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9 ADAM DAVIS
  • INF
  • 5-9 · 185
  • S/R
  • Junior · 2L
  • Fort Myers, Fla. · Fort Myers High School
  • Major: Tourism and Hospitality Management

AS A JUNIOR (2006): Was the first Gator taken in June's Major League Baseball Draft, as the Cleveland Indians made him the 101st overall selection in the third round…Came to terms with the Tribe and was assigned to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers of the New York-Penn League (Class A Short-Season)…Became the ninth player in school history to accumulate 20+ home runs, 100+ runs batted in and 30+ stolen bases…Ended his Florida career with 24 homers, 124 RBI and 55 thefts, to go along with a .307 batting average…Rated third on the club with a .295 clip in '06, with team highs in hits (66), runs (44), multiple-hit games (18), doubles (11) and stolen bases (nine in 14 attempts)...Was fourth with 36 RBI and helped turn 39 double plays... Tied for second on UF with nine multiple-RBI games...Batted .414 with runners in scoring position and .333 with runners on base...Had a .317 average with 13 RBI in SEC play...Had at least one hit in 19 of his last 24 games...Concluded the campaign on a seven-game hitting streak in which he batted .552 (16-for-29)…Scorched LSU's pitching for a .583 (7-for-12) showing, adding four runs and three walks…Batted a team-high .583 (7-for-12) at Alabama, including a pair of three-hit outings...Belted his first home run since March 29 with a solo shot in game two...Went 2-for-5 in the finale with Mississippi State…Although he missed the first meeting with Auburn due to a pulled hamstring, Davis went 3-for-8 (.375) in the final two games...Extended hitting streak to nine games by leading the Gators with a .500 (6-for-12) performance at Tennessee...Went 2-for-5 with two runs and an RBI in the finale, 1-for-4 on Saturday and opened the series by going 3-for-3 with a two-out RBI base-hit...Raised hitting streak to six games with a run-scoring single in the eighth against Bethune-Cookman...Went 3-for-14 (.214) during the trip to Kentucky, chipping in with one hit in each contest...Drove in three runs during the opener, an 8-7 setback...Had a run-scoring single and a stolen base versus UNF...After an 0-for-9 beginning to the Vanderbilt series, Davis went 4-for-5 with two doubles in the finale...Led the Gators to the win over USF with a 2-for-4 performance and three RBI...Cranked a solo shot in the first in the meeting with the Bulls...Homered for the second-straight game versus Stetson with a solo shot in the third and was 1-for-5...Jacked a three-run blast in the eighth inning to complete UF's comeback from a 7-0 deficit to Arkansas on March 19...Finished the 8-7 triumph 2-for-4 with a season-high four RBI...Went 3-for-10 in the sweep of Harvard and scored eight runs...Was 3-for-4 with a season-high four runs and two doubles in the 17-6 win over the Crimson in the finale...Was 2-for-4 and drove in a pair of runs in the 6-4 setback to Florida State...Earned all-tournament recognition at The Pepsi Baseball Classic with .364 (4-for-11) effort...Went 2-for-4 against Wake Forest...Drew a season-high three walks and scored three times in the win over FAMU...Was 2-for-5 in the second win over Miami (Fla.) and had a two-out RBI single in the second to put the Gators on the board...Came blazing out of the gates with a .538 (7-for-13) performance against Cincinnati that yielded him the SEC's Player of the Week award for the first time...Also turned three double plays in his starting debut at shortstop...Turned in multiple-RBI outings all three games of the series...Went 3-for-4 in the final meeting with the Bearcats, with two runs, two RBI and two walks...Cranked a two-run blast in the second game after going 3-for-5 with three RBI on opening night.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2005): Member of the 2005 USA Baseball National Team…Chosen as a third-team All-American by Baseball America…First-team All-SEC selection who was picked second-team All-South Region…Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time…Finished third on the Gators with a .306 average and was second behind Matt LaPorta (79) with 63 RBI...Played and started in each of the team's 71 games...Stole a career-high 24 bases in 31 attempts to lead the squad for the second-straight year...Tied LaPorta for the team lead with six RBI in College World Series play...Hit .261 (12-for-46) in NCAA Tournament action and drove in 12 runs, the second-highest total on the team...Went hitless in the championship round against Texas...Was 2-for-4 with three RBI in the 6-3 win over Arizona State...Put Florida ahead to stay with a resounding three-run homer into the left-field bleachers in the fifth inning...The round-tripper was the first of back-to-back home runs by the Gators...Went 2-for-5 in the 7-4 triumph over Nebraska, including a two-run blast in the top of the first inning...Went 2-for-9 (.222) during the Super Regional...Was 2-for-5 in the 8-5 clincher over Florida State, highlighted by a two-run double in the sixth inning...Named to the Gainesville Regional All-Tournament team after hitting .545 (6-for-11) and led the Gators with eight runs scored...Went 4-for-5 with three RBI and a career-high six runs in the 23-3 rout of Notre Dame...Drove in a run versus North Carolina with a sacrifice fly to the warning track...Was 2-for-3 and scored twice in the 8-3 win over Stetson...Earned first-team All-SEC accolades after hitting a team-best .377 in league action...Accomplished the unique feat of homering twice from both sides of the plate, versus Tennessee (April 30) and Mercer (March 1)...Belted three grand slams... Hit .267 (4-for-15) during the SEC Tournament...Was 2-for-5 and collected an RBI in the 4-2 defeat to Ole Miss...Drew two walks in 9-8 edging of Arkansas...Batted .400 (4-for-10) against Mississippi State, including bookend 2-for-4 performances in games one and three of the set...Was 3-for-5 and connected on his 10th homer of the year against South Florida on May 11..Had also socked a big fly the previous night versus the Bulls…Continued hot streak by going 7-for-14 (.500) at Arkansas with three RBI...Went 3-for-6 with two RBI, two runs and poked his first triple of the campaign in UF's 11-10 nail-biter...Batted .417 (5-for-12) against Tennessee...Enjoyed a career day in 18-9 win over the Vols on April 30, when he set career highs with a school-record 10 RBI, stroked four hits and scored four runs...Belted two homers, a three-run shot in the fourth and a grand slam in the eighth...Rated second on UF with a .364 (4-for-11) performance at Auburn and scored four runs...Matched career high with 10-game hitting streak...Belted a solo homer in the sixth inning of the opener to move the Gators in front...Produced a 2-for-4 effort at Florida State and stole two bases...Was 5-for-13 (.385) and scored a team-high six runs at Georgia...Swiped two bases in three attempts...Went 3-for-11 (.273) against Kentucky and drove in seven runs...Belted his second grand slam of the campaign in game two, when he recorded five RBI...Lofted his first sac fly of the year in the 9-2 win at Florida State...Led UF at the plate with a .462 (6-for-13) showing during South Carolina's visit...Drove in four runs on the weekend, highlighted by a 3-for-5, three-RBI outing in the Gators' 7-3 win on Saturday night...Set then-career high with seven RBI and was 3-for-5 against UCF on March 22....Belted a three-run jack to turn a 3-1 deficit into a 4-3 advantage...Snapped a 4-4 tie with a two-run double in the sixth...Enjoyed a fantastic start to SEC play, hitting .417 (5-for-12) with three stolen bases at Ole Miss...Went 3-for-5 and drove in a run in the opener, a 5-4 win over the Rebels...Scored six runs and hit .300 (3-for-10) against Michigan State and was 3-for-3 on the basepaths...Drew two walks and scored three times in the 17-1 rout of the Spartans on March 11...Continued heating up with a .308 (4-for-13) series against Villanova...Scored twice in 6-5 win on March 5 and helped key a four-run rally in the fifth with an RBI single...Enjoyed a career night against Mercer, homering from both sides of the plate (solo-1st, grand slam-2nd) and finishing with five RBI...Laced Florida's first hit of the year with a single in the fourth frame of the opener against Charleston Southern.

