AT NOTRE DAME: One-year monogram winner ... outstanding athlete that can play in the outfield and pitch ... solid runner.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Played in 46 games during freshman season, making 40 total starts ... batted .292 with nine doubles, two triples, 10 RBI and 24 runs scored in time split between pitcher, left field, right field and designated hitter ... batting average was the fourth best on the team among hitters with 125 or more at-bats ... hit .297 (38-for-128) against right-handed pitching ... added five stolen bases in six attempts ... closed the season on a six-game hitting streak, the sixth-longest of the year by a Notre Dame player ... contributed 13 multi-hit contests ... made 12 appearances on the mound, including two starts, and went 0-1 with a 2.25 ERA ... scattered 23 hits over 28 innings, holding opposing batters to a .240 average against ... batted .271 with 12 runs and added 1.42 ERA in three appearances during BIG EAST games ... logged first career hit in his first Notre Dame start against Florida Gulf Coast (Feb. 16) ... began four-game multi-hit streak with a 2-for-3 effort at Tulane (Feb. 23) ... went 2-for-5 and scored first career run the following day against the Green Wave (Feb. 24) ... reached base three times with a pair of doubles and a walk drawn in the opening game of the Irish Baseball Classic against Massachusetts (Mar. 1) ... added two base hits and scored a run in the nightcap against Tennessee (Mar. 1) ... singled twice in four at-bats at UCLA (Mar. 8) ... recorded first career RBI in first career conference start against Seton Hall (Mar. 22) ... 2-for-4 with a triple and career-high three RBI against Kent State (Mar. 26) ... reached base in all three plate appearances, scoring a season-best three runs at home versus UIC (Apr. 2) ... smacked a career-high three hits and scored a pair of runs at Michigan (Apr. 16) ... 2-for-4, including second triple of the year, and two runs scored in series finale against USF (May 5) ... tied a season-high with three runs in the nightcap of a doubleheader at St. John's (May 12) ... threw one scoreless inning of relief out of the bullpen in pitching debut against Ohio State (Feb. 16) ... struck out three batters in 1.2 innings of work against Kent State (Mar. 26) ... made first career start on the hill at Michigan (Apr. 16), allowing two earned runs over five innings with three strikeouts.
PREP & PERSONAL: Named second team all-Illinois by the Prep Baseball Report ... named second team all-state (3A) as a senior by Chicago Tribune ... second-team all-area as a senior by the Chicago Sun Times ... 2012 Central Regional Honorable Mention Rawlings All-American by Perfect Game ... 2011 Perfect Game Underclass Honorable Mention All-American ... as a senior, finished with a 7-2 record and 2.18 ERA with 47 strikeouts ... also tallied five home runs, 30 RBI and a .402 batting average ... helped Providence Catholic to the Class 4A state runner-up as a junior ... comes from a lower-3/4 arm slot with a 84-87 mph fastball that has late arm-side action ... full name is Zachary Andrew Kutsulis ... born in Oak Lawn, Ill. ... son of Andy and Theresa Kutsulis... has an older sister, Courtney, an older brother, Drew, and a younger brother, Niko ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.