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32  T.J. Hose
T.J. Hose

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hagerstown, Md.

High School:
North Hagerstown

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 187

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
04/15/1986

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R


Returning Friday night starter ... Outstanding makeup ... Team leader on and off the field ... Named one of three captains for 2008 season (Corey Kemp and Drew Schieber) ... One of three Pirates to receive three letters (Harrison Eldridge and Jamie Ray) ... Named preseason first-team All-Conference USA honors as a pitcher (coaches) ... One of two Pirates to be named to the 2008 Brooks Wallace Player-of-the-Year Award Pre-Season Watch List (Stephen Batts being the other) ... 2007: Earned second-team All C-USA honors after posting a 6-5 overall record with a 3.97 earned run average ... Two-time C-USA Pitcher-of-the-Week honoree (3/12 and 5/6) ... Two-time College Baseball Foundation National Honor Roll recipient ... Named Collegebaseballinsider.com Regional Player-of-the-Week ... ECU's Friday night starter for the second year in a row ... Started 17-of-18 games played ... Lone appearance out of the bullpen came against Western Carolina (6/3) in the Chapel Hill Regional when he worked 2/3 of an inning ... Allowed 50 runs (42 earned), fanned 70, walked 45 and surrendered 97 hits in 95.1 innings of work ... Worked into the sixth inning 13 times and the 8th four times in 17 starts ... Picked up wins against St. John's (2/23), No. 12 Pepperdine (3/2), No. 7 Cal State Fullerton (3/9), Michigan (3/17), Savannah State (4/21) and Houston (5/4) ... Top outing of the season came on the road against Houston (5/4) on CSTV where he did not allow a run in 7 2/3 innings, struck out five, walked one and allowed four hits ... Struck out at least five batters in 8-of-17 starts ... Had a season-high seven strikeouts on two occasions (St. John's and Pepperdine) ... Named preseason second-team All C-USA by SEBaseball.com ... In 8-of-17 starts allowed two or fewer runs ... Set the tone for ECU's first ever sweep over a nationally-ranked team when picked up his third consecutive win in a 6-1 victory over No. 7 Cal State Fullerton, scattering three hits over seven innings, allowing one run while striking out six ... Enjoyed success pitching to lefties (.236/29-for-123) than right-handers (.294/68-for-231) ... When facing the lead-off hitter, opponents batted .264 (24-for-91) against him ... Allowed just 11 hits in 48 at-bats (.229) with runners in scoring position and two outs ... Committed two errors in 36 chances, recording a .944 fielding percentage ... Did not allow a single run in the seventh and eighth innings of any game (6.1 IP with six strikeouts) ... When working the third fame sported a 1.69 ERA (16.0 IP with eight strikeouts) and when pitching the fifth had a 1.93 ERA (14.0 IP and 10 strikeouts) ... Appeared in eight conference games (all starts) posting a 1-3 record, 4.06 ERA in 44 1/3 innings .. Outside of C-USA play, recorded a team-best five wins going 5-2 in 10 appearances (nine starts) in 51.0 innings and 41 strikeouts ... Had greater success at home (5-2, 4.21 ERA, 62.0 IP with 53 K's and 33 walks in 11 appearances) than on the road (1-3, 2.35 ERA, 30.1 IP with 23 K's and 19 walks in five appearances) ... Made one appearance in C-USA Tournament working 5 1/3 innings, allowing two runs on six hits with five strikeouts against Tulane (5/23) ... In the Chapel Hill Regional lasted just two innings in the opener against Western Carolina (6/3) allowing five runs on six hits ... Ranked among the league leaders in games started (t-3rd); batters struck out looking and innings pitched (seventh); batters struck out (10th) ... Ranked among the team leaders in batters struck out and struck out looking, innings pitched, losses, wins (first); games started (t-1st); opposing batting average, runs allowed (second); ERA, earned runs allowed, win-loss percentage (third) ... Played summer ball for the Bourne Braves of the Cape Cod League ... Named to the 2007 Under Armour All-Star Game ... Pitched for the West Division working a scoreless inning of relief allowing one hit ... Earned Cape Cod Pitcher-of-the-Week honors after working eight innings in two appearances, fanning eight, walking two and not allowing an earned run the week of July 2nd ... Recorded a 4-3 record with one save in 10 appearances (six starts) ... Struck out 35 batters and walked 15 in 38 1/3 innings pitched where he posted a 2.58 ERA ... 