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Drew Zizinia

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bellaire, Texas

High School:
Bellaire

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
03/14/1988

Bats/Throws:
R/R

Drew Zizinia



2011 (Senior): Appeared in 20 games with nine starts on the mound...posted five scoreless outings...19 of his 20 appearance lasted longer than one inning...allowed two-or-fewer runs in five of his nine starts...led the team in opponent's batting average (.236)...was second on the squad in innings pitched (65.0), strikeouts (59) and was third on the team in ERA (4.57), appearances (20) and starts (9)...posted wins versus Nicholls State (3/22), against UAB (4/30) and at Marshall (5/15)...fanned three batters in each of his first two outings, against George Washington (2/26) and at Ole Miss (3/4)...allowed one hit in five scoreless innings in his first career start against Wichita State (3/13) in a no decision...faced seven batters in two scoreless innings of work and struck out five in the series opener against New Orleans (3/18)...fanned four more and allowed one hit in two and one-thirds inning the series finale versus New Orleans (3/20)...tossed two scoreless frames in relief against Nicholls State (3/22) to get the win...didn't allow a run in one and one-thirds innings of work versus FIU (3/30) and struck out three batters...allowed two runs - one earned - in five and two-thirds innings of work in a start against Utah (4/22) with six strikeouts...fanned five in five and one-thirds inning of one run baseball in a start versus UAB (4/30) to collect the win...picked up the win in relief at Marshall (5/15) with two runs allowed in two and one-thirds innings...allowed one run on five hits in six and two-thirds inning of relief work against Southern Miss (5/25) in the opener of the Conference USA Tournament and fanned six batters.

2010 (Junior): Appeared 20 games, all out of the bullpen...nine of his twenty appearances were scoreless...12 of 20 appearances last longer than one inning...struck out a batter in 14 outings...allowed ten of 21 inherited runners to score...owned a 3-1 record in 33.2 innings of work with a 6.15 ERA...struck out 27 batters to 14 walks...picked up his first career victory at Memphis (4/23)...was tied for second on the team in appearances (20) and games finished (8)...allowed two unearned runs in an inning of work during his first appearance of the season against Boston College (2/19)...struck out one in an inning of work against Lipscomb (2/26)...allowed two hits and struck out two in a scoreless 1.2 innings of work against #19 Ole Miss (3/6)...fanned one in two scoreless innings in the series finale with St. Mary's (3/21)...took the loss with three runs allowed in 0.1 innings of work against Marshall (3/27)...tossed three scoreless innings and allowed just a single against Rice (4/10)...fanned two and tossed a pair of scoreless frames at #8 LSU (4/14)...struck out one in a scoreless inning versus UNLV (4/17)...picked up his first career victory with 4.2 innings of work and five strikeouts at Memphis (4/23)...collected wins in back-to-back appearances at Houston (5/9) and at UAB (5/15)...didn't allow a base runner in 1.2 innings of scoreless relief to claim the victory at Houston (5/9)...struck out four and allowed one run on two hits in 3.2 innings of work at UAB (5/15) to post a victory...stuck out at-least one batter in seven straight appearances from April 14 to May 15...allowed only a single in 1.2 scoreless innings against LSU (5/18).

2009 (RS Sophomore): Appeared in four games, totaling three innings pitched...posted a 0.00 earned run average while recording a pair of strikeouts...did not allow a hit in his three innings of work...struck out a season-best two batters against Marshall (May 14)...tossed a hitless inning against LeMoyne (Feb. 21) with two walks...added a hitless inning against Northwestern State (March 4) in a 12-3 Tulane victory.

2008 (Sophomore): Redshirted.

2007 (Freshman): Appeared in 14 games out of the bullpen as a true freshman...ranked second among Tulane relievers in ERA (3.00) and tied for second in opponent batting average (.273) while tallying 11 strikeouts in 18.0 innings of work...did not factor into any decisions in 2007, but did pitch in seven victories...tallied a pair of multiple-strikeout games with two punches at Southeastern Louisiana (2/10) and vs. UNC-Asheville (3/7)...held opponents without a hit twice and did not allow an earned run on 10 occasions...longest outing of the year came at SLU when he scattered two singles and a walk in 3.1 innings of work...allowed just two extra base hits for the year while posting a 1.57 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a 5.50 strikeout-per-nine-inning average.

About Drew Zizinia

Prep: Three-year starter at Bellaire High for coach Rocky Manuel...helped the Cardinals post a combined 54-10 record over his final two prep seasons, earned All-District 21-5A honors both years...as a senior, posted a 7-3 record with a 3.00 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 46.0 innings...went 6-3 with a 3.50 ERA and 41 strikeouts while holding opponents to a .205 batting average in 37.0 innings of work as a junior...played for Kyle Chapman during summer 2006 and teamed with Bellaire and current Tulane teammate Hunter Johnson to help Team Houston win the 2000 Little League National Championship...maintained a 3.5 GPA during prep career.

Personal: Born Andrew Aristides Zizinia on March 14, 1988 in Houston, Texas...son of Andy and Leslie Zizinia...has one brother, Nick...majoring in psychology.

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