Minnick hitting .324 at Campbell


By Paul Adkins - [email protected]



Zach Minnick


Logan High School graduate Zach Minnick is having a smooth transition to the college game.

Minnick, a freshmen member of the Campbell University baseball team, is currently hitting .325 — fifth-best on the team — and is riding a seven-game hitting streak.

He is 13-for-40 at the plate and has one double and five RBI in 16 total games played. Minnick has also drawn seven walks and has been hit by one pitch. He also has a stolen base and a .429 on-base percentage.

On the mound, Minnick has also seen action as he has a 1.77 ERA in 15 innings pitched.

As a catcher, Minnick has thrown out 5 out of 5 would-be basestealers.

Campbell, a Division I school and a member of the Big South Conference, most recently lost 11-8 at home to winless Rider on Tuesday at Buis Creek, N.C.

The Camels remain at home this weekend, hosting North Carolina A&T in a three-game series, beginning Friday. The series continues Saturday and Sunday.

Campbell is 7-10 overall on the season and have lost five straight games, also falling to Virginia Tech (11-8), Davidson (7-4), Rhode Island (7-6) and Indiana State (4-1).

The Camels split with Virginia Tech in a road series, also winning 7-1 on March 8 on the road in a two-game series.

Earlier in the season, the Camels lost 4-0 at Duke on Feb. 23 and beat the Blue Devils 5-1 on March 2 at home.

Campbell dropped two of three games at home Feb. 26-28 to Minnesota of the Big Ten Conference. The Camels beat the Golden Gophers 11-7 in Game 1, then lost 3-1 and 7-5.

The Camels later in the season have marquee matchups on April 27 at North Carolina and May 17 at East Carolina.

Minnick, who stands 6-foot and weighs 210 pounds, wears No. 20 for the Camels, the same number he wore at Logan.

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By Paul Adkins

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(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).

(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).

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