Tyler S. Rutherford

1209 Mayfield Dr. #204 · Ames, Iowa · 319.310.7884 · tyruth@iastate.edu

    Education

    University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
    August 2001 - December 2003
    • Baseball scholarship recipient and award winner
    • Criminology and Public Relations Major
    Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
    January 2004 - Present
    • Journalism/Mass Communications Major
    • Projected Graduation Date: December 2005

    Experience

    Student Assistant, Iowa State University Athletic Media Relations, Ames, Iowa
    January 2004-Present
    • Primary sports information contact for men's and women's golf teams
    • Wrote press releases, results and programs for both teams as well and posted them on the official website of Iowa State athletics
    • Designed and wrote the 2004-05 Iowa State golf media/recruiting guide
    • Updated and compiled opponents section of men's basketball guide, including schedules and statistics
    • Researched football and men's basketball history statistics for media guide enhancement
    • Assisted in game management duties at home football and and men's basketball games
    • Served as a television statistician for ESPN and Mediacom for home men's and women's basketball games
    • Researched information with public address announcer Tom Kroeschell for the 2004 Drake Relays and 2004 Iowa High School Boys and Girls State Track Meet
    • Assisted Mike Mahon, Drake University Sports Information Director, in obtaining quotes for the 2004 Drake Relays

    Computer Skills

    • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook
    • Adobe PageMaker, Photoshop, Acrobat and InDesign
    • Basic knowledge of StatCrew Automated Scorebook Software (soccer, football, basketball and baseball
    • Basic HTML coding, page design and maintenance of www.cyclones.com

    Other Employment

    • Baseball Camp Instructor, John F. Kennedy High School, Cedar Rapids Iowa
    • Hiawatha Kids League Baseball Umpire, Hiawatha, Iowa
    • Sprinkler Headmaster, Fleming Landscape and Irrigation Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    • UNI-Dome parking, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
    • Pallet constructor for Ronan Industries, Cedar Falls, Iowa
    Summers 2000-2001
    Spring 2000
    Summers 1999-2000
    Fall 2001-2003
    Fall 2003

    Honors

    • Received Patrick and Irma Freeley student athletic scholarship at the University of Northern Iowa
    • Scholarpsip recipient had to have top grade point average in recruiting class
    • Dean's List, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa