Outlook One of the top recruits in the nation, will have an ability to make an immediate impact on the UK pitching staff ... Had a solid fall practice season ... Has a lot of upside, with one of the best breaking balls on the club ... Is in the mix for midweek innings for a deep UK pitching staff.
High School Won a state championship and was named state player of the year as a senior at Defiance High School ... Helped team to district championship for three seasons ... Named a Louisville Slugger All-American ... Was selected first team all-district, all-league, and all-state his senior season ... Holds school record for single season RBI with 45 ... Had a record of 10-0 with an ERA of 0.45 and 109 strikeouts his senior season ... At the plate, batted .442 with seven home runs and 45 RBI as a junior ... Hit .437 including five home runs and 37 RBI as a senior ... Selected to first-team all-region as a senior by Rawlings ... Earned four letters for coach Tom Held ... Recognized for being on the honor roll with a GPA above 3.5 ... Played soccer and basketball as a freshman.
Personal Full name is Robert Trent Zeigler ... Born Jan. 4, 1995 in Ft. Wayne, Ind. ... Son of Steven and Diane ... Father played baseball at Defiance College.