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Zach

Kuchmaner

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First base/Outfield
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Marvin Ridge HS
Major: Finance
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

Honors

2018

Academic All-SoCon

2017

Academic All-SoCon
Southern Conference Pinnacle Award – Given to SoCon Tournament Champion with highest GPA
SoCon Honor Roll
Commissioner's Medal

2016
Academic All-SoCon
SoCon Honor Roll
Commissioner's Medal

2018 (Redshirt Junior): Played in 31 games making 15 starts … Hit for a .274 average … Seven extra-base hits to earn a .425 slugging percentage … Drove in 11 runs and scored 16 times … Stole three bases and earned a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage … Three multi-hit games and drove in multiple runs in two games … Season-long 12-game hitting streak … Season-high two hits against twice against ETSU (Apr. 13 and Apr. 14) and The Citadel (May 13) … Hit his first career-home run against ETSU (Apr. 14), an opposite field homer … Hit triples against Western Carolina (Apr. 8) and Elon (May 15) … Drove in multiple runs in back-to-back games against The Citadel (May 13) and Elon (May 15) … Finished 2-for-2 with two RBI, a double and two runs scored against The Citadel (May 13) … 1-for-2 off the bench against Western Carolina (May 26) in the SoCon Tournament.

2017 (Redshirt Sophomore): Southern Conference Pinnacle Award winner… Commissioner's Medal after attaining a GPA above 3.8... Made one appearance as a pitcher and 20 games as a hitter… On the mound, made an appearance against Maryland Eastern Shore (Mar. 5), allowing two earned runs and struck out a batter in a victory… Earned his first collegiate hit against Lafayette (Mar. 17), a two-RBI single… Drove in another run on a pinch hit appearance against Lafayette (Mar. 18)… Came in off the bench to go 2-for-2 with a run scored in a victory over UNC Asheville (Mar. 28)… Recorded a hit against VMI (May 6)… Earned his first start against Samford (May 19), going 1-for-3 with a run scored… Followed that with a 1-for-4 performance with three RBI and two runs scored against Samford (May 20)… Drove in two more against Samford on his first career triple in the Southern Conference Tournament against Samford (May 25)… Had a base hit and scored a run in the victory over ETSU (May 26) in the second round of the SoCon Tournament… Ended the season with a 1-for-2 and an RBI against Furman in the first game of the Southern Conference Tournament Championship (May 28).

2016 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in six games going 1-0… Worked 5.2 innings, earning a 12.71 Earned Run Average and struck out five batters… Made his first appearance against High Point (Feb. 21) working 0.2 innings allowing two hits… Had three-straight scoreless outings against Binghamton (Feb. 26), NC State (Mar. 1) and Army (Mar. 6)… Worked a season-high 2.0 innings striking out two batters against Binghamton (Feb. 26) earning the win… Went 1.0 innings, allowing one hit and no runs at NC State (Mar. 1)… Threw 1.1 innings striking out a batter against Georgetown (Mar. 24).

2015 (Freshman): Did not compete due to NCAA transfer rules

High School: Originally signed with the ACC member North Carolina … Earned 2014 Atlantic Region Honorable Mention recognition by Perfect Game …  Excelled as a senior at Marvin Ridge High School under head coach Mark Mennitt … Named the 2014 Conference Carolinas Player of the Year and selected to the North Carolina 4A All-State Team … Two-way standout who batted .474 with an on-base percentage of .541. … Finished the season with 29 singles, 23 RBIs and a county-high 20 stolen bases … Threw 48 innings on the hill and finished 6-2 with an ERA of 2.03 … Recorded 61 strikeouts and threw a no hitter against Sun Valley High School … Led Marvin Ridge to a 17-9 overall record and 12-3 league mark – good for the conference regular season title … Competed with Unionville Post 535 this summer.

Personal: He is the son of Susan and Victor Kuchmaner and is majoring in finance.

Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb so sb-att
2017.... .294 20-6 34 5 10 0 1 0 9 3 7 0-1
2018.... .274 31-15 73 16 20 4 2 1 11 4 14 3-5
TOTAL... .280 51-21 107 21 30 4 3 1 20 7 21 3-6

 

Year era w-l app gs cg sho sv ip h r er bb so
2016.... 12.71 1-0 6 0 0 0/0 0 5.2 6 8 8 11 5
2017.... 54.00 0-0 1 0 0 0/0 0 0.1 1 4 2 2 1
TOTAL... 15.00 1-0 7 0 0 0/0 0 6.0 7 12 10 13 6

 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Hits: 2, 4 times
Doubles: 1, 4 times
Triples: 1 [t-5th], at Western Carolina, Apr 07, 2018 ; Elon, May 15, 2018 ; vs Samford, May 25, 2017 
Home runs: 1, ETSU, Apr 14, 2018 
Total bases: 4, ETSU, Apr 14, 2018 
RBI: 3, at Samford, May 20, 2017 
Runs scored: 2, 4 times
Walks: 1, 7 times
Hit by pitch: 1 [t-12th], Wake Forest, Apr 17, 2018
Sac flies: 1 [t-4th], Samford, Apr 21, 2018 ; at Samford, May 20, 2017 
Sac bunts: 1 [t-5th], 4 times
At bats: 5, Wake Forest, Apr 17, 2018 ; vs Wofford, May 25, 2018 ; vs Furman, May 27, 2017 
Stolen bases: 2 [t-6th], Marist, Mar 02, 2018 
Innings pitched: 2.0, Binghamton, Feb 26, 2016 
Walks allowed: 3, at NC State, Mar 01, 2016 ; at UNCW, Mar 09, 2016 ; Georgetown, Mar 24, 2016 
Strikeouts: 2, Binghamton, Feb 26, 2016 
Batters faced: 9, Georgetown, Mar 24, 2016 
Field chances: 2, at Elon, May 02, 2017 
Putouts: 2, at Elon, May 02, 2017 
 

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:
Highest fielding pct.: t-1st (1.000 in 2018)
Highest fielding pct.: t-1st (1.000 in 2017)

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