Austin Adams
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Austin Adams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Henderson, TX

High School:
Henderson High

Last College:
Baylor

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215

Position:
Outfielder

Birthdate:
11/27/1984

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R


Career Honors:
• 2004 Conference USA Tournament MVP
• 2004-05 Conference USA Commissoner's Academic Honor Roll
• 2006 First-team All-Mountain West Conference
• 2006 Mountain West Scholar Athlete and Academic All-Conference

2006 (Junior):
Hit a blistering .438 in conference play... ranked third on the squad with a .347 batting average... finished the season with 10 doubles, one triple and four home runs... drove in 27 runs... drew 33 walks and struck out just 32 times... played in 61 contests, starting 53... collected 67 hits and scored 39 runs... started out the season slow, hitting just .240 as of March 30... came alive in April, hitting .412 over the last 35 games... recorded a hit in 38 contests... had 22 multi-hit contests and six multiple-RBI games... hit first home run of the season on Feb. 25 in win over Wright State... had a six-game hitting streak from March 12-19... picked up two hits and a RBI against Air Force on April 11, spurring a four-game hit streak that saw him hit .833 (10-12)... collected his lone pinch-hit of the season at Oklahoma (April 11)... went 7-for-7 over the next three games, including a 4-for-4 contest against UNLV (April 14)... pushed batting average over .300 to stay with that performance... drove in two runs with three hits in second game versus UNLV (April 15)... picked up three RBIs in win over BYU (April 21)... hit safely in 13 of the last 14 games, including a 12-game hit streak from May 6-June 2... hit .426 during the streak... went 5-for-9 in series win over Utah (May 5-6)... helped the Frogs to the MWC regular season title with a 7-for-15 weekend against New Mexico (May 18-20)... four hits came in the title-clincher on May 18... closed out the season with a 3-for-4 performance against Oklahoma (June 4)... hit .413 with two outs... tallied 10 two-out RBIs.

2005 (Sophomore):
Played in 55 games, starting 45... finished third on the squad with a .318 batting average... collected 54 hits and scored 34 runs... smoked eight doubles, a triple and a career-high eight home runs... drove in 36 runs... committed just one error in 93 chances... tied for fourth on the team with 16 multi-hit contests... recorded eight multiple-RBI games... had a slugging percentage of .518 and an on-base percentage of .403... collected 19 two-out RBIs... in 29 conference games, hit .359... five of his eight home runs came against league foes... tallied 22 RBIs in conference play... went 1-for-2 with an RBI double on opening day... came off the bench against Dallas Baptist on Feb. 26 and recorded an RBI double... went 2-for-2 with two doubles and two RBI off the bench in a win over No. 22 Texas Tech... became a regular in the starting lineup on March 18 against Southern Miss... went 5-for-13 in the conference-opening series with two RBI and a triple... drove in three runs in the opener against Saint Louis on March 25 with two hits, starting a season-long eight-game hitting streak... hit .429 (12-for-28) during the streak... had another strong series against East Carolina April 1-3... hit .416 (5-for-12) in the series... best weekend of the year came at Charlotte... was 7-for-10 in the series with five RBI and six runs scored... drove in a run off the bench in the opening game of the doubleheader on April 23... followed it up by becoming the 10th player in school history to hit three home runs in a game... all four hits in the second game went for extra-bases as he drove in four runs... had an outstanding series against Cincinnati May 6-8... hit .538 (7-for-13) in the series with seven RBI and three runs scored... drove in a run with two hits in the Frogs' victory over No. 1 Tulane on May 20... hit safely in each of the Conference USA tournament games.

2004 (Freshman):
Played in 57 games, starting 51 for the Frogs after transferring in at semester... finished the season with a .344 batting average, ranking second on the squad... tallied 63 base hits and 32 runs scored... smoked seven home runs and 12 doubles... finished fifth on the team with 41 RBI... had a slugging percentage of .525 and an on-base percentage of .404... recorded 16 multi-hit games and 10 multiple-RBI games... went 1-for-4 against Dallas Baptist on Feb. 5 with two outfield assists, throwing out the go-ahead run at the plate in the ninth inning... tallied first career RBI against Dallas Baptist on Feb. 7... had a break-out game against Oklahoma State on Feb. 19... was 3-for-5 against the Cowboys with a home run and three RBIs... had a pinch-hit home run against Memphis on March 20... became a regular in the starting lineup against Houston on March 28... was 2-for-4 with a RBI against the Cougars... had a great series at NCAA-qualifier Southern Miss... hit .583 (7-for-12) over the weekend... raised his batting average 62 points over the final four weeks of the season... had another great weekend against an NCAA qualifying team at East Carolina... hit .700 (7-for-10) for the weekend with a pair of three-hit contests... delivered the game-winning three-run home run in the Frogs' victory over No. 5 ECU on May 16... had another three-hit game against Charlotte on May 21 in which he drove in three runs... helped lead the Frogs to the Conference USA Tournament title with an outstanding performance at the plate... hit .515 (17-for-33) in six games and was named Tournament MVP... was 3-for-4 in the opening round loss to Houston on May 26... drove in three runs with two home runs in a 4-3 win over Louisville... his second home run of the game was the game-winner... best performance of the tournament came in the elimination game against Houston on May 29... hit a go-ahead grand slam in the seventh inning to help the Frogs stave off elimination... was 4-for-5 in the contest with five RBI... plated two runs against Houston in the nightcap to help the Frogs advance to the championship game... knocked in the first run of the championship game against Southern Miss on May 30... continued his hot streak in the NCAA Austin Regional, driving in two runs against No. 13 Oral Roberts... drove in two more runs in the Frogs win over Youngstown State on June 5... hit .368 against conference foes... was the Frogs top hitter on the road with a .432 batting average.

Henderson High School:
Earned first-team all-East Texas Region as a junior and senior... was also an all-district performer his junior season... led the team with a .448 batting average as a senior... also topped the team in slugging percentage and on-base percentage... was the District 14-4A Offensive Player of the Year... selected to play in the THSCA all-star game... was named second-team all-state as a senior... also performed in the classroom as he was selected to the National Honor Society... earned academic all-state in both baseball and football.

Personal:
Austin is the son of Mike and Pam Adams... has an older sister, Michael Ann and an older brother, Travis... father, Mike, and uncle, Chad Utley played baseball and football at TCU... uncle, Pat Adams, also played football at TCU... majoring in business.


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