2007: Two-way threat, who played in 30 games, primarily at first base...Made 16 appearances on the mound...Started 27 games and tied for second on the team among true freshmen with a .263 batting average...Scored 14 runs, posted six doubles and had 14 RBI..Went 2-2 with 18 strikeouts in 32.2 innings of work...Made six starts on the bump...First career win came against Central Michigan (2/25), where he allowed one hit and struck out one in two relief innings...Picked up his first career save when he tossed three scoreless, no-hit innings against Western Michigan (3/17)...Had a career-high six strikeouts in six innings against Murray State (3/21).
Pre-SIU: Four-time all-conference honoree and three-time league MVP at Carmi-White County High School...Hit .411 or better in each of his four prep seasons...Also hit 19 career home runs...Garnered all-state honors as a senior...Was ranked 42nd-best prospect in the state by Illinois Prep Baseball Magazine entering his senior year.
Personal: Full name is Tyler Jordan Choate...Majors in Kinesiology...Born April 28, 1987...Son of John and Gloria Choate.
Last Updated February 7, 2008
Tyler Choate's Career Hitting Statistics at SIU
Tyler Choate's Career Pitching Statistics at SIU