2017: Did not see game action in first season at the Division I level... Primary contribution was preparing pitchers as a catcher in the bullpen... Played in the Houston Collegiate League (Texas Cyclones) over the summer, where he batted .289 with eight RBI, four doubles and six runs scored over 17 games played... Proved to be one of the stars of the Owls' fall training program, batting .382 for the second-highest average on the team.
High School - A 2016 graduate of Strake Jesuit College Prep in Houston... Three-year varsity baseball starter and letterman (as well as teammate of current Owl Ryan Chandler)... Coached by Raul Garcia-Rameau... Helped lead the Crusaders to a 28-6-2 record on the way to the Region III semifinals of the state tournament as a senior... Second team all-District 19-6A as a first baseman... KPRC-TV Athlete of the Week honoree... Named to the Texas High School Coaches Association Academic All-State Elite Team after maintaining a 4.38 grade point average on a 4.0 scale... National Merit Scholar.
Personal - Full name: Nicholas Hogan Tanner...Parents: Frank and Sandy Tanner of Houston (one sister). Mother is a research accountant at Rice University. Father played baseball at Texas A&M in 1985 and 1986. College: Brown College