- position RHP
- height 6-0
- Weight 180
- class Graduate Student
- Hometown Charlotte, N. Car.
- Previous School Erskine
• NCBWA All-Southeast Region, First Team (2023)
• All-Carolinas Conference, First Team (2022, 2023)
*Years of Eligibility Remaining: 1
PRIOR TO KENTUCKY
A premier late-inning reliever who struck out 14.8 batters per nine innings and allowed just 4.9 hits/nine innings with 18 saves in 58 appearances…Had a 2.00 ERA and allowed just 49 hits with 148 strikeouts in 90.0 innings.
2023 (Erskine College)
Made 23 appearances and was absolutely dominant, earning NCBWA All-Southeast Region honors for his efforts…Garnered seven saves and struck out 63 in 33.1 innings (17.0/nine innings) with a 1.35 ERA.
2022 (Erskine College)
Made 18 appearances out of the bullpen … posted a team-high 9 saves and a 2.20 ERA while striking out 46 batters in just 28.2 innings while opponents hit just .153 off him … was nearly untouchable the first two months of the season as he started the year with 23.2 scoreless innings, allowing just 5 hits and recording 39 strikeouts … had two separate outings of 3 innings pitched and 6 strikeouts against North Greenville (2/19) and Francis Marion (3/19) … named to the All-Conference Carolinas 2nd Team.
2021 (Erskine College)
Made 12 relief appearances for the Fleet … posted an impressive 1.40 ERA with a 0.88 WHIP and a .118 opponent batting average … struck out 27 batters in 19.1 innings … fanned three or more batters in six different outings, including a season-high four strikeouts against Chowan (4/24).
2020 (Erskine College)
Appeared in 5 games as a redshirt freshman … totaled 13 strikeouts in 8.2 innings of work … tossed 1.1 scoreless innings with 3 strikeouts in his collegiate debut against Belmont Abbey (2/21) … had a season-high 5 strikeouts vs Limestone (2/28) … season canceled due to COVID-19.
2019 (Erskine College)
Played at Butler HS in Matthews, NC … named team captain as a senior … All-Conference performer as a junior … led Butler HS to three SW4A Conference Championships and two Conference Tournament Championships … reached the NC4A State quarterfinals as a freshman.
Full name is Johnny James Hummel…Son of Jim and Kerry…Father played football at Clarion University…Has an older brother, Alec, who played football at Louisburg College…Likes to snowboard.
*Erskine College Athletics Communications contributed to this bio