A promising young pitcher who had an impressive fall for the Tide and will be competing for one of the five starting jobs in the pitching rotation ... has good makeup and throws a lot of strikes ... was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers (21st round) in 2007 ... played last summer for the Bethesda (Md.) Big Train in the Cal Ripken, Sr., Collegiate Summer League ... led the team to a 24-18 record ... played on the same summer team as Bert Smith (Jacksonville State), Steven Leach (Jacksonville State), Clay Whittemore (Jacksonville State), Ben Tootle (Jacksonville State) and Collin Cargill (Southern Mississippi), all of whom are UA opponents in 2008 ... pitched in seven games and made three starts ... had a strong summer against older competition in the Ripken League ... posted a 2-0 record and a 3.69 ERA with 36 strikeouts in 31.1 innings ... held opponents to a .189 batting average (21-for-111) ... was rated by Baseball America as the No. 5 prospect in the league ... was also named to the Academic Honor roll all three years at St. John's College High School.
A 2007 graduate of St. John's College High School in Damascus, Md. ... played for coach Mark Gibbs ... was a starter throughout his prep career for the Washington-area powerhouse ... led the team to back-to-back WCAC Championships in 2005 and 2006 ... led his team to a 23-6 record and No. 3 state ranking by the Washington Post in 2006 ... the Cadets advanced to the 2006 WCAC Tournament championship game ... was one of 10 Cadets to sign a Division I baseball scholarship ... pitched in 10 games and made nine starts as a senior ... posted a 5-1 record with a 2.32 ERA in 2006, recording 58 strikeouts in 42.2 innings and held opponents to a .198 batting average ... started 15 games as a designated hitter in 2006, hitting .405 (17-for-42) with four home runs and 18 RBI ... tossed a complete-game victory with eight strikeouts in a 6-1 semifinal playoff win over DeMatha ... pitched five innings in 12-2 win over O'Connell in the second round of the state playoffs and added three hits, including a home run, and four RBI ... went 3-for-4 with six RBI in a playoff win over Ireton, hitting two home runs in one inning of the win, including grand slam in the 17-1 rout ... named the 2007 Perfect Game Washington, D.C. Player of the Year ... a 2007 Second-Team Washington Post All-Metro selection ... a First-Team All-WCAC selection in 2007 ... played for Baseball Factory at the 2007 Cape Cod Classic ... led the team to a sixth-place finish at the Phil Nevin National Classic in November of 2006 ... was named the No. 3 prospect at the Phil Nevin National Classic ... attended the 2006 WWBA World Championship, 2006 East Coast Professional Showcase, 2007 17-and-under WWBA National Championship and 2005 Perfect Game/Baseball America World Championship ... was selected in the 21st round of the 2007 MLB Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers.
Full name is Connor Burke Hoehn ... son of Jerry and Dedee Hoehn ... has one brother, Jason, and one sister, Katie.