Third-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned two letters • will challenge for playing time in the UD outfield • tri-captain with Ron Marinaccio and Burk FitzPatrick.
2015 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
Appeared in 30 games and made four starts in the outfield for the Blue Hens • finished 7 of 22 (.318) at the plate with seven hits, nine runs scored and two RBI • delivered two hits in consecutive games against Elon and Northeastern on May 22 in the CAA Tournament • recorded a triple in the series opener vs. Hofstra • belted his first career home run vs. La Salle • also had a single in the series finale at UNCW.
2014 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
Played in 22 games and started in three during his redshirt season with UD • member of Delaware team that tallied a 26-27 overall record with a 10-10 CAA record which was good for a fourth place finish in the conference • tallied five hits in 20 at bats and recorded one RBI • Dean's lone RBI came on a game-winning hit in Delaware's 9-8 victory over Delaware State.
Did not see game action and retained freshman eligibility.
Four-year letterwinner and three-year all-conference selection as a shortstop under head coach Kevin Cordrey at Indian River High School • four-year letterwinner in football as a wide receiver and cornerback under head coach Ray Steele • All-State selection as a wide receiver during senior season and member of the 2011 Delaware State Football Championship team • member of the National Honor Society and honor-roll student all four years in high school.
Tyler Richard Dean • son of Barry and Donna Dean • born December 13, 1993 • father is a Delaware State Trooper • mother works in personnel for the Indian River (Del.) School District • began playing baseball at the age of five • enjoys golf and fishing during his free time • has three brothers Brock, Josh, and Colby • brother, Josh, played baseball for the Blue Hens from 2008-11, earning third team All-CAA honors and the UD Team Defensive Player of the Year Award during senior season • brother, Brock, played baseball at Wesley (Del.) College • names older brother Josh as his biggest influence • organizational and community leadership major at Delaware with a minor in business administration.