- position LHP
- height 6-5
- Weight 200
- class Sophomore
- Hometown Salvisa, Ky.
As one of only four left-handed pitchers on the 2018 roster, Hazelwood could slot nicely into a niche in the team’s bullpen…Had a very good fall and impressed both coaches and teammates…Sits 88 to 91 mph…Fits the mold of the deceptive lefty with his height and delivery…Should fill out in the future.
Named First-Team All-State in 2017 and Second-Team All-State in 2016…Struck out a Mercer County school-record 17 batters in a game…2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American…2017 Perfect Game Central Region Honorable Mention…2016 Underclass High Honorable Mention…Rated the No. 130 left-handed pitching prospect in the country and No. 13 overall prospect in Kentucky…Coached by Jeremy Shope and Adam Shartzer at MCHS.
Full name is Mason Brandt Hazelwood…Son of Anthony Hazelwood and Amy Currens…Has a brother, Trent, who pitched at Berea College…Was a member of the Honor Roll all four years at Mercer County Senior HS…Major is Education…Picked UK because he had dreamed of being a Wildcat his entire life.