2003: Appeared in 10 games last season ... Posted a 1-0 record with a 9.18 earned run average ... Threw 16.2 innings, allowing 17 earned runs on 26 hits, with five walks and 15 strikeouts ... Earned his first collegiate win with three innings of one-hit ball, walking one and striking out four batters, in a 3-2 win over Wagner (4/30).
At St. John Vianney: A four-year letterwinner in football and baseball. Kochon pitched and played shortstop in baseball, and was a running back and strong safety in football. Helped lead St. John Vianney to a county championship as a junior, when the team was ranked No. 15 in the state and finished 21-4. Earned all-league and county honors as a pitcher during his senior year, when he went 4-4. Threw a complete game no-hitter with 12 strikeouts as a senior and had three career one-hitters. Finished with a career .449 batting average. In football, he earned All-Shore honors, and was named all-state as a punter.
Personal: Born on December 4, 1983 in Long Branch, New Jersey ... The son of Herb and Sherry Kochon ... Has two sisters, Jillian and Kristy ... Enjoys music and the beach ... Lists throwing a no-hitter and scoring five touchdowns in a football game as the most thrilling moments in his athletic career ... Plans on majoring in criminal justice ... Hopes to work in the CIA or FBI.