2008 (Junior): Played in 44 games starting nine, - as DH and - in the outfield ... Batted .339 with eight home runs, eight doubles, 28 RBI and scored 18 runs ... First appearance of the season went 3 for 4 with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored against Belmont ...Against Vanderbilt was 2 for 4 with two runs scored ... Went 3 for 5 against Lipscomb with a home run ... In league play, batted .297 with five doubles, five home runs, 19 RBI and scored 10 runs ... Against New Orleans was 2 for 5 with a home run, two RBI and scored two runs ... Scored one run against ULM going 3 for 4.
2007: Underwent season-ending surgery in the fall and redshirted.
Before Middle Tennessee: Played two seasons at UT-Martin ... Batted .300 in 52 games in 2006, scoring 31 runs with 10 doubles and 23 RBIs ... Also had 17 walks and seven stolen bases ... Compiled 15 multihit games, including three each at Memphis, versus Saint Louis, and against Tennessee Tech and had five hits at Murray State ... Recorded seven multirun outings, including three at Memphis.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at La Vergne HS ... Played three years for Craig Reavis and one for Steve Williams ... Voted All-District as junior and senior and All-Tournament as senior ... Named Daily News Journal Student-Athlete of the Year and Most Athletic as senior ... Set school record for doubles in a season with 16 ... Also lettered four years in football and two in swimming ... Boys State Representative as junior.
Personal: Zach Reese Dean ... Son of Jimmy and Susan Dean ... Born June 8, 1986 ... Majoring in animal science.