Transferred to Tech after two seasons at McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas ... Prior to that, spent his freshman year redshirting at Texas A&M ... An experienced, solid hitter who is versatile enough to play all infield positions ... Was Coach Hughes' "most pleasant surprise of the fall," and will compete to win a regular job ... A solid citizen who brings maturity and leadership to the fold ... Spent the summer of 2007 playing in the Texas Collegiate Wood Bat League, hitting .269 with 20 RBIs, 10 bases on balls and one homer.
McClennan C.C.: Played two seasons for Coach Pete Mejia in Waco, Texas ... As a redshirt sophomore, was named to the JUCO All-Star team after hitting .329 with 36 RBIs, four home runs and 20 walks ... Batted .311 with four home runs as a redshirt freshman.
Texas A&M: Redshirted during the 2005 season while recovering from shoulder surgery.
High School: A three-year letterman for Coach Rick Lynch at Tomball High School, where he played third base and shortstop ... During his senior year, batted .371 with four home runs for the undefeated District 17 champs ... His team that year was ranked tops in the nation for six weeks, and he earned academic all-state honors, as well as a District 17 honorable mention ... As a junior, batted .348 with three homers for the bi-district champs ... Was a member of Mu Alpha Theta and Young Life, and played club soccer for the Houston Texans until his senior year.
Personal: John Tyler Hohman ... Born 8/16/85 in Houston, TX ... Son of Allan and Marianne Hohman ... Enrolled in history ... Went to the same high school as current teammate David Rhoads.