Five draft picks conclude successful Pitt season
Senior outfielder taken in 28th round
Senior catcher taken in the 12th round
Junior utility man goes in 35th round
2016: Was named All-ACC second team as the junior ace of the Panther staff … led the staff with a 3.10 ERA, competing to a record of 6-1 in 10 starts after missing the first month of the season due to injury … tossed one complete game … went 69.2 innings on the year, allowing just 24 earned runs and 19 walks, while striking out 74 … held opponents to a .229 average … ranked fifth in the ACC with 9.56 strikeouts per game … was ninth-best in the ACC with just 19 walks on the year … was 10th best in the ACC with just three homers surrendered on the season … was tops in the ACC and the nation, as he did not allow a triple on the year … opened the year with five wins in six attempts … was stellar in his debut, going 6.0 innings against Florida State, allowing just one hit and no earned runs, striking out eight and walking just two … retired 11 via strikeout on March 26 against Boston College … went 7.0 innings, allowing six hits and one run without surrendering a walk … improved to 2-0 with a win over eventual ACC Champion Clemson on April 2 … allowed five runs off of six hits, giving up three walks but striking out six on the road … claimed a win in the series finale at Georgia Tech (April 10) … went 5.0 innings, allowing four runs off of seven hits, three walks and two strikeouts at a snowy Charles L. Cost Field … pitched a complete game at Virginia Tech on April 16 … allowed two runs off of 11 hits and a walk, striking out seven to improve to 4-0 … went 8.0 innings in game one of a doubleheader with Miami (OH) on April 23 … held the Redhawks off the board, allowing just four hits and striking out nine to improve to 5-0 … suffered his first loss of the season on April 30 against reigning national champion Virginia on May 7 … dueled Hoos’ ace Connor Jones in a 7.0 inning outing … allowed two runs off of six hits and one walk, striking out eight … captured his sixth win of the year on May 7 at Notre Dame … went 7.0 innings, allowing five hits off of five hits and four walks, striking out five … earned a no decision after 5.2 innings of work at Coastal Division Champion Miami (FL) on May 13 … allowed four runs off of seven hits and three walks, fanning six batters … ended his Pitt career with flair on May 19 against Duke … set a Charles L. Cost Field record for strikeouts thrown by a Pitt pitcher on the field, setting a career best, with 12 strikeouts … earned a no decision as he went 9.0 innings, allowing just one run off of eight hits and two walks as Pitt fell 2-1 in extra innings.
2015: For the week of March 9, was named ACC Pitcher of the Week (3/9), ECAC South Division I Pitcher of the Week (3/10), College Sports Madness ACC Baseball Player of the Week (3/10) and CollegeBaseballInsider.com Southeast Co-Pitcher of the Week (3/11) for his efforts in a win against No. 1 Virginia ... Made the first opening day start of his career, pitching 6.0 inning against Saint Louis and striking out a career-high nine batters, while walking none and giving up just one run on six hits ... At Wofford, took the loss despite allowing just two earned runs on five hits in a season-high 7.1 innings while striking out eight and walking zero ... In the opener against VCU, scattered six hits for one earned run (four total runs), while striking out seven and walking one in a no decision ... Against No. 1 Virginia, outdueled All-American Nathan Kirby in a 1-0 win, throwing 8.0 innings, and striking out eight, while allowing only four hits, no runs and no walks ... Was limited to 4.0 innings against No. 11 North Carolina, but struck out seven and gave up three unearned runs on four hits in a no decision ... Struck out eight batters in 6.0 innings in a loss in the first game at Duke ... Suffered the loss in 4.0 innings with three strikeouts in the opener at NC State ... Handed the loss in game one against Notre Dame after allowing seven runs on 11 hits while striking out three ... Pitched his second-career complete game and first of the season in the opener against Wake Forest, getting the win after throwing a career-long 9.0 innings and striking out seven while allowing three runs on nine hits ... Recorded a career-high 10 strikeouts in 5.2 innings in the opener at No. 13 Florida State, becoming the first Pitt pitcher in nearly three years to have double-digit strikeouts ... In the finale with Fairfield, threw 8.0 innings and struck out seven while allowing just one run on four hits ... Received a no decision in the opener with No. 16 Miami after throwing 7.0 innings and allowing just one earned run (five total) ... Took the loss at Georgia Tech following nine hits in 4.1 innings, a career-high eight earned runs (nine total), walked and struck out four ... Pitched 8.0 innings of scoreless ball, struck out seven and earned a win against Virginia Tech in game two of the series.
2014: Made 15 appearances and nine starts as a freshman...pitched 55.2 innings and finished with a 2-6 record and 41 strikeouts...led all starting pitchers with a 2.75 ERA...Allowed zero earned runs in first career start against Coastal Carolina...went 7.0 strong innings allowing only one earned run against Akron...threw 8.0 innings of three-hit ball against Clemson...threw a complete game allowing only one earned run against Notre Dame.
High School: Finished high school with a record of 14-3 and 137 strikeouts...had an ERA of 2.15 his junior year and then lowered it to a 0.62 his senior campaign which was a league record...was first-team All-League, All-City and All-Region his senior season along with being second-team All-State and team pitcher of the year...was drafted by the Kansas City Royals out of high school in the 31st round (924 overall).
Personal: Born on August 1, 1995...son of Tim and Lisa Zeuch...has three siblings, Jason, Ashley and Holly.
Leblanc Named Perfect Game All-American
AROUND THE DIAMOND: Season Wrap Up with Coach Jordano
Four Land on All-ACC Academic Teams
Leblanc Garners ABCA All-Region Recognition
Leblanc Named NCBWA All-American
Leblanc Named Finalist for Brooks Wallace Award