High School: Tyler played first base at Waukesha High School ... Earned All-State honors his senior season ... Named the state's player of the year in 2004 ... Also played football as a defensive end for Waukesha ... A four-year member of the honor roll ... Drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 47th round in 2004 ... An Aflac All-America.
Personal: Tyler J. Beranek was born on Sept. 28, 1987, in Waukesha, Wisc. ... Son of James and Julie Beranek ... Undecided on a major ... Has an older brother Joe (22) ... Hobbies include weight lifting.