Appeared in 37 games for Tennessee...Started 15 of those games in the lineup as a designated hitter...Made two appearances at first base and one in right field...Batted .348 with two outs...Went 2-for-4 in Feb. 21 contest vs. Oregon State...Went 1-for-2 against Louisville March 11...His 2-out double put the tying run in scoring position...Vols sent game into extra innings after tying game in part due to Lockwood's double...Two-run home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth gave the Vols' a chance at a comeback against Auburn on March 13...Paced the Vols with four RBI that weekend March 13-15... Went a perfect 2-for-2 against Charleston Southern April 1...Drove in two runs with a pinch hit single against Lipscomb on April 9...Started in right field against Belmont April 14 in place of injured Josh Liles...Picked up a hit in pinch hit appearance against LSU on April 17...Went 1-for-3 with a home run and RBI as designated hitter on April 25...Started two of three games against Vanderbilt, May 14-15, as the designated hitter.
Made 16 mound appearances with three starts...Posted a 0-0 record with a 4.10 ERA in 26 1/3 total innings...Averaged 1.6 innings per appearance and posted a 1.3 strikeout-to-walk ratio...Left-handers hit .297 against him while right-handers hit only .267...Made seven appearances in SEC play with a 3.86 ERA...Did not allow an earned run in his first three relief outings of the season against Austin Peay (Feb. 24), Coastal Carolina (Feb. 27) and Radford (March 3)...Made his first start of the season March 7 against Ohio, earned a no decision after working 1 2/3 innings, allowing three runs on three hits with two strikeouts...Pitched a scoreless inning against Auburn March 13...Worked two strong innings at Florida March 21, gave up one run on three hits...Allowed two earned runs during a span from late March to late April that totaled five innings and included work against Georgia (March 27), Appalachian State (April 7), MTSU (April 15), LSU (April 17), ETSU (April 21)...Made first SEC start of the season against Arkansas April 27, earned another no decision, working 3 1/3 innings, surrendering three runs on three hits with two strikeouts...Pitched two scoreless innings May 10 vs. South Carolina...Gave up one run on three hits in 3 1/3 innings at MTSU May 12...Made his final appearance May 15 at Vanderbilt as the starting pitcher, working five innings and allowing two runs (one earned) on five hits while striking out three.
2008 - SOPHOMORE
Played in 52 games with 48 starts ... Logged 30 starts at first base, 16 as the designated hitter and three on the mound ... Hit fifth or sixth in the batting order for 35 of his starts ... Led the Vols with 26 walks while ranking fourth in batting average and tied for third in home runs ... Posted a team-high .340 average in SEC play, with 35 hits, seven homers and 26 RBI against league opposition ... Recorded 17 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games on the year ... Hit ..250 vs. left-handers while batting .325 against right-handers ... Hit .295 with runners on base, .299 with runners in scoring position and totaled 13 two-out RBI ... Drew two walks in UT's win over No. 3 Texas Feb. 29 in Houston (also earned save) ... Drew three walks against Eastern Michigan March 9 G1 to tie a career-high ... Broke a 2-2 tie with a solo homer against Middle Tennessee March 11 (also earned save)... Had an RBI single in the series-clinching win over LSU March 16 (G2; also earned win) ... Had two hits and a run in UT's 7-6 win at Louisville March 19 ... His second home run of the year was a solo shot at Georgia March 22 ... Hit his third homer April 2 against 18th-ranked Charlotte, a two-run shot that was part of a three-hit, two-RBI performance ... Hit his fourth homer of the year during a two-hit, two-RBI performance in UT's comeback win over No. 13 Florida April 5 G2 ... Went 2-for-3 with an RBIin the series-finale vs. Florida but also hit into a triple play ... Drove in three runs on two hits at ETSU April 12 ... Hit a solo homer and drove in three runs while scoring twice against Alabama on April 12 (G1) ... Posted a .417 average in the Alabama series ... Had three hits in the series-finale at Mississippi State April 27 ... Hit a solo homer against 13th-ranked Vanderbilt May 4 ... Logged a hit in each game of the Kentucky series and hit a solo home run vs. the Wildcats May 10 ... Drove in three runs and scored three times while going 2-for-3 with a pair of walks at South Carolina May 15 ... Hit a game-tying, three-run homer in the ninth inning at South Carolina May 17.
