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Tanner Chauncey Athlete Profile

#12 Tanner Chauncey

Position: Infielder Height: 6-1 Weight: 175 Roster Years: 2012 | 2015-2017 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
  • Married Lauren Martinez in August 2016


  • 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.
  • Married Lauren Martinez in August 2016

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.

2015 | Sophomore Year

  • Second-team All-West Coast Conference Academic
  • West Coast Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Had game-winning RBI vs. Utah, Saint Mary's, Pepperdine and a walk-off single vs. San Francisco in 10th inning
  • Led team with 23 bases on balls
  • Was among NCAA leaders in toughest to strike out (14 times in 173 at bats)

2016 | Junior Year

  • All-West Coast Conference Honorable Mention, Coaches
  • All-WCC Academic Honorable Mention
  • WCC Commissioner's Bronze Honor Roll
  • Rawlings WCC Player of Week vs. Gonzaga
  • Had a hitting streak of 17-games which began at the end of the 2015 season.
  • Homered vs. Gonzaga, 11-2.
  • Sat out most of Kansas series through Niagara and again last two games of Portland  and last of Saint Mary's series due to injury.

2017 | Senior Year

  • All-West Coast Conference Honorable Mention
  • Team tri-captain
  • Hit game-winning RBI vs. Utah Valley and Loyola Marymount
  • Was ranked No. 1 as the toughest to strike out in the NCAA for two weeks in May.