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2008 Baseball Roster


Zach Barrett

Class: SR-J1L
Position: IF/OF
Height: 6-5
Weight: 217 pounds
Previous School: Reitz Memorial HS [Olney Central CC]
Hometown: Evansville, Ind.

2008 (Senior): Played in 57 contests, starting 56, all at third base ... Batted.383 with 95 hits, the most on the team, as well as 16 doubles and 46 RBI ... Hit nine home runs, scored 55 runs, walked 22 times and stole five bases ... Moved into the third for hits in a single season with 90 and tied for third in singles with 70 ... Named First Team All-Conference ... Notched a career day against Troy hitting two home runs on his way to going 5 for 6 ... In the series with the Trojans was 9 for 16 with six RBI, six runs scored and two home runs ... Began the season by going 6 for 13 scoring six runs against Jacksonville State ... Performed well against Toledo notching three runs and three RBI as he went 3 for 4 with a home run ... In the final game with Florida International, went 4 for 6 with five RBI and two doubles ... Recorded 31 multiple-hit games and 12 multiple-RBI games ... In conference action, batted .384 with 48 hits, 11 doubles, four home runs and 22 RBI ... Scored 29 runs and stole three bases. 2007 (Junior): Played in 59 contests, starting 57, all at third base ... Batted .329 with 71 hits, third most on the squad, as well as 12 doubles and 32 RBIs ... Scored 35 runs, walked 22 times and stole nine bases, also third best on the club ... Stepped in at the team's most vulnerable position at the start of the season and solidified his spot with better-than-expected defense as well as timely hitting, including .343 with runners in scoring position and 15 two-out RBIs ... Batted .353, second best on the club, with seven doubles, 18 RBIs and 23 runs scored versus Sun Belt competition ... Went 3-for-4 with a run and one RBI in first game of doubleheader versus Jacksonville State ... Had a career day at Belmont, going 4-for-5 with two doubles and five RBIs, starting a string of five consecutive multihit outings, including three hits in all three games at Troy ... Voted Sun Belt Player of the Week for his efforts at Belmont and Troy after batting .588 (10-for-17) with four runs scored, seven RBIs three doubles, two walks and three stolen bases ... Collected a pair of hits in final two games versus Louisiana-Lafayette and had two hits in series finale at Arkansas State ... Scuffled from March 24 to April 4, recording only three hits in 25 at-bats but broke out of the slump with five hits in series at Arkansas-Little Rock, starting a seven-game hitting streak ... Posted six hits in series versus New Orleans, including 2-for-4 with two runs, four RBIs and first career home run in the opener ... Had five hits in series at South Alabama and continued assault on Belmont, going 4-for-4 with two doubles and two runs scored in contest in Murfreesboro ... Collected six hits in series against Florida Atlantic, including three on Saturday, and scored three times in series finale ... Went 3-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs in opener versus Western Kentucky ... Held hitless in opener at Sun Belt Championships but collected six hits in final four games as well as four walks.

Before Middle Tennessee: Played two seasons at Olney Central CC ... Batted .300 with three home runs, 35 RBIs and 15 stolen bases as freshman ... Drafted by Florida Marlins in 43rd round as third baseman after freshman season ... Batted .350 with four home runs, 50 RBIs and 20 stolen bases and voted to All-Tournament team as sophomore ... Played in Coastal Plain wood bat summer league and voted to all-star team.

High School: Three-year letterwinner for coach Steve Johnston at Reitz Memorial HS ... Led team with .416 batting average ... Second all-time in both hits (95) and slugging percentage (.576) ... Voted All-Conference as junior and senior and Associated Press All-State as senior ... Also played for Indiana All-Stars South team and earned Kiwanis Award and Herman Byers Outstanding Athlete award as senior ... Drafted by Florida Marlins as outfielder in 38th round after senior season ... Lettered three years in football and four years in basketball ... All-City, All-Conference and IFCA All-State as junior and senior, AP All-State and Mr. Football Finalist as senior ... Led team with 12 interceptions and team-record 11 receiving touchdowns ... In basketball, All-Conference as junior and senior, Indiana All-Stars and Honorable Mention All-State as senior ... Led team in rebounding for three seasons ... Graduated with 3.65 GPA ... Member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Zachary Wayne Barrett ... Son of Chris and Cheryl Barrett ... Born August 27, 1985 ... Majoring in physical education.



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