UNCG Baseball BIO
29 Zach Kuchmaner
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
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