Athlete of the Week: Zach Ferreira


Zack Ferreira poses behind home plate. He is El Camino baseball’s third baseman and has been on fire this season, helping the team to an 9-4 record. Photo credit: Jorge Villa

The La Habra alumni Zack Ferreira, 21, communications, hit four home runs, 13 RBIs, and nine runs scored during a six-game stretch. On the season, the third baseman is hitting .351 and leads the conference in home runs.

Question: How long have you been playing baseball?

Answer: I have been playing baseball since I was 4 years old.

Q: What are your plans after El Camino?

A: If baseball doesn’t pan out, I would like to become a firefighter.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Pizza

Q: What do you do to unwind?

A: I enjoy listening to country music, rap and “pretty much anything” when it comes to music.

Q: What are your favorite hobbies?

A: Most of my time is taken up by baseball but my biggest hobby right now is working out.