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Position
Catcher
Height
6'0
Weight
210
Class
Graduate Student
Hometown
Slidell, La.
High School
Slidell HS
Previous School
Delgado CC/Samford
B/T
R-R

LSU Graduate – Summer 2022 (Master’s in Kinesiology)
2022 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Graduate transfer catcher from Samford University who played the 2022 season at LSU to complete his collegiate eligibility.

2022 Season
Played in 51 games (40 starts), batting .283 (41-for-145) with six doubles, four triples, 10 homers, 32 RBI and 33 runs … finished No. 2 in the SEC in triples with four on the year … all nine of McManus’ regular-season homers came in SEC games, and his 10th homer came in an NCAA Regional game vs. Southern Miss … 3-for-5 with two doubles and three RBI in SEC Tournament win over Kentucky (May 26) …he homered three times in the Alabama series (May 6-8), including two dingers in Game 3 that helped LSU clinch the series … 4-for-7 in Missouri series (April 21-23) with one double, one triple, one homer, three RBI and four runs … 3-for-4 in April 10 win at Mississippi State with a triple and three runs scored … homered in back-to-back games on March 18-19 vs. Texas A&M, marking his first career LSU dingers.

At Samford (2020-21)
Played in 54 games in 2021, batting .346 (65-for-188) with 13 doubles, two triples, 11 homers and 53 RBI … voted 2021 second-team All-Southern Conference, ABCA First-Team All-Region, and he was named to the Southern Conference All-Tournament Team … played in nine games in the COVID-shortened 2020 season, batting .440 with four homers and 11 RBI.

Junior College
Started in all 50 games in 2019 at Delgado Community College in New Orleans, La. … batted .269 with 42 hits, 44 runs and nine home runs… drew 39 walks while driving in 35 runs … earned Academic All-America honors.

High School
Prepped at Slidell (La.) High School … posted a career .319 batting average with 25 doubles, eight home runs and 70 RBI … earned Academic All-State and First-Team All-District honors … also played middle linebacker for the Slidell High football team

Personal
Full name is Tyler Reece McManus … parents are Jerry McManus Jr. and Kathie McManus; Dad is a house supervisor, Mom is a radiology nurse – both parents graduated from the LSU School of Nursing … has one younger brother, Josh … on attending LSU: “The biggest influence for me coming to LSU was the presence that the program had for me growing up. Following the university as a kid allowed me to have a passion for the school and pride for my home state” … born April 4, 1999, in New Orleans, La.

McManus’ LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 5 five times, most recently at Southern Miss (6/4/22)
Hits: 3 four times, most recently vs. Kentucky (5/26/22)
Runs Scored: 3 vs. Missouri (4/23/22); at Mississippi State (4/10/22)
Doubles: 2 vs. Kentucky (5/26/22)
Triples: 1 four times, most recently vs. Kentucky (5/28/22)
Home Runs: 2 at Alabama (5/8/22)
RBI: 4 at Alabama (5/8/22)

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