Ty Young
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Ty Young

Hometown:
Coatesville, Pa.

High School:
Malvern Preparatory

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 178

Position:
INF

B/T:
L/R


04/22/2013

Battle of the Barrel: No. 11 Baseball Hosts No. 3 Vanderbilt

First pitch for Cardinals and Commodores set for 6:30 p.m., ET on CBS Sports Network

04/22/2013

Gardner Chosen as BIG EAST Baseball Player of the Week

Junior DH hit .692 with two home runs, three doubles and six RBI in four games

04/22/2013

Late Rally Dooms No. 8 Baseball at St. John's

Four-run eighth inning lifts host Red Storm to 6-5 series-clinching win over Cardinals

04/20/2013

Late Rally Lifts No. 8 Baseball to 7-4 Win at St. John's

Cardinals plate two runs in the eighth and four more in the ninth for the victory

04/20/2013

Miscues Cost No. 8 Baseball in Road Loss at St. John's

Cardinals fall 4-3 to even series; deciding third game Sunday at noon ET

06/02/2013

LOUISVILLE BASEBALL V OKLAHOMA STATE | NCAA REIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

Louisville Baseball v Oklahoma State NCAA Regional Championship Game

05/31/2013

LOUISVILLE BASEBALL v BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY | NCAA REGIONALS

Louisville Baseball v Bowling Green State University | NCAA Regionals

05/16/2013

LOUISVILLE BASEBALL v PITTSBURGH | GAME 1

Louisville Baseball v Pittsburgh | Game 1

05/08/2013

LOUISVILLE BASEBALL v INDIANA | CANCER AWARENESS GAME

Louisville Baseball v Indianan | Cancer Awareness Game

04/27/2013

LOUISVILLE BASEBALL v GEORGETOWN | GAME 2

Louisville Baseball v Georgetown | Game 2

Honors:

  • 2013 Second Team All-BIG EAST
  • BIG EAST Player of the Week (4/1/13)
  • 2012 Third Team All-BIG EAST
  • BIG EAST Player of the Week (3/19/12)

2013: Selected in 7th Round (218th overall) of 2013 MLB Draft by Tampa Bay Rays. Named Second Team All-BIG EAST hitting .335 with team-high 58 RBI, four home runs, 13 doubles, 54 runs scored and 26 stolen bases while starting all 65 games. Ranked sixth nationally with seven triples and was fourth in the nation with 10 sacrifice flies. Went 2-for-4 with two RBI and scored twice in NCAA Regional title game victory over Oklahoma State. Was 2-for-3 with three RBI in series-opening win over Pittsburgh. Hit safely in each of the Cardinals' three wins at UConn. Was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in series finale with Huskies. Hit fourth home run of the season while going 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored in May 7 win at EKU. Singled, had an RBI, a stolen base and scored once in May 4 win over Villanova. Was 2-for-4 with a double, two stolen bases and a run scored in May 4 win at VU. Hit safely in all three Louisville wins in sweep of Georgetown. Had key three-run triple and scored twice in April 28 finale with GU. Was 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored in game two victory over Hoyas. Was 2-for-4, was hit by a pitch, had one RBI and scored twice in April 16 win at No. 15 Kentucky. Hit .583 (7-for-12) with a home run, five RBI and four runs scored in three-game sweep of Elon on April 12-14. Was 3-for-4 with a home run, four RBI and two runs in April 13 win over Phoenix. Has hit safely in career best 12 games. Extended career best hitting streak to nine games going 2-for-4 at WKU on April 9. Was 3-for-5 with second home run of the season, a shot to right center off the top of the scoreboard at Marge Schott Stadium, to go with a double, three RBI and two runs scored in April 7 win at Cincinnati to finish series sweep. Opened series at UC going 2-for-5 with a triple, two runs and an RBI in April 5 win. Named BIG EAST Player of the Week after hitting .571 with three triples, seven RBI and four runs scored in four games from March 27-30. Was 2-for-3 with two walks and two runs in win over No. 15 Notre Dame on March 30. Went 3-for-5 with five RBI, two triples and two runs in March 28 series-opening win over Irish. Finished 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI at No. 19 Indiana on March 27. Was 2-for-3 with a triple, an RBI and a run scored in March 23 win over Rutgers. Hit safely and had two RBI in each of the Cards' two wins over USC. Was 3-for-3 with two RBI, a run scored and a walk in March 16 win over Xavier to complete weekend sweep. Had game-winning RBI single to right center to cap 2-for-4, two RBI day at the plate in March 10 win over Alabama, which completed weekend sweep. Singled, walked twice, stole a base and scored once in March 9 win over Crimson Tide. Was 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored in series-opener against Bama. Hit safely in all three games in the weekend series with Kent State. Was 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a stolen base in series-clinching win over Golden Flashes on March 2. Singled, walked, had a stolen base, two RBI and two runs in win over Morehead State on Feb. 26. Was 1-for-2 with two RBI, two stolen bases and two runs scored in Feb. 23 win over Akron. Went 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, three RBI and a stolen base in Feb. 22 win over Zips. Was 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored and two stolen bases in Cards' home-opening win over EKU on Feb. 20. Had first hit of the season in Cardinals' win over Purdue at BIG EAST/Big Ten Challenge.

Summer 2012: Hit .295 with two home runs, five doubles, four triples, 16 RBI and 21 runs scored in 25 games for the Lakeshore Chinooks in the Northwoods League.

