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Zac Elgie

Position IF
Height 6'2''
Weight 220 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Minot, N.D.
High School Minot HS

Career Awards and Honors:

  • Academic All-Big 12 First Team (2011)
  • KU[apos]s Jeff Neimeier Big Stick Award (2011)
  • Two-time Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll (Spring, 2010; Fall, 2010)
  • Two-time Big 12 Commissioner[apos]s Honor Roll (Spring, 2010; Fall, 2010)
  • NCAA Chapel Hill Region All-Tournament Team (2009)

2012 (Senior): Played in 46 games, making 44 starts … Made 41 starts at third base and three at first base … Batted .252 with a team-best 11 doubles and five homers … Collected 28 RBIs and a .428 slugging percentage … Batted .262 in Big 12 games … Led team with seven multi-RBI games … Recorded 18 of his 28 RBIs in the first inning of games … Went 2-for-3 with a double, a homer and four RBIs against Mississippi Valley State (Feb. 26) … Added his second career grand slam against North Dakota (March 6) … Hit safely in nine-straight games (March 25-April 11) … Hit a solo homer against Oklahoma State ace Andrew Heaney (April 6) … Sealed a victory with a walk-off homer against Kansas State (April 25) … Injured in series opener against Oklahoma (April 27) and missed the next eight games … Returned for final seven contests of the season.

2011 Summer: Played for the San Luis-Obispo Blues of the California Collegiate League … Head coach was Chal Fanning … Batted .315 with nine doubles, three homers and 29 RBIs in 32 games … Had a .476 slugging percentage and added 21 runs scored and a .980 fielding percentage.

2011 (Junior): Started 54 games at first base … Batted .297 with seven home runs and 37 RBIs … Led the team with 22 doubles and tied for the team-high in home runs for a .520 slugging percentage … Had a season-high seven game hitting streak near the end of the season … Batted .354 over the final month of the season … Had back-to-back games with a home run at Iowa and Missouri … Had at least one RBI in six of the last seven games of the season … Went 3-for-5 with a home run, two doubles and two RBIs at Texas Tech (April 30) … Tied a Kansas school record with three doubles at Oklahoma (May 8) … Hit two home runs and drove in three runs in the season finale against Kansas State (May 22).

Summer 2010: Played for the Newport Gulls of the New England Collegiate Baseball League … Head Coach was Mike Coombs.

2010 (Sophomore):Played in 27 games, making 20 starts at first base and designated hitter … Hit .226 with four homers and 14 RBIs … Collected three hits, including his first career triple and a homer against Baker (March 24) … Went 2-for-4 with a solo homer against Missouri State (March 30), which proved to be the winning run … Recorded first career multi-homer game against Benedictine (April 20) … Went 3-for-3 in a reserve role against Kansas State (May 28) and Baylor (May 29) at the Big 12 Championship.

Summer 2009: Played for the Duluth Huskies of the Northwoods League … Batted .236 with eight doubles and 14 RBIs in 44 games.

2009 (Freshman): Named to the NCAA Chapel Hill Region All-Tournament team … Batted .305 with three homers and nine RBIs in 33 games … Made 28 starts at first base, designated hitter and in right field … Collected a pair of hits against Northwestern (March 6) … Tallied two RBIs against Missouri Valley (March 10) … Went 2-for-4 with a run scored against Western Illinois (March 24) … Collected a season-high three hits and drove in three runs at Iowa (April 7) … Went 6-for-10 with five RBIs in the series against the Hawkeyes (April 7-8) … Hit first home run of the season against No. 17 Oklahoma State (April 10) … Went 3-for-4 with a pair of runs scored against Nebraska (April 26) … Recorded a pair of doubles and two RBIs against No. 11 Kansas State (May 16) … Drove in career-high six runs in the NCAA Tournament win over Dartmouth (May 30), hitting a grand slam.

Minot HS: Played four years of high school baseball for head coaches Pete Stenberg and Todd Larson at Minot High … A two-time All-American … Also selected all-state twice, all-conference three times and North Dakota state tournament MVP … Hit an American Legion record 34 home runs during the 2007 season for the Minot Vistas … Helped team to a 2005 state championship … Lettered three years in football and basketball as well … An Academic All-American.

Personal: Son of Mike and Tammy Elgie … Has a younger brother, Luke … Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 12the round of the 2008 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft … A community health major.