11  Adam Frederick
Adam Frederick
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Franklin, Pa.

High School:
Franklin

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
3B

Birthdate:
09/17/1983

B/T:
L/R

Entering 2006: Starts season in third place on all-time Marshall charts with 180 hits, 28 hits behind leader David Colangelo ... sixth in at bats, 93 behind Colangelo ... knocking on door of Top 10 in several other categories, including games played, runs scored, RBI and total bases ... can reach Top 10 with four more games played ... also two runs and four doubles shy of Top 10 ... needs 29 total bases to crack Top 10.

2005: Marshall's starting third baseman throughout season ... started and played at third in all but four games ... had 55 hits and 26 RBI and scored 28 runs - all third-most on team ... named MAC East Player of the Week on March 28 after hitting .429 (8-for-19) and driving in nine runs in four contests vs. Duke and Eastern Michigan ... hit home runs in consecutive games March 26 and 27 vs. Eastern Michigan ... hit first career grand slam in March 26 contest vs. EMU, while driving in a career-high six runs ... had first career five-hit game in 9-6 victory at Ohio (4/16) ... went 5-for-6 in that game with an RBI and three runs scored ... had 10-game hit streak from 3/19-4/3 ... good contact hitter with just 19 strikeouts in 194 at bats ... played with New Market Rebels in Valley Summer League, finishing second on team in batting (.306) while hitting a home run and driving in 25 runs.

2004: Team MVP ... team leader in several categories including: batting average (.376), runs scored (46), hits (77) and sacrifice flies (5) ... second in on-base percentage (.435), runs batted in (43) and total bases (97) ... 10th in MAC with .376 average ... tied for ninth in conference with 77 hits ... team leader with 24 multiple hit games and 10 multiple RBI games ... had 11-game hit streak from 2/28-3/15 ... finished season with 10-game hit streak ... started all 54 games at third base ... went 3-for-6 with four runs scored in MU's first win of season at Charleston Southern ... was 3-3 with four RBI in 3/3 win over West Virginia State ... in Marshall's three-game sweep of Niagara, he went 4-for-12 with six RBI and three runs scored ... on 4/17 vs. Ohio went 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored ... played pivotal role in Herd's sweep of NYIT, batting .500 (5-for-10), scoring six runs ... scored 11 runs in six games from 4/17-4/27 ... in 5/8 doubleheader vs. Akron, Frederick went 5-for-10, knocking in five runs and scoring three times ... in MU's series win over Ball State, went 5-for-11, scoring three runs ... third on team with 13 stolen bases.

2003: Second on team with batting average of .350 as freshman ... appeared in 49 games ... fifth on team in on-base percentage (.384) ... fourth on team with 14 multiple hit games ... had six-game hitting streak during 2003 ... registered first career home run in win over Concord (3/22) ... hit two home runs in win over Akron (5/11).

High School: Tri-County Athletic Conference MVP in 2002 ... named Franklin High School team MVP ... All-TCAC selection in 2000, 2001, and 2002 ... finished high school career with .469 batting average and .970 fielding percentage ... Franklin compiled 76 wins and just 15 losses during his career ... coached by Harry Miller ... also earned letters in golf and basketball ... recipient of Wayne Eakin Award for Strength of Character regarding athletics ... led his Pittsburgh AAU summer league team in hitting with .410 average.

Personal: Born Sept. 17, 1983 ... son of John and Marilyn Frederick ... safety technology major ... brother, Ryan, and sister, Melissa, both graduated from Penn State University ... Ryan played baseball for PSU-Behrend ... father played baseball at Indiana University of Pennsylvania ... Adam played in Eastern Regional Final in Bristol, Conn., that went into extra innings in order to earn berth to Little League World Series (age 12).