16 Mike Hocker
16 Mike Hocker
Height: 5-10
Weight: 155
Year: SR
Hometown: Olney, MD
High School: Georgetown Prep
Position: MF

2012 (Junior)
Started during 18 of 19 matches and finished ninth among Big West Conference players and second among Mustangs with five assists … recorded career-high two assists during 3-2 home loss against Sacramento State (Oct. 27) … other three assists came during victories versus Army (Sept. 16), at Cal State Fullerton (Sept. 28) and versus UC Irvine (Oct. 7) … finished third among Mustangs with 1,640 minutes played and averaged 86.3 minutes per match … played 90-plus minutes in a match 13 times.

2011 (Redshirt)
Utilized redshirt season.

2010 (Sophomore)
Made 11 appearances, playing a season-best 47 minutes during Cal Poly’s 1-0 year-opening victory at Denver (Sept. 3) … averaged 22.8 minutes per match and registered a career-high two shot attempts at Denver.

2009 (Freshman)
Appeared in 10 of Cal Poly’s 20 matches as a true freshman and scored initial collegiate goal during first appearance, a 4-0 thrashing of Sacramento State (Sept. 18).

Georgetown Prep (North Bethesda, Md.)
Named to the D.C. Dream Team in 2008 and earned All-Interstate Athletic Conference praise between 2006-08 … named to All-Montgomery County first team in 2008 and to second team in 2007 … assisted program to IAC titles in 2006 and 2007 … at club level, competed for Potomac Development Academy (2008-09) and assisted Potomac Premiere Soccer Club to Maryland state titles in 2004 and 2005.

Personal
Son of Stephen and Linda Hocker … has one sister, Lindsay Platky … majoring in kinesiology … biggest thrill as a Cal Poly student-athlete is playing in front of record crowds against UC Santa Barbara … Michael Thomas Hocker was born on Nov. 9, 1990 in Olney, Maryland.