#17 Daniel Adams
Coach’s Comments. Daniel is rehabbing from a summer injury. Daniel is expected to be back in late-March/ early-April. If he returns healthy, Daniel could be a difference maker.
SR, 6-6, 210
Hometown: Bartlett, Tenn.
Previous School: Southwest Tennessee CC
Union Career. 2005...wne 4-4 on the year with a team-high four saves...4.55 ERA with 74 strikeouts in 61.1 innings pitched.
Before Union: Adams signed with Memphis as a freshman. He had surgery in August of 2001 causing him to red-shirt during his first season with Memphis. Adams then posted a 1-0 record with a 3.65 ERA with 12 strikeouts in 12.1 innings in seven appearances in the spring of 2003. As a sophomore, he transferred to Southwest Tennessee CC he posted an 8-3 record, 97 strikeouts, 91 innings pitched, and just 39 walks. His 97 strikeouts broke a 27-year old record held by former major league player, Charlie Lee. He helped lead Southwest to the 2004 Tennessee Junior College State Championship and the 2004 Region VII Championship. He was named the state tournament MVP. He also played two seasons for Dulins Academy. Adams prepped at Bartlett HS where he was a two-sport athlete in baseball and basketball. He was a forward for Bartlett’s 2001 basketball state championship team.