Baseball


Tanner Libby
Tanner Libby
23

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Galesburg, Ill.

High School:
Galesburg

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 220

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
09/27/1990

B/T:
R/R

AT ILLINOIS
2010 - Freshman: Appeared in five games, making one start ... Made his first career appearance against South Florida on Feb. 27, tossing a scoreless inning ... Struck out two in a scoreless inning against Southern Illinois on April 14 ... Made his first career start against Butler on May 5, tossing five scoreless innings to earn his first career win ... Tossed two scoreless innings against Western Michigan on May 18 ... Gave up one earned run in two innings at Indiana on May 22 ... Played for the Lake Erie Monarchs of the Great Lakes League during the summer alongside Illini teammate Bill Charvat.

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned seven varsity letters, two in basketball, two in baseball and three in football ... Hit .445 over the summer for American Legion Post 285 ... Also recorded a 6-1 record with a 0.78 ERA and 40 strikeouts in 41 2/3 innings for Post 285 ... Earned football all-conference accolades in 2007 and 2008 ... Named to the All-State Academic team in 2008 ... All-metro football team and Journal Star All-Area Team in 2008.

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 27, 1990 ... Parents Ed and Peggy Libby ... Enrolled in the Division of General Studies ... Biggest thrill in sports was throwing a no-hitter in senior legion season ... Favorite athlete is Albert Pujols.

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