Born April 3, 1980, in Tacoma, Wash. . . . mother is Margaret and father is Steve . . . a society & justice major.
2001 (Junior) -- Posted a solid season, splitting his time between the bullpen and the starting rotation … made six starts and had six relief appearances … 4.28 ERA was second best on the team among regular pitchers … picked up first victory of the season in a five-inning start at OSU March 6 … worked four no-hit, no-run relief innings vs. WSU, getting the win in a combined two-hitter with Jeff Carlsen … got another relief victory April 18 at Portland, throwing three shutout innings …no decision in a 7-6 win over Lewis-Clark State, despite allowing three runs over six and one-third innings … had a great day in a 3-1 win over OSU May 6 … allowed one run on five hits over seven innings for the win … also batted for himself in that game, going 2-for-3 with a run ... academic All-Pac-10 honorable mention … 2000 (Sophomore) -- Posted a strong season as a mid-week starter, as eight of his nine appearances were starts … first victory of the season was a five-inning start vs. Portland when he struck out a career-high seven batters … allowed only one earned run on three hits in that game … against San Francisco, worked eight innings, allowing two earned runs on seven hits … picked up another victory with a five-inning performance against St. Martin’s … allowed three runs over six innings to earn fourth win of the year May 9 over Portland ... 1999 (Freshman) -- After a rough start, settled in and finished his first season in fine form ... made 13 appearances on the year, including one start, and didn’t allow an earned run in his final seven appearances (nine and two-thirds innings) ... got no decision in a strong start vs. Portland, working five innings and allowing no runs on three hits and a strikeout ... struck out three in 1.1 no-hit innings at USC on May 14.
Charles Wright Academy
Pitched two seasons on the varsity at Charles Wright after spending his sophomore season at Blanchet High in Seattle . . . played for Blanchet’s AA state title team in 1996 . . . All-Chinook League as a junior and senior . . . all-area and league MVP as a senior . . . over two-year career at Wright, posted a 13-6 record and a 2.00 ERA . . . also earned two letters in soccer . . . graduated with a 3.5 GPA.
ZACK DANIELS’ CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS:
Year ERA W-L G/GS CG ShO Sv IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR 1999 8.20 0-0 13/1 0 0 0 18.2 30 26 17 16 11 9 1 1 2000 7.43 4-2 9/8 0 0 0 36.1 50 37 30 30 19 14 1 3 Totals 7.69 4-2 22/9 0 0 0 55.0 80 63 47 46 30 23 2 4