Zach Leone Named Preseason All-American

Zach Leone is named a Preseason All-American by D3baseball.com
Zach Leone is named a Preseason All-American by D3baseball.com

Junior Zach Leone was honored by D3baseball.com with selection to the 2017 Division III Baseball Preseason All-American squad. Leone is a member of the second team.

The junior catcher and top returning hitter from 2016 finished last season with a .444 batting average and led the River Hawks, who finished 33-16 in 2016, with 20 doubles and 53 runs batted in. He also had a triple and eight home runs with a .702 slugging average.

Leone helped Susquehanna to the NCAA Regional Tournament falling in the championship final to SUNY Cortland. He was a Third Team All-American (D3baseball.com), and All-Region selection and an All-Tournament selection for the NCAA New York Regional Tournament.

Susquehanna opens the 2017 season against Christopher Newport February 24.