| Biography - Zach Groh / Baseball|
Season (2007): Started
12 games ... named America East all-conference first team ...
named America East Pitcher of the Week twice, for weeks ending
Mar. 11 and April 23 ... ranked 17th in nation in strikeouts
per game with 10.9 ... posted a 7-1 record with a 3.28 ERA ...
struck out 86 while walking 24 in 71.1 innings ... ranked first
in the conference in opposing batting average (.198), wins (8)
and strikeouts per game (10.9), ranked second in the conference
in strikeouts (86) and hits allowed per game (6.69) ... ranked
third in the conference in runs allowed (27) and runs allowed
per game (3.41) ... had double-digit strikeout totals three times
... pitched seven or more innings six times ... pitched seven
innings giving up five hits and three runs while striking out
14 in a win against Hartford on Apr. 27 ... pitched seven innings
giving up one hit and no earned runs while striking out 10 in
a win over NJIT on May 12 ... played for the Edenton Steamers
of the Coastal Plain League over the summer ... started eight
games, posting a 7-0 record with a 1.75 ERA while striking out
57 in 51.1 innings pitched.
Sophomore Season (2006): Started 11 games ... named America East Pitcher of the Year ... led the conference and ranked 12th in the nation with a 1.85 ERA ... pitched 42 consecutive innings without giving up an earned run between Mar. 25 and Apr. 29 ... posted a 5-3 record ... ERA was just 0.44 after his first seven starts ... led the nation in ERA for much of the season ... gave up just 13 earned runs in 63.1 innings ... led the conference in opposing batting average (.181) ... led the conference and ranked 34th in the nation in strikeouts per nine innings (10.1) ... led the conference in hits per game (5.83) ... reached at least the sixth inning in nine of 11 starts ... fifth in the conference in innings per start (5.76) ... gave up just eight extra-base hits ... threw three shutouts ... had three complete games ... two-time America East and ECAC Pitcher of the Week ... candidate for Roger Clemens Award ... threw a one-hit shutout in Mar. 25 win over Lehigh ... produced a complete game shutout at Stony Brook Apr. 9 ... threw six scoreless innings at Central Connecticut State Apr. 1 and at Vermont Apr. 21.
Redshirt Season (2005): Pitched three games before being forced to sit out rest of the season with a injury ... was 1-1 with a 4.02 ERA ... gave up one earned run in seven innings against Norfork State ... allowed one earned run against Delaware State in five innings ... registered 15 strikeouts in 15.2 innings.
Freshman Season (2004): Made 12 appearances with six starts ... led BU starters with four wins ... produced team-high 45 strikeouts ... ranked ninth in America East in strikeouts per nine innings (8.44) ... was 3-0 with one save in relief ... ended season by allowing just four earned runs in last 17.1 innings ... two-hit conference champion Stony Brook on final weekend ... struck out nine and allowed one earned run in 6.1 innings against Vermont ... also beat Pace, UMBC and Maine ... had 27 strikeouts and four walks in final six appearancees.
In High School: Two-year standout at The Perkiomen School in Reading, Pa. ... led team to back-to-back league championships ... twice named all-league ... as a junior went 8-1 with a 0.59 ERA ... struck out 66 in 59.3 innings ... was rated the 17th best high school prospect in Pennsylvania by Baseball America ... captain as senior ... got off to 7-0 start with 56 strikeouts and 1.00 ERA in 42.0 innings ... also played third and first base ... earned two letters in cross country.
Personal: Born July 16, 1984 ... parents are Scott and Pam Groh ... enrolled in Harpur College.