28 Zach Tanner
Zach  Tanner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bakersfield, Calif.

High School:
Stockdale High School

Last College:
Bakersfield College

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230

Position:
RHP

Experience:
1V

Bats/Throws:
R/R


05/20/2017

Spartans Finish Sixth In MW With Win Over UNLV In Season Finale

Balfour throws season-high eight innings to earn first win as a Spartan.

05/16/2017

Baseball Wins 7-6 Over San Francisco In Home Finale

Spartans finish over .500 at home for the first time since the 2011 season.

05/13/2017

Spartans Fall 3-2 To Dons In The Bottom Of The Ninth

SJSU starter Jake Swiech allows just two runs in 7.0 innings.

05/08/2017

Spartans Comeback Three Times But Lose To Aztecs In Extra Innings On Senior Day

Five seniors were honored during pre-game ceremonies.

05/07/2017

Spartans Tie It Up In Eighth But Fall To The Aztecs In 12 Innings

SJSU loses for the first time in extra innings this season.

AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: Completed his second season with the Spartans… One of five seniors on the 2017 squad... Joined the team as a walk-on in the fall of 2015… 2016 Academic All-Mountain West honoree. 

2017: Appeared in 30 games out of the bullpen with a new sidearm motion... Tied for sixth in appearances in the Mountain West conference... Picked up first win as a Spartan against San Francisco (5/15) in his final home game... Picked up first save as a Spartan versus Fresno State (4/28), pitching two scoreless innings... Pitched a season-high 3.2 innings against Nevada (3/19).  

2016:
Appeared in 15 games out of the bullpen… Posted a 0-2 record with a 6.17 ERA… Pitched a season-high four innings against Air Force (4/9), striking out a season-high four batters… Had three consecutive scoreless appearances against Stanford (4/12), New Mexico (4/16) and San Francisco (4/19) spanning 5.2 innings.

COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Played two seasons at Bakersfield (Calif.) College…As a sophomore in 2015, hit .358 with 14 doubles, a home run and a team-best 28 RBIs…Second in the Western State South Conference with a .423 average in conference games…A second-team all-conference selection.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Stockdale High School in Bakersfield, Calif. …Lettered three times for head coach Dan Lemon…As a senior in 2013, hit .393 with eight doubles, three home runs and 32 RBIs…Went 2-2 on the mound with a 4.42 ERA in 25.1 innings of work…An All-Southwest Yosemite League (SWYL) performer as junior and senior.

MORE ON ZACH: Majoring in geology and minoring in business… Aspires to be a hydro geologist after graduation… Parents are Jon and Julie Tanner…Has an older sister, Cali…Enjoys fishing, hiking and running in his free time…Nickname is “Big Z”…Born in Bakersfield, Calif.

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