5/4 Baseball v Michigan

Baseball lost to Michigan 5 to 3 on May 4th in the 10th inning of the game.


4/29 Baseball v Seton Hall

Baseball lost to Seton Hall 2 to 1 on April 29th. It was also Chuck Lennon night


4/15 Baseball v West Virginia (Game 2)

The second game of the day went to the Irish (5 to 2) as they played West Virginia in Frank Eck Stadium.


4/8 Baseball v UConn

Baseball lost to UConn 3 to 1 on Friday, April 8th.

AT NOTRE DAME: Fifth-year outfielder enters this season with a .300 career batting average (3-for-10) ... has added four runs, two doubles and three walks in 11 games (no starts) ... has had very good success in extremely competitive summer leagues ... hopes to translate in final go-around with the Irish ... transitions to the outfield after spending the last four years as an infielder ... has worked hard on improving his offense ... carried a 3.319 cumulative GPA into the `11 spring semester.

SENIOR SEASON (2010): Appeared in four games off the bench ... hitless in four at-bats ... scored a run and added two walks ... did not commit an error in two fielding chances with two assists.

JUNIOR SEASON (2009): Did not make the NCAA mandated 35-player roster limit ... started all three games for the Gold in the 2008 Blue-Gold World Series ... batted .143 (1-for-7) with a run scored, walk, sacrifice bunt and two RBI ... spent the summer of 2008 with the Florence Redwolves ... saw action in 49 games, including 40 starts ... batted .266 (42-for-158) with a home run and 19 RBI ... added five doubles, 10 walks, 19 runs scored and two sacrifice bunts ... committed seven errors in 193 fielding chances - good for a .964 fielding percentage ... recorded 114 assists.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008): Saw action in two games for the Irish in the spring ... went 1-for-1 with a double and run scored against Wisconsin Milwaukee on Mar. 26 ... went 0-for-1 against Mississippi Valley State on Apr. 30 ... played all three games for victorious Gold team in 2007 Blue-Gold World Series ... batted .333 (2-for-6) with an RBI, double, two walks and sacrifice bunt. FRESHMAN SEASON (2007): Hit 2-for-4 while appearing in five games (2 R, 2B, BB, K) ... played in opening win over Prairie View, in San Antonio (15-8) ... had first at-bat versus Western Michigan (17-9) and then went 2-for-3 in 14-4 win over Chicago State (2 R, 2B) ... drew walk in 7-3 win over Ball State ... also played in opener of Connecticut series ... started at shortstop in game-2 of 2006 Blue-Gold Series (1-for-3, K, E; 4-3 win).

PREP & PERSONAL: Three-year letterwinner (3B/2B) at De LaSalle HS... a .331 career batter (81 RBI, six HR, five 3B, 24 2B) ... captained team as senior while batting .420 with 52 RBI (14 2B, four HR, four 3B) ... `06 honors included team MVP, all-state, all-district, all-region, all-county, all-metro and all-league ... all-district and academic all-state as a junior ... helped team win regional title as a sophomore ... MVP of `06 CABA U-18 World Series (in Michigan) ... member of National Honor Society ... other De LaSalle products who have competed for Notre Dame include early-'60s football fullback Bill Henneghan (Detroit), early-'90s swimmer Jim Boutros (Grosse Pt. Woods) and late-'90s fencer Brian Banas (Sterling Hts) ... father, Herman Petzold, played football at the University of San Francisco and received MBA from Notre Dame (`85) ... mother, Janice Petzold, played tennis at Ferris State ... born Sept. 7, 1988, in Grosse Pte., Mich. ... full name is Herman Gustave Petzold ... enrolled in Mendoza College of Business as a finance and mathematics major.

Petzold's Career Statistics

20075/042 21000 1010/00-0 .6000.750.500
20082/021 11000 0000/00-0 .5001.000.500
20104/041 00000 2030/00-0 .333.000.000
Totals11/0104 320003040/00-0.462.500.300

Petzold in the BIG EAST Conference

20071/000 00000 0000/00-0 .000.000.000
20101/010 00000 0010/00-0 .000.000.000
Totals2/010 000000010/00-

Herman Petzold
Herman  Petzold


Saint Clair Shores, MI

High School:
De LaSalle

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175




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