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  John Hesketh

John Hesketh

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Langley, B.C., Canada

High School:
Brookswood Secondary School

Last College:
Vernon College

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
06/03/1986

Experience:
2L

B/T:
L/L

Senior (2009):Drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 20th round of the 2009 MLB Amateur Draft...named to the All-MWC First Team as a starting pitcher as well as to the Academic All-MWC team...named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District VI second team...emerged as the Lobos' top starter, compiling a 6-4 record with a 3.45 ERA in 15 games started...ERA finished at 89th best nationally...supplied 12 quality starts (three unearned runs or less)...led the team in strikeouts (70), innings pitched (88.2), wins (6) and games started (15) while ranking fourth in the MWC in innings pitched, fifth in strikeouts and tied for fifth in wins...allowed just three earned runs in 25.2 innings over four starts to open the season...tossed a career-high eight innings on March 6 over Binghamton allowing five hits with five strikeouts...recorded a career-best nine strikeouts in seven innings against BYU on March 26 for his fourth win of the season...matched No.1 overall draft pick Stephen Strasburg of San Diego State on two occasions: seven innings with one run on April 17 and 6.1 innings with one run on May 20 at the MWC Tournament...allowed just one earned run in seven different starts.

Junior (2008): Named to the Academic All-Mountain West Conference team...developed into a mid-week starter for the Lobos' non-conference games after starting the season in the bullpen...appeared in 21 games, starting six...recorded 36 strikeouts in 49 innings pitched...posted a 2-5 record with a 5.69 ERA...career-high seven strikeouts in 5.1 innings vs. New Mexico State on March 25...followed with a six-strikeout game in seven innings on March 30 vs. Vermont...appeared in four games, five innings of relief, before allowing a run...pitched 0.2 innings to close out UNM's win over Utah in the first game of the MWC Tournament.

Vernon College (2006 & 2007): Named Freshman of the Year...went 5-7 in 2007 with a 3.60 ERA...also excelled at the plate with a .300 batting average and 36 RBI...posted a 4-1 record in 2006 coupled with an ERA of 1.77...recorded 59 strikeouts in 61 innings pitched...batted .329 with 28 RBI and seven home runs.

High School:First team All-Star PBL...hit .446 as a senior ...drafted by the Colorado Rockies in 2005 and the Toronto Blue Jays in 2004.

Personal:Born on June 3, 1986 in Surrey, B.C., Canada to Terry and Bonnie Hesketh... has two younger siblings, Krista and Jeff... enjoys running, working out and fishing... favorite food is salmon...favorite athlete is Trevor Linden...says his greatest thrill while participating in sports is traveling and competing at a high level...Economics major.

Saturday, April 25
1:00 PM - 
Baseball
at Wichita State
Sunday, April 26
12:00 PM - 
Baseball
at Wichita State
Friday, May 01
6:00 PM - 
Baseball
vs. Nevada
Saturday, May 02
2:00 PM - 
Baseball
vs. Nevada
Sunday, May 03
1:00 PM - 
Baseball
vs. Nevada
Tuesday, May 05
6:00 PM - 
Baseball
at New Mexico State
Friday, May 08
6:00 PM - 
Baseball
vs. San Josť State
Saturday, May 09
2:00 PM - 
Baseball
vs. San Josť State
Sunday, May 10
1:00 PM - 
Baseball
vs. San Josť State
Tuesday, May 12
6:00 PM - 
Baseball
vs. Arizona State
Thursday, May 14
7:35 PM - 
Baseball
at Fresno State
Friday, May 15
7:35 PM - 
Baseball
at Fresno State
Saturday, May 16
2:05 PM - 
Baseball
at Fresno State
Wednesday, May 20
TBA - 
Baseball
at TBD
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