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Palomar College
1140 W. Mission Rd.

San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 744-1150 Ext. 2460
FAX (760) 761-3588
Athletic Director:
John Woods

Baseball

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NO. 30

BRANDON

ADAMS

PITCHER

BATS: RIGHT; THROWS: RIGHT

6-1, 180, Age 21, Sophomore

Ocdanside HS, Oceanside, Calif.

Hometown: Oceanside, Calif.

 

TRANSFER FROM LONG BEACH STATE

SIGNED EARLY WITH OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY

2005 SEASON: Played integral role as Palomar advanced to the State Championship game, the first San Diego County team to reach the title game in 31 years. ... First-team All-Pacific Coast Conference selection by conference coaches. ... Pitched in the California Community College Fall All-Star Classic. ... Selected by retiring coach Bob CVetter on his all-time all-star team at Palomar. ... Finished the season with a 10-4 record and a 3.47 earned run average. Won 8 of his last 9 games. ... Struck out 69 batters and walked 18 in 109 innings. ... Finished with a 7-1 record in the Pacific Coast Conference with a 2.66 ERA. Struck out 39 batters and walked 9 in 61 conference innings.. ... Pitched 5 strong innings of shutout ball vs. Southwestern on Feb. 26 before leaving the game in the sixth. Was not involved in the decision. ...Was the starter and winner March 8 in the Comets' 22-4 victory over Imperial Valley on the road. Threw 4-hit, shutout ball over the first 5 innings. ... Beat San Diego City College 7-2 at home on March 17, throwing 7 innings, giving up 2 runs on 4 hits and striking out 8. ... Pitched 7 innings of 1-hit ball to beat Mt. SAC, the No. 5-ranked team in Southern California, on March 24. Struck out 11 batters and walked 1, surrendering only an unearned run. ... Beat San Diego Mesa 5-3 with a 6-inning effort on March 29, pitching shutout ball over the first 5 innings. ...Pitched 7 innings of 7-hit ball to beat Grossmont 11-4 on April 5. ... Gave up 1 run on 6 hits in 7 innings on April 12 to beat Southwestern, the conference's second-place team, 16-2. ... Threw a complete-game 1-hitter April 19 to defeat San Diego City College 2-1 on the road. The only hit off Adams was a bunt single with 2 out in the third inning, and the Knights' only run was unearned. ... Defeated San Diego Mesa 11-1 on April 26, surrendering 5 hits and 1 run in 6 innings, striking out 6 and walking 0. ... Notched his eighth victory May 4 when he worked the first 6 innings of a 6-3 win over Grossmont. Gave up 2 runs but both were unearned. Southern California Regionals Round 1 — Threw a 6-hit shutout to beat Santa Barbara City College 6-0 in the first round of Southern California Regional action on May 14. Super Regionals— Pitched first 8 1/3 innings of 5-4, 10-inning victory over Southwestern on May 27 that catapulted the Comets into the championship game, which they won to qualify for their first-ever State Final Four. State Final Four — Pitched the Comets to a 10-5 victory over eventual champion Santa Rosa on opening day of the Final Four State Championships in Fresno on May 28. Scattered 8 hits in 8 innings, striking out 5 and walking 1.

2004 SEASON: First-team All-Pacific Coast Conference selection by conference coaches. ... Was 6-2 with a 3.51 earned-run average as a redshirt freshman after transferring from Loing Beach State. ... Struck out 80 batters and walked 21 over 82 innings. ... Finished with a 2.70 ERA for Pacific Coast Conference games. ... Pitched 5 innings of 2-hit ball Feb. 7 vs. Santa Ana, ranked No. 1 in the State in the preseason, leaving a game the Comets eventually lost with a 4-2 lead. ... Picked up his first community college victory on Feb. 19, starting and piching 5 innings of 3-hit ball in a 6-1 victory over College of the Siskiyous. ... Started and piched 5 innings of 2-hit ball vs. Orange Coast on Feb. 24. Left the game, which Palomar eventually lost on unearned runs, with a 3-2 lead. ... Pitched the first 6 innings and picked up the victory Feb. 28, as the Comets opened Pacific Coast Conference play with a 19-5 victory over San Diego City College. Struck out 11 in the game. ... Hard-luck loser March 25 vs. conference leader Southwestern. Threw 7 innings of 5-hit ball without giving up an earned run in 1-0 loss to the Jaguars. ... Pitched 8 1/3 innings to beat San Diego Mesa 6-5 on April 1. ... Pitched 7 innings of shutout ball, striking out 8 and walking 1, to beat San Diego City College 15-0 on April 13. ... Beat Imperial Valley 6-1 on the road April 20 when he threw the first 8 innings, scattering 4 hits and giving up 1 run. ... Threw a complete-game 3-hitier in a 5-2 win over conference champion Southwestern 4 days later on the road., when both the Knights' runs were unearned. ... Was selected as conference Athlete of the Week for all sports for those 2 performances. ... Postseason — Started the Comets' Southern California Regional opener on the road vs. El Camino College on May 15, shutting out the Warriors on 3 hits through the first 6 innings and taking a 7-2 lead into the sixth inning before tiring. Finished with a non-decision in a game the Comets eventually lost 8-7.

2003: Red-shirted at Long Beach State. .... Received Academic All-Star honors.

TRAVEL / WOOD BAT TEAMS: Pitched for the Alexandria (Minn.) Beetles in the Northwoods League during the summer of both 2003 and 2004, and flew to Minnesota Tuesday evening, June 1, to pitch for the Beetles again this summer.. Named to the league's 2004 All-Star team.

HIGH SCHOOL: First-team All-CIF San Diego Section, All-North County and All-Avocado League as a senior at Oceanside High School under coach Dave Barrett. ... Was Valley League and CIF Division II Pitcher of the Year and team co-MVP. ... The Pirates advanced to back-to-back CIF-San Diego Section title games, going 20-13 in 2001 when he was a junior and 23-7-1 in 2002 when he was a senior. ... Was 8-3 as a senior with seven saves, a 1.65 earned-run average and 144 strikeouts. ... Went 6-2 as a junior with a 3.10 ERA and 75 strikeouts. ... Started on the mound for the North County Senior All-Star team. ... Made the honor roll at Oceanside.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 6, 1984, in La Mirada. ... Son of Rick and Gail Adams. ... Has one sister, Heather, 23.

(Note: Updated on June 2, 2005. Player biographies are updated at least weekly during the season.)

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