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29 Zach Kuchmaner

Honors

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

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: Majoring in economics.

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