ODU Baseball BIO
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Zach Rutherford
Player Profile:
Zach Rutherford 2019140
Position: Infield
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.
High School: Western Branch
Major: Management
CAREER BATTING STATISTICS
Year GP/GS BA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB SO OB% SB E FLD%
2015 43/42 .317 164 30 52 13 1 0 18 67 .409 10 26 .367 4-4 5 .973
2016 56/56 .311 225 38 70 10 3 2 29 92 .409 18 35 .372 12-14 12 .960
Totals 99/98 .313 389 68 122 23 4 2 47 159 .409 28 61 .370 16-18 17 .965

CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
Year ERA W-L GP/GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
2015 3.24 1-2 6/0 0 0 0 8.1 13 3 3 1 4

2016 (So.): Started all 56 games ... First on team with .311 batting average and 70 hits, which included 10 doubles, three triples and two home runs ... Second on team with 29 RBIs ... Seventh in C-USA in triples (3), eighth in sac bunts (9), 10th with 12 stolen bases & 12th in hits (70) ... .960 fielding percentage with 86 putouts ... Led C-USA with 201 assists ... Named to the Wallace Award Watch List, which honors the nation's top shortstop ... Also named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... SUMMER BALL: An All-League selection for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks of the Cape Cod League, hitting .278 with four home runs, 20 RBIs and five stolen bases ... Also the All-Star Game MVP ... Ranked the No. 31 prospect on Baseball America's Top 100 College Draft Prospects.

2015 (Fr.): Collegiate Baseball and Baseball America Freshman All-American ... C-USA All-Freshman squad ... Third on team in hitting at .317 ... Started 42 of 43 games played in (mostly at shortstop) ... Hit .355 in 27 C-USA games to lead team ... Four RBI in a game at nationally ranked FAU ... Committed only five errors ... Pitched in six games ... 13 multiple hit games ... Longest hitting streak was nine games.

PREP: 2014 Virginia and Conference Player of the Year for Virginia State Champion Western Branch ... 2014 Region Player of the Year and First Team All-State outfielder ... 2013 Second Team All-Region Utility selection ... Hit .489 with 30 RBI and 30 runs scored, one homer and 20 stolen bases in 2014.

PERSONAL: Son of Robbie and Kelly Rutherford ... One sister, Ashley ... Majoring in management ... Would like to own his own business ... 2013-14 National Honor Society secretary ... Favorite pro athlete: Mike Trout ... Favorite pro team: St. Louis Cardinals ... Dream Travel Spot: Cozumel, Mexico.

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