- OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017)
2017 (Junior Season)
Batted .190 (20-for-105) with four doubles, three home runs, 15 RBI and 18 walks in 32 starts with 39 appearances … started 24 times in left field … made his Buckeye debut in victory over Kansas State (2/17)… recorded his first hit in Scarlet and Gray during the win over Delaware with a RBI double (2/18) … had two doubles in Sunshine State Classic Series (2/17-2/19) … hit his first home run in the opener at Campbell, batting .300 in the series with two RBI and two runs scored (3/3-5) … went 2-for-4 with a home run, a double, and a run scored in game one at Xavier (3/19) … knocked his third home run of the season, and picked up two RBI in a 2-for-3 performance in game one vs. Minnesota (3/25) … batted .250 (3-for-12) and scoring one run in series vs. Purdue (3/31-4/2) … six multi-hit games and five multi-RBI contests.
Helped guide the squad to the program’s first Region XII championship and World Series appearance in 2016 with an overall record of 53-12 (school record) … 2016 World Series All-Tournament Team … 2016 Region XII All-Tournament Team … All-Conference selection in 2015, batting .312, while hitting 17 doubles, six home runs and knocking in 55 runs ... totaled 132 runs scored, 137 hits, 34 doubles, 19 home runs, 106 RBI and 72 walks in two years at Sinclair CC … Dean’s List honoree in 2015 and 2016.
Grove City H.S.
First team All-State … first team selection by Columbus Dispatch … first team All-OCC … OCC Player of the Year … first team all-district … second team All-OCC and honorable mention all-district in football.
Tyler is the son of Robin Cowles … has one older brother, Trevor … sport industry major … would like to go to grad school and become a coach or athletic director after graduation …. enjoys playing basketball and hanging out with friends … greatest sports thrill was hitting a walk-off home run in the district semifinals in extra innings during senior year.