B.J. Zimmerman#25 Bats/Throws: L/R
Position: 1B Ht.: 6-1 Wt.: 215
Hometown: Kissimmee, Fla.
Previous School: State College of Florida/Osceola HS
Eligibility: Sr. Major: Exercise Science
As a Junior: SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll…Started in 23 of the 30 games in which he played…Contributed with a .307 batting average and a.464 on-base percentage in 75 at bats…Also had three home runs, three doubles and 12 RBI…Made Spartan debut against Bentley by drawing a walk…Recorded an RBI single and two walks in a contest against Stillman (2/17)…Dominated rival Barry pitching in a three-game series (4/06-4/07), going 5-for-7 while contributing five runs, three RBI, a home run and drawing six walks…Showed amazing discipline at the plate with a team-high four walks against Barry (4/06)…Had five hits and five runs in a double-header against Barry, going a perfect 4-for-4 in the first game with a solo home run, three RBI, four runs scored, as well as drawing a walk; went 1-for-2 in the second game, while drawing another walk and contributing a run in a close match…Went 3-for-3 with a double against Palm Beach Atlantic (4/21), which would spark an eight game hitting-streak (4/21-5/17)…Went 11-for-26 (.423) during the eight-game hitting streak, while contributing eight RBI, two doubles and two home runs…Was a presence at the plate in a double-header against Nova Southeastern (5/05); drawing two walks as well as hitting an RBI double in the first game and smacking a three-run home run in the second game…Started both games in the NCAA South Regional (5/17-5/18), hitting a double against Stillman (5/17).
As a Sophomore (SCF): At the State College of Florida, Zimmerman made All Conference, All-State Tournament team and played in the FCCAA Sophomore All-Star game…Played in 52 games for SFC…Collected 59 hits in 189 at-bats including 14 doubles, two triples, and two home runs…Recorded 41 RBI and a .312 batting average…Stole a total of two bases…Ended the season with a .422 OBP.
As a Freshman (UCF): Redshirted as a freshman at The University of Central Florida.
High School: Accumulated four letters for Osceola High School and head coach Jim Murphy...A four-year varsity starter and four-year member of all-conference team…Zimmerman hit .507 his senior year and led the county in batting average, RBI and slugging percentage…Zimmerman also played for the Orlando Scorpions during his high school career.
Personal: He was selected by the Washington Nationals in the 49th round of the 2008 Major League Amateur Draft. He played for the Sanford River Rats in the Florida Collegiate Summer League under former Major League player and manager Coach Davey Johnson. During the 2010 season he hit .311 with five home runs including a home run in versus the Pittsburgh Pirates exhibition game…Son of Robert and Mary Ann Zimmerman…Has three siblings, Lisa, Amanda and Halee...Majoring in exercise science…Birthdate: 1/5/1990.
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