18 - Zak Edgington
Zak Edgington
Birth Date: 12/21/1989
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Belmont, Calif.
High School: Juniperro Serra HS
Previous College: Santa Barbara CC
Position: LHP

UC Santa Barbara
2011 - As a Junior Zak appeared in 9 games, starting 2 of them...Posted a 3.10 ERA in 20.1 innings...Struck out 9 on the season...Had career highs in his first start at Cal State Northridge on April 12th pitching 8.0 innings allowing only 2 runs, striking out 3 while only walking 1...Season high in strikeouts in a start against Pepperdine on April 19th posting 4 strikeouts...Threw 2 scoreless innings in relief on March 30 at Loyola Marymount

Santa Barbara City College
Named the WSC North Pitcher of the Year after he went 6-3 with a 2.92 ERA in his second season for Teddy Warrecker's Vaqueros ... Was a First Team All-Western State Conference pick ... Part of the All-Southern California Team ... Named the SBCC Male Athlete of the Year ... Struck out 101 batters in 80 innings ... Had 21 strikeouts in a six-hit complete game on April 22, 2010 vs. Ventura College ... Struck out 13 vs. L.A. Mission in a complete-game win on April 2 ... On April 8 vs. Cuesta, K'd 11 ... In his freshman season, went 5-2 with a 3.40 ERA ... Named to the Second Team All-WSC Team ... Struck out 49 hitters in 50.1 innings ... Was part of SBCC's Honor Roll.

High School
Was a three-year letterwinner for Pete Jensen's squad at Juniperro Serra ... Won three league titles in his time as a Padre ... An All-WCAL Honorable Mention pick in 20008 ... Named the freshman team's MVP ... An Honor Roll member all four years ... Also play football.

Personal
Zak Edgington was born on Dec. 21, 1989 in Sydney, Australia to parents Austin and Judy Edgington ... Majoring in sociology with a minor in sports management ... Aspires to play in the majors ... Roots for the San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 49ers, Sa Jose Sharks and Golden State Warriors ... Favorite movies are "Role Models" and "Friday" ... Favorite novel is "The Bullpen Gospels" and favorite author is Dirk Hayhurst ... Favorite athletes are Cliff Lee and Adam Wainwright ... Calls his 21-strikeout performance one of his most memorable sporting achievements ... The other is when the Giants won the 2010 World Series ... Says that "living the dream with my friends" is one of his hobbies ... Watches "Eastbound and Down," "Entourage" and "The League" on TV ... Was also recruited by USF, Cal Poly, Maryland, Loyola Marymount, Santa Clara and New Mexico ... As an Australian native, Zak hopes to one day play for Team Australia in the World Baseball Classic.

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