Lancaster, Pa. / Hempfield HS
At Delaware: Third--year member of the squad...will challenge for time as a pitcher as a middle reliever or mid-week starter.
2011: Had a solid season on the mound as a redshirt freshman • middle reliever who saw action in 13 games • used as a situational pitcher and pitched 5.2 innings, allowing six hits and one earned run and striking out four batters for a 1.59 ERA • picked up his first career win in relief in 14-12 win over Rutgers on Apr. 26.
2010: Sat out his freshman season at Delaware and retained year of eligibility.
High School: Four-year standout at Hempfield High School • earned All-League honors in 2008 and 2009 • tossed a pair of no-hitters during his career • combined to post a 14-2 record with 146 strikeouts in 86.2 innings of work during his final two seasons • compiled a 0.81 ERA as a senior • named the Pitcher of the Year as a junior and senior • also earned Rookie of the Year honors as a freshman.
Personal: Brandon Keawe Hinkle • son of George and Sophia Hinkle • has an older brother, Austin • Austin was a 41st round draft pick of the Tampa Bay Rays in 2007 and currently plays in their minor league system • a health and physical education major at Delaware.