8 Chris Hoo
8 Chris Hoo
Birth Date: 2-19-92
Height: 5-9
Weight: 185
Year: So.
Hometown: Cupertino, CA
High School: St. Francis HS
Position: C
Bats/Throws: R/R
Experience: 1V

A likely starter behind the plate as a sophomore at Cal Poly.

2011: Hit .203 as a true freshman, playing in 31 games and starting 17, all as catcher … 13 hits included doubles against UC Riverside, Long Beach State and UC Davis … knocked in four runs on the year, including a two-run bases-loaded single in eighth inning which capped a four-run rally and knocked in the tying and go-ahead runs in a 5-4 victory at Fresno State on April 19 … committed just one error in 159 chances for a .994 fielding percentage … trio of two-hit games against Fresno State, UC Davis and Stanford … hit .259 at home and .162 on the road ... hit .417 against southpaws and .154 against righties ... played summer ball for Menlo Park Legends and hit .306 with 26 hits, including three doubles and pair of home runs with six RBI.

High School: A catcher who played for former Cal Poly Division II All-American and assistant coach Mike Oakland at St. Francis High School in Mountain View ... hit .405 as a senior with six home runs, nine stolen bases and 26 RBI with 32 hits and 24 runs scored ... earned first-team All-West Catholic Athletic League honors, was team captain and was named team defensive player of the year ... also was an All-San Jose Mercury News first-team selection (the equivalent of All-CIF-Central Coast Section) and All-State second-team selection by MaxPreps.com ... Lancers were 22-6 in 2010, finished second in the WCAL at 10-4 and earned a berth in the CIF-Central Coast Section Division I playoffs ... as a junior, hit .315 and as a sophomore earned honorable mention All-West Catholic Athletic League honors ... was the team's Kyle Spraker Golden Glove Award winner in 2009 ... has played on both the San Francisco Giants and Atlanta Braves scout teams as well as the North-South and All-Star Scout teams ... St. Francis was 26-9 in 2009 and finished in a three-way tie for first place in the West Catholic Athletic League ... hit .175 for SLO Rattlers.

Personal: Son of Stephen and Debbie Hoo ... one brother, Michael, also a Cal Poly baseball player, and two sisters, Mollie and Kailey ... aspires to play professional baseball ... hobbies include ping pong and video games ... born February 19, 1992, in Cupertino, Calif. ... majors in kinesiology.