Versatile player who saw action last season at both first base and catcher ... features a smooth left-handed swing ... will contend for significant playing time at the corner infield positions and at designated hitter.
Played in 47 games (31 starts), batting .261 (35-for-134) with four doubles, four homers, 27 RBI and 14 runs ... versatile player who started 25 games at first base, five at catcher and one at DH ... unloaded a dramatic, two-out solo homer on a 3-2 pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning to tie Stony Brook, 3-3, in Game 1 of the NCAA Super Regional (June 8); Moore later led off the 12th inning with a single and eventually scored the game-winning run on Mason Katz' single, giving LSU a 5-4 victory ... enjoyed a productive series at Ole Miss (May 4-6), batting .417 (5-for-12) with one double, one homer, two RBI and three runs ... launched solo homer at Kentucky (April 20) in 5-4 LSU win in Game 1 of series ... batted .700 (7-for-10) in three-game stretch (April 3-7) with one double, three RBI, one run scored -- collected a career-best four hits in April 7 series-clinching win over top-ranked Florida ... launched a three-run, inside-the-park homer on March 20 vs. Southern in Alex Box Stadium; it was the first inside-the-park dinger for LSU since Derek Helenihi accomplished the feat versus Grambling on April 8, 2009 in Alex Box Stadium ... Moore was 2-for-3 in the March 20 Southern game with one double, one homer, four RBI and two runs.
Earned 2011 first-team Class 2A all-state recognition ... voted the 2011 District MVP ... batted .574 with 15 home runs in 2011, helping lead Dunham to the state semifinals ... also played quarterback for the Dunham football team.
Full name is Tyler Christian Moore ... parents are Steve and Tina Moore ... has one older brother, Blake ... on attending LSU - "It's been my dream to be an LSU Tiger; I've lived in Baton Rouge my whole life so LSU is in my backyard, and the tradition of excellence and amazing fans are what influenced me most" ... majoring in sports administration-commerce at LSU ... born August 8, 1993.
Moore's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 6 at Ole Miss (5/4/12)
Hits: 4 at Florida (4/7/12)
Runs Scored: 2 twice; most recently vs. Stony Brook (6/8/12)
Doubles: 1 four times; most recently at Ole Miss (5/6/12)
Home Runs: 1 four times; most recently vs. Stony Brook (6//8/12)
RBI: 4 vs. Southern (3/20/12)
Stolen Bases: 1 vs. Air Force (2/19/12)