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Zach Bode
Zach Bode

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Issaquah, Wash.

High School:
Issaquah High '96

Weight:
205

Position:
Utility/Infield

Birthdate:
10/10/1977

Experience:
3V



BODE'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER

GENERAL: Earned three varsity letters for coach Rob Reese as a catcher and first baseman...SOPHOMORE: Earned All-KingCo League honors at catcher...team won league title and was ranked second in the state until losing in the playoffs...JUNIOR: For the second time earned all-league honors as a catcher...SENIOR: Named to the all-league team, this time at first base...team won league championship...for the third straight year the team reached the regional State playoffs....completed career holder of five offensive records at Issaquah High, including home runs, hits, singles and RBI.

BODE'S WASHINGTON STATE CAREER

FRESHMAN (1996-97): Enrolled in August...limited action in the first half of the season with one start...often used as a pinch hitter, plus duty at first base...singled, scored and drove home a run at Gonzaga April 2... here's how he hit against Pac-10 North opponents: OSU .000 (0/4), PSU (DNP), Washington 1.000 (1/1)...his monthly hitting averages: February .000 (0/7), March .333 (1/3), April .250 (1/4), May .500 (1/2).

SOPHOMORE (1997-98): Saw limited time in the designated hitter and pinch hitter role…hampered by a mid-season hamstring injury…made all travel squads…played in 14 games, earning his only start of the season May 9 against Portland State…was 4-for-11 in day games, and 1-for-5 in games played under the lights…season highlight came when he hit a pinch-hit, ninth inning home run off UW ace Jeff Heaverlo…his first career WSU home run...here's how he hit against Pac-10 opponents: ASU 1.000 (1/1), CAL (DNP), OSU .000 (0/2), Washington .500 (1/2)...his monthly hitting averages: February 1.000 (2/2), March .000 (0/4), April .500 (3/6), May .000 (0/4).

JUNIOR (1998-99): Came on strong midway through the season to have a breakthrough year on the diamond… finished third on the team with a .333 batting average, second with a .675 slugging percentage, and second with 10 home runs… had only one career home run prior to 1999… in Pac-10 games he hit .309 and .355 in non-Pac-10 games… had nine multiple-hit games, with one four-hit game to his credit May 8 vs. Cal… finished third on the team with 12 multiple-RBI games… had a five RBI game at San Francisco on March 17, in a game where he went 3-for-5 with a home run… had a stretch of four consecutive games in which he hit a home run during the Cougs spring break road trip… hit four of his 10 home runs in the month of March… went a combined 7-for-10 in consecutive games against UW and Cal from May 2-8… hit a game-tying home run in the top of the ninth inning at UCLA on April 25… had a bases clearing double against No. 1 ranked Florida State at the Hormel Foods Baseball Classic… during batting practice at the Metrodome he hit an upper-deck home run… sidelined for a portion of the season with a torn hamstring… here's how he hit against Pac-10 opponents: ARIZ (Inj.), ASU .333 (2/6), CAL .400 (8/20), OSU .412 (7/17), Stanford .125 (1/8), UCLA .167 (1/6), USC .125 (1/8) Washington .400 (8/20)... his monthly hitting averages: February .286 (2/7), March .342 (13/38), April .219 (7/32), May .425 (17/40).

PERSONAL

Zachary R. Bode (pronounced Bodee)...born 10-11-77 at Sunnyvale, Calif...parents Barry and Kim Bode and Nancy and Doug Garvey...one brother Lucas and one sister Tessa...his father played baseball at Columbia Basin College and Northern Colorado...member of school’s student board that helped select a new principal... during summer of ’98 helped coach Chaffey Construction, a premier summer baseball team in Seattle… is roomates with WSU catcher Ryan Smith… pursuing a business major at Washington State.

YEAR    G/GS  AVG. AB  R  H RBI 2B 3B HR BB SO SB-A SAC PO A E F.AVG
1997    15/1 .188  16  3  3   2  1  0  0  2  8  0-0   0  1 0 0 1.000
1998    14/1 .313  16  4  5   4  1  0  1  1  4  0-0   1  0 0 0 1.000
1999   43/31 .333 117 20 39  39 10  0 10 22 35  0-0   1  2 0 0 1.000
Career 72/33 .315 149 27 47  45 12  0 11 25 47  0-0   2  3 0 0 1.000
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