4  Adam Ptacek
Adam Ptacek
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Assaria, Kan.

Last College:
Pratt CC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
07/28/1983

B/T:
L/R

2005: Marshall's primary leadoff hitter and center fielder ... stepped into leadoff position and was Herd's top hitter at .320 ... joined Aaron Jamieson and Roddy Stieger as lone players to start all 50 games ... scored team-best 39 runs, led team in walks (29) and tied for team lead in stolen bases (8) ... second on team in hits (58) and on-base percentage (.425) ... solid on defense with just two errors all season ... had pair of seven-game hitting streaks, with one hitless game sandwiched in between, from April 3-May 1 ... had red-hot stretch in April, notching four-consecutive multi-hit performances in series vs. Kent State (4/8-10) and game vs. Morehead State (4/13), including three-hit games in first and third games vs. Kent State and Morehead State tilt ... in April 8 contest, swatted first home run, drove in two runs and scored twice ... had three hits, two RBI and a double in win vs. Eastern Kentucky (4/20) ... tripled and scored in game at Kentucky (4/27) ... hit second home run of season at Central Michigan (4/29) ... scored three runs in a game three times - at Liberty (3/12), vs. Eastern Michigan (3/26) and at Ohio (4/16) ... also posted three hits vs. Akron (5/8) ... played summer ball with Salina Blue Jays of Walter Johnson League.

Pratt Community College: Attended Pratt Community College ... batted .373 in his sophomore season ... hit .320 his freshman year ... played for Salina Hawks in 1999-2000 and for Salina Falcons from 2000-02.

High School: Attended Southeast of Saline High School ... named to All-State team in 2001 and 2002 and was All-State Honorable Mention in 2000-01 ... hit .393 in 2002.

Personal: Born July 28, 1983 ... parents are Randy and Roberta Ptacek ... has three siblings, Chance (25), Heidi (23) and April (18) ... majoring in psychology with minor in marketing ... has aspirations of becoming a firefighter or EMT.