The senior right fielder strode across home plate and was engulfed by a scrum of red.
With two outs in the Stanford ninth, designated hitter Brandon Wulff hit an RBI single up the middle to knot the game 6-6.
Locher, who pinch hit two innings earlier, then belted the second pitch he saw over the left-field wall.
Hochstatter, in his third start back from Tommy John surgery, allowed three earned runs in three innings, but Stanford’s bullpen hardly cracked against the Pac-12’s most potent offense.
In the first inning, Devin Pearson scored the game’s first run when Stanford third baseman Mikey Diekroeger bobbled Cumberland’s