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16 Zander Clarke

TRITON NOTES
Unanimous 2018 All-American and All-West Region First Team honoree by all three award entities ... Broke program's single-season RBI record with 86 in 2018.

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR IN 2018
ABCA/Rawlings All-America First Team ... D2CCA All-America First Team ... NCBWA All-America Second Team ... ABCA/Rawlings West Position Player of the Year ... ABCA/Rawlings All-West Region First Team ... D2CCA All-West Region First Team ... NCBWA All-West Region First Team ... CCAA Most Valuable Player ... CCAA Newcomer of the Year ... All-CCAA First Team ... CCAA Championship Most Valuable Player ... CCAA Championship All-Tournament Team ... One of 12 UC San Diego Athletes of the Year ... San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month for May (6/6) ... NCBWA West Region Player of the Week (5/8) ... CCAA Player of the Week (5/8) ... Two-time UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (5/15 and 5/23) ... Achieved CCAA Triple Crown, leading league in average (.409), RBI (61) and home runs (13-tied) over 44-game league schedule despite missing two due to injury ... Added CCAA Triple Crown for overall season, pacing all CCAA players in average (.385), RBI (86) and home runs (18-tied) in all games ... Additionally led league in slugging (.690), and was second in hits (87), fourth in runs (54), fifth in at-bats (226) and on-base percentage (.460), tied for fifth in doubles (15), and seventh in hit-by-pitches (10) ... Finished tied for second nationally with 86 RBI, a new single-season program record ... Through games played June 11, tied for second nationally in RBI for all NCAA divisions ... Tied for second on program's single-season list with 18 home runs and tied for fifth with 87 hits ... Drove in 31 runs over 15 games in month of May alone, with nine at CCAA Championship and 11 at NCAA West Regional ... Hit three grand slams and had three two-home-run games ... Led team in multiple-hit (29) and multiple-RBI (26) games, with three of five-plus RBI ... Top streaks of 13 reaching base and 10 with a hit (May 3-18) ... Also season-best stretch of 10 games in a row with at least one RBI from May 3-18, with multiple RBI in nine of those contests, including the first seven ... Season-high seven RBI in NCAA West Regional opener vs. Point Loma (5/17), with two-run home run in first, grand slam in second, and RBI single in third ... Led both CCAA Championship (nine) and NCAA West Regional (11) in RBI, with nobody at regional even getting to seven, his single-game high from opener.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE AT UCLA IN 2017
Made 34 appearances with six starts as designated hitter and five in outfield ... Hit .153 with six runs, a double, two home runs, nine RBI, two walks, two hit-by-pitches, a .200 on-base percentage and .271 slugging percentage ... One multiple-hit and two multiple-RBI games ... Played in 18 Pac-12 contests (.257, 6 R, 1 2B, 2 HR, 8 RBI, .308 OBP, .457 SLG%), with eight starts ... Produced walk-off hit vs. Washington (4/9) ... Went 2-for-3 with double and home run at No. 18 Stanford (4/15) ... Home run at Washington State (5/12)

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN AT UCLA IN 2016
Made 12 appearances with two starts at first base ... Went 3-for-18 (.167) with four runs, a home run and three RBI (.250 OBP, .333 SLG%) ... Third on team with nine pinch-hit appearances ... Went 2-for-9 (.222) with a run and three RBI in Pac-12 play ... College debut came Feb. 19 vs. North Carolina, with first career hit at CSUN (3/8) and first home run vs. Arizona State (5/21), driving in three runs in first college start.

AS A FRESHMAN AT UCLA IN 2015
Redshirted the season.

