|Hometown:||El Dorado Springs, Mo.|
|High School:||El Dorado HS|
As a freshman: Did not see any action during the 2008 season.
In high school: Particpated in baseball, football and basketball while at El Dorado Springs High School ... was chosen as team MVP three times, while recording the team's lowest ERA as a freshman and sophomore ... led the team in batting average during his junior and senior seasons ... also helped the baseball squad to a district championship during his freshman campaign ... was a three-time all-district pick in football and earned all-district and academic-all-state honors during his senior year in basketball.
Personal: Born October 27, 1988 in Fort Scott, Kan. ... son of Allen and Teresa Hoover ... Major is undecided.