11  Adam Yeager
Adam Yeager
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huntington, W.Va.

Last College:
Cincinnati

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 164

Position:
IF

B/T:
L/R

2008: Only player to start all 61 games...was the nation's leader in stolen bases (47)...named to the C-USA All-Tournament squad...named to the College Baseball Foundation's National All-Star Lineup (6/2)...owns Marshall single-season record for games played (61), at-bats (245), and stolen bases (47)...listed fourth on career stolen-bases list...is listed fourth on single-season hits list with 79...tied for second on single-season triples list with five...tied for fourth on single-season walks list with 34...listed fourth on single-season runs scored list with 59...recorded a .322 batting average (third-best)...legged out nine doubles...notched five triples...launched a pair of home runs...drove in 20 runs...stole multiple bases nine times...set C-USA single-game tournament record with five stolen bases against Tulane (5/21)...set C-USA tournament record with nine stolen bases (5/21-5/24)...hit safely in eight consecutive games twice (4/11-4/20 and 5/16-5/25)...registered 23 multi-hit games...scored multiple runs in 16 contests...smashed four hits at Western Carolina (2/22) and against Memphis (3/30)...crossed the plate four times against Tulane (5/21) in C-USA tournament action...drove in three runs at UAB (4/27)...legged out a pair of triples against Rice (3/22)...stole at least one base in four straight games on two occasions.

Prior To Marshall: Started all 56 games at Cincinnati in 2007...batted .288...swiped 24 bags...ranked fourth on team with 16 multi-hit games...four three-hit performances...scored four runs at North Carolina A&T (2/24)...ranked third in Big East with 39 walks...hit only home run of season against Villanova (4/29)...recorded a 12-game hit streak that included a .431 batting average, four doubles, eight RBI and 11 runs. Started 53 of 56 games played in first season with Bearcats in 2006...hit .291 overall and .331 over the last 26 games...led team with 12 sac bunts and five bunts for singles...stole six bases...hit a pair of doubles and a pair of triples...tallied a .383 slugging percentage...added 27 RBI.

High School: Named first-team all-state junior and senior years...hit .380, .420, and .440 sophomore, junior and senior years...played for the Southern Ohio Copperheads of the Great Lakes League, and the St. Cloud Riverbats of the Northwoods League...named to the Great Lakes League all-star team...earned Northwoods League Offensive Shortstop of the Year while hitting .272.

Personal: Born Sept. 24, 1986...son of Cindy and the late Terry Yeager...has one sibling Erin (25) who graduated from Marshall...maintained a 4.1 GPA in high school...was named to the 2005-06 Big East Academic All-Star team...also named a 2007 Bearcat Scholar Athlete...majoring in Finance.