Born September 9th, 1996... Majoring in Education... Aspires to become a teacher... Chose PBA due to the school's atmosphere... Favorite Major League Baseball team is the Tampa Bay Rays and favorite college team is Clemson University... Favorite athlete is Chris Archer... Favorite Bible verse is Deuteronomy 31:6... Son of Cory and Nicole Hawks... Has three siblings: Trevor, Travis and Trenton.
Tyler made 14 appearances in his sophomore season, including 11 starts on the mound … finished with a 5.33 ERA, and a 1-3 record … went 5.1 solid innings on March 4 against No. 10 St. Edwards University, allowing just two unearned runs and striking out a season high five hitters … got the final six outs of a 9-5 victory over Barry University on April 4 … Had a scoreless start against Nova Southeastern on April 8, going 3.2 scoreless innings in a Sailfish victory.
Earned a spot in the weekend rotation at the start of the season…made 13 total appearances and 12 starts on the year…finished second on the team with 53.2 innings pitched…had a 5.20 ERA and a 1-5 record…earned first collegiate win against Wilmington with 6.2 innings of shutout ball…allowed just four hits in that performance…had a stretch in mid-February to mid-March where he allowed just four earned runs in 25.1 innings…struck out 27 on the year.
Graduate of River Ridge High School... played third base and pitched for the Knights... named to the All-Conference team as a junior and senior, second team as a sophomore and an honorable mention selection as a freshman... also named to the Honor Roll all four years.