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Tyler Gnesda
Tyler  Gnesda

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Laguna Niguel, Calif.

High School:
Capistrano Valley HS

Last College:
Cypress College

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 225

Position:
1B

Birthdate:
08/16/1994


06/03/2016

Baseball Opens Gainesville Regional with 7-6 Win Over Georgia Tech

The Huskies scored seven runs in the second inning and held off the Jackets behind six-innings of work from freshman LHP Tim Cate

05/17/2016

Baseball Runs Win Streak to Six

The Huskies topped URI, 14-4, on Tuesday at J.O. Christian Field

05/11/2016

Huskies Rally for 9-8 Win at Northeastern

Connecticut scored six unanswered runs in the eighth and ninth innings to secure a win over Northeastern

05/10/2016

Melley Powers UConn Past UMass, 5-0

The Huskies improved to 25-22 overall with a 5-0 midweek victory over the Minutemen

05/02/2016

DeRoche-Duffin Collects Second League Player of the Week Honor

The Husky OF blasted four home runs in UConn's 3-1 week

05/24/2017

UCONN Day 3 Practice in Clearwater

UCONN Day 3 Practice in Clearwater (photo by Stephen Slade)

05/22/2017

UConn Baseball Day 1 practice in Clearwater

UConn Baseball Day 1 practice in Clearwater (photo by Stephen Slade)

05/13/2017

UCONN vs USF Game 1

UCONN vs USF Game 1 (photo by Stephen Slade)

05/13/2017

UCONN vs USF Game 2

UCONN vs USF Game 2 (photo by Stephen Slade)

06/03/2016

UConn vs Georgia Tech NCAA 6/3/16

UConn vs Georgia Tech NCAA (photo by Stephen Slade)

2017 Season: Played in 51 games, made 48 starts…Hit .234 with 40 hits, three doubles, two homers and 18 RBIs…Only committed one error in 170 chances at first base…Recorded 10 multi-hit games…From March 14-29 registered a season-high nine-game hit streak…Drew 22 walks, second on the team...Season-high three RBIs against Stetson (3/4)…Went 3-3 with a double and RBI against Santa Clara (3/14)…Hit first home run of the season against Seton Hall (3/25)…Tied a season-high with three hits against Memphis (4/9)…Hit a go-ahead solo home run in the eighth inning to defeat UCF (4/22).

2016 Season: Served as team’s primary designated hitter, playing in 55 games with 54 starts…Hit .255 with three home runs and 32 RBIs…Notched 11 multi-hit efforts…Named the American Athletic Conference on Feb. 29 after going 7-for-14 with a pair of home runs and 11 RBIs in three days in Clarksville, Tenn…Finished 1-for-4 with a pair of RBIs in the Huskies’ NCAA Regional victory over Georgia Tech on June 3.

Before UConn: Began his collegiate career at Cypress College, boasting a career .303 batting average to go along with four homers and 46 RBI...Tabbed as an All-Orange Empire Conference player and earned recognition as the Charger of the Week.

High School: Lettered two seasons at Capistrano Valley High School under head coach Bob Zamora...Hit .357 with a .443 OBP, 39 RBI and seven home runs during his two seasons on the diamond...Selected as an All-South Coast League First Team member and also earned a nod to the All-Orange County squad.

Personal: Tyler Matthew Gnesda...Son of Charles and Michi Gnesda...Has one brother, Charles...A political science major.

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