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Tyler Arella
Tyler  Arella


East Northport, N.Y.

High School:
John Glenn

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190





On Arella: An up-and-coming lefty on the Villanova staff who demonstrated a great deal of progress during the course of his freshman season ... Has the ability to contribute in either a starting or a relief role and should continue to get better as he adds more collegiate experience.

2017: Pitched in 18 games with two starts ... Went 1-5 with two saves and a 6.44 ERA over 29 1/3 innings pitched ... Allowed 41 hits and 22 runs (21 earned) with 11 walks and 25 strikeouts ... Gave up just one home run to 143 batters faced ... Pitched to a 3.33 ERA in his 16 relief outings ... Logged 17.0 consecutive scoreless innings over nine appearances from April 9 through May 3 ... Tossed a season-high three scoreless innings against George Washington ... Earned his first collegiate win against La Salle, pitching 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief with four strikeouts ... Also logged 2 2/3 scoreless innings to save a 3-1 victory over Penn; BIG EAST: Appeared in relief in nine conference games and was 0-1 with one save and a 0.90 ERA ... Pitched 10.0 innings and allowed two runs (one earned) on 11 hits while walking three and striking out six ... Did not give up a home run in his nine league appearances ... Pitched two scoreless innings against conference champion Xavier in his first career BIG EAST game ... Recorded the final two outs of a 9-6 win over St. John's to earn a save.

Club Baseball: Played for the Body Armor Titans during his junior and senior years of high school ... His team was ranked in the top 50 nationwide by Perfect Game ... Earned Perfect Game Northeast All-America honorable mention honors in 2016 ... Was ranked No. 13 overall and No. 2 among left-handed pitchers on Long Island by Blue Chip Prospects.

John Glenn High School: Earned three varsity letters as a pitcher and a first baseman on the baseball team ... Three-time all-league selection as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Named to the all-county team as a junior and a senior ... Garnered all-state accolades as a junior ... Chosen as an All-Long Island honorable mention pick as a senior ... Registered 160 strikeouts in his three varsity seasons, including 71 strikeouts over 44 2/3 innings as a senior ... Owned a 1.81 ERA and threw two no-hitters during his scholastic career ... Achieved a 4.0 grade-point average academically.

Personal: Born 5/22/98 in East Northport, N.Y. ... One of three children of Tony and Jennifer Arella ... Has an older brother, T.J. (22), and a younger sister, Erin (15) ... Hobbies include fishing and playing basketball ... Chose to attend Villanova for the prestige of its academics and athletics programs ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and has yet to declare a major.