Appeared in 120 games over three seasons while making 49 starts … a .280 career hitter with eight doubles, 23 doubles, 19 walks, nine hit-by-pitches, 17 stolen bases and 42 runs scored … has a .324 slugging percentage … compiled a .373 on-base percentage ... recorded nine multiple-hit games and six multiple-RBI performances … IN BIG 12 PLAY … played in 42 conference games with 22 starts … batted .253 in league action with four doubles, nine RBI, seven walks, three hit-by-pitches, six stolen bases and 23 runs scored … slugged .304 overall … recorded a .337 on-base percentage.
Played for the Palm Springs Power of the Southern California Collegiate Baseball League … helped lead the Power to a 39-13 and the SCCBL Championship title … appeared in 25 games over the summer with 16 starts … hit .232 overall with a double, one triple, six RBI, nine walks, five hit-by-pitches, two sacrifice bunts, 10 stolen bases and 20 runs scored … was third on the team in stolen bases … posted a .286 slugging percentage and a .386 on-base percentage … committed just two errors in 40 chances (.950 fielding percentage) … finished 2-for-3 at the plate with three stolen bases in the SCCBL World Series opener against the OC Waves.
CAREER HIGHS (entering 2016 season)
Games Played (Season): 46 (2014)
Games Started (Season): 23 (2015)
At-Bats: 6, vs. New Mexico State (3/10/15)
Runs: 3, at TCU (3/22/14)
Hits: 3, 3x, vs. Baylor (4/12/15)*
RBI: 3, vs. Baylor (4/12/15)
Doubles: 3, vs. Baylor (4/12/15)
Home Runs: None
Walks: 2, vs. Utah Valley (3/12/13)
Strikeouts: 3, twice, at San Diego State (3/13/15)*
Stolen Bases: 2, 3x, at Kansas State (4/17/15)*
Hit Streak: 7 games (2/25-3/9/13)
* Indicates most recent high
JUNIOR SEASON (2015)
Saw action in 43 games while making 23 starts in the outfield … all 23 starts came in center field which was the most on the team … normally hit towards top of the lineup with 11 starts as the leadoff hitter and nine in the two-hole … hit .276 for the season (27-for-98) with six doubles, 10 RBI, eight walks, five hit-by-pitches, a sacrifice fly, three sacrifice bunts, seven stolen bases and 14 runs scored … his seven stolen bases led the team … posted a .337 slugging percentage and a .357 on-base percentage … recorded just two errors in 49 chances (.459 fielding percentage) … BIG 12 RANKINGS … three doubles against Baylor (4/12) ended the year tied for the league high in all games as well as conference games … AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS … appeared in nine games against top-25 foes (five starts) … hit .211 overall (4-for-19) with a RBI, two walks, a hit-by-pitch, and two runs scored … IN BIG 12 PLAY … played in 17 games, including 12 starts … compiled a .275 average (14-for-51) to go along with three doubles, five RBI, four walks, two hit-by-pitches, three stolen bases and 11 runs scored … led the team in stolen bases and ranked fourth in runs scored … his three doubles were tied for second on the team … put together a .333 slugging percentage and a .351 on-base percentage … AT BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP … played in all three tournament games with starts against both Texas and Baylor … combined to hit .143 for the tournament (1-for-7) … lone hit was a double … also had a walk, bringing his on-base percentage to .250 overall … HOME GAMES … was in the lineup for 24 of 30 games at home (10 starts) … batted .375 overall, the second-highest average on the team among players with at least 40 at-bats … all 10 of his RBI came at home … also recorded five doubles, five walks, two hit-by-pitches, a sacrifice fly, three sacrifice bunts, two stolen bases and eight runs scored … ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES … saw action in 18 games which includes 12 starts … hit .188 overall (9-for-48) with a double, three walks, three hit-by-pitches, five stolen bases and six runs scored … SITUATIONAL … was a .400 hitter (20-for-50) with runners on base … hit .367 overall (11-for-30) as the leadoff hitter … his .393 average with runners in scoring position was the highest on the team … was also 5-for-7 with runners on third base and less than two outs … advanced runners at a .509 percentage (28-for-55) … MISCELLANEOUS … finished tied for fourth on the team with seven multiple-hit games … logged one multiple-RBI performance as well … HIT STREAK: recorded a season-high five game hitting streak from April 7-14 … REACHED BASE STREAK: reached base safely in a season-high six straight games … SEASON HIGHLIGHTS … finished 2-for-4 with a RBI in first start of the season against Northern Illinois (2/20) … snapped a career high with three hits against New Mexico State (3/10) … was 3-for-6 with a RBI against the Aggies … matched that career high in two other games, both of which that came against Baylor … was 3-for-5 in the series opener (4/10) against Baylor with a RBI … went 3-for-5 again in the series finale (4/12) with all three hits resulting in doubles … added three RBI in the victory for his only multiple-RBI game of the year … was the first Red Raider to hit three doubles in a game since Adam Kirsch against Oral Roberts in 2014 … wrapped the Baylor series hitting .500 for the weekend (7-for-14) with four RBI … put together consecutive multiple-hit performances in the final two games of the Texas series … helped the Red Raiders even the series with a 2-for-4 performance in the middle game (5/2) before coming back the following day to go 2-for-5 at the plate … ACADEMIC HONORS … named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014)
