Zach Kokoska

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  • Position
    Outfielder/Pitcher
  • Class
    Freshman
  • Height
    6' 2
  • Weight
    190 lbs.
  • Bat/Throw
    L/L
  • High School/Other
    Greater Latrobe
  • Hometown
    Latrobe, Pa.

Updated: August 7, 2017

High School: Earned varsity letters all four years while playing for coach Matt Basciano at Greater Latrobe ... Helped the Wildcats capture its first WPIAL and PIAA Class 5A titles to earn Pennsylvania's 2017 Gatorade state Baseball Player of the Year and USA Today's state Player of the Year honors to go along with the Tribune Review's Player of the Year and MSA's Diamond Stud's Player of the Year honors ... As a senior, batted .538 with a school-record five home runs, six doubles and a team-high 42 hits, while adding 29 RBI and 30 runs ... On the mound, was 4-0 with two saves, had 35 strikeouts and a 1.52 ERA in 24 innings ... Set six school records in all, including hits, average, runs, on-base percentage (.604) and total bases (63) ... At one point during season, went 97 plate appearances without striking out ... In all, was a three-time First Team All-Section outfielder, and also set a school record for triples in a season (7) as a sophomore ... Won the Ken Clarke Award for outstanding character and talent on the baseball field ... Graduated Greater Latrobe as a High Honor Roll student.

Personal: Zachary Scott Kokoska … Born October 20, 1998 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania … Son of Scott and Stacie Kokoska ... Has an older sister, Taylor, and a younger sister, Brooke … Majoring in business.