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Baseball: Julio Zubillaga

Julio Zubillaga

Bats/Throws: R/R
Position: INF
Ht.: 5-9
Wt.: 185
Hometown: China Grove,NC
Previous School: Carson
Eligibility: Sr.
Major: Business Administration


Zubillaga Named Catawba College Athlete of the Week (2/4/14)


VIDEO: Baseball Preview with Zubillaga

2013: Was a first team All-South Atlantic Conference and second team Daktronics All-Southeast Region performer ... claimed both the SAC and region Gold Glove Awards, making just four errors in 196 chances ... also named Academic All-District ... batted .328 with 13 doubles and 39 RBI ... second on team with 19 multi-hit games ... posted three hits and four RBI in doubleheader opener at Mars Hill ... also drove in four runs in F/8 win over Barton ... went 4-for-5 in series finale at Newberry ... had three RBI with a pair of doubles in A/16 win over Belmont Abbey ... batted .398 with runners on base and was 6-for-12 with the bases loaded ...

2012: Voted Southeast Region Tournament MVP and all-tournament at the College World Series ... earned SAC Gold Glove at second base ... made just eight errors in 230 chances (.965) ... drove in six runs with a .348 average at the regional tournament ... batted .364 with three RBI at College World Series ... had two-run RBI single in sixth inning in 2-1 World Series opening win over Indianapolis ... made 55 starts at second base ... hit .343 on the year with a pair of homers ... collected four hits, including a homer, and three RBI in March 2 win over Newberry ... hit a grand slam in F/18 win over Mars Hill ...

2011: Made 50 starts over 54 games at second base as a freshman ... made just seven errors in 212 chances (.967) to earn SAC Gold Glove ... had 11 doubles and hit a pair of homers, including a grand slam vs. Brevard on March 26 ... finished that game with three hits, three runs and five RBI ... doubled home a pair of runs and finished with three hits and three RBI in SAC Tournament win over Carson-Newman ... 

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter at Carson High School ... was an all-conference and all-county selection ... helped Cougars to the 2010 Rowan County Easter Tournament title ... hit .405 as a junior in taking team MVP honors ... batted .472 as a senior ... scored 55 runs over his final two seasons ...

PERSONAL: Born Julio Cesar Zubillaga on Sept. 28, 1991 in Havana, CUBA ... son of Alicia Sanchez and Julian Zubillaga ... business major with an outstanding 3.79 GPA.



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