44  Garrett Hachtel
Garrett Hachtel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cordova, Tenn.

High School:
Cordova HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
RHP

Experience:
2L

Bats/Throws:
R/R






Hachtel's Career Highs
IP (start): 6.0 at Samford (3/6/07)
IP (relief): 4.0, twice, last vs. Creighton (3/5/08)
SO: 5 at Samford (3/6/07)
Saves: 1 (2008)


Outlook for 2009: Will be counted on to hold down significant role in the Tiger bullpen as a long reliever...Excellent groundball stuff should open up opportunities for Garrett to make a huge impact on the success of the 2009 team.

2008 (Sophomore): Top returning reliever out of the U of M bullpen...Logged 27.2 innings in 18 appearances...Produced a 4.55 ERA with 23 strikeouts and a save...Averaged over seven strikeouts per nine innings...Struck out 13 batters looking...Walked just 12 batters...Led the staff with two combined shutouts...Gave up 20 runs on 37 hits...Fanned one and allowed just one hit in 1.1 innings to preserve a 3-0 shutout at Arkansas State (3/11/08)...Followed that performance with four strikeouts in two scoreless innings of relief to earn his first collegiate save and help Memphis to a 2-0 shutout of SEMO (3/16/08)...Allowed just one earned run in his last eight innings of work (seven appearances).

2007 (Freshman): Began the year as a midweek starter, but worked into a middle relief role...Started in his first five appearances and came out of the bullpen in the last five...Logged a 6.07 ERA in 10 appearances...Was 0-2 as a starter...Notched a save in his five relief appearances...Struck out 25 and walked 13 in 29.1 innings...Gave up 22 runs (20 earned)...Worked three scoreless innings to pick up his first collegiate save in a 5-3 victory over UT-Martin (5/15/07)...Gave up a solo home run on his first collegiate pitch vs. Samford (3/6/07)...Rebounded from that homer to toss a career-long six innings and struck out a career-high five batters in his first college start...Maintained a 7.85 ERA in 18.1 innings as a starter...Was more effective out of the bullpen, logging a 3.18 ERA and a save in 11.1 innings...Held opponents to .256 hitting as a reliever.

2006: Redshirted 2006 season after undergoing surgery following his senior year at Cordova High School.

Summer 2006: Went 1-2 in five games for the Union City Greyhounds of the K-I-T League...Registered a 4.38 ERA with 28 strikeouts.

Prep: Was a three-year letterman for head coach Mike Vanaman and the Cordova Wolves...Pitched and played first base...CHS won Regional title his senior year...Finished his prep career with a 9-0 record...Was 1-0 with a pair of no-decisions through three outings in 2005 before suffering a season-ending arm injury on April 6, 2005...Logged 13.2 innings and a 2.73 ERA as a senior...Struck out 12...Hit .375 with six RBI and two runs...Listed as one of Tennessee's top players as a senior..

Personal: Full name is Garrett James Hachtel...Son of Bob and Denise Hachtel...Majoring in sport management.

Hachtel's Career Statistics

Yr    ERA  W-L   G-GS  CG  SV   IP    H  R   ER  BB  SO
07   6.07  0-2  10-5   0    1  29.2  36  22  20  13  25
08   4.55  0-0  18-0   0    1  27.2  37  20  14  12  23
Tot  5.36  0-2  28-5   0    2  57.1  73  42  34  25  48
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