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Tyson Auer

Tyson Auer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Longwood, Fla.

High School:
Lake Mary

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
OF


2008 (Senior): Finished his career ranked in the top 10 in numerous school record books: seventh in at-bats (738), 10th in runs (148), eighth in hits (225), ninth in triples (12), eighth in sac flies (nine), seventh in sac hits (17), third in stolen bases (80) and sixth in stolen base percentage (.833)...Tied for the 2008 team lead with 47 runs and 21 stolen bases...Batted .273 with 47 hits, six doubles, two triples and three homers...Recorded three outfield assists...Only Knight to play and start in all 58 games...Preseason All-C-USA Team...Cranked out two hits with a double, two RBI and a career-high four runs scored vs. FAMU (Feb. 22)...Notched two hits, two RBI and two runs scored vs. CMU (March 1)...Collected three hits, an RBI and a run scored at JU (March 5)...Was 3-for-5 with two sac bunts and a stolen base vs. Monmouth (March 9)...Had a 3-for-5 affair with an RBI, run scored and stolen base at Stetson (March 12)...Drove in a combined four runs in the DH vs. Siena (March 15), including a two-run homer in game two...Amassed three stolen bases with three walks vs. Wagner (March 17)...Cranked out a solo homer vs. Wagner (March 19)...Delivered three hits, three runs, three RBI and a stolen base at Southern Miss (March 22)...Posted a two-hit affair with an RBI and run scored at Houston (April 4)...Posted an 11-game hitting streak April 9-27...Recorded career hit No. 200 vs. Stetson (April 9)...Had two hits, two runs and a stolen base vs. Memphis (April 12)...Was 2-for-3 with an RBI, run and stolen base vs. Rice (April 25)...Drove in two and had a hit and sac bunt vs. Rice (April 26)...Three-run homer tied UAB (May 9) in the seventh and finished with two hits and two runs.

2007 (Junior): Named to the All-Conference USA Second Team...Batted .356 with a team-high 46 runs scored, 83 hits and 27 stolen bases...Also added 12 doubles, two triples and 31 RBI...Posted two hitting streaks of at least 10 games...Recorded at least one hit in 48 of 57 games played, and had 26 multi-hit outings...Hit .418 (28-for-67) with runners in scoring position and .500 (5-for-10) with the bases juiced...Batted third on 27 occasions, led off 25 times and hit second in four games...Made only four errors on the season, and just one March 3-May 25...Cranked out five hits, swiped three bases and scored three runs in the C-USA Championship (May 23-25)...Stole a base in all three games of the Marshall series (May 17-19)...Had a 10-game hitting streak April 28-May 13...Hit .409 (18-for-44) with 10 runs during that streak...Notched seven hits with two doubles in the ECU series (May 11-13)...Had two hits, a double, two RBI and two runs scored at Stetson (May 8)...Banged out three hits and had two RBI and two runs scored at Memphis (May 4)...Drove in three runs vs. Stetson (May 2)...Scored the game-winning run in the eighth inning vs. Tulane (April 28)...Posted a career-high four runs scored in a 2-for-4 affair with two steals vs. USF (April 24)...Went on a 15-game hitting streak March 24-April 21, going 24-for-67 (.358) over that stretch...Drove in two on two hits and stole a base at Florida (April 10)...Racked up three singles vs. Southern Miss (April 7)...Tied the game in the ninth on a RBI single vs. Southern Miss (April 6)...Notched three hits and a SB at USF (April 3)...Recorded two hits and two RBI at Stetson (March 27), including tying the game in the ninth on a two-out, two-strike single...From March 13-18, hit .500 (8-for-16) with three steals and five runs to earn C-USA Hitter of the Week honors...Had a 3-for-5 affair with two runs vs. Rutgers (March 16)...Scored three runs while adding three hits against Army (March 13)...Walked four times and stole a career-high four bases vs. Michigan State (March 6)...Went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two steals at LSU (Feb. 24)...Collected two hits, a double, two stolen bases and two runs scored at LSU (Feb. 24)...Recorded three hits, including a triple, while also scoring three runs vs. FIU (Feb. 4).

2006 (Sophomore): Led UCF with a .323 average and six triples...Started 40 of 41 games played, scoring 30 runs and driving in 28...Stole 17 bases out of 18 attempts...Batted .358 against right-handers and was successful in advancing runners 53.5 percent of the time...Opened the season with two hits and a stolen base at Florida International (Feb. 5)...Had three hits and two runs scored at Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 7)...Hit .333 (3-for-9) in the North Florida series with three runs scored (Feb. 17-19)...Tied career-high with three stolen bases in the Michigan game (March 1)...Went 3-for-5 with a two-run home run, a triple and five RBI in 23-2 win over Monmouth...Collected three hits, including a two-run triple, and scored the game-winning run at TCU (March 26)...Went 3-for-6 with a career-high six RBI in series opener vs. the Thundering Herd (March 31)...A perfect 3-for-3 with three RBI, two runs scored and a stolen base in game two of the series (April 1), but left the game early due to a hand injury and did not play in the series finale...Named Conference USA Hitter of the Week (April 3) after batting .538 in three games vs. Stetson and Marshall...Notched 11 RBI en route to the weekly conference honor...Belted a solo home run in first game back from the injured list vs. USF (April 18)...Led UCF with a .500 batting average in the series vs. top-ranked Rice (April 28-30)...Scored a run while going 3-for-4 vs. the Owls in the second game of the series...Had a 4-for-4 day with a run scored at No. 10 Houston (May 5).

2005 (Freshman): Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team selection...Appeared in 51 games, making 34 starts, including 33 in centerfield...Hit .240 with three home runs and 16 RBI...Had 15 stolen bases in 18 attempts...Tied for the team lead with three outfield assists...Notched first collegiate RBI vs. FIU in the season opener on a bases loaded walk...Had first career hit on a bunt single in the series finale (Feb. 6)...Registered first career two-hit game vs. Monmouth (Feb. 26)...Posted three stolen bases, two runs scored and a double vs. Siena (March 5)...Stole home on a double steal vs. Siena (March 6)...Recorded first career three-hit game in game two of the FAU series (April 30), going 3-for-4 with first career home run...Against Troy, was 2-for-4 with two home runs and five RBI in the series opener (May 6)...Went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored in the finale vs. the Trojans (May 8).

Prior to UCF: Prepped for Alan Tuttle at Lake Mary High School in Lake Mary, Fla....Hit .346 as a senior at shortstop...Led team with 28 hits, totaling five doubles, two triples, one home run and 10 RBI as a senior...Also had 10 walks and 14 stolen bases in 16 attempts and a .439 on-base percentage...Named to the Orlando Sentinel all-Seminole County team...Excellent athlete who also played football for Lake Mary...Captain of high school team as a senior.

Personal: Robert Tyson Auer was born in DeLand, Fla....Son of Joe Auer and Betty Paramore...Father played collegiate football at Georgia Tech before later playing in the NFL with the Dolphins (returned opening kickoff for first TD in Dolphins' history) and the Bills as a running back...Has three brothers and two sisters...A psychology major.

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