BATTLE CREEK, MI- The Battle Creek Bombers have announced the signing of pitcher Zach Waters from the University of Georgia.
Zach Waters: 6’2” – 195lb, B/R-T/R, RHP, Georgia (Junior.), Woodstock, GA.
Waters has sat out the 2013 season due to NCAA transfer rules after spending the past two years at East Tennessee State. As a two-way pitcher/catcher, Waters enjoyed great success on the mound. He made six relief appearances in his freshman year going 0-0 with a 2.70 ERA. As a sophomore he made 10 appearances on the mound compiling a 1-1 record and a 5.28 ERA with just 5 walks and 11 strikeouts. As a catcher he threw out 22% of base-stealers (8-of-36). He also earned Atlantic Sun All-Academic honors.
During his time at Etowah High School he was a two-year letterman. On the diamond he hit .368 as a senior with 7 home runs and 40 RBIs while throwing out 66% of base runners (21-32). He also earned All-County and All-Georgia Dugout Club honors. He is majoring in business.
The Battle Creek Bombers are members of the Northwoods League that has more teams, plays more games, and draws more fans than any other summer collegiate baseball league in America. The team opens up its 7th season in Battle Creek on Wednesday, May 29th. For information on tickets call (269) 962-0735 or visit BattleCreekBombers.com.