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1 SKIP ADAMS
185, Age 20, Sophomore
High School, Albuquerque, N.M.
College, University of Texas
with Florida International)
New Mexico high school players with 11 home runs
as a senior at La Cueva in 1998. ... Batted .486
his senior year and was the District 4 AAAA
at the University of Texas at Austin.
solid defense at shortstop in a highly-regarded
left side of Palomar's infield, where he teamed
with UC Irvine-bound Steve Guthrie, who played
third base. ... Batted .311 entering postseason
play and finished the season at .301. ... Tied
for fourthon the team in doubles with 13 and tied
for second with 21 walks. ... Had multiple-hit
games against Canada on Feb. 3, vs. Saddleback on
Feb. 9, vs. Irvine Valley twice on Feb. 16, vs.
College of the Siskiyous on Feb. 17 when he was
4-for-4 with a double, vs. Long Beach City
College on Fe. 20, vs. Orange Coast on Feb. 21
when the Comets handed the Pirates their first
loss against a California opponent, vs. Grossmont
on March 3, vs. San Diego Mesa on March 12, vs.
Southwestern on March 23, vs. Golden West on
April 12 and vs. Imperial Valley on May 3. ...
Stole nine bases on 10 attempts.. ... Set the
tone on Feb. 18 by stealing home in the first
inning for the Comets' first run in a 15-1
victory over College of the Siskiyous.
was offered scholarships by Tennessee, Auburn,
Long Beach State and UC Santa Barbara, but
verbally commited on his recruiting trip to Miami
(Fla.) and signed with the Hurricanes on the
first day of the early signing period.
from letter of intent by Miami and signed with
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 18, 1979, in
Albuquerque, N.M. ... Lives in Oceanside. ...
Carries a 3.0 grade-point average in
communications. ... Scored 20 on his ACT test
coming out of high school.
Fall 2001. Player biographies are updated weekly
during the season.)