Tanner Epps
Tanner Epps
Height: 6-2
Weight: 165
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Sumter, SC
High School: Wilson Hall
Position: RHP
Major: Biology
Bats/Throws: L/R

FMU: First-year player at FMU.

PERSONAL:

  • Born Tanner Leighton Epps in Florence, SC
  • A graduate of Wilson Hall, where he played under the direction of coach Adam Jarecki
  • Nickname is Tepps

PERSONAL FAVORITES: 

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: MLB player 
  • Favorite Superhero: Thor
  • Favorite Athlete: Cody Bellinger
  • Favorite Sports Team:  Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show: Mall Cop
  • Favorite Food:  Fried Chicken
  • Favorite Vacation Spot:  Beaufort, SC
  • Twitter Handle: tannerepps14
  • Instagram Account: tannerepps14
  • Your Motivation Music: Rap
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: The connection between staff and students
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity:  Travel
  • Goals for Upcoming Season:  Increase velocity and control and get stronger
  • Why you first chose your sport: I choose baseball because it has always been interesting to me; My mom played college softball, so ever since I can remember she and my dad would go out in the yard with me and play baseball; My passion for it has never really gone away
  • The biggest mental challenge to you improving faster: Staying focused all the time
  • Interesting Notes: My junior legion team won the state championship