#13 Herman Petzold
AT NOTRE DAME: Fifth-year outfielder enters this season with a .300 career batting average (3-for-10) … has added four runs, two doubles and three walks in 11 games (no starts) … has had very good success in extremely competitive summer leagues … hopes to translate in final go-around with the Irish … transitions to the outfield after spending the last four years as an infielder … has worked hard on improving his offense … carried a 3.319 cumulative GPA into the `11 spring semester.
SENIOR SEASON (2010): Appeared in four games off the bench … hitless in four at-bats … scored a run and added two walks … did not commit an error in two fielding chances with two assists.
JUNIOR SEASON (2009): Did not make the NCAA mandated 35-player roster limit … started all three games for the Gold in the 2008 Blue-Gold World Series … batted .143 (1-for-7) with a run scored, walk, sacrifice bunt and two RBI … spent the summer of 2008 with the Florence Redwolves … saw action in 49 games, including 40 starts … batted .266 (42-for-158) with a home run and 19 RBI … added five doubles, 10 walks, 19 runs scored and two sacrifice bunts … committed seven errors in 193 fielding chances – good for a .964 fielding percentage … recorded 114 assists.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008): Saw action in two games for the Irish in the spring … went 1-for-1 with a double and run scored against Wisconsin Milwaukee on Mar. 26 … went 0-for-1 against Mississippi Valley State on Apr. 30 … played all three games for victorious Gold team in 2007 Blue-Gold World Series … batted .333 (2-for-6) with an RBI, double, two walks and sacrifice bunt.FRESHMAN SEASON (2007): Hit 2-for-4 while appearing in five games (2 R, 2B, BB, K) … played in opening win over Prairie View, in San Antonio (15-8) … had first at-bat versus Western Michigan (17-9) and then went 2-for-3 in 14-4 win over Chicago State (2 R, 2B) … drew walk in 7-3 win over Ball State … also played in opener of Connecticut series … started at shortstop in game-2 of 2006 Blue-Gold Series (1-for-3, K, E; 4-3 win).
PREP & PERSONAL: Three-year letterwinner (3B/2B) at De LaSalle HS… a .331 career batter (81 RBI, six HR, five 3B, 24 2B) … captained team as senior while batting .420 with 52 RBI (14 2B, four HR, four 3B) … `06 honors included team MVP, all-state, all-district, all-region, all-county, all-metro and all-league … all-district and academic all-state as a junior … helped team win regional title as a sophomore … MVP of `06 CABA U-18 World Series (in Michigan) … member of National Honor Society … other De LaSalle products who have competed for Notre Dame include early-[apos]60s football fullback Bill Henneghan (Detroit), early-[apos]90s swimmer Jim Boutros (Grosse Pt. Woods) and late-[apos]90s fencer Brian Banas (Sterling Hts) … father, Herman Petzold, played football at the University of San Francisco and received MBA from Notre Dame (`85) … mother, Janice Petzold, played tennis at Ferris State … born Sept. 7, 1988, in Grosse Pte., Mich. … full name is Herman Gustave Petzold … enrolled in Mendoza College of Business as a finance and mathematics major.
Petzold[apos]s Career Statistics
20082/021 11000 0000/00-0 .5001.000.500
20104/041 00000 2030/00-0 .333.000.000Totals11/0104 320003040/00-0.462.500.300
Petzold in the BIG EAST Conference