2014 (Redshirt Junior): Played and started in 47 contests - all in the outfield (44 in center field) … Finished fourth on the squad in batting average at .325 … One of five UNCG players to hit .317 or better … Tallied 67 hits, 42 runs scored, four doubles, two triples, two home runs, 21 RBI and 81 total bases … Produced 18 multi-hit and four multi-RBI efforts … Notched two hits and scored three runs in the Spartans’ 9-8, 12-inning victory over Duke in the season opener at the UNCG Baseball Stadium … Hit home runs in contests against UMES (March 19) and at The Citadel (May 17) … Drew two walks in three separate games … Recorded a season-high five putouts in the series opener at Georgia Tech (Feb. 21) … Made only two errors in 119 defensive chances for a .983 fielding percentage.
2013 (Redshirt Sophomore): Made 40 appearances and started 25 games … started 11 games in center, four in right field, one in left field and nine as the designated hitter … batted most often in the seven spot (18 times) and UNCG was 11-7 in those contests … batted .272 with 31 hits, four doubles, a triple, a home run, 19 RBI and 17 runs scored … was 7-for-9 in stolen base attempts … clubbed his first career grand slam in the third inning of the Spartans’ 10-4 win over North Carolina A&T (March 26) at NewBridge Bank Park, the first for UNCG since 2010, as part of a personal-best five-RBI day … produced six multiple-hit performances and three multi-RBI efforts … had easily the best game of his career in the Spartans’ 16-4 victory at Furman (May 10), going 4-for-5 with four runs scored, two RBI, a double and a stolen base … made just one error the entire season in 41 chances for a .976 fielding percentage mark.
2012 (Sophomore): Did not play (redshirt).
Prior to UNCG: Played one season at Virginia Tech for coach Pete Hughes in 2011 … saw action in 21 games as a freshman in the late innings … had five plate appearances with one sacrifice hit and one sacrifice fly … scored three runs and had one RBI on the year … scored the game-winning run in a 5-4 walk-off victory over North Carolina A&T.
High School: Earned four varsity letters at Western Alamance High School for head coach Lance Huff … tabbed an Under Armour preseason All-America prior to his senior season … named the Mid-State Triad Conference Player of the Year as a senior … also earned all-state and all-conference accolades his final season … hit over .500 as a senior and .450 as a junior … earned all-conference honors all four years … helped lead his team to the conference championship as a senior … set school records for career hits, runs scored, doubles, triples and saves.
Personal: Zachary Patrick MacAneney … born Nov. 8, 1991 in Bellmore,N.Y. … son of Patrick and Kathy MacAneney … majoring in communication studies at UNCG.