The Salukis fought off elimination with a five-run fifth inning
Southern finishe the regular season with an 11-44 record
SIU led the Bears early, but could not maintain their lead
Colten Selvey and Anthony Shimkus held MSU to one run over the last five innings
Southern closes out regular season MVC play
Photo Gallery vs. Missouri State May 8-10, 2015
Played in 38 games and made 31 starts, 26 in left field and five in right field...Played in 15 conference games and started 13...Recorded five multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games...Recorded a season-high three hits on 4/15 vs. UT Martin...Drove in a season-high two runs on 3/29 at Missouri State and on 4/12 vs. Indiana State...Stole a base on 4/22 vs. Southeast Missouri State.
Prior to SIU
Played two years at Cowley County (Kan.) Community College, advancing to a Super Regional both years...As a sophomore in 2013, hit .312 wiht two home runs and 44 RBIs...As a freshman in 2012, hit .300 with seven doubles and 25 RBIs...Was a teammate of SIU pitcher Derek Fogel in 2012.
As a senior, helped Broken Arrow to a 36-2 record and the 2011 6A Oklahoma State Championship and the National Championship, hitting .363 with four home runs and 30 RBIs...As a junior, advanced to the state quarterfinal, hitting .357 with 22 RBIs.
Full name is Tyler Allen Rolland...Born on March 18, 1993 in Tulsa, Okla....Son of Todd and Melinda Rolland...Father is the president of Summit Financial Group, mother works in the medical industry...Has two sisters, Taylor and Kelsi...Majoring in exercise science.