Talented junior who sat out the 2015 season because of injury … Played for the Santa Barbara Foresters in the summer of 2016 where he batted .233 with four doubles, two triples, two home runs and 18 RBI in 26 contests … Competed for the Eau Claire Express of the Northwoods League during summer 2015 … Hit .271 over 51 games with nine doubles, six home runs and 29 runs batted in … Played in the Northwoods League All-Star game and competed in the Home Run Derby … A member of the Quincy Gems in the Prospect League during summer 2014 … Led the team with a .338 batting average in 23 contests with two doubles, two home runs and 13 RBI … Played for the BPA (Baseball Performance Academy) Team DeMarini squad out of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., that competed at the 2013 WWBA 17U National Championship tourney in Georgia in July 2013.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2016
Made 55 of his 56 starts in right field with the other coming at first base (vs. UC Riverside on March 22) … Tied for the team lead with nine multiple-RBI games … Career-best five RBI vs. UNLV on May 26 … Also had a career-high four hits in that contest . … Had a season-best six game hitting streak April 19-29 when he went 7-for-22 (.318) with three doubles, four RBI and four runs scored … Ranked third on the team with four home runs … Had two homers in the contest at Air Force on March 20 … Other home runs came vs. Northwestern and UNLV at home … Had bases-loaded three-RBI doubles in games vs. New Mexico (March 26) and at No. 6 Oregon State (March 29) … Batted .324 in Mountain West play with eight doubles, three home runs and 20 runs batted in.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2015
Redshirted during the 2015 campaign due to injury.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2014
Split time between starting in right field and as the designated hitter … Was the starter in right field over the final 25 contests of the season … At the 2014 Mountain West Tournament he went 7-for-21 (.333) with three doubles, five RBI and four runs scored … Had a season-best seven-game hitting streak from April 19-29 ... Over that period went 9-for-28 (.321) with three RBI and four runs scored … Hit his lone home run of the season in the win over Purdue at home on March 17, a solo shot to left field to lead off the fourth inning … Had a season-best three hits (including a double) in the win over UNLV on May 10 … Matched that hit total in the conference tournament opener with three hits including a double vs. San Jose State …. Had a season-high four RBI in that contest as well … Scored multiple runs (two) on seven occasions … Did not commit an error in 68 chances over 39 appearances in right field … Drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th in the win over West Virginia on Feb. 22 … His single in the bottom of the eighth inning vs. Fresno State on March 28 drove in the winning run in SDSU’s 2-1 win … Grounded into one double play in 205 plate appearances … Ended the regular season by going 5-for-11 with two doubles, a triple, three RBI and three runs scored during the three-game series at Fresno State May 15-17 … Batted .301 in conference play.
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 San Diego Padre and SDSU Head Coach Tony Gwynn … Was also recruited by Washington, Oregon State and Cal Poly … A business major at San Diego State.