Academic All-Big 12 Second Team ... played on 46 games (5 starts) starting five games in center field and one in left field ... batted nine-hole twice, eight-hole, six-hole and two-hole once each ... batted .367 (11-for-30) with 20 runs, one double, nine RBI, two walks, .441 on-base percentage, .400 slugging percentage, 9-for-9 stolen bases and fielded .952 (20 putouts, 0 assists, 1 error) ... led team in stolen bases ... in perhaps the play of the year in college baseball during the regular season, stole home against No. 12 Texas (3/30) to tie the game (2-2) in the bottom of the ninth inning with two outs and two strikes on batter Tim Proudfoot (YouTube - watch here) ... BIG 12 RANKINGS: 17th in stolen bases (9) ... TEXAS TECH RANKINGS: tied school record for most stolen bases in an NCAA Tournament game (2, vs. Ole Miss) ... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED TEAMS ... in 17 games (4 starts) batted .300 (6-for-20) with 10 runs, a double, six RBI, two walks, .364 on-base percentage and 6-for-6 stolen bases ... DURING BIG 12 PLAY ... in 15 games (3 starts) batted .267 (4-for-15) with 12 runs, a double, four RBI, two walks, .389 on-base percentage and 3-for-3 stolen bases ... BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP ... in one game (0 starts) entered as a defensive replacement ... NCAA TOURNAMENT ... in six games (0 starts) batted 1.000 (1-for-1) with three runs, two RBI and 2-for-2 stolen bases ... NCAA CORAL GABLES REGIONAL ... in three games (0 starts) batted 1.000 (1-for-1) with a run scored and two RBI ... NCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES ... in two games (0 starts) entered twice as a pinch runner scoring two runs and going 2-for-2 in stolen bases ... HOME GAMES ... in 24 games (0 starts) batted .429 (3-for-7) with seven runs, two RBI, .429 on-base percentage and 4-for-4 stolen bases ... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES ... in 22 games (5 starts) batted .348 (8-for-23) with 13 runs, a double, seven RBI, two walks, .444 on-base percentage and 5-for-5 stolen bases ... tied for team lead with 13 runs in road/neutral site games ... SITUATIONAL: batted .444 (8-for-18) with runners on base ... batted .400 (2-for-5) with the bases loaded ... recorded three fly outs and 13 ground outs ... batted 1.000 (2-for-2) as a pinch hitter ... batted .500 (7-for-14) with runners in scoring position ... posted one two-out RBI ... MISCELLANEOUS: five infield base hits ... four bunt base hits ... one game-winning RBI ... HIT STREAK: season-long four-game hit streak (3/18-4/5) batting .417 (5-for-12) with six runs, a double and four RBI ... REACHING BASE SAFELY: reached base safely in a season-high seven consecutive games ... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ... made season debut as a pinch runner with a stolen base on Opening Day against No. 3 Indiana (2/14) ... made first start of the season (CF) going 1-for-2 with a hit-by-pitch against Houston (2/28) at the Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park ... TCU SERIES: in two games (1 start) batted .500 (3-for-6) with four runs, a double, two RBI, a walk, .667 slugging percentage and .571 on-base percentage ... pinch hit and remained in the game as the DH at No. 24 TCU (3/22) going 2-for-4 with a career-high three runs, a double, two RBI and a walk ... posted a career-high five at-bats going 1-for-5 with a run, stolen base and two RBI at No. 20 Oklahoma State (4/5) ... went 1-for-1 with two RBI against Abilene Christian (4/8) ... gave Tech two additional insurance runs with a two-run RBI single to center field in the ninth inning at No. 3 Miami (Fla.) (6/2) giving the Red Raiders a 4-0 lead heading into the bottom of the ninth inning at the NCAA Coral Gables Regional championship game ... NCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES: made College World Series debut pinch running and scored a run in Tech's opener against No. 2 TCU (6/15) ... pinch ran for second straight game at the CWS stealing second base and then third base and scoring Tech's only run on a sacrifice fly by freshman Anthony Lyons to tie the game against No. 4 Ole Miss (6/17) ... ACADEMIC HONORS ... member of the 2014 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll.
