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# Tyler Best

Position : Outfielder
Date of Birth :
Height : 6'1"
Weight : 180
College : Hawaii
Bats : Right
Throws : Right
Resides : Eagle, ID
School Year : Sophomore

2020 (COVID Season):

  • Started two games as the lead-off hitter for first time in college.
  • Had two-double game in first game as lead-off batter against Washington State (2/22).
  • Had three multi-hit games including back-to-back multi-hit games as the leadoff hitter against Washington State (2/22-23)
  • Had multi-RBI game on Opening Day with two RBI.
  • Third best average on the team (.289).
  • Fourth most hits on the team (13).

2019 (Freshman):

  • Played in 46 games with 45 starts as a freshman.
  • Posted a .247 batting average (37-for-150) with 23 runs scored, 17 RBIs, four doubles and 21 walks.
  • Made 41 starts in right field and four at second base.
  • Had nine multi-hit games.
  • In Big West games, hit .265 with seven RBIs and 10 runs scored.
  • Made collegiate debut versus Iowa (Feb. 22), going 3-for-4 with two runs.
  • Followed up with two RBIs in game two versus Iowa (Feb. 23).
  • Went 2-for-4 with two RBIs in a win over Longwood (March 1).
  • Scored two runs in the series finale versus Oregon (March 10).
  • In 15-3 win at Ohio State (March 24), went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs scored.
  • Helped UH pick up a win over UC Davis by going 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored (April 7).
  • Led the ‘Bows with a .455 (5-for-11) batting average with three runs scored in three-game set at Cal Poly.


  • A 2018 graduate of Eagle High School in Eagle, Idaho.
  • Played three years of varsity baseball for Eagle HS.
  • Played in the 2017 Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif.
  • Earned 5A Southern Idaho Conference Second Team honors as a senior in 2018 and Honorable Mention accolades as a junior in 2017.
  • Helped Eagle HS win the 2016 5A Southern Idaho Conference District Championship.
  • Played one year of club ball for the Idaho Cubs.


  • Born in Eagle, Idaho.
  • Major is Family Resources.
  • Has an older brother and an older sister.
  • Parents are Lenne Jo and Eric of Eagle, Idaho.
  • Has two uncles who played professional baseball. Tim Hallgren was drafted by the Seattle Mariners, and Bobby Hallgren was drafted by the Houston Astros.
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