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11 Zach Plesac

 
* 2015 All-MAC Second Team *
* 2015 Louisville Slugger Collegiate Baseball *
Preseason All-America Second Team
* 2014 Collegiate Baseball National Freshman Pitcher of the Year *
*  2014 Mid-American Conference Freshman Pitcher of the Year  *
* 2014 Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American *
* 2014 Louisville Slugger All-America Third Team *
* 2014 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association *
Freshman All-American
* 2014 All-MAC First Team *
* 2014 American Baseball Coaches Association Rawlings *
All-Mideast Region Team


Plesac's Statistics
CAREER | 2016 GBG2015 GBG | 2014 GBG

2015 (So.):  Made 16 appearances on the mound, all starts  . . . led the Cardinals in just about every major pitching statistic –wins (five), games started (16), innings pitched (107.1), strikeouts (77) and ERA (3.27) . . . threw five complete games, including a stretch of four straight starts where he went the distance, marking the most by a Ball State pitcher since Bryan Lynch threw seven straight complete games in 2003 . . . his five complete games led the MAC and ranked 10th nationally . . . tossed at least six innings in 11 of his 16 appearances . . . struck out a career-high eight batters at Bowling Green on March 20 . . . stuck out seven or more batters in seven games . . . hit his first career home run at Coastal Carolina on March 1.

2014 (Fr.):  Made 25 appearances on the mound and six as a position player . . . started six games as a pitcher and four games as a designated hitter . . . set the Ball State single-season record with 12 victories . . . led the Cardinals in wins, ERA, won-loss percentage and saves . . . limited opponents to a .238 batting average . . . second on the team in strikeouts and third in innings pitched . . . made first career pitching appearance vs. Morehead State on Feb. 16 and pitched 2.1 innings, allowing one hit and no runs to earn the win . . . pitched a career-best nine innings and struck out a season-high seven batters at Toledo on April 13 . . . allowed zero earned runs in 14-of-25 appearances . . . registered first career save vs. Milwaukee on Feb. 21 . . . Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week on Feb. 18, March 24 and April 14.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letter winner at Crown Point High for Coach Steve Strayer . . . helped his team to a 27-4 mark as a senior . . . helped his team win a sectional and regional championship . . . two-time all-conference . . . second best  ERA in Crown Point history . . . two-time Crown Point High School Most Valuable Player . . . Hammond Times Player of the Year . . . two-time all-area . . . all-state honorable mention . . . also earned two letters in basketball . . . all-conference honorable mention . . . earned two letters in football . . . two-time all-conference . . . all-area . . . 12 touchdowns . . . most receptions in a single season . . . helped team to sectional championship.

PERSONAL: Majoring in communications . . . born Jan 21, 1995, in Crown Point, Indiana . . . son of Ron and Jeannie Plesac . . . two brothers . . . his uncle, Dan Plesac, played baseball in the majors for 18 years for six different teams . . . full name is Zach Robert Plesac.

Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: Crown Point, Ind.
High School: Crown Point
Experience: 2 Letters
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