Tanner Chauncey Athlete Profile

#12 Tanner Chauncey

Position: Infielder Height: 6-1 Weight: 175 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2012 | 2015 Hometown: Las Vegas, NV Mission: Joao Pessoa, Brazil Last School: Las Vegas High School

Before BYU:

  • All-Southern Nevada and Class 4A All-Sunrise Region as a senior
  • Coached by Sam Thomas at Las Vegas High
  • Graduated as the class Salutatorian
  • Two-time all-state
  • Three-time all-league and two-time all-region, All-Southern Nevada
  • Honorable mention Perfect Game All-American
  • Batted .508 with 42 RBI and 22 stolen bases as a senior; .602, 53 RBI as a junior
  • Hit for the cycle as a junior
  • Lettered twice in basketball
  • Played for the Utah Marshalls

Personal:

  • Born in Las Vegas, parents are Rob and Julie
  •  Grandson of BYU Basketball Hall of Famer Terry Tebbs
  • Received a call for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Brazil Joao Pessoa Mission.
  • Selected in the 35th round of 2014 draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers.


2012 | Freshman Year

  • Freshman All-West Coast Conference.
  • West Coast Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, bronze level
  • Had game-winning RBI vs. Nebraska-Omaha and a ninth-inning triple vs. Utah.
  • Led BYU in hitting with a .328 average, striking out only eight times in 131 at bats.
  • Missed 16 games due to hamstring injuries.