R.J. Hively

R.J.  Hively


Huntington Beach, Calif.

High School:

Last College:
Santa Ana College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215





Three More Rebels Taken In 2012 MLB Draft

Hively, Mathis, Kirksey All Taken In Day Three Of Draft


Rebels Fall To TCU 5-2, Set Up Decisive Game Monday

Winner-Take-All For Rebels, Horned Frogs In Regional Final


Rebels Down Aggies To Advance To Regional Championship Game

Mayers Fans Nine As Rebels Take Down Host Team 6-3


Rebels Rally Past TCU 6-2 To Open NCAA Tournament Play

Freshmen Drive In Four Runs In Eighth Inning Rally For Rebels


Rebels Advance To NCAA Tournament, Face TCU In Opening Game

Rebels, Horned Frogs Face Off At 12:35 P.M. Friday

2012: Made 19 appearances on the season, including 12 starts ... Opened the season as a starting pitcher for the Rebels in the weekend rotation before moving to the bullpen to help bolster the back end of the pitching staff ... Drafted in the 19th round of the MLB Draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks ... Posted a 5-6 record with four saves and a 3.02 ERA through 83.1 innings of work ... Struck out 98 and walked only 20 while allowing 38 runs - 28 earned - on 70 hits ... Held opponents to a .222 batting average against ... Combined for three shutouts on the season: Houston (3/10), No. 15 Arkansas (4/21) and Southern Miss (5/1) ... Picked up wins against UNC-Wilmington (2/25), Miami (Ohio) (3/3), Houston (3/10), at Mississippi State (4/28) and Tennessee (5/13) ... Picked up his four saves against No. 15 Arkansas (4/21), Southern Miss (5/1), Tennessee (5/11) and No. 8 Texas A&M (6/2) ... Struck out a career-high nine batters against Houston (3/10) ... Worked a season-long 8.0 innings in a start at Alabama (3/24) allowing one unearned run on four hits with eight strikeouts and no walks ... Worked a season-long 6.0 innings in relief against No. 4 LSU (5/4), allowing two runs on four hits with six innings in a 13.0 inning game to open the series ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Made three appearances at the College Station Regional hosted by Texas A&M ... Picked up a save against No. 8 Texas A&M (6/2) to put the Rebels in the championship game of the regional ... Worked 5.2 innings in the start against TCU (6/3) in the first championship game of the regional, taking a loss with four runs on five hits with two walks and six strikeouts ...

Made 13 appearances on the season, drawing one start on the mound ... Posted a 1-2 record with a 7.85 ERA in 18.1 innings of work ... Struck out 16 with seven walks ... Made his first appearance in relief against Wright State (2/20) with 0.1 innings of work and allowed three runs on four hits with a strikeout ... Missed four weeks of competition due to injury ... Combined for a shutout of Samford (3/22) with 1.0 inning of relief work in his second appearance .... Suffered his first loss in relief vs. No. 20 Southern Miss (4/12), allowing three runs on three hits with three walks in 1.0 inning of work ... Took his second loss in relief at Auburn (4/23), allowing three runs on three hits with a walk in 2.1 innings of work ... Picked up the win in relief at Arkansas State (5/4), working 3.0 innings and allowing one run on five hits with five strikeouts ... Made his only start against Southeast Missouri (5/17) and worked 3.0 innings, allowing three runs - two earned - on five hits with a walk and four strikeouts ... The 3.0 innings of work against Arkansas State and Southeast Missouri were a season-long ...

Earned a letter under head coach Dan Snedden at Santa Ana Junior College in Santa Ana, California ... Posted a 5-4 record with five saves in 21 appearances as he served as both a starter and a closer ... Posted a 3.06 ERA with 77 strikeouts and 40 walks in 79.1 IP ... Named a second team All-California selection ... Named Most Valuable Pitcher on his team ...

CAL STATE FULLERTON: Signed with Cal State Fullerton out of high school, but red shirted due to injury and did not see action ... Transferred to Santa Ana Junior college ...

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered two years under head coach Dane Illertson at Troy High School in Fullerton, California ... Two-time All-Freeway league selection ... Two-time Northwood League All-Star ...

MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Rick and Ellie Hively ... Born: November 27, 1988 ... Signed to play baseball with Cal State Fullerton out of high school ... Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 26th round of the 2010 MLB Draft ... Father, Rick, played football for Washington State.


    • Seniors Shine, Records Broken in Magnolia Bowl

      Saturday, November 21, 2015 - Football

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    • Drama Rules The Day at Vaught-Hemingway

      Saturday, November 7, 2015 - Football

      By Brandon Lee, Ole Miss Athletics Media RelationsDrama in front of a sold-out crowd of 60,680 between the No. 18 Rebels and Arkansas? It was that and a whole lot more in a back-and-forth Saturday night knockdown, drag-out SEC West... read more

    • Rebels Dominate In Prime-Time Spotlight

      Saturday, October 24, 2015 - Football

      By Steven Oubre, Ole Miss Athletics Media RelationsIt wasn't pretty, but the Rebels got the job done. No. 23 Ole Miss and No. 15 Texas A&M combined for seven turnovers, but a dominant defense and a balanced offense led to... read more

    • Midseason Checkpoint: Rebels Control Their Own Destiny

      Wednesday, October 14, 2015 -

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    • Rebels Bounce Back at Home

      Saturday, October 10, 2015 -

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      Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - Football

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    • Rebels Pass First Test in Search of Playoff Berth

      Sunday, September 20, 2015 - Football

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    • Kelly Makes Statement in Big Rebel Win

      Saturday, September 12, 2015 - Football

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    • Big Plays Highlight Season-Opening Win

      Saturday, September 5, 2015 - Football

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    • Time to Take a Stand

      Monday, August 31, 2015 -

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    • Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge to Air on ESPNU Aug. 1

      Thursday, July 30, 2015 -

      Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE ATLANTA - On Saturday, fans can tune in to see the Rebels duo of Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze and former Ole Miss basketball player Sean Tuohy compete in the Chick-fil-A... read more

    • Rebels Emerge on Four Watch Lists This Week

      Friday, July 17, 2015 -

      Only 50 days until The Grove is full, the constant shouts of "Hotty Toddy" are in the air, and football kicks off 100 years in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium! Looking forward to this upcoming college football season, seven Rebels were named to... read more

    • Football Rebels All Over First Week of Watch List Releases

      Friday, July 10, 2015 -

      As we near the 2015 college football season, national organizations have started to release watch lists for their respective awards. Through the first week of watch lists being released, multiple Rebels have been announced as players that fans need to... read more

    • Engram, Hilton and Johnson to Represent Ole Miss at SEC Football Media Days

      Wednesday, July 8, 2015 -

      Along with head coach Hugh Freeze, three Rebels will represent Ole Miss at the annual SEC Football Media Days next week. Junior Evan Engram, just named to the John Mackey Award Watch List for college football's most outstanding tight end,... read more

    • Five Rebels Tabbed Preseason All-SEC in The Birmingham News

      Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -

      Five Ole Miss Rebels were chosen as preseason All-SEC selections by some of the people who work closest with the student-athletes, the football media relations directors. The 14 football media relations directors of the Southeastern Conference institutions voted in the... read more




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