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    Zak Presley

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Southlake, Texas

    High School:
    Southlake Carroll

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 190

    Position:
    OF

    Birthdate:
    12/20/1987

    Experience:
    3L

    Bats-Throws:
    L-R

    Zak Presley

    2008 C-USA All-Tournament Team
    2008 C-USA All-Academic Team
    C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2007 C-USA All-Freshmen Team
    2007 Silver Glove All-Series Team
    2006-07 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

    JUNIOR (2009)
    Batted 2-for-5 and scored the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning to defeat Kansas State (Feb. 22)... Was 2-for-5, scoring a run, against Rice (Feb. 25)... Went 1-for-4 with an RBI at the Houston College Classic against Baylor (Feb. 27)... Batted 2-for-5 scoring one run against UC Irvine (Feb. 28)... Hit 2-for-2 against Cal Poly on March 6 and registered an RBI and scored one run... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI against Cal Poly on March 7... Scored a home run in the fourth inning, scored two runs, brought in three runners in a 3-for-5 performance against Sam Houston State... Went 1-for-3 and scored two runs against Pacific on March 14... Hit 2-for-4 with an RBI against Pacific in the series finale on March 15... Batted 2-for-4 against cross-town rival Rice on March 18... Went 2-for-4 in the UAB series opener (March 20)... Went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI against Louisiana-Lafayette (March 24)... Recorded a run in the series opener against Tulane, while giving a 2-for-4 performance (March 27)... Went 2-for-6 with two runs and two RBIs against UTSA (April 1)... Recorded two doubles, three runs and three RBIs in a 3-for-5 performance against UT Pan American (April 3)... Went 1-for-3 on two runs, two RBIs and a triple against UT Pan American on April 5... Batted 1-for-5 and recorded two RBIs in the series opener against Southern Miss (April 10)... Batted .500 in the double header against Southern Miss to wrap up the series (April 11)... Went 1-for-4 and scored a run against Sam Houston State (April 14)... Batted .500 against Memphis in the series finale (April 17)... Went 2-for-4 and recorded an RBI against Memphis in the series finale on April 19... Scored two runs and recorded a stolen base in a 1-for-4 performance against SFA (April 21)... Went 2-for-4, scoring two runs, recording two stolen bases, an RBI and a triple against Marshall in the series opener (April 24)... Scored two runs and stole a base in a 1-for-4 performance against Marshall (April 25)... Went 1-for-2 with an RBI in the series finale against Marshall (April 26)... Had a 1-for-4 performance with one RBI against McNeese State (April 29)... Scored a run and had two RBIs against McNeese State (May 5)... Went 3-for-4 in the Sunday finale against UCF, scoring a run (May 16)... Was 2-for-4 against UAB at the C-USA Tournament (May 20)... Recorded a hit and a run scored against Marshall (May 21)... Went 2-for-5 against UAB in a rematch at the C-USA Tournament (May 22).

    SOPHOMORE (2008)
    Saw career-best 18-game hitting streak snapped during the Memphis series opener... Tied for the seventh-longest streak in UH history... Went 2-for-4 with a double and RBI against Sacred Heart... Finished 2-for-4 with a run at Sam Houston State... Batted 2-for-3 with a run and a stolen base during the San Francisco series opener.... Finished 3-for-4 with a run and RBI during the San Francisco series finale... Batted 2-for-4 with two runs, a stolen base and RBI during the East Carolina series opener... Scored two runs during the middle game of the series against No. 25 UCF... Went 2-for-4 with a run, triple and two RBIs against No. 25 UCF during the series finale... Batted 2-for-4 with a double, triple and two RBIs at Texas State... Batted 2-for-4 with two stolen bases and a pair of RBIs in the Tulane series opener... Scored two runs during the Tulane series finale... Batted 2-for-3 with an RBI during the middle game of the UAB series... Went 1-for-3 with a run and three walks at Lamar... Batted 3-for-6 with a double, two runs and two RBIs against UTSA... Went 2-for-3 with a homer, two runs and three RBIs at UTSA... Scored two runs and stole a base during the middle game of the Marshall series. C-USA Championship: Slapped a two-run, walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning against No. 28 East Carolina during the opener... Smashed an RBI-triple to tie the game in the sixth inning against No. 28 East Carolina during the second meeting... Knocked in two runs during the first Saturday game against UAB... Went 2-for-4 and scored all three runs during the elimination game against UAB... Went 3-for-4 with an RBI against Marshall during the Championship game. NCAA College Station Regional: Scored two runs against UIC... Went 3-for-4 with a run at No. 9 Texas A&M during the second championship game.

