Tyler Jones
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    Tyler Jones

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Coppell, TX

    High School:
    Coppell

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 200

    Position:
    IF

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R

    HIGH SCHOOL (Coppell): Lettered three years in baseball...two-time Under Armour Preseason All-American...first-team all-district...second-team Louisville Slugger All-American...North Texas All-Star...Under Armour Top 10, 2013 Honorable Mention...#13 ranked third baseman from Texas according to Perfect Game...batted .406 with four homers and 18 doubles as a senior...high school baseball coach was Kendall Clark...played summer ball for the Texas Blackhawks, coached by Eddie Aguilar...National Society of High School Scholars member.

    PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 2...son of Rob and Kristi Jones...has two younger brothers...father played baseball at TCU and grandfather played baseball and basketball at SMU...nickname is T.J. ...favorite food is shrimp and chicken parmesan...favorite book is the Bible...favorite TV show is Prison Break...favorite movie is Warrior...person in history he'd most like to meet is Jackie Robinson...something not many people know about him is that he is naturally left handed...credits his father as having the biggest influence on his sports career...enjoys working out and playing video games when away from baseball...favorite non-traditional sporting event to watch on TV is Australian Rules Football.

    Why I came to the Academy: "The Academy sets you up to achieve any goal you want. The opportunity to learn, play baseball and serve is unmatched by any other school."

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