Join the second baseman and the rest of the Army baseball team as the travel down to Florida for their annual spring break trip.
MISCELLANEOUS: Scrappy second baseman ... took Patriot League by storm as freshman ... struggled through uneven sophomore campaign at plate after posting one of finest campaigns ever by Army rookie leadoff hitter ... returned to his all-star form as a junior ... accomplished offensive performer ... handles bat extremely well ... excellent contact hitter ... sprays line drives to all fields ... prototypical leadoff hitter ... boasts smooth batting stroke and deceptive power ... features ability to regularly reach outfield gaps ... boasts skill set necessary to make opposing pitcher work ... patient batter ... owns strong understanding of strike zone ... sees plethora of pitches during every plate appearance ... serves as pesky catalyst for Army's high-powered offense ... hands move quickly through hitting zone ... possesses excellent knowledge of game ... embraces leadoff role ... fine situational hitter ... excellent bunter ... solid defensive second baseman ... ranges well to left or right ... hails from baseball hotbed of state of Florida ... gritty performer ... loves getting uniform dirty ... expected to return to starting role at second base ... steady defender ... improved defensive range dramatically since freshman campaign ... figures to assume more of a leadership role this season as one of Army's co-captains ... three-year letterman.
MILESTONES: Two-time All-Patriot League honoree, earning first-team plaudits as a freshman and junior ... became sixth Army player in six years named to Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-America Team as chosen by Collegiate Baseball magazine following freshman showing ... selected to Ping! Baseball magazine Third Team All-Freshman Team ... fourth Black Knight to garner Patriot League Rookie of the Year honors ... fourth Army freshman to garner first team All-Patriot League laurels ... two-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week ... named Patriot League Rookie of the Year in 2009 ... owns Army single-season records for games played (57 in 2009) and games started (53 in 2009) ... ranks second on Army's single-season walks list (39 in 2009), one shy of standard ... ranks second on Army's single-season runs scored list (59 in 2009) ... lists ninth on Army's single-season base hits ledger (70 in 2009) ... Army freshman record-holder in games played, walks, on-base percentage (.480 in 2009), runs scored (59 in 2009) and stolen bases (14 in 2009) ... carries .318 career batting average into senior showing ... boasts .438 career on-base mark ... successful in 35 of 46 career stolen base opportunities ... ranks seventh on Army's career list for runs scored (123) ... named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll following each of first three campaigns ... selected to ESPN The Magazine University Division Academic All-America District 1 Second Team following both his sophomore and junior seasons.
2011: Started every game for the second straight season ... one of just two Black Knights to be listed with the starting lineup for all 48 contests ... occupied the leadoff spot and played second base for each of those starts ... led the Black Knights and ranked fifth in the Patriot League with a .331 batting average ... also topped the squad with 56 hits, 39 runs scored, 34 walks, 13 stolen bases and a .472 on-base percentage ... ranked second in the Patriot League in walks and on-base percentage, fifth in stolen bases and sixth in runs scored ... on-base percentage was 47th nationally ... also listed among the team leaders in doubles (nine) and total bases (67) ... batted .355 with four doubles and eight RBI in Patriot League contests ... was 8-for-10 in stolen bases during league games ... recorded a sparkling .987 fielding percentage ... made just three errors in 228 defensive chances ... hit safetly in 36 of 48 games ... strung together a 12-game hitting streak during the heart of conference play ... recorded 13 multi-hit games ... registered at least three base hits on five occassions ... collected a career-high four base hits against Davidson in the second game of the season ... went 4-for-5 with two RBI and three runs scored in the contest ... posted a pair of three-hit performances against Lehigh ... went 8-for-18 in the series versus the Mountain Hawks ... matched career high with four hits in the first game of the Patriot League Semifinal Series opposite Lafayette ... was 4-for-4 with a double and a run scored in the game ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll for third year in a row.