Made 20 mound appearances with three starts ... Finished the year in third place on UT's career saves list with 11 ... Posted a 2-2 record with three saves and a 6.19 ERA in 32 total innings ... Averaged 1.6 innings per appearance and posted a 1.3 strikeout-to-walk ratio ... Went 1-1 in SEC play with a 5.14 ERA in eight appearances that spanned seven innings ... Entered the Furman game Feb. 25 as the backup DH and then came on to pitch the ninth inning, recording three strikeouts to earn the save ... Pitched a perfect ninth inning in UT's win over No. 3 Texas Feb. 29 in Houston to earn his second save of the year ... Worked a shutout inning of relief March 5 against James Madison ... Made two separate mound appearances March 11 against Middle Tennessee while logging his third save of the year; also homered to break a 2-2 tie in that game ... Earned the series-clinching win out of the bullpen against LSU on March 16 (G2) and also chipped in with an RBI single ... Made two separate mound appearances totaling one complete inning March 23 at Georgia ... Also made two separate mound appearances at Auburn March 30, taking the loss after giving up one run on three hits in 2/3 inning on the hill ... Made his first pitching start of the year April 1 at Tennessee Tech, allowing three runs on seven hits with four strikeouts through four innings ... Pitched 1 2/3 shutout innings against Florida April 6 ... Started vs. Appalachian State April 22 and earned the win while allowing two runs on three hits with four Ks through six strong innings ... Allowed one run on one hit in two relief innings at Mississippi State April 26 ... Took the loss against Western Carolina April 29 after starting and getting touched for three runs on five hits through five innings ... Allowed no hits during a single-inning outing vs. Belmont May 7.
2007 - FRESHMAN (Freshman All-America)
True freshman from Knoxville served as UT's designated hitter while also doubling as one of the Vols' top arms on the mound ... Earned Freshman All-America honors from Baseball America and Louisville Slugger and was named by the league coaches to the SEC All-Freshman Team ... He drove in at least one run while also logging a win or save out of the bullpen in six different games.
Batted .315 with 58 hits, four home runs and 34 RBI ... He hit .320 in SEC play ... His 13-game hit streak from March 20 through April 17 was the longest by a Vol on the year, and he finished the season on a seven-game hit streak ... Played left field during the season-opening series at No. 13 Florida State Feb. 2-4 ... Was limited to a pinch-hit role during the Eastern Michigan series Feb. 9-11 (sore arm) and recorded an RBI double against the Eagles in the series-opener ... Was Tennessee's top hitter during the Bethune-Cookman series Feb. 16 and 18, going 4-for-7 (.571) with two RBI and two runs as the Vols' designated hitter ... Drew three walks vs. Illinois-Chicago March 3 and also scored a run ... In addition to making his pitching debut March 6 vs. Lipscomb, he was also UT's designated hitter in that game, and he drove in the go-ahead run with an RBI single ... Went 2-for-3 with two runs and three RBI March 14 vs. Morehead State (also earned save) ... Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors after leading the Vols with a .556 batting average, five RBI and a 1.111 slugging percentage in the Georgia series March 23-25 ... His pinch-hit, two-run homer in the Georgia series-opener lifted UT to a 4-3 victory (also earned save)... Combined for four hits, four runs and three RBI in the final two games of the UGA series ... Had a solo home run against Arkansas ace Nick Schmidt March 30 ... Drove in two runs on three hits in the series-finale against the Razorbacks April 1 ... Recorded a pair of RBI on one hit vs. ETSU April 4 ... Hit .333 in the series at Kentucky ... Hit a solo home run against Furman April 17 ... Led the Vols with a .750 batting average (9-for-12) in the series at LSU April 27-29 and hit safely in seven straight plate appearances at one point in the series ... Had a pair of hits and one run against No. 13 Ole Miss on May 5 (also earned save) ... Logged two hits and an RBI vs. Belmont May 9 ... Had an RBI sacrifice fly against No. 7 South Carolina May 12 (also earned save)... Collected two hits and an RBI as Tennessee toppled No. 1-ranked Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament May 23 and also took over on the mound to log the final out ... Was UT's top hitter in the SEC Tournament, going 5-for-11 (.455) while earning All-Tournament Team honors ... Finished the season with a .365 batting average against left-handers and a .295 average vs. right-handers ... Also hit .667 as a pinch-hitter and .328 with runners in scoring position.