2012: Earned Third Team All-BIG EAST honors. Led team in hitting at .344 to go with six home runs, 42 RBI, 42 runs scored, nine doubles, four triples and 15 stolen bases. Was also hit by 21 pitches (fourth most in school history; ranked 19th nationally) and walked 23 times. Was 2-for-5 with a triple and four RBI in Cards' elimination game win over Missouri at NCAA Regional in Tucson. Had career-best four hits with two RBI in series-opening win against St. John's on May 11. Went 3-for-5 with a home run, a triple, four RBI and two runs in April 28 win over UConn. Finished 2-for-4 with a double and three runs scored in April 24 win over No. 1 Kentucky. Was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in series-clinching win at USF on April 21. Hit his fifth home run of the season to go with two singles and three runs scored in April 17 win at IU. Doubled, walked, had three RBI and scored twice in April 14 win over Seton Hall. Connected for fourth home run of the season and had two RBI in April 10 win at No. 1 Kentucky. Hit third home run of the season while going 2-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored in April 6 win at Georgetown. Singled, walked, stole two bases, scored once and had one RBI in April 1 win over Villanova. Went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and reached base twice more with HBPs in March 30 win over Wildcats. Was 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and one run scored in March 25 win over Cincinnati. Opened UC series with a single, a walk, two RBI and a run in the win over the Bearcats. Went 2-for-3 with second career home run, three RBI and three runs scored in March 20 win over Ohio State. Named BIG EAST Player of the Week on March 19 after hitting .529 (9-for-17) with his first career home run, five RBI, seven runs scored, two stolen bases on two attempts and an .824 slugging percentage in Cards' five games. Was 2-for-3 with his first ever home run in March 18 win over Ball State. Went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs in March 17 win over BSU. Had single, an RBI and scored once while also reaching base with an HBP against No. 12 Ole Miss on March 14. Delivered a key two-run triple in the first inning of the Cards' March 13 win over the Top 15 Rebels. Had a double, two RBI, scored once and reached base with a walk and an HBP in March 6 win over Indiana. Had his five-game hitting streak halted on Feb. 28 against EIU. Had four hits in series sweep of Oakland. Finished 3-for-3 with two doubles, a triple, two runs and an RBI in win over EKU. Went 2-for-2 with a double and two runs scored while making first start of the season as the Cards' third baseman in the 7-6 win over Michigan State. Had a pinch hit, RBI walk in opener against Minnesota.

2011: Hit .209 with 15 RBI while playing in 52 games, including 35 starts. Had a hit and a run scored in two of three games against USF. Finished 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored at St. John's on April 16. Was 1-for-4 with career best three RBI and two runs scored in April 2 win over West Virginia. Went 2-for-4 with a run scored and career best two stolen bases in the win over WKU on March 29. Finished with career-best three hits in Cards' March 5 win over Kent State. Had clutch two-run single to right to add insurance runs in the 3-0 win over Minnesota on Feb. 20. Made first career start as DH and scored both runs after earning leadoff walks in the Cardinals' 2-0 win over Ohio State on Feb. 19 at BIG EAST/Big Ten Challenge.

High School: Young earned First Team All-League, All-Main Line, All-District and All-County honors during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons at Malvern Prep, where he was coached by Mike Hickey. As a senior, he hit .505 with nine home runs, seven doubles, 13 triples, 36 RBI and 46 runs scored. As a junior, he earned All-Southeastern Pennsylvania honors while hitting .444 with four home runs, 53 runs scored and 23 RBI. As a sophomore, he hit .343, reached base by walk or hit-by-pitch 62 times and scored 51 runs as an integral part of Malvern's impressive 40-3 season and No. 8 national ranking by Baseball America. He departed Malvern as the school record holder in runs scored in a single season and a career. He participated in the 2008 World Wood Bat Baseball Association Underclass World Championship and the 2008 World Wood Bat Association 16U National Championship. He also played summer baseball for the All-Star Baseball Academy.

Personal: Born Tyler Benjamin Young on July 17, 1992, in Coatesville, Pa. Son of Dean and Kathy Young. Has one sibling, CJ. Majoring in accounting at the University of Louisville. Person with the greatest influence on his athletic career is his dad because he influenced his work ethic and always helped him practice no matter what. Hobbies and outside interests include movies and the Science Channel. Favorite movies are Shawshank Redemption, Forrest Gump and Avatar. Enjoys watching Baseball Tonight, Seinfeld and Family Guy. Favorite athletes are Derek Jeter and Josh Hamilton. Favorite cereal is Cocoa Krispies. Favorite candy bar is Hershey's with Almonds. Favorite foods are ravioli and burritos. Enjoys eating at Buca di Beppo and Subway. Favorite team is the Philadelphia Phillies. Enjoys listening to rap and country. Favorite quote is "Go ahead, live your life making obstacles. I'll live mine crossing them." If he could eat dinner with three other people he would choose Josh Hamilton, Ozzie Smith and Hugh Hefner. Something not many people know about Ty is that he got the perfect attendance award every year in elementary school.

Career Stats:

Year

Avg

GP

GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

SLG%

BB

HBP

SO

OB%

SF

SH

SB

ATT

PO

A

E

FLD%

2011

.209

52

35

139

22

29

8

2

0

15

.295

21

4

43

.327

1

0

5

8

41

73

8

.934

2012

.344

57

54

180

42

62

9

4

6

42

.539

23

21

35

.467

3

2

15

19

24

70

9

.913

2013

.335

65

65

236

54

79

13

7

4

58

.500

23

18

35

.418

10

0

26

31

33

99

13

.910

TOTAL

.306

174

154

555

118

170

30

13

10

115

.461

67

43

113

.412

14

2

46

58

98

242

30

.919

    Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA University of Louisville
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