Huntington University has announced that Convoy (OH) High School senior pitcher Ian Zollars has committed to play baseball
at HU this fall. In 2010 the 6’3 left hander was 6-4 with a 1.84 ERA. In 46 innings pitched, Zollars had 48 strikeouts and only gave up 33 hits. He was named to the all conference team as a pitcher.
“Ian is going to have an outstanding career here at Huntington University,” says head baseball coach Mike Frame. “We feel like his best baseball is certainly ahead of him. He has good size and is athletic. He has a good arm, understands pitching and knows how to change speeds. He played on a high school team that does things the right way so he will be ready to make an impact for us right away. He is a quality student and will make an impact for us on and off the field. We feel very good about his decision to become a Forester.”
Huntington University is a member of the Mid Central Conference (MCC) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). On the baseball field HU has captured the MCC season regular season championship or conference tournament championship 28 times in 50 years, including a conference tournament championship in 2010. The conference championship qualified the Foresters for the opening round of the NAIA national tournament. The HU baseball program has had eight former players go on to careers in professional baseball, including Heath Luther with the Anaheim Angels in 2001 and Greg Slee with the Seattle Mariners in 2004.
Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college located in Huntington, IN, with an enrollment of approximately 1100 students. Athletically, HU competes in fourteen intercollegiate sports for both men and women.
Ian is the son of Bill and Kathy Zollars of Convoy, Ohio.