Tyler Pfister
Tyler  Pfister

RS Senior

Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Upper Arlington

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185



Pfister and Withers Elected Buckeye Captains

Seniors will lead Ohio State squad in 2017


Busy Buckeye Weekend includes Golf Outing, Alumni Game and Banquet

Robby Haus and Carter Brown recognized as 2016 Team MVPs


Buckeyes Wrap Outstanding Season Off the Field

Squad posts 3.0+ grade-point average, volunteers 300+ hours


Haus, Kapinos and Pfister to Serve as Ohio State Captains

Trio leads Buckeyes into second Big Ten campaign


Buckeyes Play Host to ECAC Tournament, Take on Air Force Thursday

Ohio State is defending league tourney champion


Carey and Pfister Preview Maryland Game

Carey and Pfister Preview Maryland Game


Pfister and Withers Preview CSU Game

Pfister and Withers Preview CSU Game


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 Downs Dolphins, 14-8

Ohio State Downs Dolphins, 14-8

Ohio State Career: Voted a team captain for 2016 and ‘17 ... Michael R. Breschi Memorial Scholarship recipient ... a four-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and two-time Academic All-Big Ten choice ... B1G player of the week honoree ... earned bachelor’s degree in communication in Spring 2016 ... currently attending graduate school for sport administration ... received team’s Community Service Award in 2016.

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 Al-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.