Diewert named to All-Tournament baseball team

Zach Diewert celebrates after hitting a home run in an 8-4 win over Eastern Florida in the state tournament. His performance in three games earned him a place on the All-Tournament Team. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Zach Diewert celebrates after hitting a home run in an 8-4 win over Eastern Florida in the state tournament. His performance in three games earned him a place on the All-Tournament Team. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Zach Diewert of Polk State College has been named to the 2017 FCSAA State/NJCAA Region 8 All-Tournament baseball team. 

In three games (May 5, 6, and 7) at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Diewert had six hits, three runs, and two RBI. 

He homered, doubled three times, walked twice, and stole a base. 

"Zach had a great overall year for us, and he showed his ability to continue to perform and produce against some of the best arms in the state," said Head Coach Al Corbeil. 

"It's very nice to see him recognized to the All-Tournament Team."  

A sophomore outfielder from Chemainus, BC, Canada, Diewert has committed to continuing his academic and athletic career at the University of Missouri. 

For the season, Diewert had 64 runs (second in FCSAA), 46 walks (second in FCSAA), 32 stolen bases (fourth in FCSAA, seventh in NJCAA), 17 doubles (fourth in FCSAA).   

He finished the season with a .440 on-base percentage and a .500 slugging percentage.

Feb 02
Baseball 3:00 PM
at Daytona State College
Feb 03
Baseball 1:00 PM
Daytona State College
Mar 10
Baseball 1:00 PM
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Mar 12
Baseball 6:00 PM
at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Mar 14
Baseball 6:00 PM
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Mar 16
Baseball 6:00 PM
Hillsborough Community College
Mar 17
Baseball 1:00 PM
at Hillsborough Community College
NY Yankees Community Field (1 Steinbrenner Drive, Tampa 33614)

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