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#3 Tyler Shannon
Position: Infielder/Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Canon City, Colo.
High School: Canon City H.S.
Other College: Ellsworth C.C.
Major: Pre-Economics
Experience: 1 Letter

Tyler will again be in the running for the starting shortstop position this season and also may see time on the mound in 2014

2013
Played in 31 games with 23 starts ... was Opening Day starter at shortstop, going 2-for-3 with two runs scored and four defensive assists in win over Waldorf (Iowa) (2/18) ... finished season with five multi-hit games, including going 2-for-4 with two runs batted in versus Mississippi Valley State (3/1) ... went 2-for-5 with double and two runs scored in series finale at Northern Colorado (3/31) ... recorded seven-high seven assists in second game of doubleheader versus North Dakota State (4/6) ... doubled and scored twice in win over Winnipeg (5/1) ... was 2-for-4 in road game at North Dakota ... wrapped up regular season by going a combined 3-for-5 with a double and run scored in final two games of series at Omaha (5/17-18) ... made pinch-running appearance in NCAA Tournament game against San Francisco (Calif.) (6/1) for lone postseason action

BEFORE SDSU
Was a second-team all-region selection at shortstop for Ellsworth Community College (Iowa) during the 2012 season ... led team with .375 batting average (51-for-136) and 20 stolen bases ... also tallied 32 runs scored, five doubles, one home run and 23 runs batted in ... began his collegiate career at Bellevue University (Neb.), where he saw limited action both in the field and on the mound in 2011 ... at the the prep level, was a three-time all-conference honoree at Canon City High School ... also was named conference defensive player of the year as a senior