Tyler Bunnell

Tyler Bunnell


Orlando, Fla.

High School:
Lake Highland

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 150


2007 (Sophomore): Earned a redshirt.

2006 (Freshman): Struck out 19 hitters in 11.2 innings of work while appearing in 10 games, all in relief...Finished with a 2.31 ERA and walked just two batters...Perfect inning of relief vs. Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 28), striking out the side...Tossed a scoreless inning with two strikeouts vs. Monmouth (March 3)...Brilliant performance in relief vs. Siena (March 19), earning first collegiate save with 2.2 innings of perfect relief, including a career-high seven strikeouts (out of eight batters faced)...Went a career-high three innings with four strikeouts vs. UAB (April 22)...Did not give up a run while posting one strikeout in 1.1 innings vs. Rice (April 29).

Prior to UCF: Three-year letterman at Lake Highland Prep for head coach Frank Viola...Put together an outstanding senior campaign, finishing the season 3-1 with an 0.89 ERA in 11 appearances, including three starts...Notched 41 strikeouts and 10 walks in 39.1 innings of work and recorded one save...Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society in high school.

Personal: Tyler Christopher Bunnell was born in Orlando, Fla....Son of Ron and Kate Bunnell...Father was a catcher at the University of Georgia and in the Atlanta Braves organization...Majoring in molecular biology and microbiology.

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