7 - Zach Elder
Zach Elder
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Chanhassen, Minn.
High School: Chanhassen HS
Position: OF
Major: Sport Business
Bats/Throws: R/R

AS A FRESHMAN (2014)
Played in 5 games during his freshman year at Saint Leo… First collegiate hit came against Johnson University (2/5/14) when he collected a double… Scored one run… Earned a .333 slugging percentage… Tallied two putouts for a perfect fielding average.  

CAREER
Competed at Chanhassen HS under Coach Cullen Bahn... Was a 3-year starter in baseball and a two-year letter winner in football.... Earned All-Conference Honorable Mentions in both 2011 and 2012... During his junior year, batter .386... Named to All-Conference team in 2013.... Selected to the Play Ball! Minnesota High School All-Star Game in 2013... Accumulated a career batting average of .351... Currently holds his high school's record for career batting average.... Competed with the Hit Dawg club team under Coach Shawn Wooten.

PERSONAL
Born May 7 in Dodge City, Kansas... Hobbies include playing golf, playing basketball, and going to the beach... Career goal is to play baseball for as long as possible and coach college baseball... Believes his best asset to the team is his competitive drive to win.... Lists his favorite athletes as Mike Trout and Dustin Pedroia... Names his favorite team as the Minnesota Twins... Chose Saint Leo because of its athletic and academic environment... Son of Les and Dana... Has one brother, Drew.