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#19 Zach Lopes
Position: Infield
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
High School: Salesianum
Experience: 1 Letter
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At Delaware: Third-year member of the team will see time in the infield as well as a designated hitter.

2013 Season: Made 40 appearances for the Blue Hens receiving the starting nod on 33 occasions • started 19 games at third base and 14 as the designated hitter • in his 22 starts, Delaware owned a 22-11 record • tallied a .306 batting average after totaling 38 hits in 124 at bats • scored 26 runs and registered 13 RBIs • hit two doubles two homeruns • one of seven Blue Hens to leg-out a triple • owned a .346 on base percentage • hit .412 with runners in scoring position and went 14-for-32 when leading off an inning • registered a team game-high two sacrifice hits at Towson on March 9 • when hit in the sixth or seventh spots in the lineup, the Blue Hens went 18-8 • owned a seven-game hit streak from Feb. 24 through March 10 • tallied 12 multi-hit games • registered 10 two-hit performances and one three-hit game • one of five players to notch a four-hit game • tallied three multi-RBI games • went a perfect four-for-four in victory over Monmouth on March 2 • had notable three-for-four performance with two runs and two RBIs against UMBC on March 5.

2012 Season: Sat out season due to transferring • played for the D.C. Grays of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League during the summer • hit .287 (45-for-157) with 8 doubles, 4 triples, 3 home runs, 19 RBI, 25 runs scored and 7 stolen bases in 39 games • led the Grays with 45 hits and 39 games played in addition to ranking third on the squad with a .287 batting average and 18 RBI • had a four-hit game on July 25 vs. Alexandria, where he went 4-for-6 with two runs scored. 

2011 Season (at Coastal Carolina): Appeared in 22 games with six starts for the Chanticleers • earned five starts at third base and one at shortstop while helping the squad capture the 2011 Big South Championship • knocked in a run after making his collegiate debut against Virginia Tech on February 20 • roped his first career hit against Wake Forest on March 9 • added a pair of hits one week later against San Diego on March 16 • also chipped in with hits against Presbyterian on April 9 and VMI on April 29 • excelled defensively, posting a .973 fielding percentage after committing just one error in 37 chances. 

High School: Starred as a shortstop at Salesianum High School from 2007-2010 • earned four letters and was selected to the second-team All-State squad during his senior campaign • finished the year with a .395 batting average to go along with 22 doubles, three triples, three home runs, and 22 RBI • also earned a spot in the Delaware High School All-Star game • named to the preseason All-Region squad by Rawlings/Perfect Game and Under Armour in 2010 • selected to the All-Catholic Conference team during each of his final three seasons • served as the starting shortstop for the 2008 state championship team • set school records for games played and highest fielding percentage for a shortstop during his tenure.

Personal: Zach Joseph Lopes ("lohps") • son of H.J. and Kristine Lopes • his father played in the Montreal Expos organization, reaching the AA level • four-year member of the honor roll in high school • enjoys playing ping-pong in his spare time • played in the 2003 Little League World Series as a member of the Mid-Atlantic Region team from Wilmington, Del. • majoring in sport management at Delaware.

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