Zach  Linginfelter

25Zach Linginfelter

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Sevierville, Tenn.

High School:
Sevier County HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 225

Position:
RHP

2017 - FRESHMAN

  • Threw 4.0 innings in relief vs. South Carolina on March 18, allowing three runs (two earned).
  • Drew his second career start vs. Cincinnati on March 11, tossing 4.0 hitless innings with three strikeouts.
  • Threw 3.0 innings in relief vs. Norfolk State, holding the Spartans to just one hit and matching his career-high with seven strikeouts.
  • Received his first-career starting nod on Feb. 22 at Loyola Marymount and went 4.0 innings, allowing two earned runs on three hits. He fired a career-high seven strikeouts in the outing.
  • Made his collegiate debut on Feb. 18 at Memphis, tossing 4.0 innings in relief while allowing two runs on three hits with three strikeouts.

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Graduated from Sevier County High School in Tennessee.
  • Lettered all four years of high school in baseball, leading the team to two district titles, one regional title and one substate championship.
  • As a senior at Sevier County, he went 7-2 with a 1.70 ERA and fired 113 strikeouts. He also led the team with a .434 batting average, nine home runs and 48 RBI.
  • Threw a no-hitter in 2016.
  • Named 2016 Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Tennessee.
  • Earned NABF All-American accolades in 2016.
  • Tabbed a Perfect Game Preseason First Team All-American in 2016.
  • Named an Under Armour All-American in 2015.
  • Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 16th Round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft.
  • Ranked as the No. 1 right-handed pitcher and 2nd overall player in the state of Tennessee. He was also tabbed the 19th RHP and 60th overall player in the USA by Perfect Game in 2016.

PERSONAL

  • Full name is Zachary Thomas Linginfelter
  • Born April 10, 1997 in Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Son of Tony and Marisa Linginfelter
  • Majoring in Education
  • Recipient of the BB&T Athletic Scholarship Endowment
 

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