Hometown: Spring Hill, Fla.
Previous School: Nature Coast HS
Major: Health Science
As a Senior: First Team All-American… Honorable Mention All-American (Daktronics, NCBWA)… South Region Pitcher of the Year…First Team All-South Region (ABCA/Daktronics/NCBWA)…NCAA Division II Championship series All-Tournament Team…SSC Pitcher of the Year…First Team All-SSC…Tino Martinez Award Finalist…Appeared on the mound in 26 games and started two…Concluded the season with a 2.10 ERA over 64.1 innings pitched with a record of 8-0…Retired a total of 77 batters and racked up six saves…Threw five shutout innings against Barry (3/28)…Shut out Eckerd for six innings (4/20)…Had a season-high seven strikeouts against Eckerd (4/20)…Played in two NCAA championship contests…Threw six shutout innings against Grand Valley State, while striking out four batters (5/31) in the national semifinal.
As a Junior: Took the mound on eight occasions while recording a total of 10.0 innings…Posted a 2.70 ERA and allowed an opposing batting average of .189…Finished season with a 7-to-1 strikeout-to-walk ratio…Earned his first save against Bentley (2/03), striking out a career-high six and allowing just one hit in three innings of relief…Pitched two shutout innings against Southeastern (2/21)…Had scoreless appearances against St. Joesph’s (3/05), Barry (4/07) and Nova Southeastern (5/04).
As a Sophomore: Took the mound on five occasions while scattering a total of six innings…Made first appearance of the season against Mount Olive (2/13) while recording a strikeout in 0.2 innings…Tallied a season-high four punch outs against Rockhurst (3/5)…Finished season with an 8:1 strikeout to walk ratio…Also saw action against Stillman (2/19), Slippery Rock (3/9) and Florida Tech (3/26).
As a Freshman: Attended The University of Tampa where he redshirted in his first collegiate season.
High School: Attended Nature Coast Technical High School and played for ex-major league pitcher John Frascatore...Named first-team all-county and first team all-conference in his junior and senior years...Posted a 9-1 record with a 1.60 ERA while recording 83 strikeouts in 61 innings, and being named Sharks MVP as a senior...Set school record for batting average and home runs...Also played football and set the school record for passing yards...Named all-conference and all-county in basketball and team MVP as a senior...Sharks leading scorer with over 16 points per game...Played on Team One in the USSSA Perfect Game national championships relinquishing zero runs in 14 innings pitched...Pitched seven scoreless innings and hit three home runs...Helped team to 16U national championship in St. Augustine in 2007.
Personal: Graduated with high honors and a 3.8 GPA...Served as volunteer for middle school basketball and umpired baseball for Dixie Youth Services...Son of Michael and Michelle Adams...Has one sister, Alexis...Health science major...Birthdate: 10/4/1990.