2006: Entered sophomore campaign as the Pirates Friday night starter ... Started 11-of-15 games played posting a 3-4 record with a 3.88 earned run average in 67.1 innings pitched ... Combined on three shutouts (College of Charleston 2/17, Stony Brook 3/3 and UNC Wilmington 3/15) ... Struck out 51 batters, walked 27 and allowed 29 runs on 67 hits ... Made relief appearances against UNC Wilmington (3/15), N.C. State (4/18), Southern Miss (5/5) and Tulane (5/26) in the C-USA Tournament ... Limited to four appearances from April 18 until the end of the season with one start due to soreness in pitching arm ... Posted wins against Maryland (2/10), College of Charleston (2/17) and Stony Brook (3/3) ... In first four games of the season, posted a 1.44 ERA allowing four runs (all earned) on 24 hits in 19 innings ... Pitched six or more innings in eight outings with a season-best 8.2 coming against N.C State (4/12) ... Struck out five or more batters five times ... Tied a career-high in strikeouts (9) against Penn State (2/25) ... Was equally effective against lefties (.267/27-for-101) as right-handed batters (.273/41-for-150) ... When facing a lead-off hitter, opponents batted .230 (14-for-61) against him ... Allowed just eight hits in 43 at-bats (.186) with runners on and two outs, and 14 hits in 58 at-bats (.241) with runners in scoring position ... In 11 starts on the hill, ECU posted an 8-3 record ... Committed one error in 18 chances, recording a .944 fielding percentage ... Surrendered a team low three home runs ... Did not allow a single run in the first inning of any game (11.0 IP with seven strikeouts) ... Appeared in five conference games (four starts) posting a 0-2 record, 7.91 ERA in 19 1/3 innings ... Outside of C-USA play, posted a team-best 2.25 ERA in 10 games (seven starts) with a 3-2 record in 48.0 innings and 39 strikeouts ... Had greater success at home (3-1, 2.87 ERA, 47.0 IP with 30 K's and 14 walks in eight appearances) than on the road (0-2, 6.27 ERA, 18.2 IP with 12 K's and 12 walks in six appearances) ... Friday starter of a rotation that ranked among the conference leaders in runners picked off (first) and ERA (third) ... Ranked among the conference leaders in ERA (11th) ... Allowed 33 runs (29 earned) and 68 hits, the fewest among Pirate starters ... Ranked among the team leaders in ERA and opposing batting average (second); won-loss percentage (third); innings pitched, games started, total strikeouts and batters struck out looking (fourth) ... Month-by-month analysis includes February (2-0, 1.89 ERA, 0 saves in three games), March (1-2, 2.87, 0, 6), April (0-1, 7.20, 0, 4) and May (0-1, 13.50, 0, 2) ... 2005: Enjoyed a successful rookie campaign for the Pirates on the mound ... Started the season in the bullpen before becoming the top weekend starter in April ... Earned second-team All-Conference USA and All-Freshman Team honors ... Named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All East Region team ... Made 21 appearances with 10 starts ... Posted a 7-4 record and logged a 4.43 earned run average ... Combined on four shutouts (Clemson 2/20, Navy 3/13, Memphis 4/22 and The Citadel 4/26) ... Tossed first collegiate complete game against USF (5/6), allowing two runs on seven hits while striking out three ... Worked a total of 85.1 innings, allowing 74 hits, 47 runs while walking 29 and striking out 69 ... Surrendered just a .237 average to opposing hitters ... In his Pirate debut, tossed one inning of scoreless relief, allowing one walk in recording his first collegiate save against College of Charleston (2/11) ... Collected first collegiate win in a relief appearance in the first game played at Clark-LeClair Stadium during the Keith LeClair Classic against Michigan ... Second save came against Campbell (3/30) after throwing 1.1 innings of work with two strikeouts ... First collegiate start came against Southern Miss (4/9), working 6.1 innings while allowing five runs on eight hits ... Against Louisville (4/16), collected his first win as a starter after surrendering seven runs (three earned) on seven hits while tying a then career-best six strikeouts ... Set a career-high in strikeouts (9) against Memphis (4/22) ... Was equally effective against lefties (.234/26-for-111) as right-handed batters (.239/48-for-201) ... Averaged 7.28 strikeouts per game, second-best to former Pirate Ricky Brooks (8.08) ... Pitched in 10 C-USA games (5-3, 4.81 in 58 innings with one shutout) ... In non-league games, posted a 2-1 record with a 3.62 earned run average in 27.1 innings ... Made a pair of postseason appearances as a starter ... In the C-USA Tournament opener against Houston (5/25), pitched 8.0 innings of work, allowing five runs on nine hits earning a no decision ... Second post-season start came in the NCAA Tempe Regional against Arizona State (6/3) throwing 1.1 innings, giving up five runs on six hits ... Led all C-USA freshman starters in wins (seven) ... Tied for the team lead in saves (2) while ranking first in wins (7) ... In the freshman record books, ranks second in innings pitched (85.1) and strikeouts (69), tied for second in wins (7) and tied for fourth in appearances (21) ... Ranked in the top-five in wins, innings pitched (first), saves and appearances (t-1st), strikeouts and batters struck out looking (second), games started (third) and opposing batting average and won-loss percentage (fourth) ... Month-by-month analysis includes February (0-0, 1.17 ERA, 1 save in four games), March (1-2, 7.30, 1, 6), April (3-1, 4.18, 0, 5), May (3-0, 3.25, 0, 5) and June (0-1, 33.75, 0, 1) ... High School: Enjoyed an illustrious career at North Hagerstown High School for coach Shawn Reynolds ... A two-sport athlete, earning four letters in baseball and one as a basketball point guard ... Selected to the first-team all-county, all-area and All-MVAL squads as a sophomore, junior and senior after earning second-team kudos during freshman campaign ... Chosen to pre season all-state squad in 2003 and 2004 ... Earned pitching MVP honors in the Brooks Robinson Maryland All-Star Game and was picked to the all-tourney unit at the Sun Belt Classic ... Established new NHHS standards in 2004 for lowest earned run average in a season (0.66) and shutouts (four) ... Broke Hubs' career record with seven shutouts ... Logged 50 innings, compiled a 7-2 record with 85 strikeouts and surrendered an opponent's batting average of .171 during senior year ... Was 5-2 with an 1.87 ERA and 66 Ks in 52.1 innings in 2003 after a 5-3, 1.68 campaign as a sophomore in `02 ... Worked 22.1 innings during his freshman season and booked a 3.64 ERA with a 3-3 won-loss record ... Also earned three saves during prep career ... Offensively, batted .394 as a junior, .465 as a sophomore and .439 as a freshman for the Hubs ... Active in summer league program(s), which included a third-place finish in the Pony League World Series, participation in Super 7 (Marietta, Ga.) and Perfect Game World Wood Bat Tournament (Jupiter, Fla.) ... Played for the Mid-Maryland Red Sox in Norman, Okla. (Sunbelt Classic) ... Allowed just four earned runs in 67.0 innings (0.54 ERA) during three-year Red Sox career ... Strong performer in classroom as well, graduating with a 3.81 grade point average ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Listed among prestigious "Who's Who Among American High School Students" list ... Personal: Full name is Terry L. Hose, Jr. ... Nickname: "T.J." ... Born April 15, 1986 in Hagerstown, Md. ... Son of Terry and Carol Hose ... Has two siblings (Charissa and Charlena) ... Majoring in business management with a minor in marketing ... Three-time Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll recipient (2004-05, 2005-06 and 2006-07) ... Named to ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll four consecutive semesters (Fall '04 to Spring '06).

CAREER HIGHS - innings pitched: 9.0 vs. USF (5/6/05); strikeouts: 9 (twice, last vs. Penn State 2/24/06).