Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Diamondbacks Draft Marzilli In 8th Round
(USC SID) -- South Carolina junior outfielder Evan Marzilli has been selected in the eighth round of the 2012 MLB Draft. Marzilli was the No. 273 overall pick by the Arizona Diamondbacks. Marzilli is the third current Gamecock player to be selected in this year’s draft. The Baltimore Orioles earlier selected Christian Walker and Matt Price today. Marzilli earned 2012 SEC All-Defensive team honors and he is one of two players on the squad this year to have started all 60 games. Marzilli is hitting .288 (68-for-236) with 12 doubles, three triples, a pair of homers, 30 RBI and 50 runs scored.
EVAN MARZILLI CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2012 – 2012 MLB Draft Selection (8th round/Arizona Diamondbacks) ... SEC All-Defensive Team ... Tied for South Carolina single-season record for sacrifice flies with eight on the year ... 1-for-4 with a sacrifice fly in 4-3 win over Clemson in the NCAA Regional (6/3) ... 3-for-6 with a run scored in the 5-4 win over Clemson in the NCAA Regional (6/2) ... 1-for-4 with a double and a run scored in 7-2 loss to Florida at SEC Tournament (5/25) ... 2-for-5 with a double, a triple and two runs scored in 3-2 loss to LSU (5/19) ... 1-for-3 with two runs scored in 5-4 win over LSU (5/18) ... 2-for-4 with a RBI single in 3-0 win at Georgia (5/10) ... Three-run homer and four RBI in 7-0 win at Furman (5/7) ... 2-for-4 with game-winning RBI double and two runs scored in 8-6 win over Arkansas in 10 innings (5/4) ... Double and a sac fly in the 2-1 win over Davidson (5/2) ... A sac fly, a stolen base and a run scored in the 9-1 win over Alabama (4/28) ... Sac fly and a run scored in the 12-11 win over Alabama (4/27) ... 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a RBI in 12-5 win at Auburn (4/20) ... 3-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored and a stolen base in 6-4 win over Mississippi State (4/15) ... Sacrifice fly to drive in a run in 6-1 win vs. Tennessee (4/8) ... Reached base in first 31 games this year ... RBI double and a run scored in the 7-0 win at College of Charleston (4/4) ... 2-for-5 with two runs scored in 7-3 win at The Citadel (3/27) ... 3-for-4 with a run scored in the 9-3 win over Florida (3/22) ... 4-for-5 with a three-run homer and four runs scored in 8-5 win at Furman (3/20) ... 2-for-4 with a three-run double and career-high four RBI in 6-4 win over Appalachian State (3/14) ... 1-for-3 with two runs scored in the 6-1 win over Princeton (3/10) ... 3-for-4 with three doubles, tying a single-game record at South Carolina in 2-1 win over Princeton (3/9) ... 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in the 8-1 win over UNC Asheville (3/7) ... Diving catch in center field was the final out of the game in the 3-2 win vs. Clemson in Charleston; also threw out a runner trying to score at home plate in the victory and tallied eight putouts ... 2-for-4 with a RBI and a stolen base in the 2-1 win over Presbyterian (2/28) ... Scored two runs in the 8-1 win over Elon (2/24) ... Hit .500 (6-for-12) in the VMI series including a triple, a stolen base, two RBI, and a team-leading three runs scored ... 2-for-4 with at triple, run scored and two RBI In the 13-1 win vs. VMI (2/18) ... 3-for-4 with game-winning run scored in 2-1 win over VMI (2/17).
