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#27 Courtney Ziese

Courtney Ziese - Softball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 5-6
Hometown Canyon Country, Calif.
Last School Canyon
Year Senior
Courtney Ziese - Softball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2016 All-ACC Second Team

As a Senior (2016): Named to the All-ACC second team … Led the team in average (.307), hits (50), home runs (11) and RBI (33) … Slugged .552 on the season  … 11 home runs and 50 hits are season-bests, matched her season-best with 33 RBI  … Hit .313 in conference play with 13 runs on 25 hits and seven homers, slugging .625 … has 13 multiple-hit games, and eight multiple-RBI games … Went on an 11-game reached base streak in which she hit .342 with 13 hits, 10 runs, nine RBI, four home runs and four walks … Has started all but one game this season.

As a Junior (2015): Hit .281 with 19 runs on 34 hits, including six doubles, and a team-best seven home runs for 26 RBI … Slugged .504 with a .378 on-base percentage … Hit her first home run of the 2015 season against Penn State (Feb. 7) … Hit a grand slam against Pitt (March 14) in the fourth inning of game two that sealed the 9-1 run-rule victory for Tech … Had six multiple-hit games and tallied four RBI in a game twice … Enjoyed a 10-game hit streak from Feb. 28 – March 15, when she hit .355 with 11 hits, seven runs, one double, three homers and 11 RBI.

As a Sophomore (2014): Batted .195 in 24 appearances as a utility player … Scored five runs and batted in eight on eight hits over the season … Hit two home runs … Went 2-for-2 with two runs, two RBI, two walks and a home run against Stony Brook (Feb. 21).

As a Freshman (2013): Hit .214 with 22 runs on 33 hits … Second on the team with nine home runs and fourth on the squad with 33 RBI … 20 walks tied for fourth on the team … Recorded 10 multiple RBI games … Went 3-for-4 with three runs, six RBI, a double and her first collegiate home run against Butler (Feb. 8) … Hit 2-for-2 with three runs and two RBI against Temple (March 3) … Went 3-for-6 with two runs and six RBI in a doubleheader at Boston College (May 4).

High School: A two-year letterwinner under the direction of Dewain Whalen at Canyon High School in Canyon Country, Calif. … Was the captain of her team and has twice earned all-foothill league honors … Her travel ball team, Victoria USA, was a 2004 ASA 12U National Champion and a 2005 ADA 14U Runner Up … In December of 2010 she was one of 40 athletes to try out for the USA Junior National Team consisting of high school athletes that would graduate between 2010-2013.

Personal: Born Courtney Ann Ziese on Feb. 21, 1994 in Newhall, Calif. … Parents are Jim and Annie Ziese … Sister to Britney, Sidney and Zach … Majoring in business administration.


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