eighth-consecutive year on first-year listing

Tyler Johnson's Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader


AWARDS/HONORS/CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2017 Preseason All-America 1st Team (D1Baseball, NCBWA, Perfect Game)
  • 2017 Preseason All-SEC Team (Perfect Game)
  • Rated No. 12 best prospect in the SEC for 2017 MLB Draft by Perfect Game
  • Rated No. 13 best prospect in the SEC for 2017 MLB Draft by D1Baseball
  • Rated No. 14 best prospect in the SEC for 2017 MLB Draft by Baseball America
  • Rated No. 30 best overall junior in the nation by Perfect Game
  • 2016 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team
  • 2016 NCAA Regional MVP & All-Tournament Team
  • 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
  • Spring 2015 Dean's List
  • Fall 2014 Dean's List


2017 (JUNIOR)

  • 1-2 with 10 saves and a 2.39 ERA in 19 relief appearances, allowed nine runs, seven earned, on 20 hits in 26.1 innings with 15 walks to 40 strikeouts and opponents batting .204 against him
  • Retired both batters he faced for 10th save of the season in 3-1 win vs. Kentucky at the SEC Tournament (5/26)
  • 4.1 scoreless innings of relief with just one hit allowed and one walk with a season-high eight strikeouts to earn win in 7-4 victory vs. Vanderbilt at the SEC Tournament (5/23)
  • 1.2 perfect innings with three strikeouts in 10-0 win vs. Georgia (5/20)
  • 1.1 scoreless with a pair of strikeouts to earn a save in 4-3 win at Missouri (5/12)
  • 1.2 scoreless innings of relief with just one hit allowed for eighth save of the year in 3-2 win at LSU (5/5)
  • Pitched 1.2 perfect innings of relief for a save in 5-1 win over Kentucky (4/29)
  • Allowed just one run on two hits in two innings with two walks and two strikeouts to earn a save in 4-2 win at Florida (4/21)
  • One perfect inning of relief with a pair of strikeouts in 6-1 win over Alabama (4/16)
  • Pitched one perfect inning of relief with a strikeout in 20-5 loss to North Carolina (4/11)
  • Scoreless ninth inning for fourth save of the year in 2-0 win at Clemson (3/3)
  • Struck out five batters in two scoreless innings of relief for third save of the year in 8-4 win over Appalachian State (2/28)
  • Struck out the side in the ninth inning for second save of the year in 4-3 win over Wright State (2/24)
  • Struck out two in 1.1 innings of relief to earn first save of the year in 5-4 win over Charlotte (2/21)


2016 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Made 29 appearances with a start, went 3-2 with nine saves and a 2.42 ERA, pitched 52.0 innings and allowed 15 runs, 14 earned, on 34 hits with eight walks and 59 strikeouts, opponents hit .187 against him
  • Two scoreless innings of relief in 3-1 loss to Oklahoma State (6/12)
  • First career complete game earning win in 10-1 victory over UNCW (6/5); allowed just one run on five hits with a walk and a career-high 11 strikeouts
  • 1.1 scoreless innings of relief with a pair of strikeouts in 4-2 win over Duke (6/4)
  • 1.2 perfect innings of relief for ninth save of the year in 9-7 win over Alabama (5/21)
  • Struck out lone batter he faced for eighth save of the year in 4-2 win over Alabama (5/20)
  • Two scoreless innings of relief with two strikeouts in 6-4 win over Alabama for seventh save of the season (5/19)
  • Struck out lone batter he faced for sixth save of the year in 10-7 win over Texas A&M (5/15)
  • One perfect inning of relief with a strikeout for fifth save of the year in 4-1 win over USC Upstate (5/4)
  • 1.2 scoreless with three strikeouts to earn fourth save of the year in 2-1 win over Florida (4/30)
  • 1.2 perfect innings of relief with a strikeout in 5-4 loss to Florida (4/29)
  • 1.1 perfect innings of relief with two strikeouts in 9-2 win over Missouri (4/24)
  • 2.2 innings of relief, allowed just a solo home run while striking out four batters for third save of the year in 8-5 win over Missouri (4/22)
  • Two scoreless innings of relief for first career win in 4-3 victory over Tennessee (4/10)
  • 1.2 scoreless innings with three strikeouts in 6-5 loss to College of Charleston (3/29)
  • Two perfect innings of relief to earn second save of the year in 4-0 win at Ole Miss (3/26)
  • 2.2 scoreless innings with two strikeouts to pick up first career save in 6-2 win over Arkansas (3/19)
  • 1.1 perfect innings of relief with two strikeouts in 12-6 win at USC Upstate (3/15)
  • 1.2 scoreless innings with a strikeout in 2-0 win over Charleston Southern (3/13)
  • Struck out a a career-high seven batters in a career-high four scoreless innings in 7-1 win over Wofford (3/8)
  • One scoreless inning of relief with a pair of strikeouts in 8-1 win over Albany (2/21)
  • One perfect inning of relief with a pair of strikeouts in 10-1 win over Albany (2/19)

2015 (FRESHMAN)

  • Seven relief appearances with a start, 4.70 ERA in 7.2 innings with five runs allowed, four earned, on eight hits with a walk and eight strikeouts
  • One perfect inning of relief with two strikeouts in 17-0 win over USC Upstate (5/12)
  • Career-high 1.1 scoreless innings with two strikeouts in 14-3 loss at Florida (4/10)
  • Struck out both batters he faced in 13-3 win over Penn State (3/11)
  • One scoreless inning of relief in 11-3 win over High Point (3/4)
  • One scoreless inning of relief in 10-1 win over Northeastern (2/21)


HIGH SCHOOL

  • Rated No. 21 best high school prospect in the state of Virginia by Perfect Game USA
  • 2014 VISAA (Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association) All-State Division I First Team
  • 2013 VISAA All-State Division I Second Team
  • 2013 & 2014 All Prep League First Team
  • Played for Richmond Braves AAU team


PERSONAL

  • Born on August 21, 1995
  • Parents are Walter and Ashley Johnson
  • Major is exercise science

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