13 Hilario Tovar
Hilario  Tovar


Selma, Calif.

High School:
Selma HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175





Spartans Lose In Walk-Off Fashion Setting Up Saturday's Rubber Match

All five games between SJSU and Nevada this season have been one run games.


Spartans Take Series Opener 6-5 Against Nevada

Jack Veasey hit a pinch hit three-run homer in the eighth to break a 3-3 tie.


Baseball Ties 5-5 Due To Travel Curfew -- SJSU Goes Unbeaten In Series

Shane Timmons tied up the game in the bottom of the ninth inning.


Spartans Give Up Five Runs In The Last Two Innings And Lose 5-1

SJSU took a 1-0 lead into the seventh inning against San Diego State.


Baseball Beats Santa Clara 4-2 Behind Solid Pitching And Defense

SJSU pitching staff does not issue a walk for the first time this season.

AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: Completed his third season with the Spartans… Named the 2016 fall ball top reliever by the coaching staff… 2015 Academic All-Mountain West honoree.  

2017: Appeared in 16 games, all out of the bullpen... Picked up a save and a win in a series sweep of Nevada (3/18 - 3/19) pitching a pair of shut out innings... Won second game of the year, also against Nevada (4/13)... Pitched a season-high 2.0 innings versus UNLV (3/5).  

2016: Started in 8 of the 17 appearances including the last five… Pitched his best game as a Spartan in his last outing against San Diego State (5/20), not giving up a run in 7.0 innings while giving up only three hits and two walks to pick up the win… Tied for second on the team with three wins… Posted a 3-4 record with a 5.58 ERA in 59.2 innings… Struck out 43 batters, third most on the team… Season-high six punch outs against Fresno State (4/23).

2015: Appeared in 16 games and made 11 starts…Made the second-most starts of any pitcher on the staff…Posted a 1-5 record with a 9.32 ERA in 47.1 innings…Struck out 29 and walked 32…First career appearance came at LMU on Opening Weekend (2/15)… Tossed 3.0 innings of scoreless ball against Northern Colorado (2/21)… Threw a scoreless inning and struck out one against Stanford (3/3)… Went 3.0 perfect innings in his first career start against Cal Poly (3/10)… Threw 2.0 scoreless innings in his second start against Saint Mary's (3/17)… Worked 4.1 innings in his first road start at Fresno State (3/22)… Threw 5.1 hitless innings against San Diego State before allowing a base hit (4/11).

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Selma (Calif.) High School…A three-time letterwinner for head coach John Hollett…Led the Bears to the Central Sequoia League crown in 2013 and 2014…Went 4-2 with a 2.77 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 30.1 innings pitched as a sophomore in 2012…Posted a 4-5 record with a 2.28 ERA and racked up 78 punchouts in 61.1 innings of work as a junior…Also hit .524 at the plate with six doubles, six triples, two home runs and 31 RBIs…Capped off his career with a 2.00 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 14 innings pitched as a senior…Named first-team All-Central Sequoia League and Cal-Hi Sports Small Schools Multi-Purpose in 2013.

MORE ON HILARIO: A communication studies major… 
Parents are Lalo and Priscilla Tovar…Siblings are Daci, Tovani and Dezmarie…Enjoys playing basketball and going to the gym in his free time…Nickname is “Heely”…Native of Clovis, Calif. …Now calls Selma, Calif., his hometown.