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Garrett Zech
Player Profile:
Garrett Zech 2424851
Position: Outfielder
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 196
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Naples, Fla.
High School: Naples HS

Career Stats

Major: Health Science

AS A SOPHOMORE (2017): Appeared in 60 games, starting 54 in center field…Hit .260 with 39 runs scored, nine doubles, three triples, a homer and 14 RBI…Finished second on the team with 17 stolen bases...Did not commit an error…Reached base safely in 12-straight games at one point…Tallied 15 multi-hit games…Hit first-career homer vs. Houston on April 28…Mashed a career-best three hits vs. UCF on April 9…Scored a personal-best three runs vs. Miami (Ohio) on Feb. 25.  

AS A FRESHMAN (2016): Played in and started all 57 games in the outfield...Ranked first in The American in sacrifice bunts (16), and fifth in stolen bases (19)...Placed second in conference play in sac bunts (six), and fourth in hit by pitches (five)...Led the Bulls in sac bunts and second in steals...Posted 10 multi-hit and one multi-RBI games...Made his Bulls debut with two runs scored, a double, a walk, and an RBI in the 11-10 Opening Day win over Liberty (2/19)...Tallied a career-best two RBIs in the 8-4 victory against Eastern Michigan (2/26)...Recorded two hits and two stolen bases in back-to-back games against Saint Joseph's (3/6) and No. 11 Florida State (3/8)...Notched two hits and two runs scored at Houston (4/24)...Went 1-for-1 with two runs scored and a career-high three walks against Memphis in The American Conference Tournament (5/27).

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letter winner for head coach George Reidy at Naples HS…Selected in the 15th round of the 2015 MLB Amateur Draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers…Compiled a .400 batting average in high school with 85 runs scored and 95 hits…County player of the year, all-state, all-conference, team MVP, and team Captain as a senior, hitting .543 with six doubles, 10 triples, four home runs, 30 RBIs, and 27 stolen bases…Named all-conference and all-area as a junior…Selected as all-conference as a sophomore…Played two years of football…Named team captain as a junior. 
PERSONAL: Born Garrett Michael Zech on Dec. 26, 1996 in Naples, Fla. …Parents are Brian and Michelle…Has two brothers, Kyle and Jordan…Brother, Kyle, played baseball at Stetson…Brother, Jordan, played baseball at Villanova.

ZECH'S CAREER HIGHS (as of 6/4/17)
At Bats: 6, Holy Cross (3/11/16)
Runs Scored: 3 vs. Miami (Ohio) (2/25/17)
Hits: 3 vs. UCF (4/9/17)
RBI: 2, 4x, last vs. Toledo (3/5/17)
Doubles: 1, 13x, last at UConn (5/13/17)
Triples: 1, 3x, last vs. Harvard (3/19/17)
Home Runs: 1 vs. Houston (4/28/17) 
Walks: 3 vs. Memphis (5/27/16)
Stolen Bases: 2, 5x, last vs. FAMU (3/24/17)

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