- Tanner Bryant
Tanner  Bryant


Newnan, Ga.

High School:
Landmark Christian School

Last College:
Southern Union State CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195



2012 (Junior)

· Saw action in 37 contests, starting 33 games
· Of his 33 starts, 32 came at shortstop, the other at second base
· Hit .283 (34-for-120) for the year with 15 RBI, 13 runs scored, four doubles, one triple and one homer
· Started 18 C-USA games and hit at a .250 (16-for-64) clip
· Collected eight multi-hit games and a pair of multi-RBI contests
· First hit in a Blazer uniform was a walk-off RBI single in a come-from-behind victory vs. Ball State (Feb. 24)
· Hit .500 (13-for-26) during a nine-game hit streak, including seven RBI and six runs scored
· Strung together three straight multi-hit games, capped by a 2-for-4 day vs. UConn (March 16) with three runs scored, three RBI and a homer
· Went 6-for-13 (.462) with three RBI and two runs scored at the C-USA Tournament
· Perfect 3-for-3, scored a run and knocked in another vs. Tulane at the C-USA Tournament (May 25)
· Roped a pair of hits vs. Memphis in the C-USA Championship game (May 27)
· Played summer baseball for the Gastonia Grizzlies of the Coastal Plains League
· Appeared in 17 games, making seven starts for a total of 40.1 innings
· Finished with a record of 1-1, featuring 21 strikeouts and 10 walks
· Allowed just five earned runs over his first nine appearances spanning 26.2 innings for a 1.69 ERA
· Earned the victory in first career UAB start in a season-long five-inning effort at Alabama State (Feb. 21)
· Collected a career-high five strikeouts in a no decision vs. Penn State (March 11)
· Did not walk a batter through his first 12.1 innings (5 appearances)
· Fired the first four innings of a 1-0, 12 inning shutout of Alabama (March 27)

2010-11 (Southern Union State CC)

· Played two seasons for the Bison under coach Jabo Jordan
· Captured the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) Championship in 2011
· Southern Union advanced to the National Junior College Athletic Association World Series in Grand Junction, Colo.
· Team finished the year 42-20 and ranked 12th overall in the final NJCAA rankings
· Hit .333 over two games at the NJCAA World Series
· Posted a 6-1 record and 3.86 ERA in 11 games, totaling 40 strikeouts in 56 innings last season
· Finished 2011 with a .294 batting average, 24 runs, four homers and 32 RBI
· Hit .295 with 16 runs scored and 18 RBI, while collecting three saves in 22 innings on the mound in 2010

High School
· Three-year starter at Landmark Christian School for Phil Williams
· A two-time all-state selection in Georgia
· Team advanced to the state finals twice
· Tabbed by MaxPreps as a Small School Baseball All-American in 2008
· Named 2008 Atlanta Journal-Constitution City Life Player of the Year and a three-time all-region selection
· Finished high school career with a 24-8 record, 2.97 ERA and 134 strikeouts on the mound, along with a .387 batting average, 29 home runs and 127 RBI
· Clubbed 15 homers during his junior campaign

Tanner Andrew Bryant ... born March 8, 1991 ... son of Ronnie and Leigh Anne Bryant ... has one brother and one sister ... majoring in business management.