Played for the Woodlands Strykers in the Texas Collegiate League ... helped team to a fifth-place finish in the league standings with a 21-39 overall record ... batted .283 (34-for-120) with 32 runs, two doubles, a triple, 14 RBI and 17-of-21 stolen bases ... led the team in stolen bases and ranked second in runs ... hit safely in 11 of the final 14 games of the season ... recorded six multi-hit games ... finished season with 20 runs in the last 14 games.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team (completed 24 credit hours with 3.0 GPA) ... played in 31 games (21 starts) starting all 21 games in left field ... batted nine-hole 14 times and batted eight-hole seven times ... batted .241 (13-for-54) with eight runs, a double, four RBI, nine walks, two hit-by-pitch, 1-for-1 stolen bases, .259 slugging percentage, .364 on-base percentage and fielded 1.000 (29 putouts, 0 assists, 0 errors) ... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS ... played in five games (3 starts) batted .400 (4-for-10) with an RBI, walk and .455 on-base percentage ... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... played in 10 games (7 starts) batted .154 (2-for-13) with a walk ... BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP ... played in one game (0 starts) as a pinch runner and scored one run ... HOME GAMES ... played in 18 games (13 starts) batted .242 (8-for-33) with six runs, three RBI, seven walks, two hit-by-pitch and .395 on-base percentage ... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES ... played in 13 games (8 starts) batted .238 (5-for-21) with two runs, a double, RBI and two walks ... SITUATIONAL: batted .346 (9-for-26) with runners on base ... batted .500 (1-for-2) as a pinch hitter ... batted .308 (4-for-13) with runners in scoring position ... MISCELLANEOUS: one go-ahead RBI ... three infield hits ... one bunt base hit ... had one multi-hit game ... tallied one multiple RBI game ... HIT STREAK: season-long seven-game hit streak (2/25-3/9) batted .421 (8-for-19) with four runs, a double, RBI, three walks, .522 slugging percentage and .474 on-base percentage ... REACHING BASE SAFELY: reached base safely in a season-high nine consecutive games ... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ... made career debut starting in left field on Opening Day going 1-for-3 with a run scored and RBI against Northern Illinois (2/15) ... went 1-for-3 with a season-high two RBI against Northern Colorado (2/16) ... ARIZONA SERIES: batted .500 (3-for-6) with a .571 on-base percentage ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI and walk at No. 16 Arizona (3/6), the defending NCAA College World Series champion ... went 1-for-2 with a run scored, season-high two walks and recorded first career stolen base against Utah Valley (3/12) ... made first career Big 12 start in left field going 0-for-3 at Texas (3/15) ... member of the 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll ... member of the 2013 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll (Dean's List).
A three-year varsity letterwinner at Cypress Lakes High School for head coach Jeff Wallis ... as a senior earned second team all-district ... batted .333 with three triples and 19 stolen bases ... played multiple positions, including second base, shortstop and outfield ... also competed in football and basketball ... received all-district honors in football during senior season.
Zach Ross Davis ... born in Houston, Texas ... son of Kenny Davis and Paula Hannibal ... has a younger brother, Sean ... an exercise and sport sciences major at Texas Tech.
Perhaps the play of the year in college baseball during the regular season was Zach Davis stealing home in the bottom of the ninth inning against Texas to tie the game with two outs and two strikes on the batter.