Junior (2012):Pitched in 20 games, all in relief...third on team in appearances...struck out 11 in 18.2 innings pitched...struck out four batters in 2.0 innings vs. LSU...had nine appearances with no earned runs allowed...earned win with 3.0 scoreless innings against Northern Colorado.
Sophomore (2011): Pitched in 12 games, all in relief...struck out nine in 14.2 innings pitched...had seven scoreless outings...struck out a season-high three batters against BYU...pitched a season-high 2.2 innings against Sacramento State.
Freshman (2010): Pitched in 20 games, all in relief...struck out 14 in 22 innings pitched...second-lowest ERA on team at 8.18...made debut vs. CSU Bakersfield...earned win against Creighton...set season high's with 2.2 innings pitched and three strikeouts vs. Georgia State...pitched 10 games without allowing an earned run.
High School (Lake Travis): Lettered two years in baseball and football...posted 3-0 record, eight saves and 0.93 ERA and allowed just 15 hits in 30 innings pitched as a senior...had 65 tackles and led team in interceptions as a cornerback on football team...helped lead Lake Travis to Texas Class 4A State titles in 2007 and 2008...high school baseball coach was Roy Kinnan...played summer ball for the Austin Wings, coached by James Ellison...member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Member of cadet squadron 8...has two siblings, Kassie and David...favorite TV show is the Office...favorite movie is Old School...credits his father as having the biggest influence on his sports career...son of Tom and Kate Hourin.know Jack:
Greatest moment in sports:
Hobbies: Playing Xbox.
Favorite food: Ribs.
Favorite Movie: Old School.
Person in history you'd like to meet and why: President John F. Kennedy because he was a very influential person in American history and I'm named after him.
Something not many people know about you: I am a very charming southern gentleman.
Who's had the biggest influence on your sports career and why: My dad because he has always pushed me to do more.
Most noteworthy thing about your hometown: Live Music Capital of the world.
Favorite athlete and why: Derek Jeter because he has been the Yankee captain as long as I've been alive.
Pre-game rituals: Listen to Taylor Swift
If you could be on any reality TV show, what would it be? Jersey Shore so I could make fun of everybody.
What do you have on your iPod? O.A.R., Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jimi Hendrix, Taylor Swift.
If you could trade places with one of your teammates for day, who would it be and why? Alex Baker because then you would get to spend the entire day with me.
Favorite quote: So either of you guys got a myspace orrr...
Why I came to the Academy: To play baseball and get one of the best educations this country has to offer.
HOURIN CAREER STATS