Talented freshman who will add needed depth to the SDSU outfield corps during the 2014 campaign ... Played for the BPA Team DeMarini team out of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., that competed at the 2013 WWBA 17U National Championship tourney in Georgia in July 2013... Also has past experience with teams in the Garciaparra Baseball Group.
Played a total of four seasons of varsity baseball at two high schools ... Competed as a junior and senior at Mater Dei HS in Santa Ana, Calif., where he was coach by Burt Call ... Played as a freshman and sophomore at Culver City (Calif.) High School ... Was coached there by Rick Prieto ... As a senior at Mater Dei in 2013 batted .368 with 11 doubles, two triples, two home runs, 25 runs scored and 18 RBI in 27 contests ... Team was ranked as high as fifth in the nation and second in the state ... A first-team all-Trinity League selection ...Selected team MVP ... As a junior hit .35 with four doubles ... During his sophomore season at Culver City HS was a first-team all-CIF and all-Ocean League selection after batting .435 with eight doubles, five triples, a home runs, 20 RBI and 31 runs scored in 28 games.
Tyler Makoto Adkison was born May 8, 1995, in Santa Monica, Calif. ... Son of Lisa and Dave Adkison ... Enjoys racquetball, swimming traveling and coaching youth baseball teams ... Favorite athlete is former major leaguer Pete Rose ... Was also recruited by Washington, Oregon State, Brigham Young and Cal Poly ... A psychology major at San Diego State.