Named second team Baseball America Freshman All-American
Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
Started all 62 games for the Cavaliers at second base
Led the team in runs scored (57)
Second on the team in home runs (5), total bases (107) and third on the team in hits (76) and RBI (49)
Led the team with 25 multiple hit games and was third in multiple RBI games (13)
Had six three-hit games and five three-RBI games
First collegiate home run came in the season opener against The Citadel (2/10)
Hit .354 with runners in scoring position
Hit .317 in ACC games with a team-high 38 hits
Named to Baseball America's Fab 50 list for top freshmen
Four-year letterwinner at Grandview Prep where he played for his father, Dale
First-team all-state selection as a senior
Named team captain and most valuable player
Named a third-team high school All-American by the Baseball Coaches Association after hitting .500 with eight doubles, one triple and eight home runs for 17 RBI as a senior
Rated the No. 19 prospect by Baseball America and No. 29 ranked prospect by Team One Baseball
Rated as the No. 6 ranked prospect at Perfect Game/Baseball America World Wood Bat Association Fall Championship and No. 6 ranked middle infielder by Team One Baseball
Scholar Athlete (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
Earned High School Coaches Award (2003 & 2004)
Participated in Perfect Game National Showcase (2004)
Participated in East Coast Professional Showcase (2004)
Led Palm Beach County in batting average at .548 (2003)
Citizenship Award (2002, 2003, 2004)
National Honor Society, Student Senate, Beta Club, SADD Member
Student Government Vice President
Also lettered three years in basketball
Drafted in the 21st round of the 2005 MLB draft by the Detroit Tigers
Full name is David Lee Adams
Parents are Dale and Dawn Adams
Born May 15, 1987 in Margate, Fla.
Has a brother, Drew
Adam's Career Hitting Statistics
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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