Stellar prep hurler who also played in the infield (shortstop and first base) in high school ... Will likely begin as a middle reliever out of the bullpen at SDSU ... Played summer ball for NorCal Baseball in Tracy, Calif.
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 Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter ... Enjoys golf, music and hanging out with friends ... A business major at San Diego State interested in a career in either business or coaching.