2005 Summer League:
Played in the Alaskan League for the Anchorage Bucs along with fellow Frog, Ryan Pack... started five games in seven appearances... had one complete game... finished with a 2-2 record to go along with a 3.12 ERA... struck out 15 batters in 40.1 innings of work.
Made 13 appearances... started three games... finished the season with a 2-0 record to go along with a 4.94 ERA... combined on two shutouts, one as a starter and one as a reliever... struck out 20 batters in 23.2 innings of work... pitched 1.2 innings of scoreless relief against Texas Tech... got the start on February 22 against Sam Houston State... lasted only 2.2 innings allowing two runs on three hits... made second start of the season on March 6 against Manhattan... went 2.1 innings allowing three runs on three hits and striking out a career-high five batters... pitched three innings against Rice on March 12... gave up two runs on four hits... pitched three consecutive scoreless outings from March 25 to April 10 spanning four innings... outings came against Saint Louis, UT-Arlington and USF... got his first career victory against UTA on April 5 with two shutout innings... gave up three runs in only 0.2 innings of work at Oklahoma on April 12... rebounded to strikeout the only batter he faced at Charlotte on April 23... started against UT-Pan American on April 27... pitched five scoreless innings to earn his second win... allowed only three hits and struck out four... lowered his ERA to a season-low 3.98 recording two outs against UT-Arlington on May 3... allowed four runs in his last 3.1 innings pitched at Cincinnati and against Louisville.
The Colony High School:
Selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 26th round of the 2004 Major League Baseball First Year Draft... was an all-state performer his senior year... was selected to play in the (NTHSBCA) all-star game... earned first-team all-district as a junior and senior... was an all-district honorable mention performer as a sophomore... owns The Colony High School's record for single-season strikeouts with 121... had 82 K's in 61 innings as a junior... had a 1.57 ERA to go along with a 4-4 record... fanned 121 batters in 66 innings.
Full name is Zachary Franklin Ashwood... he is the son of William and Beverly Ashwood... has a older brother, Jacob... born on May 20, 1986... has not decided on a major.