Clint Hoover
Clint Hoover

Player Profile

Moraga, CA

High School:
Campolindo HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190





Has the potential to be one of the Pac-10's top power hitters?will be a big key to the Bears success?a versatile, veteran player who did an outstanding job at first base last season?can also play second base, third base or catch?

AS A JUNIOR (2000): Was Pac-10 honorable mention after batting .296 (team-high .340 versus Pac-10) with 12 doubles, four triples, 13 home runs and 43 RBI?is currently seventh on the Cal all-time career home run list (28)?was named Pac-10 Player of the Week Apr. 24 after going 7-for-12 with two doubles, two home runs and five RBI in the Apr. 14-16 USC series?on Apr. 16 versus the Trojans, had a two-run single in the first inning and tied the game with a lead-off homer in the ninth inning?was 7-for-18 with a triple, three home runs and nine RBI Mar. 28-Apr. 2 at Wichita State and Washington?hit the game-winning three-run homer Mar. 28 at Wichita State?went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI Apr. 4 versus Saint Mary's?went 9-for-17 (.529) with two doubles, a triple and three RBI Mar. 17-19 at Arizona?was 5-for-14 with two home runs and four RBI Mar. 10-12 versus Cal State Fullerton?hit the game-tying home run in the ninth inning Mar. 12 versus the Titans?hit the game-winning homer in the 11th inning Mar. 3 versus Washington State?went 4-for-5 with two doubles, a home run and three RBI Feb. 2 at Santa Clara?

AS A SOPHOMORE (1999): Saw action in 52 games with 49 starts (23 at first base, 21 at second base, three at catcher, two at third base)?had impressive power numbers, batting .254 with 11 doubles, 11 home runs and 44 RBI?was outstanding in the series against Washington Mar. 20-22, going 3-for-12 with three home runs and 10 RBI...went 1-for-4 with a grand slam and five RBI versus the Huskies Mar. 20 and 2-for-5 with two home runs and five RBI Mar. 22 against Washington?had a huge game Apr. 1 versus UCLA, going a career-high 4-for-5 with two home runs and five RBI?also hit a grand slam Apr. 13 versus Pacific?other top games included going 3-for-4 with a double and a home run Feb. 28 at UCLA, followed by going 3-for-5 with a double, home run and three RBI the next game versus Saint Mary's?went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI Apr. 16 at Oregon State and 3-for-4 with two doubles Apr. 27 at Santa Clara?had 13 multiple hit games and 10 multiple RBI games during the season?was honorable mention All-Pac-10?

AS A FRESHMAN (1998): Saw action in 38 games with 22 starts at second base and 12 starts at third base?batted .225 with seven doubles, four home runs and 16 RBI?a top game was going 3-for-4 with two doubles and a home run Apr. 1 at UCLA?also was 1-for-2 with a three-run homer May 6 versus Saint Mary's?had an eight-game hitting streak (9-for-28, 2-2B, 2-HR, six RBI) from Apr. 13-25...

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL: At Campolindo High School in Moraga was a two-time first team all-league shortstop, batting .458 as a junior and .400 as a the summer of 1997 played American Legion Baseball for the Lafayette Generals and was the MVP of the Western States 1994, played in the 15-under AAU National Championship, pitching a no-hitter and earning all-tournament honors?the in the summers of 1998 and '99 played for the Matsu Miners in the Alaskan League...was recruited by Santa Clara, Saint Mary's, Gonzaga and Pacific before selecting Cal...majoring in conservation and resource studies...parents are John and Jackie Hoover...born March 26, 1979 in Walnut Creek, CA.

Hoover's Career Stats


Career vs. the Pac-10

vs. Arizona .4191143121810410610024.558
vs. ASU .15693245310121209.281
vs. Oregon State .26162356601136111.478
vs. Stanford .23311436106201718015.349
vs. UCLA .32410371212841339027.730
vs. USC .35011403148403513027.675
vs. Washington .3466266916015160261.000
vs. WSU .16762454210264111.458

Career Bests
Most Hits: 4, four times, last time Mar. 19, 2000 at Arizona (4-for-7, 2B, RBI)
Most Runs: 4, twice, last time Mar. 18, 2000 at Arizona
Most RBI: 5, three times, last time Apr. 1, 1999 vs. UCLA (4-for-5, 2-HR, 5 RBI)
Career Grand Slams: 2, last time Apr. 13, 1999 vs. Pacific
Longest Hitting Streak: 8, Apr. 13-25, 1998 (9-for-28, 2-2B, 2-HR, 6 RBI)

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