2007: Appeared in 20 games on the hill for the Herd...struck out a pair of batters in four games at Cincinnati (4/9), at Ohio (4/20), against UAB (5/12) and at UCF (5/19)...contributed 21.2 innings of relief work...surrendered just two extra-base hits and delivered 14 strikeouts...tossed 8.1 scoreless innings in nine games out of the bullpen for the Herd.
2006: Pitched in nine games with starts against Buffalo (3/5) and James Madison (3/29) ... tossed scoreless inning of relief against Cleveland State (3/18), and Morehead State (4/11 and 5/10) ... did not walk batter in five of his nine appearances.
2005: Appeared in 12 games and started four for the Herd ... in first career start at Duke (3/22), tossed six innings of six-hit ball, allowing just one earned run to notch first victory ... also racked up a career-best four strikeouts in that outing, which he matched in next start at Eastern Kentucky (3/30) ... earned second win May 10 vs. Dayton, going six innings ... tossed scoreless inning out of bullpen vs. Kent State (4/10) ... pitched for the Plattsburgh Thunder of the NYCBL in the summer of 2005, going 2-2 with 4.82 ERA and one shutout in 28 innings.
Prior to Marshall: Played three seasons with the Ashland Athletics of the USSSA.
High School: Went 7-1 with 1.79 ERA in 2004 ... was All-Area selection in 2004 ... made 2004 All-District team and All-Region team ... member of 2004 16th Region Championship team ... elected to Kentucky Senior East-West All-Star game ... pitched two innings with three strikeouts in that game ... also earned three letters in basketball.
Personal: Born May 14, 1986 ... son of Bill Hancock and Judy Wilson ... father played basketball at Lambuth University in Jackson, Tenn. ... has three siblings, Rebecca Hancock (22), Rachel Brown (25) and Richard West (32) ... majoring in business management.