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Zach Fowler
Zach Fowler

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Texarkana, Texas

High School:
Liberty-Eylau

Last College:
Texarkana College

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
02/27/1989

Experience:
1L

B/T:
L/L


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CAREER-HIGHS:
Innings Pitched: 2.0 2x, vs. Dallas Baptist (5/3/11)*
Longest Start (IP): None
Shortest Start (IP): None
Longest Relief Outing (IP): 2.0 2x, vs. Dallas Baptist (5/3/11)*
Hits Allowed: 4 2x, vs. Dallas Baptist (5/3/11)*
Runs Allowed: 2, vs. #5 Texas A&M (4/10/11)
ER Allowed: 2, vs. #5 Texas A&M (4/10/11)
Walks: 2, vs. Northern Illinois (2/27/11)
Strikeouts: 2, vs. BYU (2/24/11)
Wild Pitches: 1 2x, vs. Dallas Baptist (5/3/11)*
Hit Batters: 1 2x, vs. Dallas Baptist (5/3/11)*
HR Allowed: N/A
Balks: N/A
* Indicates most recent high

2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft
Drafted in the 34th round (No. 1,025 overall) by the Baltimore Orioles... was the Orioles 34th overall pick, 19th pitcher taken and was organizations sixth left-handed pitcher selected in the draft... became Texas Tech's 117th all-time draft/free agent selection... became Tech's 48th pitcher (14th LHP) to be drafted/signed free agent with an MLB organization... became the third Texas Tech player to be drafted by Baltimore and the first since 2007 (Aaron Odom - LHP, 40th round).

2011 (Redshirt Junior)
Academic All-Big 12 first team... made 23 appearances (all relief) with a 1-1 record and 3.38 ERA in 16.0 innings pitched with 29 hits allowed, 11 runs allowed (6 earned) with 11 strikeouts and nine walks while opponents batted .382... in eight appearances (all relief) against nationally-ranked opponents went 0-1 with a 3.38 ERA in 5.1 innings with seven hits allowed, four runs allowed (2 earned) with two strikeouts and three walks while opponents batted .318... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... in 11 appearances (all relief) went 0-1 with a 3.86 ERA in 7.0 innings pitched with 10 hits allowed, five runs (3 earned) with three strikeouts and three walks while opponents batted .333... in 14 appearances (all relief) in home games went 1-1 with a 5.19 ERA in 8.2 innings with 21 hits allowed, nine runs allowed (5 earned) with eight strikeouts and seven walks while opponents batted .438... made nine appearances (all relief) in road/neutral site games going 0-0 and ranked among team leaders with a 1.23 ERA in 7.1 innings with eight hits allowed, two runs allowed (1 earned) with three strikeouts and two walks allowed while opponents hit .286... opposing left-handed batters hit .389 (14-for-36)... opposing right-handed batters hit .375 (15-for-40)... opposing batters hit .380 (19-for-50) with runners on base... opposing batters hit .385 (10-for-26) with the bases empty... opposing batters hit .318 (7-for-22) with two outs... team posted a 13-10 record in appearances... two appearances were multiple inning outings... pitched back-to-back days on two occasions... had at least one strikeout in 10 appearances... 13 outings were scoreless... finished season making three consecutive scoreless appearances... allowed only one walk during final nine appearances of the season (6.0 IP)... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made first career appearance matching a season-high two-innings pitched in a scoreless outing with one strikeout and allowing two hits against Utah Valley (2/19)... struck out season-high two batters in one scoreless inning against BYU (2/24)... made back-to-back scoreless relief outings against No. 14 Baylor on the road (3/18, 3/20) pitching 1.1 innings in each appearance... pitched two innings - matching a season-high - allowing four hits and one walk with one strikeout against Dallas Baptist (5/3)... member of the 2011 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll (Dean's List)... member of the 2010 Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll... member of the 2011 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll (Dean's List).

2010 (Junior)
Medical Redshirt... underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery prior to the season... member of the 2010 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll... member of the 2009 Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll.

TEXARKANA COLLEGE
Played at Texarkana College for two seasons (2008-2009) for head coach Will Bolt... as a sophomore went 5-4 on the mound while batting .350 with 12 stolen bases... helped lead team to a 40-15 record as a sophomore in 2009 and to a 33-23 record in 2008... 2009 squad was ranked No. 21 in the NJCAA and finished runner-up at the regional tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL
A three-year letterwinner at Liberty-Eylau High School for head coach Rick Fowler... during prep career batted .496 with 31 stolen bases... went 14-2 on the mound with a 1.01 ERA... named All-State as a pitcher and as an outfielder following senior season... picked up 2006 State Tournament Most Valuable Player honors... tabbed All-State as a first baseman in 2006.

PERSONAL
Zachary Ray Fowler... born February 27, 1989, in Texarkana, Texas... son of Rick and Judy Fowler... a history major at Texas Tech.

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