- High School/Other
- 6' 0"
- 194 lbs.
- Hazlet, N.J.
|2008||Did Not Play|
|2008||Did Not Play|
Updated: July 24, 2012
2012: Appeared in 11 games, all starts (second most on the team) … Posted a 2-5 record with a 4.28 ERA … Tossed 54.2 innings and struck out 39 batters (fifth) … Opponents batted just .245 against him … Registered three quality starts, while throwing at least five frames seven times … Struck out at least four batters six times …Earned his 10th career victory at Tech with a 5.0-inning, six-strikeout, two-hit, no-run effort against Bradley (2/18) ... Tossed 6.1 frames versus George Mason (2/25) and struck out five, but allowed five runs in a losing effort ... Got win No. 2 of the season in a six-inning, two-strikeout effort against Yale (3/3-G2), allowing just two earned runs ... Tossed seven innings at Virginia (3/11), allowing three runs on six hits with four strikeouts in a no-decision effort ... Struck out six and allowed six earned runs over six innings of work at Georgia Tech (3/18), suffering the loss ... Suffered the loss against Duke (3/24) after throwing 4.2 innings with three strikeouts and two earned runs ... Threw arguably his best game at Florida State (3/31), allowing just three hits and two runs, one earned, with six strikeouts in a 2-1 loss, facing just three batters over the minimum over seven frames ... In start versus Miami (4/14), went 4.1 innings with three strikeouts, but allowed four runs ... Allowed just one run over five frames with four strikeouts in start versus NC State (5/13) … Lasted 3.1 innings in start at North Carolina (5/19) after surrendering two runs on four hits.
2011: Appeared in 14 games, all starts … Posted a 6-5 record and combined on one shutout, while posting a 4.66 ERA … Led the staff with 85.0 innings thrown and 97 strikeouts … Opponents batted just .264 against him … Registered five quality starts and was 4-1 in those starts … Threw at least four frames in every game, while tossing at least six in seven outings … Struck out at least five batters 12 times, including 11 twice and a career-high 12 once …Finished fifth in ACC-only strikeouts (70) and innings pitched (61.0), while finishing eighth overall in strikeouts … In the nation, was 26th in strikeouts per nine innings (10.27) and 50th in overall strikeouts … In first start, went 5.0 innings and struck out five against Tennessee Tech (2/19) ... Threw 6.0 frames, allowed four hits, two runs and struck out six in first win of the year against Niagara (2/26-G1) ... Threw a season-high eight innings, allowed just two hits and struck out a career-high 11 batters in a combined 4-0 shutout of Bryant (3/4-G2) ... Went five innings at Miami (3/12), allowed two earned runs and struck out four, but suffered the loss in a 2-1 contest ... Threw 5.1 innings against North Carolina (3/19) and struck out seven, but took the loss in a 5-4 defeat ... Struck out nine over six frames, but suffered a loss in a 2-1 setback at Boston College (3/26) ... Tied his career high with 11 strikeouts in 5.2 innings against Virginia (4/2), but suffered the loss ... Increased career high to 12 strikeouts and earned third win of the year at Wake Forest (4/10-G1), after a seven-frame, four-hit, one-run, one-walk effort ... Struck out five Seminoles in four innings of work, but walked six and allowed four earned runs in four innings in a no decision versus Florida State (4/16) ... Evened his record at 4-4 after scattering 10 hits over eight frames at Maryland (4/23), allowing just one run and striking out three ... Struck out five in four innings at Duke (4/30), allowing three earned runs in a no decision ... Won his fifth game of the year with a five-inning effort against James Madison (5/8), striking out five batters ... Struck out seven in 7.1 innings against Clemson (5/14-G2) but suffered the loss after allowing five runs … Won final start of the season after throwing a season-high 8.2 innings against Georgia Tech (5/20) and striking out seven batters.
