Retiring athletic director Mike Jacobsen was recognized with a special presentation and the Bronze Wolverine Award.
At Utah Valley ... Redshirt (2011): Redshirted 2011 season due to injury
Sophomore (2010): Named as Great West All-Conference First Team relief pitcher after recording a school-record seven saves ... finished5-0 with 4.11 ERA overall and was 1-0 with 3.48 ERA and five saves in Great West games ... struck out all five batters he faced in earning win in extra-inning win over Portland ... made 3.0 inning appearance and allowed one run with a pair of strikeouts in save at Northern Colorado on April 18 ... earned saves in back-to-back games in series vs. Texas-Pan American ... was the winning pitcher after tossing 2.0 shutout innings and striking out two in Great West Tournament Championship game win against Northern Colorado ... struck out 29 hitters in 30.1 innings, allowing 14 earned runs on 21 hits ... limited hitters to a .191 batting average against, best on the team, and limited lefties to just .071 (2-for-28).
Freshman (2009): Made 14 appearances, all in relief, finishing with an 8.66 ERA ... threw 17.2 innings, striking out 13 ... tossed two scoreless innings with three strikeouts in debut at Portland on Feb. 21 ... also had scoreless outings vs. Gonzaga, BYU, Air Force, Sacramento State, at Hawai'i ... played for the Hawaii Alii's of the Hawaiian Summer Baseball League.
Before Utah Valley ... Prepped at Springville High School ... threw two no-hitters during senior season helped team to third place finish at 2008 State Tournament and 2007 Region Championship ... participated in 2008 Utah Valley All-Star Classic and Utah State High School All-Star Game ... threw two no-hitters during senior season ... named second team All-State in 2008 ... also played football and basketball at Springville.
Personal ... Son of Doug and Michele Whatcott ... born in Provo, Utah ... is an Eagle Scout ... enjoys bowling and golfing.