Pitching totals included a 2-2 record, eight saves and a 4.44 ERA ... He fashioned a 3.93 ERA in league action ... Made his pitching debut March 6 vs. Lipscomb, working three shutout innings and allowing two hits with three strikeouts (no decision) ... Drove in three runs March 14 vs. Morehead State and also logged the save by working the final 1 2/3 innings ... Enjoyed an outstanding mound performance March 18 at No. 22 Alabama, allowing two runs (both unearned) on five hits with two walks and four Ks through six innings out of the bullpen ... His gutsy SEC mound debut vs. the Crimson Tide earned his second career win and helped UT avoid a three-game sweep ... Earned his third save of the year by throwing a perfect ninth inning against Georgia in the series-opener March 23 ... Took the loss in a 4-3 setback vs. No. 7 Arkansas March 31 after allowing one run on one hit through two innings of relief ... Pitched the final inning in both wins of a doubleheader sweep at No. 11 Kentucky April 7 ... Had one RBI against Lincoln Memorial April 18 and also worked 1 1/3 perfect innings with three strikeouts to earn his fourth save ... Pitched the final inning of UT's 4-3 loss at No. 1 Vanderbilt April 21 and returned to toss 5 1/3 innings of two-run ball while absorbing the loss one day later ... Made his first career SEC pitching start in the LSU series-finale April 29 and lasted 4 1/3 innings while earning a no-decision ... Earned his fifth save of the year by pitching the final two innings against No. 13 Ole Miss on May 5 ... Recorded his sixth save of the year while pitching a shutout ninth inning against No. 7 South Carolina May 12 ... Struck out three during 2 2/3 innings of relief against the Gamecocks May 13 ... Earned his second SEC Freshman of the Week honor after logging two saves during Tennessee's series win at Florida May 17-19, allowing one earned run and striking out seven in a combined four innings ... Took the mound and recorded the final out as Tennessee toppled No. 1-ranked Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament May 23.
Graduated from Halls High School in Knoxville, Tenn. ... Rated by Baseball America as the 259th-best high school senior in America entering the 2006 season ... Established new HHS career records for batting average (.450), home runs (44), RBI (185), wins (31) and batters struck out (351) ... Fashioned a 1.33 career ERA and tossed three no-hitters ... Led the state and set a HHS single-season record with 62 RBI as a junior in 2005 ... Played on Tennessee's 2005 Junior Sunbelt Championship Team ... Four-time All-District and All-Region selection ... Three-time All-State honoree ... Annual awards included being named to the 2006 Louisville Slugger All-America first team, being named the 2006 District Pitcher of the Year, 2005 Knoxville News Sentinel Prep Xtra Player of the Year and District MVP, 2004 Knoxville News Sentinel Prep Xtra Sophomore of the Year and District MVP and the 2003 District Pitcher of the Year ... Was a three-year football letterwinner (running back) and also played on the golf team as a senior ... Member of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA).
Full name is Jeffrey William Lockwood ... Born Oct. 24, 1987, in Denver, Colo. ... Son of Jeff and Cristy Lockwood ... Models his playing style after fellow Knoxville native Todd Helton ... Recipient of the Gordon J. Wilder Scholarship Endowment ... Academic major: Legal studies.
BATTING CAREER HIGHS
At-Bats: 6 at Auburn 3/29/08
Runs: 3, 2x (last at South Carolina 5/15/08)
Hits: 4 at LSU4/28/07
RBI: 3, 5x (last at South Carolina 5/17/08)
Total Bases: 6 vs. Charlotte 4/2/08
Stolen Bases: 1, 2x (last at Lipscomb 3/18/08)
Strikeouts: 3 at Vanderbilt 4/20/07
Walks: 3, 2x (last vs. Eastern Michigan 3/9/08 G1)
PITCHING CAREER HIGHS
Innings pitched-Starter: 6.0 vs. Appalachian State 4/22/08
Innings pitched-Reliever: 6.0 at Alabama 3/18/07
Strikeout High (2008): 4, 2x (last vs. Appalachian State 4/22/08)
Strikeout High (Career): 5 at Alabama 3/18/07
Walk High (2008): 3, 4x (last vs. Western Carolina 4/29/08)
Walk High (Career): 4, 3x (last at LSU 4/29/07)