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#12 Zak Hermans
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
City/State: Coppell, Texas
High School: Coppell
Major: Economics

At Princeton

2012: Ivy League Pitcher of the Year and First-Team selection … named Ivy Pitcher of the Week twice (Mar. 6 and May 10) … earned College Baseball 360 Primetime Performer of the Week honors (Mar. 6) … started all nine games appeared in … led Tiger rotation with a 6-2 record and 3.00 ERA … pitched a pair of complete games and a shutout … over 63.0 innings on the mound, tallied 60 strikeouts while only giving up 22 walks … made season debut at Florida Atlantic, tallied eight strikeouts and gave up only two hits over 5.0 innings in 11-4 victory (Mar. 2) … tallied six strikeouts and gave up only one run over five innings in 2-1 loss to defending national champion South Carolina (Mar. 9) … over 5.0 innings, tallied five strikeouts in 21-14 victory at Richmond (Mar. 17) … tallied three strikeouts over six innings of work in no decision in game one at Navy (Mar. 25) …  threw five strikeouts over 7.2 innings in game two versus Dartmouth (Mar. 31) … tallied six strikeouts and gave up only one run against over 8.1 innings of work in 2-1 victory in game two at Yale (Apr. 7) … in first complete game victory of the season, had seven strikeouts and three runs against in 4-3 victory in game two versus Penn (Apr. 14) … went eight innings and threw six strikeouts, while giving up only two earned runs in 5-2 victory in game two at Columbia (Apr. 20) … pitched best game of career in game two at Cornell, throwing career-high 14 strikeouts in 1-0 complete game shutout victory (Apr. 27).

2011: Anchored the Princeton pitching rotation all season long … won the team's Donovan Award as it's top pitcher … made 11 starts and was 5-2 with a 3.18 ERA in 70.2 innings of work … struck out 55 batters … allowed only an unearned run in four innings in his first start of the season at LSU … allowed a run on nine hits over 7.2 innings for a win at North Carolina A&T … struck out eight over seven innings at Navy … struck out seven and allowed two runs in a win over Brown … pitched a complete-game five-hitter to beat Harvard … got his fourth win of the season against Columbia … went 7.1 innings and allowed two earned runs on eight hits against Cornell … got a tough no decision in Game 2 of the Ivy League Championship Series after allowing one earned on five hits in 7.2 innings … started Princeton NCAA Regional opener at Texas … allowed four runs on four hits in 4.1 innings.

2010: Made nine appearances and eight starts … was 4-3 with a 7.38 ERA … was 4-1 in Ivy League action … first college appearance came in a loss at Elon … pitched six shutout innings at Navy before surrendering three runs in the seventh in a Princeton win … held Dartmouth scoreless over six and struck out six in a shutout win … limited Columbia to a single earned run in seven in a win … allowed four earned runs to defeat Cornell.

At Coppell

Was a first-team all-state pitcher and two-time district Most Valuable Player as a pitcher at Coppell High School ... was 6-1 with a 2.65 earned run average and 95 strikeouts as a senior ... also batted .412 when playing in the field ... fanned 88 with a 9-2 record and a 0.95 ERA a season earlier.

Personal

Son of Bruce and Chris Hermans ... both parents attended Carroll College and are teachers ... has a younger sister Mia ... birthday is June 21.

Career Stats

 Season ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO SV IP H
R
ER BB SO 2B
3B HR BF BAVG WP HBP BK WHIP
2010 7.38 4-3 9 8 1 0/1 0 46.1 65 48 38 24 25 12 3 5 228 .333 6 1 0 1.92
2011 3.18 5-2 11 11 1 0/0 0 70.2 67 35 25 21 55 13 1 4 301 .245 7 1 2 1.25
2012 3.00 6-2 9 9 2 1/0 0 63.0 57 27 21 22 60 12 1 8 265 .241 5 0 0 1.25
Career 4.20 15-7 29 28 4 1/1 0 180.0 189 110 84 67 140 37 5 17 794 .268 18 2 2 1.42

 Career Highs
 Strikeouts
 14 at Cornell (4/27/12)
 Innings Pitched
 9.0 MR at Cornell (4/27/12)
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