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      Luke Hochevar
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fowler, Colo.

High School:
Fowler HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 205

Position:
RHP

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R

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JUNIOR - 2005
Tennessee's ace was a consensus first-team All-America selection (Baseball America, Louisville Slugger, Sports Weekly, NCBWA) and the winner of the Roger Clemens National Pitcher of the Year Award ... Was also named the SEC Pitcher of the Year and a finalist for the Golden Spikes and Brooks Wallace awards ... He tied the school record for wins in a season with 15 and set a new single-season strikeout record with 154 Ks ... Fashioned a 2.26 ERA and a 15-3 record while leading the Vols to the 2005 NCAA College World Series ... Lasted at least 5.0 innings in each of his 19 starts, including three complete games ... Threw a four-hit, complete-game shutout at UNC Wilmington in the Hughes Brothers Baseball Challenge Feb. 26 ... Allowed no runs and had six strikeouts and no walks vs. the Seahawks ... Named SEC Baseball Pitcher of the Week Feb. 28 ... Posted 13 strikeouts while working seven masterful innings against Morehead State March 4 ... Threw a complete-game one-hitter while leading the Vols to a 2-1 win at Auburn March 18 ... His one-hitter vs. the Tigers was the first by Vol since 1996 ... Became the only UT hurler to earn SEC Baseball Pitcher of the Week honors twice in the same season when he received the award March 21 ... Also tabbed as one of Louisville Slugger's National Players of the Week March 21 and the Pro-Line Cap National Pitcher of the Week March 22 ... Threw eight innings and allowed three runs with six strikeouts while leading UT to a 5-3 win over No. 7-ranked Ole Miss March 25 ... Tossed a seven-inning complete game as the Vols downs No. 13-ranked Mississippi State 2-1 April 3, allowing one run on just four hits ... Worked seven shutout innings at Kentucky April 8, scattering five hits with 10 strikeouts to just one walk ... Saw his eight-game win streak snapped when he took a loss vs. Arkansas April 15 ... Allowed just one earned run while striking out six in 7.2 innings at Vanderbilt April 22 ... Led the Vols to an 11-5 win at No. 3 Florida by throwing eight dominant innings and striking out seven April 29 ... Tied a career-high with 13 strikeouts while tallying his 11th win of the season during UT's 3-2 victory over South Carolina ... Struck out 10 batters while allowing two runs on seven hits through eight innings in a 9-2 win at LSU May 13 ... Won his 13th game when he struck out six and allowed three runs on three hits in seven innings vs. Georgia May 13 ... Allowed just one run on eight hits while striking out eight batters in seven innings vs. LSU in the SEC Tournament May 26 ... Threw eight innings in UT's 7-5 win vs. Austin Peay in the NCAA Knoxville Regional June 3, giving him 15 wins on the year ... Earned a no-decision during the opening game of the NCAA Atlanta Super Regional against Georgia Tech June 10 after allowing two runs on five hits with three walks and 11 Ks through seven innings ... Picked up his third loss after absorbing six runs against Florida in the CWS June 17 ... Finished his career ranked second in UT history with 287 career strikeouts ... Drafted in the supplemental first round of the 2005 MLB draft (40th overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

2004 - SOPHOMORE
SEC Academic Honor Roll ... SEC Goodworks Team ... NCAA Kinston All-Regional Team ... Missed eight consecutive weeks with two different injuries ... Posted a 4-2 mark with a 2.86 ERA, striking out 60 in 63.0 innings ... Ranked 10th in the SEC in ERA and ninth with a .227 opposing batting average ... Made nine starts among his 11 mound appearances ... Tossed a pair of complete games with the first coming against Vanderbilt May 7 ... He outdueled first-round draft pick Jeremy Sowers by striking out eight and limiting Vanderbilt to three runs on six hits ... Became the first Vol since 2002 to throw a complete game shutout as he scattered eight hits vs. Stony Brook in the NCAA tournament, striking out four ... Pitched at least seven innings in five starts ... Struck out a season-high 10 in seven no-hit innings in his first start against Morehead State Feb. 13 ... Was struck in the leg by a batted ball in that game causing him to miss four weeks ... The day before his scheduled return, he was knocked out for another four weeks after getting hit in the head by a batted ball during batting practice ... Made a two-inning start vs. Carson-Newman April 14 and two three-inning relief appearances against Ole Miss April 17 and LSU April 24 before making seven straight starts to end the season ... Pitched a designated four innings in a win over UNC Asheville April 28 ... Struck out nine in 7.1 innings in a 2-1 loss to South Carolina May 14 ... Went 1-2 with a 4.41 ERA in SEC play ... Held top seed Arkansas to one run in 6.1 innings in the SEC tournament, taking a no decision ... Played for USA Baseball National Team ... Earned his only win of the summer in the gold medal game of the FISU II World University Baseball Championship against Japan in Tainan, Taiwan ... Posted a 2.73 ERA in 33.0 innings with 38 strikeouts and 11 walks ... Also picked up a save against Canada ... Made seven appearances with four starts, taking three no decisions after leaving the game with the lead ... Did not allow a home run as opponents hit .228.

