5 - Zak Palmer
Zak Palmer
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Mahwah, N.J.
High School: Mahwah
Position: IF
Last Team: R/R

As a Sophomore:
Northeast Conference First Third Baseman…2012 College Sports Madness All-Northeast Conference Team…Appeared in and started 46 games…Led the team with a .342 batting average (54-158)…Tied for the team lead with 22 RBI, second with 24 runs scored, second in slugging % with a .399, and second in OBP with .416…Stole six bases, was caught three times…Went 4-5 with a double and a stolen base in a loss to William & Mary on Mar. 14 sparking a five game hit streak…Had seven hits, two runs, and two RBI in a weekend series at Wagner on Mar. 16/17/18…Went 4-4 with a run scored and a stolen base against Fairleigh Dickinson on Mar. 23…Put together an eight game hit streak from Apr. 7 to Apr. 20… Went 11-17 with six runs scored and four RBI in a weekend series against Mount St. Mary’s on Apr. 13/14/15…Ended the year with a nine game hit streak from Apr. 24 to May 6…Reached base five times against Sacred Heart on Apr. 28 while stealing a base, driving in a run, and scoring two… Went 3-3 with a HR, three runs scored and three RBI in the first game of a May 6 doubleheader with Long Island… Followed up in the second game with a 4-5, three RBI performance.

As a Freshman:
Batted .237, good for seventh on the team…Started in 44 of the 46 games he played…Tied for third on the team with 17 RBIs…Led the team in sacrifice bunts with three…Totaled 36 hits in 152 at-bats…Went 3-3 with two RBIs against Richmond on March 11 to record his first career hit and RBI…Went 2-4 with a run scored against Fairleigh Dickinson on Mar. 18…Played his first game in the field after being the designated hitter for his first nine appearances and went 2-5 against Fairleigh Dickinson on Mar. 20…Led the team with six RBI in a three-game span from April 6 – 9…Also recorded a hit in seven straight games from Apr. 6 to Apr. 15…Singled and scored two runs against Long Island on Apr. 17…Was 2-3 with two runs scored against Wagner on Apr. 21…Went 2-3 against Connecticut on Apr. 25…Strung together three straight multi-hit games starting Apr. 30 against Central Connecticut State…Went 3-5 with three runs scored and an RBI against Bryant on May 6.

Before Quinnipiac:
Three-year letterwinner at Mahwah (N.J.) High School...Helped Mahwah to the 2008 New Jersey Group 2 State Championship...Set Mahwah record for single-season homeruns (10), RBI (52) and stolen bases (25)...All-State Honorable Mention...All-County First Team...All-League First Team...Played for the PBI Eagles.

Personal:
Son of Phyllis and Robert Palmer...Majoring in business...Born in Mahwah, N.J.

Career Stats (Updated 3/20/12)

 

Batting

   

Name

Class

Year

Pos

G

AB

R

H

Avg

2B

3B

HR

TB

Slug Pct.

RBI

SB

SBA

BB

SO

HBP

SH

SF

   

Palmer, Zak

Fr.

2010-11

-

46

152

14

36

0.237

4

0

0

40

0.263

17

2

2

10

24

1

3

2

   

Palmer, Zak

So.

2011-12

Infield

13

48

3

13

0.271

1

-

-

-

0.292

3

2

-

-

6

3

-

-

   

Career Totals

-

-

-

59

200

17

49

0.245

5

0

0

40

0.270

20

4

2

10

30

4

3

2