Tyler Pfister
Tyler  Pfister

RS Senior

Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Upper Arlington

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185



Pfister and Withers named USILA Scholar All-Americans

Duo recognized after outstanding careers in the classroom and on the field


Niehaus and Tublin 2017 Big Ten Sportsmanship Honorees

Athletes distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior


Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff


Record Six Buckeyes Selected in MLL Draft

Withers selected in the first round by Atlanta


Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics


Carey and Pfister Preview Maryland Game

Carey and Pfister Preview Maryland Game


Pfister and Withers Preview CSU Game

Pfister and Withers Preview CSU Game


Men's Lacrosse Final Four vs. Towson

Gameday photo gallery from the 2017 Men's Lacrosse Final Four at Gillette Stadium.


Buckeyes Down Wolverines, 18-7

Buckeyes Down Wolverines, 18-7


B1G Opener at Penn State

B1G Opener at Penn State


Buckeyes Fall at Notre Dame

Buckeyes Fall at Notre Dame


Buckeyes Post 12-4 Win over Cleveland State

Buckeyes Post 12-4 Win over Cleveland State

Ohio State Career: USILA Scholar All-American ... voted a team captain for 2016 and ‘17 ... Michael R. Breschi Memorial Scholarship recipient ... one of five finalists for 2017 Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero award ... five-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and three-time Academic All-Big Ten choice ... B1G Distinguished Scholar in 2017 after posting grade-point average of 3.7+ during the school year ... Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner ... B1G player of the week honoree ... earned bachelor’s degree in communication in Spring 2016 and enrolled in graduate school for sport administration ... received team’s Community Service Award in 2016 ... drafted by Ohio Machine in seventh round (No. 63) of MLL Draft.

2017 (Redshirt Senior Season): Team captain ... earned USILA Scholar-All-America honors ... saw action in all 21 games and started 19 ... nine goals and five assists for 14 points ... 11 groundballs, with eight coming in the final five games ... point in six of the final nine games ... scored twice in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal vs. Johns Hopkins May 4 ... goal and an assist at Michigan April 15 ... two goals vs. Detroit Mercy Feb. 11 ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten selection, as well as a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Ohio State’s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award recipient ... finalist for Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award ... goal at Notre Dame was an #SCTop10 Play of the Day on SportsCenter.

2016 (Junior Season): Team captain ... played in first three games and 10 total, missing four with injury ... had three points on two goals and an assist ... two points, on a goal and an assist vs. Notre Dame March 26 ... scored vs. Detroit Feb. 13 ... earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honors.

2015 (Sophomore Season): Limited to nine games because of injuries (missed first six games, as well as Penn State contest and the last three outings) ... four goals, three assists and seven points ... B1G Offensive Player of the Week after a career-high three goals and four points in win over Denver March 14 ... goal and three groundballs April 25 at Rutgers ... assists and two groundballs at Michigan April 12 ... assist and a groundball April 18 vs. Maryland ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten selection.

2014 (Redshirt Season): Did not play because of injury ... tabbed an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

2013 (Freshman Season): Played in 16 games, with five goals and two assists for seven points ... goal and an assist for two points at Virginia March 16 ... scored twice vs. Marquette Feb. 23 ... assist vs. Jacksonville Feb. 17 ... two goals vs. Detroit Feb. 9 in first collegiate game ... named an Ohio State Scholar Athlete.

Upper Arlington High School: Member of squad that won 2012 state championship, scoring two goals and adding two assists in the final ... led team in scoring as a senior and was first on the squad in assists his last two seasons ... 115 goals, 69 assists and 184 career points ... UAHS won the 2010 state crown, along with the 2011 Midwest title ... Ohio Attackman of the Year ... an All-American, All-Ohio and All-Conference selection, and earned all-city and all-Midwest honors ... won team’s leadership and offensive MVP awards... also played football for the Golden Bears.

Personal: Son of Megan and Mark ... one younger sibling, Jackson ... favorite pro sports team is the Philadelphia Eagles ... father, Mark, played linebacker for the Ohio State football team, earning letters in 1983 and ‘84.