2003 - FRESHMAN
A dominating freshman pitcher who was used primarily as a reliever ... Tied for the team lead in wins and saves, while ranking second in strikeouts and third in innings pitched ... Notched a 6-5 record with three saves while posting a 4.64 ERA in 77.2 innings ... Struck out 73 and walked 24 ... Made five starts in his team-leading 21 appearances ... Picked up his wins over James Madison Feb. 15, Bowling Green State G1 Feb. 23, Louisville March 4, Auburn G2 March 15, Georgia April 11 and Arkansas May 9 ... Earned two saves over South Carolina March 21 and 22 and one against Alabama May 4 ... Opened his career with a 22.1 scoreless innings-pitched streak ... Pitched his only complete game in a 9-6 win over Auburn G2 March 15, allowing one earned run on seven hits ... Struck out a season-high 10 in 5.2 innings in loss to Miami March 9 ... Tossed 8.0 innings of relief, striking out nine, in a loss to Georgia April 13 ... Worked 7.0 shutout innings in his first start against Louisville March 4, earning the win ... Went 3-4 with a 5.81 ERA and three saves in SEC play ... Was 2-1 with a 5.79 ERA in 32.2 innings as a starter ... Went 4-4 with three saves and a 4.50 ERA in 45.0 innings as a reliever ... Played the second half of the summer with the Cotuit Kettleers in the Cape Cod League as the closer ... Proved to be outstanding by not allowing an earned run in his first six games, covering 8.0 innings ... Put together a 1-1 mark in 11 games with a team-high six saves ... Struck out 21 and walked three in 16.1 innings ... Rated as the 20th-best prospect in the League by Baseball America.

HIGH SCHOOL
Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 39th round following his senior season of 2002 ... Attended Fowler High School in Fowler, Colo., where he was coached by his father ... The three-time All-State selection posted a 1.19 ERA with 97 strikeouts in 47 innings as a senior while slugging 13 home runs with a .622 average and 38 RBI ... Fashioned a 7-0 mark with a 0.88 ERA as a junior, striking out 96 in 47.2 innings ... Went 6-3 with a 2.73 ERA with 81 strikeouts in 43.2 innings as a sophomore ... Posted outstanding hitting numbers during sophomore and junior campaigns, hitting .667 with 15 home runs and 79 RBI during the two-year stretch ... Named Academic All-State and All-Conference for four consecutive years ... Named the Division 2A Player of the Year and garnered All-Colorado honors in basketball, averaging 22.0 ppg, 10.5 rpg and 7.6 blocks per game as a senior ... Averaged 22.6 points and 11 rebounds per game as a junior.

PERSONAL
Full name is Luke Anthony Hochevar ... Last name pronounced: HO-chay-vur ... Born Sept. 15, 1983, in Denver, Colo. ... Son of Brian and Carmen Hochevar ... Has one brother, Dylan, and a sister Brittany, who played volleyball at Long Beach State and now plays pro beach volleyball in Puerto Rico ... Father played professional basketball with the Denver Nuggets in 1979 ... Academic major: Sport management.

Year
ERA
W
L
App
GS
CG
SV
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
2B
3B
HR
BF
B/Avg
WP
HBP
BK
SFA
SHA
2003
4.64
6
5
21
5
1
3
77.2
87
47
40
24
73
18
0
9
344
.281
2
4
2
4
2
2004
2.86
4
2
11
9
2
0
63.0
52
22
20
23
60
3
1
7
261
.227
7
5
2
1
3
2005
2.26
15
3
19
19
3
0
139.2
104
46
35
54
154
17
0
9
579
.204
11
9
3
4
3
Totals
3.05
25
10
51
33
6
3
280.1
243
115
95
101
287
38
1
25
1184
.232
20
18
7
9
8
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