2013 (JUNIOR): Played in 36 games, making 35 starts (all at catcher)…compiled a .988 fielding percentage in his third year as a Cougar…gunned down 12 of 32 runners on stolen base attempts...saw his numbers at the plate increase to .221/.291/.260…had his best offensive series of the year in a four-game series against Minot State, where he went 8 for 15 with 4 RBI while also scoring five runs…had a season-best 3-for-4 day at the plate versus the MSU Beavers on 4/21, notching an RBI and scoring two runs…had a five-game hitting streak.
2012 (SOPHOMORE): A staple behind the plate last year, Dwyer provided defensive security in his second year as a Cougar…started every game behind the dish and compiled a .978 fielding percentage, recording 34 assists and just five errors in 193 chances…gunned down 21 of 60 runners on stolen base attempts…struggled to a .179/.274/.189 finish at the plate…tallied four multi-hit games…ended the season on a high note, going 2-for-2 with two walks at NCAA D-I South Dakota State.
2011(FRESHMAN): started 30 games primarily behind the plate, hitting .318 with 13 RBI; .995 fielding percentage…made first collegiate start behind the dish in 4-1 at Saint Mary (3/6), going 1-for-3 with a single…was 1-for-2 with two walks and three runs scored in 10-3 win at McPherson college (3/12)…tallied two singles, a walk and first career stolen base in 3-2 victory over Mount Marty (3/30)…had a pair of singles in 6-0 win versus Briar Cliff (4/3)...also 1-for-1 with a walk in 2-1 nightcap win against Briar Cliff (4/3)…1-for-3 with first career RBI in 10-5 loss to Hastings (4/10)…1-for-1 with 2 RBI double and two walks in Cougars’ 9-4 nightcap win versus Hastings (4/10)…key RBI single in 7-6 comeback win versus Midland (4/12)…batted leadoff in 8-5 win at Bellevue, going 2-for-3 with two walks…2-for-3 with one RBI in 5-3 victory over Dordt (4/27)…RBI knock in 6-0 victory over Northwestern (4/28)…2-for-4 in 13-8 victory at Dakota Wesleyan (4/30)…1-for-1 with two RBI and a walk in 5-2 win over Northwestern in GPAC tournament (5/5)…1-for-2 with an RBI and a walk (HBP) in 5-4 win against Doane at GPAC tournament (5/5).
HIGH SCHOOL: played baseball for Ralston Valley High School...the Mustangs were 5A State Runners-Up (2010) and 4A State Champions (2008)...named 5A all-conference honorable mention...was a high school leader for outdoor education lab school.
PERSONAL: Son of Skip and Julie Dwyer...has two sisters, Lauren and Danielle...media studies major…favorite professional athlete is Dexter Fowler…plays the guitar…goals are to graduate from college, be close to his niece and nephew and become a radio broadcaster for an MLB team.