2011 – Hit .291 (64-for-220) in 65 games with 59 starts, 14 doubles, two triples, three homers and 31 RBI along with 39 runs scored ... Team’s second best hitter in conference games with a .349 batting average (29-for-83) in 28 league games ... Named to NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team ... Led off with a solo home run and added a RBI sacrifice fly in 8-2 win over Stetson (6/5) ... 2-for-5 with a double and two runs scored in 11-5 win over Stetson (6/4) ... 2-for-4 with two RBI in 4-2 loss to Georgia (5/27) ... Tied a school record with nine consecutive hits in three games (5/20, 5/21, 5/25) ... 2-for-2 with two runs scored and two RBI in 7-3 vs. Auburn (5/25) ... Career-high in hits with 4-for-4 day at Alabama with a pair of doubles in 3-2 win vs. Crimson Tide (5/21) ... 3-for-4 with a double, three runs scored and two RBI in 6-3 win vs. Alabama (5/20) ... 1-for-2 with a run scored in 7-1 win over Arkansas (5/15) ... 1-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI in 11-1 win over Charleston Southern (5/11) ... 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in 6-1 win at Ole Miss (5/6) ... 3-for-3 with a double, triple and two runs scored in 9-3 win over Wofford (5/4) ... A pair of hits and two RBI in 10-2 win vs. Auburn (4/30) ... 2-for-4 with two runs scored and a two-run homer in 8-2 win at Mississippi State (4/22) ... Two hits and a RBI in 6-4 loss to Vanderbilt (4/16) ... Two hits and a run scored in 3-1 win vs. Vanderbilt (4/15) ... Solo home run and key defensive catch for a double play in 4-0 win at Tennessee (4/7) ... 2-for-5 with a RBI and a run scored in 18-2 win over USC Upstate (4/5) ... Key RBI single in 4-1 win over Kentucky (4/3) ... 2-for-5 with a RBI and a run scored in 17-8 win over Rhode Island (3/23) ... 1-for-2 with a double, two runs scored and two RBI in 24-4 win over College of Charleston (3/22) ... Two-out two-run double in eighth inning of 8-3 win over Georgia (3/20) ... Key RBI single in 5-2 win over CSU Bakersfield (3/12) ... 2-for-5 with a run scored in 6-3 win vs. Clemson (3/4) ... 1-for-1 with a sacrifice fly and two RBI in 6-0 win over Santa Clara (2/20) ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2010 – Played in 65 games with 19 starts and hit .385 (35-for-91) with 30 runs scored, eight doubles, three homers and 12 RBI as well as eight stolen bases ... Named to College World Series All-Tournament Team ... 2-for-5 in 2-1 win over UCLA in national championship series victory (6/29) ... 2-for-4 with a RBI in 7-1 win over UCLA in national championship series (6/28) ... 1-for-3 with two runs scored in 4-3 win over Clemson at the College World Series (6/26) ... 1-for-2 with a double and two runs scored in 5-1 win over Clemson at the College World Series (6/25) ... 2-for-6 with a double and a run scored in 3-2 win over Oklahoma at the College World Series (6/24) ... 2-for-4 with two runs scored in 11-4 win over Arizona State at College World Series (6/22) ... 1-for-2 with a double and a run scored in 10-9 win over Coastal Carolina in NCAA Super Regional (6/13) ... Named to NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team ... Named to SEC All-Freshman Team ... Career-high three hits with a RBI and two runs scored in 10-2 win over Virginia Tech in NCAA Regional (6/6) ... Pinch-hit two-run single in 9-4 win over The Citadel in NCAA Regional (6/5) ... 2-for-3 with a two-run homer in 9-5 win over Bucknell in NCAA Regional (6/4) ... 1-for-2 in 3-1 loss to Auburn at SEC Tournament (5/27) ... 1-for-1 with a stolen base in 3-0 loss to Ole Miss at SEC Tournament (5/26) ... Hit a solo home run in 2-1 loss at Kentucky (5/7) ... Hit first career home run and tallied two RBI in 20-15 win over Alabama (5/2) ... 2-for-3 with a RBI single in 8-7 win over Georgia (4/25) ... 1-for-2 with a double and a run scored in 10-4 win at The Citadel (4/14) ... 2-for-3 with a double, a RBI and three runs scored in 15-0 win at Furman (3/16) ... 1-for-2 with double and scored game-winning run in 6-5 victory over Brown (3/14) ... 1-for-1 with two runs scored in 7-3 win over Valparaiso (3/10) ... 1-for-1 in 19-6 loss vs. Clemson (3/7) ... 1-for-4 with a run scored in first career start, a 13-3 win over Duquesne (2/20) ... Named to 2010 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.
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