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Ty Denzer

Position INF/OF
Height 6'1''
Weight 180 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Hometown Victoria, Minn.
High School Chanhassen
B/T So./1L

2017, Sophomore season
Played 20 games, making three starts … Batted .300 (9-of-30) with two doubles … Started first game of the season at then-No. 23 Stanford (2/24) in right field … Scored first run of the season against Houston Baptist (3/12) … Tied career-high two hits against Minnesota (3/28) … Clutch pinch-hit RBI-single at Missouri State (4/4) … Another RBI-single against then-No. 16 Missouri State after entering the game as a defensive replacement … Hit first two doubles of career in back-to-back games against Texas Southern (5/6) in a Saturday doubleheader … Tied career-high two hits at then-No. 4 Texas Tech (5/20).

2016, Freshman season
Made three starts in 30 games played … Tallied five hits, two home runs, nine RBIs and six runs scored on the season … Made collegiate debut against Northern Colorado (2/23) when he laid down a sacrifice bunt … Registered first two at bats of career against Utah (2/26) and then-No. 5 Oregon State (2/28) … Recorded first-career putout vs. BYU (3/4) … Notched first-career base hit against Purdue (3/12) … Blasted first-career grand slam against Baker (3/23) … Tied career-high two runs vs. Benedictine (3/30) … Hit second-career grand slam at Samford (4/24) in a ninth-inning pinch-hit situation … Made first-career start vs. Grand Canyon (4/26) … Started second-career game at then-No. 19 Minnesota in his home state.

Chanhassen HS
Lettered four times under head coach AJ Pettersen … Batted .459 in his freshman campaign … First four-year letterwinner for baseball in school history … 2015 Section 2AAA Champions … 2015 3A State Champions … Drove in two winning runs in state championship game … Batted .675 in state tournament … 2014 All-Metro West Conference Honorable Mention … 2015 All-Tournament Team for State Tournament … 2015 Dean’s List.

Born in Hudson, Wisconsin … Son of Bill and Debra Denzer … Has one older half brother, BJ … Major is undecided.