Born December 2, 1982, in Vancouver, Wash. ... son of Bill and Jeannette Hathaway ... has one brother, Jason, a former baseball player at Concordia in Oregon ... a sociology major.
2003 (Sophomore) - One of the nation's finest defensive catchers ... also emerged as the Huskies' No. 3 hitter, batting third in 27 of the UW's last 29 games ... picked off nine base-runners, triple any other player in the Pac-10 (including pitchers) ... allowed only 17 stolen bases all year while throwing out 18 would-be base-stealers ... started 52 games, 49 at catcher and three as the DH ... made the NCAA Regional all-tournament team (his second all-regional award in as many seasons) after a big weekend at the plate ... went 8-for-17 with two runs, a double, a homer and three RBI at the regionals ... went 3-for-5 in the opening win over Minnesota and 2-for-4 with an RBI against the Gophers on May 31 and against Long Beach State on June 1 ... had the big hit May 25 in Washington's come-from-behind win over USC, driving in the go-ahead run with a two-out RBI double in the eighth inning, breaking an 8-8 tie after UW had trailed, 6-0 ... 3-for-4 with four RBIs in that game ... homered May 23 vs. USC ... hit safely in 22 of the last 26 to close out the season ... got a hit in all three at UCLA, going 5-for-13 on the weekend ... 2-for-5, two RBI May 6 vs. Portland ... broke a seven-game hitting streak vs. Lewis-Clark State ... had gone 14-for-29 (.483) during the streak ... 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBI Apr. 21 vs. Hawaii-Hilo (game 1) and then 2-for-3 with three RBI, a double and a triple Apr. 22 vs. the Vulcans ... home run Mar. 29 at Stanford ... first homer of the year in 8-1 win Mar. 9 vs. Washington State ... spent the summer playing for Brewster (Mass.) in the Cape Cod League ... 2002 (Freshman) - Named a first-team Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball after spending the season as the Huskies' starting catcher ...made 48 starts at catcher, including 31 of the last 33 ... hit safely in 16 of last 20 and 21 of last 26 regular season games ... a major reason for the Huskies' second-half turnaround as he batted .302, allowed only four passed balls and threw out 11 of 21 basestealers over the last 32 games of the year ... played so well defensively in the NCAA Houston Regional that he made the all-regional team despite going only 1-for-17 at the plate in the tournament ... allowed only one stolen base and picked off two in the regional ... shared the Pac-10 lead for most pickoffs over the course of the season with four ... had two hits and a homer in each of the first two games at Oregon State ... May 14 (game one) vs. Gonzaga, went 3-for-6 with two RBI ... 5-for-13 in USC series, going 3-for-4 with two runs Saturday ... .321 average in league play was third on the team ... 34-for-99 (.343) over his last 26 regular-season games ... 6-for-11 with a homer, a double and six RBI in Stanford series ... had all four UW RBI in April 20 loss to the Cardinal and hit a solo homer to start an eighth-inning rally in April 21 win ... 5-for-10 in the previous weekend's league series vs. WSU ... first career homer April 13 vs. the Cougars ... had the Huskies' only five-hit game of the season, going 5-for-5 with two doubles April 2 vs. Gonzaga ... threw out 21-of-60 would-be basestealers on the season, a solid .350 percentage ... had a tremendous debut Feb. 15 vs. Northwestern, going 2-for-4 with a double and a triple ... also threw out a would-be basestealer and picked off a runner at first base in that game.
Columbia River High School
Earned four letters in baseball at Columbia River ... batted over .400 in each of his final three seasons, hitting .429 as a sophomore, .466 as a junior and .485 as a senior ... had 10 homers and 61 RBI as a junior and belted five home runs and drove in 48 as a senior ... first-team all-league pick his final three years ... team MVP and captain as a junior and senior ... made all-state as a senior and was named MVP of the all-state games ... played on the Washington all-star team that swept Oregon's all-stars ... helped team to a first-place finish in the league and the district as a sophomore, when River finished third in the state ... also earned three letters in football and two in basketball ... in each of his last two seasons as the football team's quarterback, led the Greater St. Helens League in passing yards, percentage and passing touchdowns ... named the Greater St. Helens League Player of the Year as a senior footballer, and was the Vancouver Columbian's area player of the year ... all-state quarterback, kicker, punter and defensive back as a senior ... threw for 2,363 yards to help the Chieftans to the state AAA quarterfinals as a senior ... second-team all-league in basketball while also earning team MVP and acting as team captain ... TrendWest's and KVAN's Athlete of the Year ... won a National Football Foundation scholarship and graduated with a 3.72 GPA.