AS A JUNIOR (2005): Selected in the 11h round of the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft by the New York Yankees…Made 19 starts and finished 10-2 with a 4.05 earned run average…Claimed his final nine decisions of the season, including a spotless 3-0 mark during the NCAA Tournament…Led the Gators in victories (10), innings pitched (113.1) and strikeouts (108)…Was the only UF pitcher to eclipse the century mark in K…Tossed a team-best 63.0 innings and registered 59 strikeouts in SEC play…Was 6-1 with a 3.71 ERA…Pitched 3.1 innings and totaled three strikeouts versus Arizona State in the College World Series on June 23 before departing with a leg injury…Florida went on to defeat the Sun Devils, 6-3, to advance to the championship series…Worked six strong innings and had eight punchouts versus Tennessee in the opening round of the CWS…Was the winning pitcher in UF's 8-5 conquest of Florida State in the Super Regional that punched the squad's ticket to Omaha…Struck out eight batters and allowed five runs over 8.1 innings pitched against the Seminoles…Left to a thundering ovation from the raucous crowd at McKethan Stadium…Tossed seven innings and recorded eight K versus Notre Dame in the NCAA Regional final on June 5…Limited the Irish to four hits and was backed by a 21-hit, 23-run offensive barrage from his teammates…Allowed eight hits and four runs in victory over Ole Miss on May 26 in the SEC Tournament…Toiled eight innings in a 5-4 edging of Vanderbilt that began the clubs' regular-season ending series in Nashville…Hurled back-to-back nine-inning gems against Arkansas and Mississippi State…Limited the Bulldogs to one run and notched nine K in a 2-1 Gator win…Struck out a career-high 12 batters versus the Razorbacks in Fayetteville on May 7…Did not receive a decision, as the Orange and Blue fell in 10 innings by a 3-2 margin…Fanned eight batters in a 5-4 win at Auburn on April 23, allowing four runs and 11 hits…Surrendered a rare inside-the-park grand slam in the opening stanza to Tiger Jeff Boutwell but recovered to work into the eighth…Produced back-to-back seven-strikeout efforts against Kentucky and Georgia…Pitched six solid innings with six strikeouts in 5-4 win against Rhode Island on Feb. 25…Picked up 3-2 victory over Charleston Southern in his Gator debut on Feb. 12, allowing only one hit with five K over six innings.
AT CHIPOLA J.C. (2004): Competed at Chipola for head coach Jeff Johnson…Selected in the 30th round of the 2004 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft by the Anaheim Angels.
AT OLE MISS (2002-03): Made five appearances, including four starts in 2003…Earned the decision in the Rebels' 3-2 season-opening win over Louisiana Tech on Feb. 14…Recorded his first career complete game and struck out a career-high eight in an 8-2 victory over Western Michigan on Feb. 28…Made his final appearance of the season in a start against New York Tech on March 7 before being forced to undergo season-ending "Tommy John" surgery…Ranked No. 6 on Baseball America's list of the nation's top 50 sophomores prior to the 2003 season and also rated as the SEC's No. 2 prospect for the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft...Listed as one of the top players to watch in the SEC by Collegiate Baseball…Earned honorable mention Freshman All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball newspaper in 2002...Made 12 starts and was 5-2 with a 4.97 ERA... Limited opponents to a .226 batting average...Made collegiate debut with a start at Memphis on March 5, pitching a scoreless inning and striking out one...Claimed five straight decisions from March 31-May 5...Recorded first collegiate win in a 12-2 victory at Kentucky on March 31...Struck out a season-high six batters in a season-long 7.1 innings of work at South Carolina on May 5.
SUMMER: Went 3-3 for the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2004…Made eight appearances, including seven starts, and struck out 45 batters in 34 innings…Member of the Panama City Indians Dizzy Dean 2000 Florida Senior Division championship team…Played for Marianna's Dixie Major Florida State championship team in the summer of 1999...Also played three summers for the Panama City Indians Dizzy Dean team, helping the Indians to the 1999 Florida Junior Division and 1999 Junior Division World championships...Named to the all-tournament team at the 1999 Dizzy Dean Junior World Championship Tournament.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach Scott Miller at Marianna High School…Drafted in the first round by the Cleveland Indians with the 27th overall pick in the 2001 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft...Helped Marianna to four consecutive appearances in the state 3A Final Four, including a state title his junior year...Recorded a career 24-6 mark, with two saves and a 1.56 ERA…Registered 355 career strikeouts and allowed 73 walks in 197.2 IP...Was a Louisville Slugger National Player of the Year finalist and named Wiregrass Area Player of the Year his senior season...Three-time all-state honoree, earning third-team honors as a sophomore, second-team recognition as a junior and first-team kudos as a senior...Was named a second-team Preseason High School All-American by Baseball America prior to his senior season...Named the top prospect at the 2000 Pro-Select Showcase in Orlando, Fla., and was the MVP of his team at the 2000 East Coast Professional Baseball Showcase in Wilmington, N.C…Member of the National Honor Society at MHS…Listed in the Who's Who Among American High School Students all four years of high school...Won National Science Merit Award and was a Florida Academic Scholar at Marianna...Earned the John Millington Academic Excellence Scholarship from Ole Miss.
HORNE'S CAREER HIGHS
Innings (Starter): 9.0 (three times)
Innings (Reliever): 1.0 vs. McNeese State (3/4/03)
Strikeouts: 12 vs. Arkansas (5/7/05)
Hits Allowed: 11 vs. Vanderbilt (5/20/05) & Auburn (4/23/05)
Runs: 5 (four times)
Earned Runs: 5 (four times)
Walks: 6 vs. Tennessee (6/17/05)
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