2008 (Freshman): 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 ... Batted .000 in five at bats ... On the mound, 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.
High School: Four-year letterwinner under coach Fred Blumberg ... Adamson is a .434 career hitter with 110 RBIs and 17 home runs who posted 104 strikeouts as a senior ... Was an All-Conference and All-Area selection as an outfielder for four years and was All-Area as a pitcher as a junior ... Was also a star on the basketball team ... Garnered Second Team All-Conference honors in basketball as a junior after netting his 1,000th career point.
Personal: Michael Allen Adamson ... Son of John and Betty Adamson ... Born May 16, 1988 ... Father played baseball and basketball at Millikin University ... Hails from Freeburg Community High School in Freeburg, Ill., the same high school as associate head coach Jim McGuire ... Is undecided on a major.