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Tyrell Cummings

Player Profile


Muskogee, Okla.

High School:

Last College:
Seminole State JC

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205




Career Stats

2008: Earned first-team All-OVC accolades after leading the team and ranking near the top of the conference in hits, doubles, home runs, total bases and at-bats after starting all 52 games ... finished with a team-high 16 doubles, 12 home runs, 58 RBIs, 126 total bases and 225 at-bats ... tied Vern Hatton for fifth in Southeast single-season annals with 58 RBIs ... his 225 at-bats rank eighth in Southeast history, one behind former All-American and Major League outfielder Kerry Robinson ... led the OVC with 4.33 at-bats per game ... finished third on the team with a .329 batting average and second on the squad with a .560 slugging percentage and 49 runs scored ... drew 10 walks ... struck out 32 times ... registered 20 multi-hit games and 15 multi-RBI performances ... amassed three or more hits seven times and also drove in three or more runs on seven occasions ... put together a team-long 18-game hitting streak from April 5-May 3, batting .410 (32-for-78) with 19 runs scored, seven doubles, four home runs, 19 RBIs, 51 total bases and a .654 slugging percentage during that span ... tied teammate Nick Harris for second in the OVC in homers per game (.23) ... half of his home runs came in Sunday afternoon home contests ... also finished second in the OVC with 1.12 RBIs per game ... finished sixth in the conference with 1.42 hits per contest ... batted .349 with a team-high eight doubles and 106 at-bats to go along with five homers, 27 RBIs and 25 runs in OVC play ... hit .359 and led the team with 33 hits, nine doubles, 28 RBIs, 92 at-bats and a .587 slugging percentage in away games ... batted .327 with a team-best 37 hits, eight home runs and 68 total bases in home contests ... his finest day in a Redhawks uniform came vs. Murray State (4/6) when he became the first Southeast player since Brian Hopkins in 2003 to blast three home runs in a game, with the final long ball proving to be the game-winner in his five-RBI performance ... also drove in five runs and homered twice vs. Northern Colorado (3/2) ... doubled twice and drove in four runs in the second game of the season at Arkansas-Pine Bluff on (2/23) ... went 3-for-3 with a homer and three RBIs vs. Central Arkansas on (5/13) ... started 25 games in right field and 24 in center field ... committed only three errors in 102 chances ... registered an outfield assist at Jacksonville State (4/12) ... stole three bases in four attempts.

Seminole State JC: Named second team all-conference after leading the team with 68 hits, 20 doubles, 49 RBIs, 194 at-bats and 57 games played as a sophomore at Seminole State College in Seminole, Okla. ... finished second on the squad with a .351 batting average to go along with eight home runs, two triples and two stolen bases in 2007 ... batted .291 with 39 hits, seven doubles, two home runs, one triple and 20 RBIs in 39 games as a freshman.

Prep: Four-year letterman as a center fielder and pitcher at Muskogee High School in Muskogee, Okla. ... named all-state, all-region, all-conference, Junior Sunbelt and Green County Player of the Year after batting .461 with eight home runs as a senior ... also played football ... graduated summa cum laude ... National Honor Society member ... honor roll student.

Personal: Born 9-27-86 ... son of Luther Cummings and Bernice Tom ... has four siblings, Adrian, Tacuma, Tristan and Luther, Jr. ... brother, Tristan, played baseball at Southwestern Oklahoma State ... majoring in Business Management ... enjoys watching movies and listening to music ... also recruited by Southwestern Oklahoma State, McNeese State and Arkansas Tech.

Cummings rounds third after hitting his third home run of the game vs. Murray State on April 6, 2008 at Capaha Field.


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