General: Could be a factor this season ... Was banged up in the fall, so his level of contribution will be determined by recovery ... Will be utilized as both a starter and reliever.
Tennessee Tech: Took a redshirt.
High School: Posted a career 20-4 record with nine saves at Franklin Road Academy ... Hurled a no-hitter in the district tourney ... Tallied a career 2.41 ERA ... A three-time All-District choice ... Twice named All-Region ... Named All-Midstate and All-State as a senior ... Was an honorable mention pick for the USA Today Tennessee Player of the Year award.
Personal: Born 6/12/81 ... Son of Larry and Debbie Horschel ... Majoring in secondary education ... Hopes to play pro ball ... Aspires to become a high school baseball coach ... Enjoys reading civil war literature and playing ping pong.