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Ty Wallace

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
The Colony, Texas

High School:
Carrollton Newman Smith

Last College:
Navarro JC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 240

Position:
C

Birthdate:
11/27/1983

Experience:
1L

Major:
Business

Ty Wallace

2007: Played in 29 games with 19 starts - 13 at catcher and six at designated hitter...did not have enough at-bats to qualify for the team lead, but batted .373 with 28 hits, four doubles and nine RBI in 75 at bats...posted a slugging percentage of .427...had a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage with 103 putouts, the fourth-highest mark on the team...posted nine multi-hit games, with five two-hit contest and four three-hit tilts...had two-RBI performances at Marshall (3/24), versus Chicago State (5/18) and at East Carolina (5/23)...went 3-for-4 at UCF (4/29) and against Chicago State (5/18).

2006: Played in 49 games as a junior, including 31 starts behind the plate...suffered a preseason elbow injury, but battled through it to hit .215 (17-for-79) with a .414 slugging percentage...numbers rose to .273 and .545 in Conference USA action, respectively...earned C-USA All-Tournament honors after hitting .300 (3-for-10) with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored in Tulane's four-game run in the league championship...hit first Division I homer at East Carolina (4/29) and added dingers against Marshall (5/9), UAB (5/19) and vs. ECU (5/24) in the C-USA Tournament opener...solid defensive player ranked third on the club in putouts (192), threw out seven runners attempting to steal and picked off another at first...had five multiple-hit games and a pair of two-RBI contests...had a three-game hitting streak from April 29-May 2 when he hit .625 (5-for-8) with two home runs and three RBI.

Prior To Tulane: Spent three years at Navarro Junior College, playing the 2004 season for coach Arthur "Skip" Johnson...named first-team all-conference and second-team All-Region XIV as a redshirt-freshman in 2004 when he hit .388 (61-for-157) with nine doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 42 RBI...threw out more than half of the baserunners attempting to steal...helped lead the Bulldogs finish second in the Region, and was selected to play in the Texas Eastern Athletic Conference All-Star Game in fall 2004...broke his wrist twice in junior college, on a backswing prior to the season-opener as a freshman and sliding into home in the fourth game of the 2005 season opener.

High School: Three-year letterman at Carrollton Newman Smith High for coach Fred Howard...earned first-team All-District 6-5A honors in each of his prep seasons, helping the Trojans to a trio of district titles, three playoff appearances and two regional outings...drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 47th round of the 2002 draft...named to Texas Baseball News Top 25 following junior season when he hit .375...selected to play with the Texas Rangers in the 2001 Area Code Games...off the diamond, was a National Merit Semifinalist.

Personal:Born Ty Cameron Wallace on Nov. 27, 1983 in Dallas, Texas...son of Early and Cindy Wallace...has one brother, Shane, who played minor league baseball in the Cleveland and St. Louis organizations...majoring in business.

Year Avg GP/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO OB% SF SH SB/AT PO A E FLD%
2006 .215 49/31 79 12 17 0 0 4 9 29 .367 10 4 18 .326 2 9 0/ 0 192 19 2 .991
2007 .373 29/19 75 8 28 4 0 0 9 32 .427 3 0 7 .397 0 1 0/ 0 103 10 0 1.000
Career .292 78/50 154 20 45 4 0 4 18 41 .396 13 4 25 .358 2 10 0/ 0 295 29 2 .994

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