2013-14 Baseball
Zack Tillery
Zack Tillery
Zack Tillery

HOMETOWNNaples, Fla.

As A Sophomore (2013)
Appeared in 44 games this season, making 42 starts between third base, first base and on the mound ... finished with a .299 batting average with 44 hits, 22 RBI and 17 runs scored ... on the mound, he makde 11 appearance including nine starts ... tallied a 4-1 record with a 3.98 ERA in 43 innings of work ... held oppoents to a .270 batting average ... tallied six doubles, one triple and one home run on the year with a .348 on-base percentage and a .374 slugging percentage ... began the year with a 2-for-4 day against St. John's (Feb. 15), adding an RBI and two runs scored ... made first appearance on the mound, tossing three innings and allowing five hits, three runs, one strikeout and three walks in a no-decision against Notre Dame (Feb. 16) ... followed with a 1-for-4 game against St. John's (Feb. 17), driving in a run and scoring once ... opened the series at then-No. 13 Florida (Feb. 22), providing a bases-clearing double in a 1-for-4 game with three RBI ... followed with a 1-for-4 game two against UF (Feb. 23), adding a run scored ... closed the three-game sweep of UF (Feb. 24) with a 1-for-5 game, which included a run scored ... recorded a season-high 5.2 innings on the mound at FAU (Feb. 26), registering a trio of strikeouts ... opened the series against Manhattan (Mar. 1) with a 1-for-3 game which included an RBI ... improved to 1-1 in the 11-6 victory over Michigan (Mar. 4), providing six innings of one-hit baseball, issuing two walks and recording a trio of strikeouts ... moved his record to 2-1 with a victory in the series finale against Western Michigan (Mar. 10), allowing an unearned run on five hits while striking out four batters in seven innings of work ... opening Atlantic Sun play at ETSU, hit .636 (7-for-11) with a .727 slugging percentage and .636 on-baseb average through the three games ... went 3-for-3 with a double in game one of the doubleheader with the Bucs (Mar. 23) before closing the series with a 3-for-4 day ... recorded a double in a 1-for-3 game one with Lipscomb (Mar. 28) which included a pair of RBI ... held a .538 on-base percentage and hit .455 (5-for-11) with a run scored and two RBI over the three games at Kennesaw State (April 5-7) ... went 3-for-4 with a walk and a pair of RBI in game two with KSU (April 6) ... closed the series with the Owls (April 7) hitting 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored ... was 1-for-3 with an RBI in game two against Northern Kentucky (April 27) and followed with a 1-for-3 day with one RBI and one run scored in the series finale (April 28) ... improved to 3-1 on the mound after starting the second contest of the doubleheader with FIU (May 1), going six innings and allowing a pair of runs on six hits and one walk to go with three strikeouts ... recorded a double and a walk in a 2-for-3 opener against Jacksonville (May 3), scoring twice and bringing in one RBI ... connected for his first home run of the season in game one of the doubleheader with FAMU (May 8), going 2-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored ... started game two of the doubleheader at FAMU (May 8) on the mound and supplied three scoreless innings of one-hit baseball, recording three strikeouts in the victory ... established a .429 average (6-for-14) in the A-Sun series at North Florida (May 10-12), collecting three RBI and three runs scored while slugging .571 ... opened the series with UNF (May 10) with a 3-for-5 game that included a double, three runs scored and one RBI ... provided a double in a 2-for-5 game that included a RBI in the series finale with the Ospreys (May 12) ... established a .714 average (5-for-7) and .714 slugging percentage over the three games against Stetson (May 16-18), reaching base at a .625 on-base percentage with a RBI and two runs scored ... opened the series with the Hatters (May 16) going 3-for-4 with two runs scored and followed with a 2-for-3 game two (May 17) that included a run scored ... recorded a hit in the second-round matchup against sixth-seeded Lipscomb in the A-Sun Tournament (May 23).

