2019: Appeared in 19 games as a freshman, the third most appearances on the team ... Made one midweek start in 2019, getting the nod against eventual NCAA National Champion Vanderbilt for his first collegiate start ... Finished with a 1-1 record and a 4.85 ERA over 29.2 innings ... Threw three innings of relief against Western Carolina in a 10-9 win to earn his first collegiate victory ... Had a streak of 8.1 innings without an earned run spanning six games from March 27 to April 19.

Prior to ETSU: Prepped at Damien High School in La Verne, California, as a pitcher for head coach Andy Nieto … Complied a 6-1 record his senior season on the bump en route to earning a first team all-baseline league selection.

Personal: Born May 18, 2000 ... From Upland, Calif. … Son of John and Lauren Kirby … Zach’s cousin, Chris Kohler, has spent four seasons playing in the Oakland Athletics organization, most recently spending the 2018 season with the Vermont Lake Monsters of the New York-Penn League (Short Season A) … Zach’s other cousin, Alexis Rushlow, is currently a collegiate soccer player at Utah … Anticipated major is criminal justice.