Will work out of the Aztec bullpen as a middle reliever in his fourth season at SDSU ... Stellar prep hurler who also played in the infield (shortstop and first base) in high school ... Played for the Champion City Kings in Springfield, Ohio, during the summer of 2014 ... Made 19 relief appearances and compiled a record of 1-0 with one save and a 4.80 earned run average ... Competed for the Quincy (Ill.) Gems of the Central Illinois Collegiate League during the summer of 2013 ... Made 14 relief appearances and finished with a record of 0-2 and a 5.47 earned run average ... Played 2012 summer ball for NorCal Baseball in Tracy, Calif.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2015
Made 25 relief appearances during the season and picked up three wins, all in February ... Began the year by picking up his first collegiate save in the season opener vs. Valparaiso on Feb. 13 ... First victory came at UC Riverside on Feb. 20 when he tossed a perfect 1.1 innings with a strikeout ... Was the winner in the contest vs. San Diego on Feb. 24 when he pitched the final frame in a game won by SDSU in 13 innings ... Third win was in game two of a doubleheader at San Jose State on Feb. 27 ... Longest outing of the season was two innings on four occasions, the final time vs. St. Mary's on May 14 ... Season-high three strikeouts vs. UC Irvine on April 7 and vs. St. Mary's on May 14 ... Did not surrender a home run in his 18.2 innings of work and did not commit an error in 2015 ... Member of the Mountain West All-Academic Team and was named a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2014
Made two appearances out of the bullpen during the 2014 season ... Tossed one inning on each of those occasions ... First appearance came vs. Purdue on March 16 when he gave up a pair of runs on three hits with a strikeout ... Second outing came at the University of San Diego where he allowed just a walk in his one inning of work ... Was named a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2013
Made all eight of his appearances in a relief role ... Longest outing was three innings against both San Francisco (April 29) and Air Force (May 10) ... Season-high three strikeouts in 1.1 innings at Nevada on May 3 ... Allowed no runs in five of his relief stints and one run in another ... Opponents hit just .216 against him over his 13.1 innings pitched ... Named a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.
Four-year varsity baseball player at Yuba City (Calif.) High School where he was coached by Jim Stassil and Dave Rodriguez ... Was named the Tri-County Conference Pitcher of the Year as a senior after compiling a record of 8-2 with a 1.68 earned run average ... An all-area first-team selection ... Selected to the Sacramento Bee All-Metro honorable mention Team ... Played in both the Sacramento Optimist and the Chico Breakfast Lions All-Star games ... A two-time all-Tri-County Conference honoree ... Also played shortstop and hit .289 with a .958 fielding percentage ... As a junior went 4-3 with a 3.06 ERA ... Was 3-0 during his sophomore campaign with a 0.70 ERA ... Appeared in one game as a freshman, recording a victory and allowing no runs ... Team won league title each of his four years ... Three-year team captain.
Zachary Scott Oakley was born Jan. 1, 1994, in Chico, Calif. ... Son of Jodi Oakley ... Was also recruited by Stanford, St. Mary's and Pacific ... Favorite athlete is pro golfer Jordan Spieth ... Enjoys golf, country music, fishing, swimming and hanging out with friends ... Drew recruiting interest from Stanford, St. Mary's and Pacific ... A business marketing major at San Diego State interested in a career in either business or coaching.