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6 Zach Clinton

Class: R-Junior Position: RHP Height: 6-2 Weight: 190 Previous School: Liberty Christian Academy Hometown: Forest, Va.

2017 (R-So.)

  • Appeared in 13 games with one start
  • Posted a 1-1 record with a 3.38 ERA over 26 2/3 innings
  • Struck out 20 and walked 14
  • Recorded first win of career with two innings of scoreless relief against St. John's in game two of a doubleheader (3/11)
  • Allowed two runs over 4 1/3 innings of relief at Virginia (5/2)
  • Pitched a scoreless 1 1/3 innings in 4-3 victory over Campbell (5/5) 
  • Gave up four runs on four hits over 4 2/3 innings in first career start at South Carolina (5/10)
  • Named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll
     

2016 (R-Fr.)

  • Received a medical redshirt
  • Member of Big South Presidential Honor Roll
     

2015 (Fr.)

  • Made 16 appearances with one start
  • Did not record a decision, posting a 5.00 ERA over 27 innings
  • Struck out 12 and walked 13 batters
  • Allowed one run over two innings in first collegiate appearance at Kennesaw State (2/13)
  • Pitched 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief against North Carolina (3/2)
  • Threw 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief versus Old Dominion (4/3)
  • Pitched two innings of relief during 10-2 win over Campbell (4/12)
  • Allowed one run on four hits over 4 1/3 innings against Virginia (4/22)
  • Member of Big South Presidential Honor Roll


Prep

  • Graduate of Liberty Christian Academy
  • 2014 Lynchburg News & Advance Player of the Year
  • 2013 Lynchburg News & Advance All-Area first team
  • Four-time all-conference team member
  • All-State first team in 2013 and 2014
  • VISAA Div. I Player of the Year in 2014
  • Teammate of Josh Barrick on 2014 VISSA State Championship team, the first title in school history
  • Undefeated as a pitcher in his last two seasons
  • Posted a 6-0 record with a 0.36 ERA as junior and was 8-0 with a 0.95 ERA as a senior
  • Was an infielder when not pitching, hitting .435 as a senior and .404 as a junior
  • Member of three football state championship teams
     

Personal

  • Son of Tim and Julie Clinton
  • First cousin Jim Clinton played baseball at Liberty from 1997-2000
  • Majoring in business finance
  • Birthday is December 12