Tyler McBride
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    Tyler McBride

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Thornton, CO

    High School:
    Broomfield

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 180

    Position:
    OF

    Birthdate:
    03/13/1988

    Bats/Throws::
    R/R

    Sophomore (2008): Played in 29 games, making eight starts ... started seven games in the outfield and once at second base ... had four hits, five runs and three RBIs on the season ... fielded a perfect 1.000 in the field ... earned second MWC All-Academic selection.

    Freshman (2007): Played in 34 games, starting 15 ... batted .247 with 18 hits and seven doubles ... scored 11 runs and drove in 10 ... stole four bases ... had five multi-hit games ... started seven games in left field, four at DH, three in right and once at second ... MWC All-Academic selection.

    Broomfield HS (Broomfield, Colo.): Lettered three years in baseball and football and two years in basketball ... all-state and all-county outfielder as a senior ... Denver Post 2006 All-Colorado Class 4A first-team ... led Broomfield to 2006 class 4A state championship ... earned state tournament MVP honors after homering and hitting a bases-clearing double in the title game ... two-time all-conference selection ... team captain and first-team all-conference quarterback in football .

    Personal: A member of cadet squadron 12, the Dirty Dozen ... major is systems engineering management ... on the Dean's and Commandant's lists ... nickname is TMaC ... completed Operation Air Force at Shaw AFB, S.C., this past summer, where he got to shadow F-16 pilots and flight doctors ... also played summer ball with the Columbia Blowfish in the Coastal Plains League ... participated in 4-H since the age of seven; showing sheep, swine and steers...raised sheep with father entire life ... enjoys playing sports especially ping pong ... favorite MLB team is the Colorado Rockies and favorite player is Todd Helton ... credits his parents as having the biggest influence on his sports career ... also recruited by Army, Navy, and Metro State ... has an older brother, Chase (24), who played football at Univ. of Colorado ... son of Tom and Mary McBride.

    Why I came to the Academy: "I came to the Academy because it has always been a dream to serve my country. Division I baseball has always been a dream of mine and at the Academy I will be giving the chance to live out a childhood dream. The Academy also offers a solid background for raising a family and a solid future in aviation.

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