#32 Hugh Fisher
Career Game Highs
Innings Pitched: 2.0, 4/10/18 vs. Western Kentucky
Strikeouts: 2, 3x, 4/15/18 vs. Ole Miss
Hits Allowed: 3, 4/15/18 vs. Ole Miss
Walks Allowed: 2, 4/10/18 vs. Western Kentucky
Runs Allowed: 3, 4/15/18 vs. Ole Miss
Coach Corbin Quote: Hugh spent most of his freshman year in a late relief role. After a summer of refining his delivery and gaining strength, he has shown positive strides in all areas. The two things that stood out this fall, were his ability to command the ball as well as his focus in his routines. He is a power lefty with a good breaking ball. As he continues to grow and improve, his role will develop and expand.
As a Sophomore (2019)
- Tied for second on the team (Zach King) with 22 appearances
- Limited opponents to a .231 average while fanning 46 in 34.2 innings
- Held foes to a .195 average (16-for-82) with runners aboard
- One of two relievers to strike out eight in a relief outing (May 12 vs. Missouri)
- Did not allow a run in 12 of his first 16 appearances (Feb. 16-May 10)
- Fanned multiple batters nine times including six on May 25 vs. LSU
- Allowed just two extra-base hits in his last 11 outings (13.2 innings)
- Logged the win in the home opener (Feb. 20 vs. Evansville) behind 2.1 scoreless innings
2018 – Made eight relief appearances, posting a 2-0 record alongside a 1.94 ERA… Limited opponents to a .194 batting average in 9.1 innings while striking out eight… Did not allow an earned run in his first seven outings… Picked up a win in each of his last two appearances… Held Western Kentucky to one hit while striking out a pair in two innings for his first collegiate victory on April 10… Did not allow a base runner in 2.0 innings during his collegiate debut against Presbyterian on Feb. 20… Struck out two as part of one hitless frame against Eastern Kentucky on March 14… Held Florida hitless in a combined 2.0 innings between March 30 and April 1… Secured his second win despite allowing three hits and two runs against Ole Miss on April 15.
High School – Lettered four years in baseball at Briarcrest Christian High School under coach Craig Hopkins… helped the Saints to the TSSAA Division II Class AA State Tournament as a senior… during senior season was named Rawlings-Perfect Game second-team All-American, Southeast — All Region first-team, and TSSAA Division II All-State… helped the Saints to the TSSAA State Quarterfinals as a junior… during junior season was named Rawlings-Perfect Game Underclass first-team, TSSAA Division II All-State, and Best of Preps All-Metro Team… named Rawlings-Perfect Game 2015 Underclass High Honorable Mention as a sophomore… as a freshman was named to the WBSC “AA” 15U World Cup Team USA… played high school baseball and/or summer ball with Trey Harrington (Southeastern Louisiana).
Academics – Fisher is undecided on a major.
Personal – Robert Hugh Fisher III… Born 2/11/99 in Germantown, Tenn…. Son of Rob and Sam Fisher… has one sibling, Hannah… grandfather played football at West Virginia University… Nickname is Fish or Wet Hugh… Favorites include: Clayton Kershaw (player), Washington Nationals (team), Alexander Ovechkin (pro athlete — non baseball player), Football (other sport), MLB The Show 16 (video game), Full Metal Jacket (movie), Friends (tv show), Daniel Day-Lewis (actor), Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Mac N’ Cheese (meal), Cody Johnson, Flatland Calvary (music/singer/band), Peanut Butter and Jelly (late night snack), and Grandparents farm in Pennsylvania (vacation spot)… says if he wasn’t playing baseball he would be a professional fisher… names Matthew McConaughey as the actor to play him in a movie… uses Old School as two words to describe himself… lists Pitching for Team USA as his most memorable athletic moment… chose Vanderbilt “because it’s the perfect fit for my family and I. Also the best academics in the country and for the development of pitchers.”