Updated: January 23, 2013
2013: Named a preseason second team All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
2012: Named to three Freshman All-American Teams - the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Second Team, the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American Team, as selected by Collegiate Baseball newspaper, the first honoree at Tech since 2004 (Sean O'Brien), and the Perfect Game Second Team ... Also named to the All-ACC Second Team, becoming the first freshman at Tech named to a postseason all-conference team since 2004 (O'Brien and Warren Schaeffer) when the Hokies were in the BIG EAST Conference ... Was one of three Hokies named to the All-ACC Academic Team ... Also honored as the VaSID Rookie of the Year and was one of three Hokies named to the all-state team, making the first team at catcher … Made 48 starts – 30 at catcher, 14 as DH and one in right – and played in 49 games total … Posted a team-high 18 multi-hit games, including five games with three hits and one game with four … Was fourth on the team in both multi-RBI games (8) and multi-run games (9) … Led the team with a 13-game hitting streak and a 26-game reached base streak (longest at school since 2009) … Batted .344 (first on the team) with 65 hits (second), including 13 doubles (second), two triples (tied for third) and five home runs (fourth) for 97 total bases (third) and a .513 slugging percentage (third) … Scored 35 runs (fourth) and knocked in 34 (tied for third) … Drew 21 walks (third), was hit by nine pitches (tied for third) and had a .430 on-base percentage (first) … Also led the team with 17 stolen bases in 22 attempts … At the end of the year, in the NCAA, was 195th in Batting Average and 135th in Stolen Bases … In the ACC, was seventh in batting average, fourth in stolen bases andeighth in on-base percentage … In ACC-only games, was 18th in batting (.306), eighth in hits (37), second in stolen bases (12) and fifth in total bases (58) … In first start of his college career, went 1-for-2 with two runs scored and three RBI versus Bradley (2/18), as he was also walked and hit by a pitch ... Had a pinch-hit single and stole a base at High Point (2/28) ... In four-game series with Yale (3/3-4), had a hit in each game (six total) with a double and home run, scored six times and had five RBI and also walked four times ... At Virginia (3/9-11), scored four times on two hits and four walks, and hit a solo home run ... Had two hits, two runs and an RBI against Wagner (3/14) ... Had three hits in Georgia Tech series (3/16-18), including a solo home runs, and also stole two bases ... Against Cornell (3/20-21), had four hits, including a double, three runs, two RBI, two walks and stole another base ... Had one hit in all three games against Duke (3/23-25), including a triple and a run scored on Sunday ... Picked up another triple as part of a two-hit day at James Madison (3/27) and scored again ... Had five hits, two multi-hit games, and an RBI at Florida State series (3/30-4/1) ... Tied season high with three hits versus Wofford (4/3) with an RBI ... In the Boston College series (4/6-8), had a six hits, including a season-high four-hit effort on Sunday, scored six runs, and drove in two ... Hits included a double and home run, while also walking two times, was hit by a pitch and stole two bases ... At Radford (4/10), had three hits, scored two runs and knocked in another ... In the Miami series (4/13-15), had four hits, including two doubles, three RBI and a run scored, with biggest hit a game-winning RBI single in the ninth on Sunday ... Had a hit and stole a base versus Coastal Carolina (4/17) ... Had four hits, including a home run, three RBI and a run scored in Wake Forest series (4/20-21) ... Hit two doubles, drove in three runs, stole a base and scored a run versus Davidson (4/24) ... In the Maryland series (4/27-29), had two hits, including a double, and two RBI ... In midweek series against NC A&T and VMI (5/1-2), had three hits, with another double, an RBI and scored twice ... In NC State series (5/11-13), had seven hits, including a pair of doubles,, two walks, a stolen base, a run scored and four RBI … Had a hit, stole a base and was hit by a pitch at North Carolina (5/18).
High School: Earned varsity letters all four years while playing for Coach Steve Paolini at Holy Cross … Made 103 career starts for the Lancers and finished with a .538 average with 30 home runs, 156 runs scored and 153 RBI … Also drew 119 walks and stole 84 bases … In senior season, batted .673 with six doubles, two triples, 11 home runs, 43 runs scored, 44 RBI and 25 stolen bases … Named all-state, all-conference and all-county … Was also a 2011 Louisville Slugger High School All-American … Also played football – three varsity letters, all-conference and all-county selections – and basketball – one letter – for the Lancers.
Personal: Mark Raymond Zagunis … Born 2/5/93 in Willingboro, N.J. … Son of Mark and Marie Zagunis … Enrolled in university studies.