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.