    SUMMER 2007
    Competed in the Texas Collegiate League... Began the season with the McKinney Marshals but was traded midway through the season to the Colleyville LoneStars... Named to the Texas Collegiate League All-Star Game.

    FRESHMAN (2007)
    Became a fixture in center field during his first collegiate season... One of three .300 hitters on the team, ranking third among Cougar sluggers with a .306 batting average... Second on the team with 13 stolen bases... Joined pitcher Wes Musick on the C-USA All-Freshmen Team... Started his first collegiate game in center field against Stephen F. Austin during the season opener... Went 1-for-3 with a run against the Lumberjacks... Batted 2-for-5 with two runs and four RBIs against Sam Houston State... Lined a pinch-hit, RBI-single up the middle in the bottom of the eighth during the middle game of the NSU series... Batted 2-for-4 with a pair of runs against Lamar... Went 2-for-3 with a double and RBI during the Princeton series opener... Batted 3-for-3 with two runs, a homer and five RBIs in the middle game of the Princeton series... Went 3-for-3 with a run, RBI and stolen base during the UCF series opener.. Went 3-for-4 with a double, three runs and three RBIs at Lamar... Led off the 10th inning, stole second to move into scoring position and scored the eventual game-winning run... Later blasted a bases-clearing double in the top of the 10th inning against the Cardinals... Batted 2-for-4 with an RBI, stolen base and two runs during the UAB series finale... Started the Cougars' three-run sixth inning against No. 5 Rice with a sharp single to center field and eventually scored the run that gave UH the lead for good... Finished the day 3-for-4 with a run at No. 23 Tulane during the series opener... Teamed with Luis Flores on back-to-back home runs against Texas-San Antonio at Victoria... Batted 2-for-3 with two runs, two stolen bases, a double and an RBI in the middle game of the Marshall series... Batted 2-for-4 with three runs, an RBI and stolen base during the Memphis series opener... Finished the day 2-for-3 with two runs and a triple during the Memphis series finale... Went 2-for-4 with a run and RBI at Sam Houston State.

    SOUTHLAKE CARROLL HIGH SCHOOL
    Competed for head coach Larry Hughes in baseball... Three-year letterwinner in football as a wide receiver for head coach Todd Dodge... Member of the National Honor Society and served as Student Council senator... Also was recruited by Vanderbilt, Texas State, Kentucky, New Mexico State and Kansas. Senior (2006): Taken in the 31st round by the New York Yankees in the amateur draft... Batted .390 with eight doubles, six triples and a team-best 20 stolen bases... Helped lead team to the Regional Semifinals with a 27-12 record... Knocked in the game-tying run against Flower Mound High in Game Three of the 5A Regional I quarterfinal series... Voted Defensive Player of the Year by his teammates and received the Hustle Award and Character Award... Was named to the District 5-5A First Team as an outfielder... Named to the Texas High School Coaches Association All-State Team... Named to the THSCA All-Star Game... Earned a place on the Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Super Team"... Was a Dallas Morning News All-North Texas selection... Named a Dallas Morning News Player of the Week for May 22... Was a football Academic All-State honoree and a member of the state championship team. Junior (2005): Competed as a wide receiver on the state champion football team.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Zakary Dale Presley... Born on Dec. 20, 1987, in Shreveport, La... Undecided major... Son of Danny and Julie Presley... Father played baseball at Centenary College, while grandfather Dale Presley played football at Ouachita Baptist and boxed while serving in the Air Force.

    CAREER BESTS
    Runs: 3, three times, most recently vs. UT Pan Am (April 3, 2009)
    Hits: 3, done six times; Most recently vs. Marshall (May 25, 2008)
    RBIs: 5, vs. Princeton (March 10, 2007)
    Stolen Bases: 3, vs. Sam Houston State (March 10, 2009)
    Hitting Streak: 18 games (April 5-May 2, 2008)

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