2022 (Junior): Appeared in 16 games, all out of the bullpen...Tossed 25.2 innings, held a 2-1 record with one save and a 5.26 ERA, striking out 31 batters while walking just 11...Started the season hot, tossing 1.2 innings of relief and striking out five batters against Northern Kentucky (2/20)...Had three outings of going three innings: Tennessee Tech (3/19), George Washington (3/27), and Clemson (4/20)...Among those outings, Hickman allowed just four earned runs, striking out 10 and walking two...Recorded his first save with a scoreless ninth, striking out the side against Winthrop (3/6)...Earned both wins in conference play, a two-inning relief win against Western Carolina (4/10) and a similar outing against VMI (4/24)...Allowed less than two earned runs in 13 of his 16 appearances...Didn't allow a walk in his final four outings and five of his last six.

Prior to ETSU: Spent two seasons at Walters State Community College where he primarly saw action out of the bullpen...Finished the 2021 season with a 3-1 record with four saves, 39.2 innings pitched and 56 strikeouts compared to 16 walks...Finished fifth on the team in innings pitched, third in K/9 with 12.71 (min. 30 innings pitched), and first in saves, accounting for four of the 10 saves over the season...Part of the Walters State pitching staff that had a team ERA of 3.92 and made it to the JUCO World Series.