SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013-14): Figures to be a key contributor for the Irish this season ... had an impact during his rookie campaign as he came off the bench in 25 games and scored 93 points and grabbed 68 rebounds ... talented player with exceptional all-around skills ... adds depth to the Notre Dame frontcourt ... a flexible number-four man on the floor ... gets up and down the floor well ... a strong defender and rebounder ... can step out and shoot the basketball, but also enjoys a strong inside game ... versatile player who can play above the rim ... strong shot blocker ... can handle the ball from anywhere on the court.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13): Played in 25 games during his rookie campaign ... netted 93 points (3.7 ppg.) and hauled down 68 rebounds (2.7 rpg.) ... 12 blocked shots and 10 steals ... shot 39-75 (.520) from the field and 15-22 (.682) from the free throw line ... totaled 268 minutes (10.7 mpg.) on the court ... two double-figure scoring efforts ... averaged 3.9 points and 3.2 rebounds in 13 BIG EAST games ... made his Fighting Irish debut against Monmouth in the second game of the season ... tallied four points, three rebounds and two blocked shots in nine minutes of action in the 84-57 win over the Hawks ... netted five points in a 65-48 triumph of George Washington ... notched 12 points and seven rebounds in an 85-57 besting of Kennesaw State ... was 4-5 from the floor and 4-4 from the free throw line in that contest ... registered six points in 14 minutes of play in a 79-71 overtime win at DePaul ... played a season-high 36 minutes and posted eight points and three rebounds in the 104-101 five-overtime victory against eventual national champion Louisville ... notched six points on 3-3 shooting and pulled down four boards in the 82-78 overtime triumph of DePaul ... poured in a season-high 15 points along with five rebounds and three steals in 21 minutes on the court in a 72-64 setback at Marquette ... was 7-10 from the field against the Golden Eagles ... six points and seven rebounds in a 76-58 loss to Iowa State in the second round of the NCAA Championship. HIGH SCHOOL: Enjoyed a standout prep career at New Hampton School under Peter Hutchins for two seasons ... also attended Marlborough High School and was coached by Ilyna Nicholas ... a four-star recruit by Maxpreps.com and Rivals.com... ranked No.97 on Rivals.com's top 150 list and 23rd in the country at the forward position ... ranked as the fourth-best recruit in the state of Massachusetts and the 25th best power forward in the country by ESPN ... averaged 15.0 points and 8.0 rebounds in final prep season as New Hampton finished with a 29-6 mark ... second team all-New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) ... chosen as a nominee for the McDonald's All-American Game in 2012 ... averaged 22.0 points as a junior during the 2009-10 season at Marlborough ... selected to the Worcester Telegram and MetroWest Daily News all-star teams (2010)... named as a Mid-Wachusett (Central Massachusetts) League All-Star (`10).... awarded the Boston Globe High Five Awards on three occasions during the `09-'10 campaign ... registered five triple-doubles for the Panthers in points, rebounds and blocks ... totaled 631 points during his career at Marlborough while leading his team to the Central Massachusetts league championship in 2008 ... selected to the all-city and all-region team during the `09-'10 season ... gathered two conference championships and voted all-conference freshman and sophomore seasons ... boosted New Hampton to a 55-53 win scoring the game winning shot at the Mercer Tournament held in Pittsburgh where he was named to the all-tournament team in 2011 ... participated in the `11 Nike Peach Jam basketball tournament with the Albany City Rocks competing against the top 17-U teams in the nation ... played with the Boston Athletic Basketball Club and the Mass Rivals AAU development teams ... competed against current Irish, junior Pat Connaughton in baseball and basketball on several occasions.
PERSONAL: Full name is Zachary Elias Auguste ... born in Cambridge, Mass. ... son of Jean Bazile Auguste and Lea Tzimoulis ... awarded the community service award (bronze level) and earned the faculty award as an honor roll student at New Hampton High School ... active as a member of the St. Anargyroi Greek Orthodox Church, Boys and Girls Club of MetroWest and at the Togo Palazzi Basketball School ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a film, television and theater major.