Made four appearances on the year after redshirting the 2008 season after undergoing successful right-elbow surgery...Three of his outings were in relief with one start...Fashioned a 1-0 record with a 5.40 ERA...Left-handed batters hit .333 against him, but right-handers hit .143...Made his Tennessee debut on Feb. 21 against Oregon State...Pitched 2/3 inning, allowing one earned run on one hit while striking out one...Surrendered two runs on one hit in 1/3 inning against Ohio on March 8...Pitched a scoreless inning against Lipscomb on April 8...Made his first career start on April 14 against Belmont...Picked up his first career win in the outing, shutting out the Bruins on two hits through a pre-determined three innings...Pitched for the Liberal Bee Jays of the Jayhawk League during the summer...Posted a 4-1 record with a 3.15 ERA.
2008 - FRESHMAN
Redshirted the 2008 season after undergoing successful right-elbow surgery on Oct. 16, 2007.
Graduated from Wray High School in Wray, Colo., where he was coached by John Cure...Posted an 18-3 record during his high school career and fashioned a 2.20 ERA...Helped lead the Eagles to a state runner-up finish in 2005, a state semifinal finish in 2006 and a state title in 2007...16th-seeded Wray upset the state's top-seeded team in the 2005 state playoffs...Threw complete games in regional and state semifinal wins during his career...Played three seasons of basketball at WHS and averaged more than 15 points and four rebounds per game each year as a point guard, shooting guard and swingman...Earned All-Conference honors in baseball, basketball and football (safety, outside linebacker, quarterback and wide receiver) as a sophomore in 2005 before garnering All-State honors in all three sports in 2006...Was an FCA leader and was also active in Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA).
Full name is Dylan Gene Hochevar (last name pronounced: HO-chay-vur)...Born June 28, 1987, in Denver, Colo....Son of Brian and Carmen Hochevar...Aspires to start a ministry after his baseball playing career is over...Enjoys fishing and hunting...His older brother, Luke, lettered at Tennessee from 2003-05...Luke won the 2005 Roger Clemens National Pitcher of the Year Award, was drafted 40th overall by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2005 and was the top overall pick in the 2006 draft by the Kansas City Royals...His older sister, Brittany, played volleyball at Long Beach State University and now plays professionally on the AVP Tour...Father played for the NBA's Denver Nuggets in 1979, and his mother played volleyball and basketball at the University of Southern Colorado...Recipient of the Hattie Ogle McGriffin Athletic Scholarship...Academic major: Religious studies.