|High School:||St. Joseph|
2015: Made 12 relief appearances … Went 0-0 with a 7.45 ERA … Allowed eight earned runs on nine hits over 9.2 innings … Struck out 14 batters and walked 11 … Made his collegiate debut Feb. 14 at California … Struck out the first batter he faced on three pitches … Fanned a season-high five batters March 18 against Columbia … Played for the Harrisonburg Turks of the Valley Baseball League over the summer.
2014: Did not see game action.
High School: Lettered three seasons under head coach Steve Bucchignano at St. Joseph High School ... Named to the 2013 Perfect Game All-Northeast Region second team ... Struck out 43 batters over 36.0 innings as a senior, posting a 3.89 ERA ... Totaled 25 strikeouts in 24.0 innings of work as a junior ... One of the nation's top 1,000 prospects according to Perfect Game Crosschecker ... Also played for the NJ Marlins travel team ... Four-year letterwinner in basketball, leading St. Joseph to the state championships in 2012 and 2013 ... Garnered all-area honorable mention accolades as a senior in basketball ... Four-time Middlesex County champion ... An Eagle Scout ... Graduated Summa Cum Laude ... 2013 Scholar-Athlete Award recipient ... Vice president of the National Honor Society ... National Merit Scholarship Program Commended Student ... Member of the Science National Honor Society.
Personal: Born James John Ziemba on Aug. 10, 1994 in New Brunswick, N.J. ... The son of Jim and Maureen Ziemba ... Has one younger sister (Mary) ... Majoring in computer science.