Hunter Owen - Baseball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#33 Hunter Owen


Class Sophomore
Height 6'6"
Weight 240
Hometown South Portland, Maine
High School South Portland

Head coach Tim Corbin on Owen: “Hunter has transformed himself mentally, physically, and academically…as much as anyone on our team. He is a tough kid who works extremely hard at everything. There are no shortcuts with this kid. His spirit for the game of baseball and his teammates is next level stuff. He will have the baseball in his hand plenty of times this year.”

As a Sophomore (2022)
• Struck out six over 3.0 innings vs. Oklahoma State (Feb. 20)
• Six strikeouts in 4.0 innings of work vs. Army (Feb. 27)
• Earned first win of the year in Game 2 of doubleheader at Hawaii (March 5), striking out six over three innings
• Picked up a second win, allowing one earned over 4.0 innings vs. Wagner (March 13)
• Struck out seven and didn’t allow a run in 4.1 innings against top-ranked Tennessee (April 1)

As a Freshman (2021)
• Made 14 appearances as a freshman
• Recorded 19 strikeouts across 16.2 innings of work
• Fanned a season-high four and allowed a hit through 2.0 shutout innings in his season debut in the win over Western Kentucky (Feb. 24)
• Struck out three in 2.0 innings against UT-Martin (April 6)
• Retired three via the punchout in the midweek win over North Alabama (May 11)

The Owen File
• Attended South Portland High School (South Portland, Maine)
• Nation’s 22nd-best left-handed pitcher by Perfect Game
• Maine’s top-ranked overall player and southpaw
• 2020 Perfect Game Preseason All-America
• 2019 Perfect Game Preseason Underclassmen All-America
• Perfect Game Top 500 National Rank (No. 205)
• 2019 Gatorade State Player of the Year in Maine
• Two-time Southwestern Maine Activities Association (SWAA) Pitcher of the Year (2018, 2019)
• Two-time first team all-state
• SMAA Player of the Year as a sophomore
• 5-0 record as a junior with 76 strikeouts, while notching a 0.17 ERA across 40 innings
• 59 strikeouts as a sophomore over 34 innings, notching a 6-1 record and a 0.82 ERA
• Led South Portland to a regular season championship in 2019
• Multi-sport athlete who competed in football for two years and basketball for four seasons
• Member of the 2019-2020 SMAA basketball honor roll
• Three sisters, Hylah, Hailee and Hope, and one brother, Hayden
• Son of Tim and Julie
• Full name is Hunter Scot Owen
• Major is undeclared