Could see action either as a starter or out of the bullpen.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004: Appeared in 9 games for the Minutemen, starting one working 11 total innings...tossed two shut out inning in a 12-6 win over Wright State (3/18)
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003: Struck out five in 5-2/3 innings to earn the win against Northeastern ... Tossed two shutout innings of relief to preserve lead at La Salle ... Threw one scoreless inning of relief against Hartford ... Struck out three in 1-2/3 innings of shutout relief at Duquesne.
BEFORE UMASS: Pitched and played the outfield for Mitch Hoffman at St. Luke's H.S. ... Went 7-2 with an 0.71 ERA as a senior, while also batting .476 ... Had a career record of 27-4, while posting a 1.12 ERA ... Team won four straight New England Private School Class D titles ... Three-time All-Fairchester Atheltic Assocation selection ... Named 2001 New England Private School Class D MVP ... Also lettered in both football and basketball at St. Luke's ... Captain of both the baseball and basketball teams as a senior ... Scored 1,036 career points in basketball, and earned All-League honors.
PERSONAL: Born October 20, 1983, in Stamford, Conn. ... Son of Jon and Cathy Hickey ... Majoring in Hotel, Restaurant & Travel Administration