1  Zach Willis
Zach Willis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bartlett, Tenn.

High School:
Bartlett HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190

Position:
INF

Experience:
3L

Bats/Throws:
L/R


04/15/2014

Arkansas State Edges @MemphisBaseball 6-4

Four freebies in eighth inning lead to two runs for ASU

04/06/2014

Louisville Rallies Past @MemphisBaseball 8-7

Cardinals score seven unanswered runs to take series

04/04/2014

Louisville Holds Off @MemphisBaseball Rally, 5-4

Memphis outhits Cardinals, 8-6

04/02/2014

Free Bases Help @MemphisBaseball Past Middle Tennessee, 8-4

Kane Barrow and Nate Rupiper lead Tigers with two hits apiece

04/01/2014

Big Inning Downs @MemphisBaseball at Middle Tennessee

Tigers lose third straight with 6-5 setback to Blue Raiders

02/17/2014

Memphis Baseball Sweeps Western Michigan with 5-2 Win

Post-game interviews and highlights of the Memphis baseball team's 5-2 win over Western Michigan on Sunday afternoon, completing a three-game sweep of the Broncos to move to 3-0 on the season.

Z. Willis

2013 - Junior
Tabbed Conference USA Hitter of the Week on April 8 after going 5-for-10 in a series sweep over UCF ... Named to the Conference USA All-Academic Team ... Just one of two Tigers to start all 59 games, appearing at second base for all contests ... Tied for the highest on base percentage on the team with .412 ... Had the third-best batting average on the team with a .305 average ... Led the Tigers with 36 runs scored ... Second on the squad with 68 hits ... Led the team with 20 multiple-hit games, four of those being three-hit outings ... Went 3-for-4 against Missouri (2/22) with a double, run and stolen base ... Had his only home run of the season against Kent State (3/15), going 2-for-5 with a career-high five RBI and two runs ... Went 3-for-4 against Austin Peay (5/14) with a double, walk and run scored ... Had a 3-for-5 outing in the series finale against UAB (4/13) with two RBI, one walk and a run scored ... In the C-USA Tournament, went 3-for-5 with two runs scored against UCF (5/22).

2012 - Summer (Dodge City A's)
Hit .301 in 23 games for Dodge City of the Jayhawk League ... Hit one home run and collected 16 RBI.

2012 - Sophomore
Appeared in 47 games and made 27 starts ... Hit .248 with a home run and nine RBI, eight doubles and a triple ... Drew 24 walks and sported a .408 on-base percentage ... Went 2-for-2 with a double and two runs scored against Kennesaw State (2/25) ... Was 3-for-4 with a double, two RBI and two RBI against Siena (3/17) ... Hit first career home run against Rice and finished day 1-for-3 (3/25) ... Had two hits against Tulane with a run scored (4/1) ... Posted second three-hit game with a 3-for-4 performance at Southern Miss (4/20).

2011 - Freshman
Played in 21 games in first season at Division I level ... Made NCAA debut against Evansville (2/20) as a pinch hitter ... Collected his first career hit against Saint Peter's (3/12) ... Had a key pinch-hit single in the Tigers' 6-5 victory over Southern Miss (4/8) in the series opener ... Also came up big as pinch hitter in sweep of UAB (4/16) with two runs scored and a single ... Made eight appearances as a pinch runner and scored seven runs on the season ... Finished the year error-free in the field...Tallied six defensive assists and five putouts.

Prep
Was a four-year letterwinner at second base for former Tiger Phil Clark at Bartlett High School ... Helped the Panthers to three-straight 30-win seasons (100 wins in three years), including a 35-5 finish and a TSSAA Tennessee State runner-up in 2008 ... Earned All-Metro, All-District 14-AAA and All-District 14-AAA Tournament honors in his prep career ... Was an All-Region 7 pick in 2010.

Personal
Son of Greg and Stacey Willis ... Majors in Accounting ... Also lettered as a golfer at Bartlett High School.

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