Charlotte Baseball BIO
Zach Jarrett
Player Profile:
Zach Jarrett 1786642
Position: Outfield
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 230
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hickory, N.C.
High School: Hickory
Experience: High School

2016: Started in all 55 games in left field hitting .248 with four homers and 33 runs driven in … tied a career-high with four hits in the Niners historic 15-inning, series-clinching win at #12 Florida Atlantic on April 10th going 4-for-7 with a triple and run scored … hit a career-high two doubles against Southern Miss on April 1st and set his new RBI mark at four after the April 26th contest vs. The Citadel … recorded a dozen multi-hit games during the year while eight multi-RBI outings … upped his average during C-USA play to .270 in those 29 games … ended the season and will carry over an 11-game streak of reaching base safely and eight-game hit streak into his senior season of 2017 … named to Conference USA’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2015: Started in all 48 games during his sophomore season leading the team with seven home runs … hit Charlotte’s first long ball of the season, a two-run shot, during game one of a March 14th doubleheader with #25 Florida Atlantic … started a stretch seeing four balls leave the park in a six-game span starting March 24th sending another two-run shot out to left at Wake Forest … did the exact same thing in game one of a Saturday doubleheader against Louisiana Tech in Conference USA play before connecting again in Sunday’s series-finale … ended his streak of four in six games with a solo shot the following weekend at Old Dominion … added a pair of three-run bombs on the road at UAB on Friday, April 24th and Saturday, May 9th at Southern Miss … also added his first career triple in the April 24th game in Birmingham finishing a double shy of the cycle … led the team with 32 RBI on the year, team-high 10-game hit streak and eight multi-RBI games …  finished tied for second with 25 runs scored and fifth with 36 hits compiling his .209 average at the plate … hit .359 when leading off and .533 with a runner at third and less than two outs … made just three errors defensively in the outfield covering 141 chances … Athletic Director’s List (fall and spring).

2014: Made a splash in his collegiate debut picking up a double and three-straight singles in his first four plate appearances at High Point going 4-for-6 with his double and a run driven in ... followed his debut with hits in each of his next six games for a seven-game stretch to start his career ... put together another career night going 3-for-3 with a double, three RBI and three runs scored in a 12-4 victory over Wake Forest ... belted his first career home run as a solo shot to leadoff the second in Friday's series-opener at Louisiana Tech ... followed up his first dinger with his second in the season-finale on May 17th against Southern Miss ... hit .248 in his first season playing in 44 of 51 games with 42 starts ... named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Zach Jarrett's Career Stats

Prep – Played for David Craft and John Hamilton and the Hickory Red Tornadoes, the same HS as former 49ers and MLB draftee Tyler Barnette … Earned Best Defensive Player as a sophomore, Best Offensive Player as a junior and Team MVP honors following his senior season … Led team in extra-base hits in both of his last two seasons at Hickory.

Personal – Parents are Kelley and Dale Jarrett ... Grandfather Ned and father Dale are enshrined members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, while other grandfather Jasper Spears played in the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball organization … Has two sisters, Karsyn and Natalee … Major is Psychology … Birthday is December 8th.

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