Aaron  Quillen

23Aaron Quillen


Kingsport, Tenn.

High School:
Dobyns-Bennett HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175



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• Made his collegiate debut at UNLV on Feb. 17, allowing just one run on five hits in five strong innings.
• Did not factor into the decision during UT's 11-2 win over No. 20 Arizona State on Feb. 23, allowing two runs on five hits in three innings.
• Fired a career-high 6.0 innings vs. No. 25 Virginia Tech, yielding just two earned runs on eight hits in a 7-3 loss to the Hokies in Cary, N.C.
• Earned his first career win with his second 6.0 inning start in a row against Alcorn State on March 10, striking out a career-high seven in the contest.
• Did not factor into the decision but he helped the Vols pick up their first SEC win of the year with 4.2 innings of three-run ball at Alabama on March 16.
• Made his first relief appearance in the first game of a doubleheader against Missouri on March 23, allowing two runs on two hits in 3.0 innings.
• First SEC start came in the series finale at #3 Vanderbilt where he was touched for four runs on six hits in 3.0 innings.
• Started on Friday night against No. 11 South Carolina on April 5, allowing just two runs (one earned) whlie striking out three in 3.1 innings.
• Made his second Friday night start at Kentucky on April 12, throwing four shutout innings, allowing five hits and walking one.
• Yielded three runs on eight hits over 4.0 innings in a 5-0 loss to Ole Miss.
• Was touched for seven runs on 10 hits in 4.1 frames at Florida.
• Picked up his second win of the year with 2.1 shutout frames of relief against Arkansas State with three strikeouts on May 8.

• Graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School where he was coached by Ryan Wagner.
• Was a 2012 TBCA All-Region I selection.
• Named to the 2012 Johnson City Press Super 22 First Team.
• Led the Indians to the 2012 Class AAA state sectionals, striking out 13 batters in a 2-1 loss to Farragut.
• Finished with an 8-3 record, 1.20 ERA, two saves and 87 strikeouts in just 67 innings during his senior season.
• Posted a 17-4 record on the mound over his final two seasons at Dobyns-Bennett.

• Full name is Aaron Morelock Quillen
• Born December 19, 1993
• Son of Terry and Connie Quillen
• Has two siblings, Amber and Brittney
• Plans to major in criminal justice


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