Highlights from Tuesday's 6-1 loss to Coastal Carolina.
Junior (2014) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2013) ... Played in 34 games for the Maize and Blue with 14 starts ... Stole five bases on the season ... Also scored eight runs, walked six times and drove in three runs ... Had a pair of RBI vs. Princeton (March 7) ... Singled in the season opener against Texas State (Feb. 14) ... Also walked and stole a base against the Bobcats ... Had a hit and a run scored in the win over Western Michigan (March 26).
Sophomore (2013) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2012) ... NSCA Strength and Conditioning All-American ... Played in 51 games with 46 starts for the Maize and Blue ... Hit .279 with five doubles, a triple, three home runs and 20 RBI ... Was second on the team with 19 stolen bases in 24 attempts ... Was tied for third in the Big Ten with 11 stolen bases in conference games ... Hit .311 with three doubles and two home runs in Big Ten-games only ... Had a .385 on-base percentage ... Committed just one error in the outfield ... Had 14 multi-hit games and three multi-RBI performances ... Belted a two-run game-winning home run in the eighth inning of a 4-3 win over Iowa (May 5) ... Went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored against Western Illinois (March 23) ... Hit a home run and scored three runs in a win over Notre Dame (April 16) ... Had back-to-back two-hit performances in a doubleheader against Northwestern (April 21) ... Was 2-for-4 with two RBI, two runs scored and a first-inning home run in a win at Michigan State (April 7) ... Had a five-game multi-hit streak from March 29-April 3 ... Was 2-for-3 with a double against Minnesota (March 29) ... Went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI at Nebraska (May 16).
Freshman (2012) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2011) ... Drove in three runs with a triple against Michigan State (April 8) ... Had a hit in his first plate appearance at Florida Gulf Coast (Feb. 29) ... Was 2-for-4 in the second game of a doubleheader against Indiana (April 29) ... Was a perfect 2-for-2 with a double, an RBI and a run scored at Western Michigan (May 15) ... Went 2-for-5 with an RBI against IPFW (March 25) ... Had a pinch-hit single against Xavier (March 3) ... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI at Penn State (April 15) ... Singled at Eastern Michigan (March 28).
Prep ... Lake Orion (2011) ... Letter in baseball for three seasons (2009, '10, '11) ... Academic All-State first team (2010, '11) ... All-District (2010, '11) ... Lettered in football four seasons (2008, '09, '10, '11) ... Graduated first in class (2011) ... National Honors Society member (2011).
Personal ... Given Name: Zachary Thomas Zott ... Born September 26, 1992 ... Son of Kevin and Sabrina Zott ... Father played baseball at Saginaw Valley State (1979-83) ... Originally committed to Butler University to play football ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Biology major.