2013 Big West Conference Honorable Mention
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013)
Named Big West Conference honorable mention…Fullerton’s lefty specialist, completed the year with a 3-0 record, one save and a 0.57 ERA…tossed 31 and 2/3 innings while striking out 24…held opposing batters to a .196 average…tossed one inning of shutout relief and was credited with the win in a 10-5 victory over Nebraska (02/16)…tossed one and 1/3 innings of shutout relief striking out one to record the save in the series-opening win at TCU (02/22)…picked up the win tossing two shutout innings while striking out two in 9-6 victory at UCLA (04/02)…also tossed 2/3 of an inning and was credited with the win in a 4-2 victory at UC Davis (04/06)…longest outing was three and 2/3 innings of relief, striking out a season-best four at UC Riverside (05/12).
AS A FRESHMAN (2012)
Tyler Peitzmeier was the busiest left-hander on the Titans’ staff with 16 appearances including one start • He worked 19 and 2/3 innings with a 1-0 record and a 2.75 ERA • Struck out 15 and walked seven • His victory came at Arizona State on March 28 in his lone start with season-high 3 and 1/3 innings pitched, four hits, one run in a 9-5 win • Strike out high was three vs. San Diego State on Feb. 28 • Did not surrender a home run.
Was a three-sport athlete, lettering three times for baseball Head Coach Kurt Finkey and the Chieftains at Yutan High School in Yutan, Neb. • Lettered all four years for the Chieftains’ basketball and football teams, while finishing at the top of his class with a 3.6 GPA • Was a three-time all-state pitcher that never posted an ERA above 1.10 • Recorded 68, 128 and 108 strikeouts his sophomore through senior seasons and finished with ERAs of 1.10, 1.09 and 0.68, respectively.
Born in Omaha, Neb. • Full name is Tyler Michael Peitzmeier • Parents are Mike and Kristi Peitzmeier • Has one younger brother, Jacob • Major is communications • Models his game after Cliff Lee • Favorites include: Pete Rose (baseball player), Fenway Park (stadium), Cooperstown (place to play), Kevin Durant (athlete), Eric Church and George Strait (musical artists), Red Sox (team), “Shawshank Redemption” and “Inception” (movies), Kate Beckinsale (actress), Tom Hardy (actor), Cooperstown (place to play), Italian (food) and Spaghetti Works in Omaha (restaurant).
Innings Pitched: 3.2 at UC Riverside (05.12.13)
Strikeouts: 4 at UC Riverside (05.12.13)
Hits Allowed: 4 at Arizona State (03.28.12)
Runs Allowed: 2, 5x, last at Cal State Northridge (05.25.13)
Earned Runs Allowed: 2, 3x, last at USC (03.06.13)
Walks Allowed: 2 at USC (03.06.12)