2010: One of two Army players to start all 45 games ... hit leadoff and lined up at second base for all of those contests ... batted .262 with two doubles, one triple, 25 runs scored and 24 runs batted in ... colleced 49 total bases ... posted .285 slugging percentage and .350 on-base mark ... added five sacrifice bunts and three sacrifice flies ... topped team in both stolen bases (8) and walks (25) ... ranked fifth among team leaders in runs scored, base hits (45) and RBI ... tied for second on club with 14 multiple-hit contests ... fell one shy of team lead in that category ... ranked sixth among Patriot League leaders in walks (0.56) ... batted .333 when leading off an inning ... smacked three hits on three occasions ... tied for fourth on team with five multi-RBI showings ... authored team- best 17-game hitting streak during middle of season following slow start ... hit just .198 through season's first 22 contests ... responded by hitting safely in next 17 games ... batted .388 with 12 runs scored and 12 runs batted in during streak ... raised seasonal average 86 percentage points during tear ... slumped again during season's final six contests ... batted just .125 (3-24) with one run scored and two RBI in those games ... remained clutch throughout season despite inconsistency ... batted .381 with runners in scoring position ... successfully scored runner from third base with less than two outs on 9 of 13 opportunities (.692) ... collected 14 two-out RBI to rank tied for second among team leaders ... posted impressive overall numbers in Patriot League play ... batted .356 with two doubles, 14 runs scored and 13 RBI in 20 conference tilts ... finished with 28 total bases to rank tied for second among team leaders ... registered .384 slugging percentage and .422 on-base mark ... successful on 7 of 9 stolen base tries in Patriot League action ... hit .423 with runners on base and .429 with runners in scoring position against league pitchers ... registered eight two-out RBI in conference games ... opened sophomore campaign on positive note ... rapped out two hits in four of season's first five contests ... batted .379 with five multiple-hit showings through first seven games ... hit by gripping slump over next 11 outings ... managed just one hit in 35 official plate appearances to lower seasonal batting average to .188 ... steadily rebuilt number remainder of year ... went 3-for-6 with two runs scored and one run batted in to aid road victory over Holy Cross ... finished 3-for-4 with one run scored and one run batted in during opening game of Lafayette series ... went 2-for-4 with one double, one run scored and three RBI in nightcap ... combined to go 5-for-8 with one double, two runs scored and four runs batted in during impressive twinbill showing ... garnered seven hits, four runs scored and five RBI in four-game set opposite Leopards ... went 3-for-5 against Marist in WPDH Hudson Valley Baseball Classic ... batted safely in all four series games versus Navy ... hit .375 (6-16) with four runs scored and two RBI in helping Black Knights capture seventh straight "star" against arch rivals ... selected to ESPN The Magazine University Division Academic All-America District 1 Second Team ... named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll for second straight year.
2009: Latest in long line of Army players named to Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-America Team as chosen by Collegiate Baseball magazine ... only Patriot League player so honored ... selected to Ping! Baseball magazine Third Team All-Freshman Team ... fourth Black Knight to garner Patriot League Rookie of the Year honors and second consecutively ... fourth Army freshman to garner first team All-Patriot League laurels ... most recently followed in footsteps of Clint Moore as conference's top rookie ... named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... assumed starting duties at second base early during debut campaign ... batted .355 with 10 doubles, two triples, 59 runs scored and 25 runs batted in ... served as Army's leadoff hitter throughout season ... posted .480 on base percentage ... successful on 14 of 18 stolen base opportunities ... registered 21 multiple-hit games and seven multi-RBI showings ... led Patriot League in walks (39) and runs scored (59) ... also ranked among conference leaders in on-base percentage (third), stolen bases (third), base hits (eighth) and batting average (11th) ... only second freshman in Army history to lead the team in runs scored and stolen bases ... established school records for games played (57) and games started (53) ... only member of Black Knights' record-setting team to appear in all 57 games ... fell just one walk shy of Army's single-season record ... set school freshman standard by authoring 16-game hitting streak late in the year ... entered Austin Regional having hit safely in 27 of his previous 28 contests and 11 games consecutively ... batted safely in two of four regional contests ... hit .286 with one double, three runs scored and two RBI during solid four-game effort in Texas ... established freshman Army records for games played, walks, on-base percentage, runs scored and stolen bases ... batted .357 with runners in scoring position ... hit safely in 46 of 57 games overall ... batted .505 when leading off an inning ... successfully delivered base runner from second base with less than two outs on 11 of 12 occasions (.917) ... registered three hits three times ... scored at least two runs 16 times ... scored three runs in a game on seven occasions ... fashioned showy .967 fielding percentage ... committed just eight errors in 253 fielding chances ... participated in 42 of Army's school-record 66 defensive double plays ... hit .425 with four doubles, two triples, 25 runs scored and nine runs batted in during 20 Patriot League outings ... posted .534 slugging percentage and .506 on-base mark during conference action ... perfect in seven stolen base attempts opposite Patriot League competition ... posted .484 batting average with runners on base in conference action ... hit .471 with runners in scoring position ... put forth solid showing during first series against Navy ... batted .538 (7-13) with five runs scored, six runs batted in, five walks and four stolen bases in helping to lead Black Knights' sixth consecutive series victory over their arch rivals ... posted .632 on-base percentage during four game conference set ... earned first Patriot League Rookie of Week citation on strength of that performance ... batted .588 during week overall ... garnered second conference rookie of the week certificate two weeks later ... hit .522 (12-23) in helping Black Knights to four wins in five games ... collected multiple-hit outings in all four games of Patriot League series victory over Lafayette ... registered three hits in three of those performances ... led twinbill sweep of Leopards by going 6-for-8 at plate with five runs scored and two runs batted in ... helped Army to Austin Regional Final by going 2-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored during elimination game win over Boston College ... named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach Todd Boyd at J.M. Tate High ... split time between second base and shortstop ... three-year letterman ... two-time team captain ... all-area selection ... active member of student council ... National Honor Society member ... selected as vice president of senior class.
PERSONAL: Given name is Zachary Milton Price ... born Jan. 16, 1990, in Pensacola, Fla. ... parents' names are Lesa and Greg Price ... enjoys playing ping pong ... majoring in Systems Engineering.