2009-10 Baseball
Zach Maxfield
Zach Maxfield
Zach Maxfield

HOMETOWNNorth Port, Fla.

At A Glance
Owns four career records and two single-season marks at the plate … FGCU all-time leader in doubles (54), home runs (41), RBI (180) and total bases (418) … finished in the top 5 in seven other statistical categories … set single-season records of 20 home runs and a .738 slugging percentage … started 162 games, reached base in 154 contests thanks to 139 games with a hit … two-time Atlantic Sun All-Conference selection … A-Sun All-Conference first team choice in 2009, the conference Preseason Player of the Year and Louisville Slugger Preseason third team selection in 2010 … only player in program history to hit double-digit home runs in three straight seasons … career .329 hitter (82-249) with runners in scoring position and had 60 two-out RBI.

As A Senior (2011)
Turned in a huge final season, leading the team in 10 different statistical categories … one of two players to start all 55 games … posted team-bests of a .365 batting average, 45 runs scored, 81 hits, 20 doubles, 10 home runs and 55 RBI … ranked in the top 10 in the A-Sun in batting average (t-7th), doubles (t-3rd) and on-base percentage (7th) … had a hit in 47 games, including 22 multi-hit contests … worked 32 walks to reach base in all but three games, leading to a .459 on-base percentage … led the team with 30 extra-base hits to finish with a .590 slugging percentage … had a hit in 24 of 30 A-Sun games, finishing with a .328 clip … produced three double figure hit streaks, highlighted by a pair of 11-game runs … drove in 20 two-out RBI, while batting .337 (29-86) with runners in scoring position … opened the year by going 7-for-17 with five RBI over a four-game series against Central Michigan (Feb. 18-20) … drilled a pair of home runs in series-opening win at UNF (Mar. 4) in which he went 3-for-5 with three runs scored, a double and three RBI … hit a home run in back-to-back games to close weekend series at Mercer (Mar. 12-13) … three of five hits in Mercer series were for extra-bases to go along with six RBI … closed Campbell (Mar. 19) series by going 3-for-5 with two runs scored and a double … followed with another three-hit performance during a win at USF (Mar. 22) that included a pair of doubles … hit .500 (5-10) over the last two games against USC Upstate (Mar. 26) with two runs, a home run and five RBI … two games started an 11-game hit streak in which he went 21-for-46 (.456) … after going hitless for one game, started another 10-game streak in which he went 18-for-40 with 13 RBI … drove in a season-best five runs on three hits in third game against Le Moyne (Apr. 24) … closed 10-game hit streak with a solo home run at FIU (May 3) … had a hit in seven of the last nine games of his career.

As A Junior (2010)
Earned Louisville Slugger Preseason third team All-American honors selected by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper ... named Atlantic Sun Preseason Player of the Year … an Atlantic Sun All-Conference second team performer … started 56 contests on the year, primarily at first base … finished first on the team with a .606 slugging percentage and doubles (18), while ranking second on the team with a .366 batting average … also led the team with a .489 on-base percentage and walks (48) … his 59 RBI and 11 home runs were both good for second on the team … ranked third on the club with 78 hits and fourth in runs scored with 54 … had a hit in 48 games, including 21 multi-hit performances … produced 15 multi-RBI games … hit an astonishing .489 (23-47) against left-handers … had two hit streaks over 11 games … his .994 fielding percentage was the highest among starters on the team … reached base in the opening 24 contests, including an 11-game hitting streak from Mar. 19-Apr. 3 … recorded at least one RBI in eight straight contests over the opening two series … hit round-trippers in back-to-back games at Oklahoma State (Mar. 30-31) … went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI at Oklahoma State (Mar. 31) … ended the year riding a 14-game hit streak that began at ETSU (May 8) … had a 3-for-5 day against ETSU (May 8) that included two runs scored and four RBI … connected for two home runs against UNF (May 20) … hit .375 (21-56) over the 14-game streak with five home runs and 22 RBI … helped the Eagles claim all 10 A-Sun Conference series on the season and secure their third consecutive A-Sun regular season title.

As A Sophomore (2009)
Played in 53 and started 51 games … set a single-season records with 20 home runs and a .738 slugging percentage … named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference first team … led the A-Sun and ranked ninth in the NCAA in homeruns, and 17th overall in homeruns per game … finished with team-highs of a .383 batting average, 82 hits, 59 runs scored, 16 doubles, 20 and 66 RBI … RBI total was a program Division I record and ranked second in the A-Sun … reached base in all but four games … hit safely in 44 games, including 25 multi-hit games … had 20 multi-RBI games … four multiple homerun games … produced season-high 10-game hitting streak, combining to go 15-for-38 with four homeruns and 11 RBI … hit .404 (23-57) against left-handers and .361 (26-72) with runners in scoring position … drove in a career-high eight runs against Campbell on Mar. 6, going 5-for-5 with three runs scored, on e double and two homeruns … earned A-Sun Player of the Week honors on Mar. 9 … named to the Brooks Wallace National All-Star Lineup for week three of the season after going 13-for-16 (.813) with eight runs scored, two home runs and eight RBI as the Eagles went 4-1 with a win against Boston College (Mar. 4) and a three-game sweep of Campbell (Mar. 6-7) … scored four runs and drove in three more over two games against Penn State (Mar. 10-11) … had a streak of six consecutive multi-hit games from Mar. 21-28 … hit three home runs in two games at Bethune-Cookman (Mar. 31-Apr. 1) … had 10 home runs over 12 games from late April through mid-May … went 3-for-6 with two runs scored, a double, home run and five RBI in a win at Florida (May 6) … had a home run in three straight games at Florida and Kennesaw State (May 8-9) … drilled a pair of solo home runs at FAU (May 12).

As A Freshman at Pasco-Hernando CC (2008)
Named to the Sun Coast All-Conference second team … hit .339 (61-180) over 51 games ... drove in 49 RBI thanks to 19 doubles, one triple and 12 home runs.

High School
2006 graduate of North Port High School … three-time all area player… 2006 MVP in the Sarasota area … Most distinguished athlete at North Port High School in 2006 … 2006 MVP for North Port High … All-Academic team all four years of high school.

Son of Trent and Jeri Maxfield … criminal justice major.

Single-Game Highs
6, 8x, last vs. Le Moyne (Apr. 24, 2011)
Hits: 5 vs. Campbell (Mar. 6, 2009)
Runs: 4, 2x, last vs. Bethune-Cookman (Apr. 13, 2011)
Doubles: 3 at Kennesaw State (May 9, 2009)
Triples: None
Home Runs: 2, 6x, last at UNF (Mar. 5, 2011)
RBI: 8 vs. Campbell (Mar. 6, 2009)
Walks: 3, 7x, last vs. Illinois (Feb. 25, 2011)

Superlative Stats
Games Started:
Reached Base: 155
Games With A Hit: 139
Multi-Hits: 68
3+ Hits: 28
4+ Hits: 5
Multi-Runs: 46
Multi-Doubles: 6
Games With A Home Run: 35
Multi-Home Runs: 6
Multi-RBI: 50
4+ RBI: 8
5+ RBI: 4
Multi-Walks: 26
Longest Hit Streak: 19 games (2010-11)