Former USD baseball standout Zach Walters has been called up by Washington.
SOPHOMORE (2009): Played in 52 games, including 49 starts...recorded a .377 batting average (72-for-191), .416 on-base percentage, and a .503 slugging percentage...drove in 24 runs while he scored 35 runs...hit four triples and 13 doubles...named first-team All-WCC...in Game 1 vs. Brown on 3/21, went 4-for-4 with a double and a run scored...at Santa Clara on 4/3, stole three bases while hitting a triple and driving in two runs...on 4/5 at Santa Clara, collected a season-high five hits while also scoring a season-high four runs...went 2-for-2 with three walks on 4/10 at Gonzaga...hit his only home run of the season on 4/10 as well...produced a season-high three RBI vs. Portland on 4/26.
FRESHMAN (2008): Played in 29 games with 16 starts...hit .265 with 18 hits, four doubles, one home run and 13 RBI... helped the team win the WCC regular-season championship and advance to the championship game of the Long Beach Regional...helped the team post a program-best 16-game winning streak...went 3-for-4 with three RBI against Santa Clara (3/29/08)...went 2-for-2 with one double and three RBI against Harvard (3/24/08).
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters in baseball playing at Cimarron Memorial High School... Was named first-team All-State in Nevada as both a sophomore and junior...was named first-team All-Sunset Division as both a sophomore and junior and senior...as a junior he won the 2006 Sunset Division batting title as he hit .549 with eight home runs, while also stealing 24 bases.
PERSONAL: Zach Walters was born on Sept. 5, 1989 in Cheyenne, Wyo....he is the son of Patrick and Angela Walters...was heavily recruited by Arizona State, Arizona, UC Irvine, Stanford, Gonzaga and Baylor...chose to attend USD because of the baseball program and the academic reputation...he enjoys playing ping-pong, basketball, skiing and drawing in his spare time.
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