High School: Four-year letterwinner at La Salle ... 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-America and Central Region Honorable Mention selection ... 2017 Ohio All-Star second team pick ... Tabbed 2016 Underclass High Honorable Mention, hitting .404 while leading the league in hits and doubles ... All-league and all-city honoree ... Rated among the top 500 overall prospects nationally and the No. 147 shortstop in the 2017 recruiting class by Perfect Game ... Listed as the organization's No. 10 overall prospect and No. 2 shortstop in the state of Ohio ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Tyler Wardwell May 13, 1998 in Cincinnati ... Son of Shea and Brenda Wardwell ... Has one younger brother (Jax) ... Father played baseball at Eastern Kentucky (1987-90) and spent 1990-92 in Minor League Baseball.