As A Freshman (2012)
Earned Atlantic Sun All-Freshmen team honors … appeared in 52 games, making 51 starts between third base and pitcher … finished with a .226 batting average with 13 runs scored and 18 RBI … recorded eight multi-hit and two multi-RBI games, as well as a five-game hitting streak from May 4-12 … also held a 1-1 record with a 3.63 ERA and four strikeouts through six appearances, including two starts on the mound … made collegiate debut against Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 17), hitting 1-for-4 with a walk and a run scored … closed the series with B-CU (Feb. 19) with a 2-for-4 game which included an RBI … went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in the opener with Bryant (Feb. 24), and followed with a run scored in and RBI in the finale two games … hit 1-for-4 with an RBI against Michigan (Feb. 29) … walked three times and was hit-by-pitch while scoring twice against Rutgers (March 13) … went a perfect 3-for-3, including his first career home run, with three RBI and a run scored at FIU (March 28) … helped the Eagles to a 5-1 victory over then-No. 2 Florida State (April 4), going 1-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI … also helped the Green and Blue to a 6-5 victory over then-No. 28 FAU, going 1-for-3 with an RBI … instrumental in the 4-2 win at then-No. 6 Miami (April 11), making his first collegiate start on the mound and tossing seven inning of two-hit baseball, allowing just one run and recording one strikeout … went 3-for-9 (.333) with a run scored in the three-game set at Jacksonville (April 13-15) … hit 3-for-4 with an RBI in game two with Kennesaw State (April 28) … recorded one hit in each of three games at Lipscomb (May 4-6), picking up one run scored … was 2-for-3 with an RBI in game one of doubleheader with Belmont (May 12), and followed with a 2-for-5 game two which included a double and two RBI, as well as, the walk-off single … provided the game-winning RBI in the first inning of game one and the last inning of game two of the doubleheader with the Bruins … was a perfect 2-for-2 in the critical A-Sun regular season finale at Stetson (May 19), getting hit-by-pitch twice and bringing in an RBI … recorded one hit in three of the four A-Sun Tournament games, adding a walk and bringing in an RBI while scoring once.

High School
Attended Barron Collier High School … played for coaches Dan Maurer and Ted Parsons … finished senior season with a .487 batting average with 40 RBI, six home runs and a .885 slugging percentage … named the 2011 Naples Daily News Player of the Year … selected to the 2011 All-Collier County team … named to the Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-Star team.

Born on January 12, 1993 … son of Stephen and Angella Tillery … communications major.

Single-Game Highs
At-Bats: 6, vs. Western Michigan (Mar. 9, 2013)
Hits: 3, 6x, last vs. Stetson (May 16, 2013)
Runs: 3, at UNF (May 10, 2013)
Doubles: 1,7x, last at UNF (May 12, 2013)
Triples: 1, vs. Manhattan (Mar. 1, 2013)
Home Runs: 1 2x, last at FAMU (May 8, 2013)
RBI: 3 2x, last at Florida (Feb. 22, 2013)
Walks: 3 vs. Rutgers (March 13, 2012)

Superlative Stats
Games Started: 97
Games With A Hit: 59
Multi-Hits: 18
Multi-RBI: 6
3+ Hits:
Games w/ a HR: 2
Longest Hit Streak: 5 games (2012)

Single-Game Highs
Innings Pitched (Start):
7.0, vs. Western Michigan (Mar. 10, 2013)
Innings Pitched (Relief): 2.0, vs. USF (May. 14,2013)
Strikeouts: 4, 2x, last at Florida St. (Apr. 2, 2013)
Strikeouts (Relief): N/A
Most Pitches: 88, vs. Michigan (Mar. 4, 2013)

Superlative Stats
Relief: 2
Starts: 9
Team Record in Starts: 5-4
3+ Innings (Relief): 0
5+ Innings: 4
2+ Strikeouts (Relief): 0
5+ Strikeouts: 0