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Zack Kolakowski
Zack Kolakowski
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Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Inverness, Ill.

High School:
Fremd

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
IF

Bats/Throws:
R/R

11/24/2014

Illini Sweep Games against New York Yankees Dominican Instructional League

UI Wins Game One 9-6, Takes Game Two 4-1 on Monday

11/23/2014

Illinois Begins Trip with 10-4 Win over Dominican Air Force

McInerney Belts 3-Run Homer as Part of 6-Run Fourth Inning

03/26/2014

Illini Down ISU 6-1 for Fourth Straight Win

Goldstein Goes 4-for-4 with 3 RBI; Nielsen Earns First Career Victory

03/23/2014

Walk-Off Squeeze Bunt Tops Xavier in 13th, 3-2

Kolakowski Executes Suicide Squeeze Bunt to Score Fletcher in Finale

03/14/2014

Duchene Cruises Illini Past Southern Illinois, 5-1

Sophomore Was Perfect Through Six Innings, Faced Two Over the Minimum

05/13/2013

2013 Illinois Baseball Cards

2013 Illinois Baseball Cards

AT ILLINOIS

2014 - Redshirt-Freshman: Opening Day starter at shortstop, making collegiate debut at Georgia State (2/14) ... Played in 21 games overall and started 11 games at shortstop ... Hit .195 with six RBI and four runs ... Laid down a walk-off suicide squeeze bunt with the bases loaded that scored Casey Fletcher as the winning run in Illinois' 3-2 victory over Xavier (3/23) ... Went a career-best 3-for-4 with a run and RBI vs. FGCU (2/28) ... Had a hit in three straight games at Florida (3/2) and Western Kentucky (3/8) ... Played for the Kenosha Kingfish of the Northwoods League along with Illini teammate J.D. Nielsen during the summer. | Game-by-Game Stats

2013 - Freshman: Redshirted the 2013 season ... Played for the Hutchinson Monarchs of the Walter Johnson League during the summer.

HIGH SCHOOL

Hit .342 with eight doubles, 22 RBIs, 10 stolen bases and only 10 strikeouts in 120 at bats in 2011 ... Helped Palatine's American Legion team to a state runner-up finish in 2010.

PERSONAL

Born February 15, 1994 ... Parents are Zenon and Barbara Kolakowski ... Has one older brother, Zenon, who plays baseball at UIC ... Enrolled in the Division of General Studies ... Favorite athletes are Tom Brady and Kobe Bryant.

Updated September 2014

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