More than 200 MSU student-athletes recognized for academic excellence
More than 200 Missouri State student-athletes earn academic distinction
MSU Strands 13 Baserunners in First Setback of 2013 Campaign
More than 200 student-athletes achieve a 3.0 GPA or higher during fall 2012 semester
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2013: Harris saw limited action as a freshman, making four plate appearances in four games for the Bears...Received MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award and Honor Roll recognition for his work in the classroom...Turned in a strong summer performance for the Southern California Catch, earning California Collegiate League All-Star honors by batting .262 and slugging .444 with five homers, good for fifth overall in the league...Rated as the No. 46 prospect in the CCL by Perfect Game.
Background: A Springdale, Ark., product, Harris was tabbed a first-team National Christian School Athletic Association All-American and the All-NWA Media Player of the Year as a senior after helping Shiloh Christian School to a 30-4 season and its third-straight Arkansas state title...Batted .448 with nine homers, 42 RBIs, 12 doubles and 35 runs scored...Was an all-state selection as a junior as well, hitting .478 with 13 home runs, 10 doubles and 63 RBIs in 37 games in 2011...Picked up second-team NCSAA All-America honors and played summer ball for the Midwest Nationals...Also competed in tennis at Shiloh Christian, capturing a state runner-up finish in doubles as a senior...Member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Tyler Mark Harris is the son of Gary and Judy Harris...Born June 26, 1993, in Holland, Michigan...Father played baseball at Arkansas Tech...Plans to major in business or communications.