SUMMER BALL
Played for the Portland (Ore.) Pickles during the 2016, 2017 and 2018 summers, earning selection to respective All-Star Game all three years ... 2018: ... With Pickles having moved from Great West League (GWL) to West Coast League (WCL), chosen to WCL All-Star Game in Port Angeles, Wash. (7/17), as outfielder for South ... WCL Player of the Week (7/2) ... 2017: ... Unanimous selection for GWL ASG at Nettleton Stadium in Chico (7/24) in voting by league managers ... Hit two-run, opposite-field home run in third, leading GWL All-Stars to 11-1 win over host Chico Heat in front of 2,211 and earning GWL ASG MVP distinction (2-for-4, BB, 3 R, 2 RBI) ... Selected to participate in Home Run Derby prior to contest ... GWL Co-Player of the Week (6/26), going 13-for-24 (.542) with seven runs, four home runs and nine RBI over six games ... Had a monster night in 11-7 win at Yuba City (6/29), hitting a two-run home run in the third, a three-run shot in the seventh, and a bases-clearing double in the eighth, setting a Pickles franchise record with eight RBI (3-for-5, 2 R, 3 RBI, SB) ... Went 3-for-4 with a walk, four runs, first home run and one RBI in summer debut (6/18) and had pair of games with two home runs ... Ultimately named to 2017 Perfect Game/Rawlings Summer Collegiate All-America First Team in outfield ... Voted by league managers as GWL Player of the Year ... One of three outfielders on All-GWL First Team ... Produced final slash line of .430/.543/.823 with 50 runs, 16 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs, 56 RBI and seven steals ... Combined with GWL All-Star Game, slammed 15 home runs during 2017 summer ... Led GWL in home runs and second in hitting and RBI ... 2016: Batted .266 with 10 runs, seven doubles, a triple, two home runs and 18 RBI in 27 games, earning All-GWL honorable mention ... Other: Played for the La Crosse (Wis.) Loggers of the Northwoods League (NWL) during the 2015 summer, batting .227 with 16 runs, three extra-base hits, eight RBI and four steals over 37 games ... Played in Thousand Oaks for the Conejo Oaks of the California Collegiate League (CCL) during the 2014 summer, batting .264 with 11 runs, four doubles, a triple, two home runs and 13 RBI in 28 games.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2014 graduate of Newbury Park High School ... Three-year varsity baseball letterwinner for head coach Matt Goldfield ... 2014 Perfect Game All-Region honorable mention ... All-Marmonte League First Team as a senior, when he hit .500 with two home runs and 12 RBI in 23 games and led NPHS to wild card round of CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs ... Team captain and MVP.

PERSONAL
Born Jan. 19 in Los Angeles ... Given name is Alexander ... Parents are Stephen Clarke and Gayle Lampert ... Stepfather is Greg Lampert ... Has twin younger brothers named Chris and Zach ... Chris is a sophomore right-handed pitcher at USC, and Zach a sophomore shortstop at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps ... Political science (international relations) major with urban studies and planning minor at Roosevelt College ... A memorable baseball moment is winning 2012 CIF title at Dodger Stadium ... Favorite athlete is Hall of Fame Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken, Jr.

CAREER HITTING HIGHS (at UCLA through 2017 season)
At Bats: 5, 5/21/16 vs. Arizona State
Runs: 2, 2 times (last 4/15/17 at Stanford)
Hits: 2, 4/15/17 at Stanford
Doubles: 1, 4/15/17 at Stanford
Triples: 0
Home Runs: 1, 3 times (last 5/12/17 at Washington State)
RBI: 3, 5/21/16 vs. Arizona State
Walks: N/A
Stolen Bases: 0

CAREER HITTING HIGHS (current through 2018 season)
At Bats: 5, 17 times (last 5/18/18 vs. California Baptist)
Runs: 4, 5/3/18 at Cal State San Marcos
Hits: 4, 2/24/18 at Cal State Dominguez Hills-1
Doubles: 1, 15 times (last 5/21/18 at Azusa Pacific)
Triples: 0
Home Runs: 2, 3 times (last 5/17/18 vs. Point Loma)
RBI: 7, 5/17/18 vs. Point Loma
Walks: 3, 2/11/18 vs. Colorado Mesa
Stolen Bases: 1, 2 times (last 5/10/18 vs. Chico State)

CAREER HITTING STATISTICS (current through 2018 season)

Year AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO GDP OBP SF SH SB-ATT FLD%
2018 .385 58 57 226 54 87 15 0 18 86 156 .690 23 10 43 4 .460 2 0 2-2 .980 (90-6-2)
TOTALS .385 58 57 226 54 87 15 0 18 86 156 .690 23 10 43 4 .460 2 0 2-2 .980 (90-6-2)

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2018

Position: Outfield
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 220
Year: Redshirt Senior
City/State: Newbury Park, CA
High School: Newbury Park HS
Other College: UCLA
College: Roosevelt
Major: Political Science
Experience: 1 Letter
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