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#15 Zach Briggs
Position: Catcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
High School: J.J. Pearce H.S.
Major: Journalism
Experience: 3 Letters

Zach returns for his third season as the team's starting catcher

2011
Played in 48 games with 43 starts .. started 23 Summit League games behind the plate ... shared Summit League Player of the Week honors after batting .615 (8-for-13) and throwing out 5-of-6 would-be base stealers in five-game span ... started week by going 3-for-3 and tying single-game career high with five runs batted in as Jackrabbits downed Minnesota (4/27) ... went 2-for-3 with pair of doubles, three runs scored and four RBI in win over Southern Utah (4/24) ... hit two-run home run as part of seven-run sixth inning in first game of twinbill versus IPFW (5/20)

2010
Earned second-team all-Summit League honors after ranking third on team with .456 on-base percentage and tying for third on squad with nine home runs ... played in 55 games with 51 starts ... went 5-for-5 with two doubles and three runs batted in at Air Force (3/7) ... hit first home run of season against Creighton in Metrodome Tournament (3/12) ... was 3-for-4 at plate and matched career high with five runs batted in as Jackrabbits defeated North Dakota in opening game of doubleheader (4/28) ... tallied 15 multi-hit games ... recorded 16 putouts and three assists defensively in first game of a doubleheader against Oral Roberts (5/8) ... threw out 44 percent of attempted base-stealers (11-of-25) in league play ... drew bases-loaded walk to plate winning run against Oakland in opening game of Summit League Championship ... hit solo home run in Summit League title game against Oral Roberts (5/29)

2009
Played in 42 games with 32 starts, seeing action at both catcher and designated hitter ... led team with .473 on-base percentage and ranked second with 27 bases on balls ... was 5-for-8 with the bases loaded, including a grand slam in home opener against North Dakota State, a game in which he collected a career-high five runs batted in (4/17) ... posted six multi-hit games, starting with 3-for-4 effort in second game of doubleheader at Centenary (4/4) ... hit three-run home run as Jackrabbits completed sweep at Western Illinois (4/26) ... capped four-run seventh-inning rally with walkoff two-run single in second game of doubleheader versus Oakland to finish off twinbill sweep (5/2) ... was 2-for-2 with two walks and three RBI in first game of doubleheader against Southern Utah (5/15) ... also drew three walks in second game of doubleheader and eight total walks in four-game series ... hit .386 in Summit League play with five home runs, 25 RBI and .667 slugging percentage

BEFORE SDSU
Four-year starting catcher at J.J. Pearce High School ... selected as an UnderArmor Preseason All-American and was included on Inside Prep Baseball Magazine's top prospects list ... member of TeamOne National Showcase Team in 2007 ... Texas Academic Scholar and recipient of Texas Service Learning Award