Date of Birth: 05/18/2018
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 213 lbs
College Experience: Georgia Southern
Resides: Waycross, GA
School Year: Sophomore
FRESHMAN (2017): Pitched in 12 games with one start… Posted an 0-1 record with a 9.49 ERA… Took the loss in only start of the season against Georgia Tech (2/21), allowing five runs off four hits in an inning of work… Tossed a season-long 2.0 no-hit shutout innings against Little Rock (4/28)… Gave up 11 runs in first three appearances before settling down to allow just six in his final nine outings of 2017.
PREP: Played four seasons at Ware County High School under coach Tony Yeomans... Named Region 3-5A Player of the Year in 2016 to cap three seasons of All-Region 3-5A selections... Went 5-1 as a senior with a 1.02 ERA and 61 strikeouts as a senior... Batted .384 with eight doubles, five home runs and 26 RBIs in 2016... Tossed a perfect game as a freshman... Member of Ware County’s 2014 Region 3-5A Championship Team... Played travel ball for Chain Baseball under coach Andy Burress... Ranked as one of the nation’s Top-250 players by Perfect Game USA... Selected to All-Tournament Team in every Perfect Game Tournament appearance since 2013... Graduated with honors.
PERSONAL: Born Zachary Ray Strickland on January 14, 1998 in Waycross, Georgia... Son of Ray and Angelia Strickland.
MAJOR: Sport Management