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    Zak

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Homer Glen, IL

    High School:
    Providence Catholic

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 189

    Position:
    LHP/OF

    Bats/Throws:
    L/L


    09/16/2014

    Notre Dame Baseball Summer League Wrap-Up

    Sophomore Ryan Smoyer earned co-Pitcher of the Year honors in the Northwoods League.

    07/02/2014

    Notre Dame Baseball Summer League Update No. 1

    Rising senior Robert Youngdahl is hitting .321 for the first-place Harwich Mariners in the Cape Cod League.

    05/17/2014

    Bull Walk-Off Homer Lifts Irish To Series Sweep Over Pitt To End Season

    Notre Dame won five of its final six ACC contests to end the 2014 campaign.

    05/02/2014

    Pitchers' Duel Ends In 2-0 Irish Loss At Maryland

    Junior Pat Connaughton hurls a complete game, but Maryland righty Jake Stinnett strikes out 13 in earning the complete-game shutout win.

    04/30/2014

    Baseball Falls To Western Michigan, 6-4, In 10 Innings

    Notre Dame had three errors and left 15 runners on base in the Wednesday-night loss at Four Winds Field.

    06/26/2014

    Irish Baseball Classic - San Antonio, Texas

    Notre Dame went to San Antonio for the Irish Baseball Classic Feb. 20-23.

    06/26/2014

    Notre Dame @ #1 Florida State

    The Irish invaded Tallahassee, Fla., for a three-game set with No. 1 Florida State April 4-6.

    06/26/2014

    Notre Dame @ #11 Miami

    The Irish invaded Miami for a meeting with the No. 11 Hurricanes. ND picked up its 1st ACC road win & 1st ranked ACC win.

    06/26/2014

    Notre Dame @ #24 Florida Atlantic

    ND kicked off its 2014 season with a trip to Boca Raton, Fla., for a meeting with the No. 24 Florida Atlantic Owls.

    06/26/2014

    Notre Dame @ Duke

    The Irish played at Duke March 14-15.

    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.

    Kutsulis' Career Statistics

    YearAVGGP-GSABRH2B3BHRRBITBSLG%BBHBPSOGDPOB%SFSH SB-ATTPOAEFLD%
    2013.29247-3813724409201053.387121221.349245-654102.970
    Totals.29247-3813724409201053.387121221.349245-654102.970

    YearERAWLAppGSCGSHOCBOSVIPHRERBBSO2B3BHR BFB/AvgWPHBPBK
    20132.2501122000028.02397615311112.2401301
    Totals2.2501122000028.02397615311112.2401301

    Kutsulis in the BIG EAST Conference

    YearAVGGP-GSABRH2B3BHRRBITBSLG%BBHBPSOGDPOB%SFSH SB-ATTPOAEFLD%
    2013.27119-16591216310421.35651110.333113-417201.000
    Totals.27119-16591216310421.35651110.333113-417201.000

    YearERAWLAppGSCGSHOCBOSVIPHRERBBSO2B3BHR BFB/AvgWPHBPBK
    20131.42003000006.12215411027.111010
    Totals1.42003000006.12215411027.111010
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