Commitment Q&A: Tyler Wilson Picks Grand Canyon

Jordon Banfield
Arizona Scouting Director

PBR Arizona sat down with recent Grand Canyon commit 2020 C Tyler Wilson to talk about his decision making process and what sold him on the Antelopes.  As always please email [email protected] or direct message @PBRArizona with any news or commitment info.

Tyler Wilson

Class of 2020 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: C
  • High School: Hamilton
    State: AZ
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: S/R

PBR: Why did you choose Grand Canyon? 
Wilson: I chose Grand Canyon because of the coaching staff, the facilities, and the scholarship offer they made me.

PBR: What other schools were you considering? 
Wilson: The other schools I was considering were Arizona State and Arizona.

PBR: Where did the coaching staff first see you? How did your relationship develop with them?
Wilson: They first saw me when I was playing with the Yankees Scout Team. Our relationship really developed when I was able to get on campus for a visit. 

PBR: Who has helped you the most to get to where you are today?
Wilson: My parents and the coaching staff at Hamilton High School have helped me the most along the way. 

PBR: Who do you play for in the summer/fall and what has that experience been like? 
Wilson: I play for T-Rex and it has been a great experience with Coach Rex Gonzalez. 

PBR: What plans does the coaching staff have for you in your freshman season?
Wilson: I don't know yet but I am willing do whatever they need me to do to help the team win. 

PBR: What is your most memorable baseball moment to date?
Wilson: The most memorable moment I've had in baseball was hitting 3 home runs in a little league game. 

PBR: Who is the toughest pitcher you have faced in Arizona?
Wilson: The toughest pitcher I've faced in Arizona so far is Ian Mejia.