Army 2B Zach Price up for national award


U.S. Military Academy second baseman Zach Price was recently named one of 30 candidates for the Lowe’s Collegiate Senior CLASS Award, according to the Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal.

Army second baseman Zach Price is shown in a 2011 game. (Tommy Gilligan / Army)

Price, a senior at Army, is a native of Cantonment, Fla., and one of the Black Knights’ captains. He entered March hitting .303 after his first six games of the 2012 season.

A major in systems engineering, Price started the season with a .318 career batting average.

The award is presented each year to the outstanding senior NCAA Division I Student-Athlete of the Year across 10 different sports, according to the award’s website. To make the cut for the award, candidates must have notable achievements within the community, the classroom, their character and on the athletic field.

The Black Knights are 3-3 through their first six games, and they open at three-game set at Maryland-Baltimore County at 5 p.m. Friday.


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