22 Tyler Jackson
22 Tyler Jackson
Height: 6-6
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
Hometown: Piedmont, S.C.
Position: RHP
Bats/Throws: R/R
Last School: USC Lancaster

2015: Appeared in 16 games while making eight starts...Went 0-5 with a 8.41 ERA...Struck out 25 batters in 40.2 innings... Pitched a season-high six innings at Winthrop (March 25). 

Before USC Upstate:
Transferred to Upstate following one season USC Lancaster … Posted a 1.80 earned run average in 47 innings for the Lancers … Also collected 70 strikeouts with only four walks last season .. Started his career at the University of South Carolina … Named to the 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll … Was a four-year letterwinner at Wren High School … Earned 2011 and 2012 South Carolina AAAA All-State honors … Played in the 2012 South Carolina North/South 1A-4A All-Star Game … Went 8-2 with a 1.64 earned run average and 47 strikeouts as a senior in 2012 … Rated No. 16 best high school prospect in the state of South Carolina by Perfect Game USA … Rated No. 7 right-handed pitcher in the state of South Carolina by Diamond Prospects … Named by Perfect Game USA as a 2012 Rawlings Preseason Atlantic All-Region Second Team selection … Played for Blue Chip Bulls AAU team.

Personal: Born October 22, 1993 in Piedmont, S.C. … Son of Dean and Karen Jackson … Has one brother … Majoring in business management … Favorite type of food is Japanese … Favorite movie is “Back to the Future” … Favorite TV show is “How I Met Your Mother” … Favorite actor is Kevin Costner … Favorite singer is Drake … Favorite season is bulking season … Favorite sports figure is Michael Jordan … Favorite quote is “If you don't work, you don't eat” … His dream is to be a pitcher in the major leagues.