2010: Appeared in 14 games making a pair of starts … Posted a 1-1 record, combined on one shutout and had a 4.74 ERA … Threw 43.2 innings and struck out 26 batters … Opponents hit just .236 against him … Registered one quality start, but earned a no-decision … Nine times threw at least 2.0 innings of relief and in five outings did not allow an earned run … Also struck out at least two batters on nine occasions … Tossed 5.2 innings in the season opener against Kentucky (2/19) with two strikeouts … Threw a scoreless inning of relief with two strikeouts against Long Island (3/6-G2) ... Made his first start of the season versus Bryant (3/9), going six innings, allowing two earned runs and striking out three ... In next start, struck out three but lasted just 3.2 innings against Columbia (3/15) … Versus NC Central (4/6), threw a perfect inning of relief with a strikeout as part of a combined shutout ... Threw three scoreless, no-hit relief innings in against Miami (4/10) with a strikeout ... Tossed 1.2 scoreless, no-hit innings of relief versus NC A&T (4/13), striking out two ... Lost his only game of the season at Georgia Tech (4/25) after allowing two runs in 2.1 innings of relief ... Tossed two frames at VMI (4/27) with two punch outs … Threw 3.2 frames against Davidson (5/4), allowing just one hit and striking out four … Earned his only win of the season with five innings of relief against Duke (5/15), allowing just two runs on four hits – just one hit in his final four scoreless innings on the mound … Threw three innings of relief at North Carolina (5/20) ... Threw three innings against NC State in the ACC Tournament (5/29) , allowing a run on two hits and striking out two … Pitched 2.2 innings of relief and struck out two Cadets in the Hokies’ first NCAA Tournament game versus The Citadel (6/4).
2009: at the plate – Started 12 of the 21 games played – all at first … Had two multi-hit games, one multi-RBI game and four multi-run contests … Batted .233 with 10 hits, including one double and three pinch-hits, for 11 total bases and a .256 slugging percentage … Crossed the plate 12 times and drove in five runs … Drew 15 walks, was hit by a pitch two times and had a .450 on-base … Registered his first collegiate hit – a pinch-hit single – and scored twice versus UNC Asheville (2/20) … Notched second pinch hit of the season with an RBI single at Wofford (2/21-G1) and later scored a run … At USC-Upstate (2/22), started his first game, scored two runs and drove in another … Hit his only double against Bucknell (2/28) and later crossed the plate … Went 2-for-4 with two RBI, two walks and two runs at Radford (3/10) … Also had two hits, two walks and two runs scored versus VMI (3/17) … Played two games in Georgia Tech series (3/20-21) and drew three walks, scored a run and knocked in another … Against Wake Forest (4/5), had a single and a walk … Picked up pinch-hit number three against Delaware State (5/10-G2).
on the mound – Appeared in 12 games making five starts … Posted a 2-3 record with a 7.61 ERA … Threw 47.1 innings and struck out 31 batters … Registered two quality starts and was 1-0 in them … Struck out at least two batters on eight occasions, including a season-high five three times … In first collegiate appearance – a start versus ETSU (2/24) – tossed six innings, allowed just one earned run and struck out five in a no-decision effort … Threw 3.2 innings of relief at Duke (3/7) with one strikeout and against North Carolina (3/15) with three punch outs … Made a start against Georgia Tech (3/22) and lasted just 3.2 frames and suffered the loss … Threw 2.2 frames at NC State (3/29-G2) with three strikeouts and 1.1 innings against Wake Forest (4/4) with two strikeouts … Made another start versus James Madison and went four innings in a took a no decision … Pitched two relief innings at High Point (4/15) and six relief innings at Liberty (4/22) with four strikeouts … Earned first career victory with a complete-game effort versus High Point (4/28), scattering eight hits and one walk, allowing one earned run and striking out five … Won next start at Davidson (5/6), after throwing five frames, again scattering eight hits and one walk, allowing three earned runs and striking out five.
2008: Redshirted the season.
High School: Excelled for four seasons as a pitcher/shortstop for Coach T.J. O’Donnell at Raritan High School … As a senior, batted .468 while going 4-1 on the mound to earn first-team all-division, all-group and All-Shore Conference recognition … Was also named to the all-state third team and all-star team … A winner of the Monmouth County Sportsmanship Award, was also the team MVP and was selected to the Carpenter Cup team … As a junior, went 7-1 with a 2.08 earned run average, striking out 97 batters in 64 innings … Also batted .439 with 39 RBI, 33 runs scored, five doubles, one triple and three homers, earning all-division and all-county honors for the third consecutive year … Won the team sportsmanship award in 2005 and the coach’s award in 2006 and was a two-time team captain … Also named All-Shore Conference in 2006 … Played basketball as well.
Personal: Marc Patrick Zecchino … Born 2/20/89 in Red Bank, N.J. … Son of Pat and Dianne Zecchino … Enrolled in management.