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  Michael Adamson

Michael Adamson

Player Profile


Freeburg, Ill.

High School:

Last College:
John A. Logan CC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 200



2011 Season Statistics

2011: Named to the Pre-season All-OVC Team...

2010: Started all 55 games and led the Redhawks with 237 at-bats, 92 hits, 23 doubles, and 23 walks... earned 2nd Team All-OVC honors...broke the single-season record for hits with 92... one of the top two-way players in the country as he was on the watch list for the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year ...had a 13-game hitting streak from March 19- April 10...during hitting streak, tallied 29 hits in 57 at-bats (.508 average) and hit 9 doubles, 3 home runs, and drove in 15 RBI...had a 12-game hitting streak from April 18- May 9 ...during hitting streak, hit .452 (24-53), and drove in 11 RBI with 2 doubles, 1 triple, and 1 home run... drove in 6 runs during 1st game of hitting streak against UT Martin on April 8... had 31 multi-hit games, including 8 3-hit games, and 4 4-hit games...was a common name in the NCAA statistical leaderboard, garnering the 38th best doubles per game average, 42nd most doubles, 64th most hits, and 87th most runs per game average...made 16 appearances on the mound, tallied 15 strikeouts in 20.0 innings of work... finished with a 7.20 earned run average...had a season-high 3.1 innings pitched against Michigan State on March 5, tabbing his 1st loss of the season...earned his 1st win of the season one game later against Missouri State after pitching 0.1 innings of relief...

John A. Logan College: Played outfield and pitcher at John A. Logan College in Centerville, Ill. under head coach Jerry Halstead...Led team in hitting with a .368 batting average...NJCAA Academic All-American.

Middle Tennessee State: One of two players who saw action in both the field and on the mound...Appeared in six games with one start as an outfielder...Appeared in 17 games starting one posting a 4.56 ERA in 23.2 innings of work...Longest outing of the season was 3.2 innings against Belmont and Memphis...Allowed three runs on seven hits against the Bruins...Struck out three and allowed just one hit against the Tigers...Against Toledo struck out three in 1.2 innings of work...Against Troy allowed one run on two hits in 2.2 innings of work.

Prep: Four-year letter winner at Freeburg Community High School under head coach Fred Blumberg...Was a .434 career hitter with 110 RBIs and 17 home runs who posted 104 strikeouts as a senior...All-Conference and All-Area selection as an outfielder for four years and was All-Area as a pitcher as a junior...Also played basketball...Garnered Second Team All-Conference honors in basketball as a junior after netting his 1,000th career point...Member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Born 5-16-88...Son of Jon and Betty Adamson...Majoring in Education...Enjoys playing golf in free time...Favorite kind of music is country...Favorite MLB player is Ken Griffey Jr...Chose Southeast because of coaching staff and close proximity to home...Biggest sports thrill was a walk-off grand slam in Central Illinois Collegiate League...Also recruited by Evansville, Middle Tennessee State, Central Missouri State, Missouri, Eastern Illinois, Delta State, and Illinois.

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