Third-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned two letters • will challenge for starting spot in the UD outfield • tri-captain with Ron Marinaccio and Burk FitzPatrick • career .286 hitter in 52 games.
2016 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
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.