Luke Hochevar

Category:
Honorees
Year Honored:
2006
University:
University of Tennessee
Team:
Los Angeles Dodgers

Biography

Luke Hochevar, a pitcher for the University of Tennessee, completed his three-year career as one of the University’s all time most decorated players. The right-hander posted a 15-3 record with a 2.26 ERA while leading the Vols to the 2005 College World Series and winning the Roger Clemens Award as the nation’s best collegiate pitcher during his junior season of 2005. His 15 victories tied for the NCAA lead that season and also tied for first in UT’s single-season record book. A consensus first-team All-America honoree, Hochevar was also a finalist for the 2005 Golden Spikes and Brooks Wallace awards. Named the SEC Pitcher of the Year and the EdAmerica University of Tennessee Male Athlete of the Year, Hochevar was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers with the 40th overall pick in the MLB draft.

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