|8 Garrett Tinsley
Gained valuable experience working with the staff in the fall practices... As he learns the system and improves, he will have a chance to help the Owls.
Wayne Graham said -- "Garrett is a switch hitting freshman catcher who is evolving. We think he's got talent. He's in the battle for playing time in the spring."
2007 graduate of Fort Myers High School in Ft. Myers, Fla.... Three-year starter and letterman for coach Mike Christensen... Led his team to a 23-5 record and to the district championship... Served as team captain... Named to all-area and all-county teams.
Full Name: Garrett Alexander Tinsley. Born: Feb. 3, 1989, in Tampa, Fla... Parents: Bobby and Whitney Tinsley (two brothers, Bryant and Hunter)... Chose to attend Rice over Miami-Fla. and the United States Naval Academy. Major: undecided. College: Lovett