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K.J.

Hockaday

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#8

Infield
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 222
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Joppa, Md.
High School: John Carroll

Bio

As a Sophomore (2013): Started 30 games at third base and made 32 appearances ... hit .286 on the season with 15 RBI ... had 11 multi-hit games ... recorded his first multi-hit game of the season against Oakland in game one of a doubleheader (2/24) going 2-for-4 with three RBI ... in game one of a doubleheader against Princeton (3/2), went 3-for-4 with three runs scored, two RBI and two doubles ... in game two of the Virginia series (3/9), went 2-for-5 with two doubles ... went 2-for-3 against JMU (3/19) including a RBI double ... finished 5-for-12 (.417) against Wake Forest (3/22-24) with five RBI ... had two hits and two RBI in game one of the series ... went 4-for-11 in three games at NC State (3/29-31) ... had two hits against Liberty (5/2) ... went 3-for-4 with two runs scored in the series finale against Miami (4/14).

As a Freshman (2012): Started all 56 games at either third base or designated hitter ... was second on the team in hits (62), RBI (27), Runs (35) and total bases (82) ... ranked third on the team in batting average (.305) and slugging percentage (.404) ... was second on the team with 17 multi-hit games ... picked up his first collegiate hit on 2/18 at UCLA and finished the series 4-for-11 with three runs ... went 4-for-13 with three runs in two RBIs in the Manhattan series (3/2-4) ... in his first conference series, went 5-for-12 with three runs against Wake Forest (3/9-11) ... went 5-for-10 with two RBI, two runs and two doubles against North Carolina (3/16-18) ... had the first three-hit game of his career at Boston College-1 (3/30), finishing 3-for-4 with a season-high three RBI and his first home run in the first game of a doubleheader ... hit safely in 11 of 12 games from 3/31 to 4/20 ... went 1-for-4 with a home run against Duke 4/15) ... had three-hit games at Towson (4/24) and at Virginia Tech (4/27) ... had a seven-game hitting streak from 5/5 at Florida State to 5/19 vs. Virginia, including five RBI and five runs scored.

At John Carroll: Named first team All-State and All-County as a senior ... named Brooks Robinson All-Star ... preseason All-State coaches' pick ... hit 10 home runs and batted .642 as a senior ... broke Mark Teixeira's MIAA career home run record with 30 ... drafted in the 14th round by the Baltimore Orioles ... 2011 Cal Ripken League All-Star.

Personal: Kevin Darnell Hockaday Jr. ... son of Kevin and Tina Hockaday ... has two sisters, Alyssa and Karizma ... favorite sports hero is Jackie Robinson ... majoring in kinesiology.

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