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Zack Weiss
Player Profile:
Zack Weiss 1264495
Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
Hometown: Irvine, Calif.
High School: Northwood HS
Appeared in 43 games, all in relief...served primarily as UCLA's eighth-inning setup man...went 2-1 with a 2.25 ERA and 27 strikeouts in 40 innings pitched...honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection...43 appearances were second-most in the nation to teammate David Berg's 51 and rank as the third-most in a single-season in UCLA history...earned the win on March 12 at Cal State Northridge after pitching a scoreless inning of relief...pitched two innings on March 15 vs. Washington, striking out a season-high four batters in a no-decision...did not allow a run in his final 14 outings...picked up his second win of the year on May 17 at USC, again pitching a scoreless inning of relief...pitched in five postseason games, not allowing a run in four innings pitched...appeared in two College World Series games, tossing 1.1 innings and allowing only one hit...selected in the 6th round of the MLB Draft by the Cincinnati Reds.

Made 17 appearances, including 13 starts...went 3-3 with a 4.28 ERA, logging 44 strikeouts and 32 walks in 69.1 innings...served as UCLA's No. 3 starting pitcher in the weekend rotation...went 1-1 with a 3.52 ERA in nine Pac-12 games (six starts)...pitched 6.2 innings as the starting pitcher in UCLA's 4-2 win at Washington (May 13, no-decision), recording five strikeouts and one walk...earned the victory in the series finale at Arizona (April 15), allowing two runs and five hits in six innings while totaling five strikeouts and two walks...notched the victory in UCLA's Regional-clinching win against Creighton (June 3), limiting the Bluejays to three runs and seven hits in five innings...tossed a season-high seven innings to secure the win against Sacramento State (March 4), allowing two runs and four hits in UCLA's 11-2 victory...most efficient relief outing came in an 8-6 win over Oregon (April 7), limiting the Ducks to one run and three hits through 4.1 innings while striking out three batters with no walks.

2011 (summer)
Made nine appearances (five starts) for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox...went 1-1 with a 4.91 ERA, totaling 17 strikeouts and 14 walks in 33.0 innings...Yarmouth-Dennis went 19-21-4, finishing fourth in the league's Eastern Division.

Made 22 appearances, including nine starts...went 5-3 with a 2.86 ERA, recording 53 strikeouts and 22 walks in 66.0 innings...served as UCLA's primary midweek starting pitcher, in addition to contributing from the bullpen...secured Freshman All-America honors from Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball...as a starting pitcher, went 4-3 with a 2.55 ERA in 49.1 innings (nine starts), recording 38 strikeouts and 13 walks while limiting the opposition to a .199 batting average...as a relief pitcher, went 1-0 with a 3.78 ERA in 16.2 innings (13 appearances), totaling 15 strikeouts and nine walks...pitched a season-high eight innings in UCLA's final game of the season at the NCAA Los Angeles Regional, allowing three runs and six hits - did not record a decision in the start against UC Irvine (June 5), striking out six batters and walking three...was tagged with the loss at UC Irvine (May 24), despite limiting the Anteaters to two runs and four this in seven innings, striking out four batters and issuing one walk...earned the victory at Pepperdine (May 3), scattering seven hits in six scoreless innings and recording a season-high seven strikeouts and two walks...allowed one run (unearned) and three hits in seven innings, notching four strikeouts and one walk to secure the victory in a 4-1 win at home against UC Irvine (April 26)...allowed two runs and two hits in five innings to pick up the win against San Diego State (April 19)...scattered two hits over five scoreless innings, notching five strikeouts and no walks against Long Beach State (April 12) to earn the win...tossed 3.1 hitless innings in relief at San Diego State to record his first collegiate win (March 1)...opened the season with four scoreless innings over three relief appearances, logging four strikeouts and two walks...made his collegiate debut in a 3-0 win over San Francisco (Feb. 20), scattering two hits and tallying two strikeouts in 1.1 scoreless innings out of the bullpen.

2010 (summer)
Made 17 pitching appearances (three starts) for the Wenatchee AppleSox of the West Coast Collegiate League...went 2-1 with a 2.51 ERA and three saves in 28.2 innings...recorded 31 strikeouts and nine walks... along with UCLA teammate Trevor Brown, helped Wenatchee win its fourth championship in the organization's six-year history...Wenatchee went 29-19 overall, finishing first in the West Coast Collegiate League's East Division.

High School
Two-year varsity baseball letterwinner at Northwood High School under head coach Rob Stuart...selected in the 10th round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates...helped lead the Wenatchee AppleSox to the 2010 West Coast League title, pitching in 17 games over the summer...went 2-1 with a 2.51 ERA for Wenatchee, totaling 31 strikeouts, nine walks and three saves in 28.2 innings...went 7-5 with a 2.45 ERA, 82 strikeouts, 34 walks and two saves in 65.2 innings as a senior (2010)...struck out all six batters faced in a two-inning relief stint during an All-Star showcase game in June 2010...earned second-team All-CIF Southern Section Division II accolades as a senior...captured second-team All-Sea View League honors as a senior...batted .359 with four home runs and 23 RBI at the plate as a senior...went 4-2 with a 2.70 ERA, 36 strikeouts and one save in 33.2 innings as a junior (2009)...limited the opposition to a .168 batting average his junior season, allowing just 23 hits in 33.2 innings...batted .292 with six RBI and eight runs in 22 games as a junior...played for the Milwaukee Brewers Gray Team at the 2009 Area Code Games at Blair Field (Long Beach, Calif.)...competed for the Irvine Rox at the Junior Olympics and played in the Southwest Future All-Star Series...played in the Dodgers Elite Lasorda Classic Showcase...secured scholar-athlete honors as a junior at Northwood High School.

Full name: Zachary Daniel Weiss...born June 16, 1992 in Irvine, Calif...Zack is the older of Ernest and Nancy Weiss' two children...has one younger sister, Ariana...Geography/Environmental Studies major.

Career Highs
Innings - 8.0 vs. UC Irvine (6/5/11)
Strikeouts - 7 at Pepperdine (5/3/11)


2011 Fr. 2.86 5-3 22 9 0 0 66.0 44 24 21 22 53 7 0 1 271 .191 5 15 1 3 1
2012 So. 4.28 3-3 17 13 0 0 69.1 73 42 33 32 44 12 2 7 320 .274 4 10 3 9 0
2013 Jr. 2.25 2-1 43 0 0 0 40.0 36 13 10 12 27 5 1 1 176 .243 6 10 3 3 1
TOTALS   3.29 10-7 82 22 0 0 175.1 153 79 64 66 124 24 3 9 767 .238 15 35 7 15 2



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