Mason Hickman 44
Mason  Hickman
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Hendersonville, Tenn.

High School:
Pope John Paul II

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 230

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
12/23/1998

 

11/30/2017

Omaha Challenge - Day 1

Commodores open annual Challenge

10/18/2017

Gillis, Kaiser lead Team Black to 5-4 win

Black and Gold Series ends with three straight Team Black wins

10/13/2017

Team Black wins slugfest to even Black and Gold Series

Teams crush four homers in game two of the annual series

09/12/2017

Baseball America tabs Vandy with #1 recruiting class

Program welcomes record-setting fifth top-ranked class

High School - Lettered four years in baseball at Pope John Paul II High School under coach Chris Parker... also lettered two years in basketball... helped the Knights to a Regional Championship as a senior... during senior season was named All-State, All-Region, and Tennessee Mr. Baseball Finalist... named All-State and All-Region as a junior... as a sophomore was named All-State and All-Region... played summer ball for Martha's Vineyard Sharks... helped the Knights to a Regional Championship as a freshman...was a member of the National Honor Society in high school... played high school baseball and/or summer ball with Ben Brooks (University of Memphis), Connor Donnahue (UMass-Amherst), Luke Johnson (Bucknell), Troy Stefanski (UConn), Braidyn Fink (Oklahoma), and Jack Sheehan and Bryce Gray (Notre Dame).

Academics - Hickman's major is Economics.

Personal - Mason Alexander Hickman... Born 12/23/98 in Salt Lake City, Utah... Son of Tyler and Lorie Hickman...Favorites include: Bob Gibson (player), St. Louis Cardinals (team), Filip Forsberg (pro athlete -- non baseball player), Golf (other sport), Rory McIllroy PGA Tour (video game), Now You See Me (movie), Game of Thrones (tv show), Jesse Eisenberg (actor), Lasagna (meal), Chris Stapleton (music/singer/band), Nutella (late night snack), and Gulf of Mexico (vacation spot)... says if he wasn't playing baseball he would be a fisherman... names John C. Reilly as the actor to play him in a movie... uses Inquisitive as one word to describe himself... roommates with Garrett Blaylock... lists Winning the Jr. Sunbelt Championship with Team Tennessee as his most memorable athletic moment... chose Vanderbilt "because combining the aspects of a prestigious education and a prestigious baseball program makes an obvious choice. The coaching staff is filled with endless knowledge and insight on how to not only win baseball games but grow as a person. Vanderbilt is a place where you can grow in all aspects and that's what makes Vanderbilt extremely unique and my obvious choice."

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