AS A FRESHMAN (2004): Chosen as a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball and was selected to the SEC All-Freshman team by the league's coaches and SEBaseball.com…Named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American…Started 63 games for the Gators, with 54 starts at second base and nine in center field...Hit .320, the fourth-highest batting average on the squad, and drove in 24 runs…Paced Florida with a freshman-record 22 stolen bases in 28 attempts and ranked fifth in the SEC in thefts…Team-high 68 runs placed him fourth in the league…Set rookie marks in at bats (253), assists (200) and double plays turned (46)…Matched Jeff Corsaletti for third on the Orange and Blue with 81 hits…Scored at least one run in 47 games…Rated second on the team with 24 multiple-hit games and had three multiple-RBI outings...Chipped in with 11 doubles, six homers and three triples…Committed just one error over the final 23 games of the season and registered a .963 fielding percentage…Sported an on-base percentage of .389…Tied All-American Ben Harrison for third on the team by being hit by pitch eight times…Batted .339 with 14 RBI and had nine stolen bases in 10 opportunities during SEC action…Hit safely in 26 of 30 league contests and belted four homers…Scored the Gators' lone run in the second game of the NCAA Super Regional at Miami (Fla.) on June 13…Went 2-for-3 with a run, RBI and a stolen base in the opening contest against the Hurricanes the previous day…Scored three runs and drew a pair of walks against Central Connecticut State to begin the NCAA Oklahoma City Regional…Collected two hits and came across the plate twice versus Vanderbilt on May 29 at the SEC Tournament...Enjoyed a tremendous series at Tennessee to complete the regular season, going 5-for-14 (.357) with four runs, a double and a triple…Poked two singles and scored a couple of runs in the series finale at Ole Miss on May 16…Went 2-for-4 and scored the decisive run in 3-2 win over Florida State on May 12…Helped the Gators to their first series triumph at Alabama since 1988 with a 2-for-3, two-run effort in the rubber game, a 6-5 win for the visitors…Tallied four runs during the sweep of Auburn and batted .417 (5-for-12) during 3-0 showing against Vanderbilt…Belted a solo homer at Florida State on April 21…Came up big in series finale at Mississippi State, driving in a team-high three runs in 8-3 caging of the Bulldogs…Went 4-for-9 (.556) and scored five runs at South Carolina over April 9-11…Batted .333 (5-for-15) against Georgia, including a 3-for-5 performance in the third meeting with the Dawgs…Put together a season-high 10-game hitting streak between March 17-April 3…Was a perfect 4-for-4 on the basepaths and hit .400 (6-for-15) in sweep of Kentucky…Ripped three hits in four at bats as UF snared the opener from the Wildcats, 8-4…Scored twice versus Dartmouth…Delivered three hits and had an RBI in game two of the Arkansas set on March 20…Drew four walks and scored three times against Brown on March 14 and finished the series 5-for-11 (.455) with six runs and four RBI…Smacked a double during 8-3 conquest of Purdue…Had a sizzling 6-for-10 (.600) effort in sweep of Northwestern…Swiped three stolen bases and scored six times against the Wildcats…Contributed three stolen bases, two walks and two thefts against Michigan on Feb. 26…Went 3-for-5 with his first career triple in series finale at Miami (Fla.) on Feb. 15…Cranked a homer in his collegiate debut versus the Hurricanes on Feb. 13 and wound up 2-for-4 in the 3-0 shutout for the Gators.

SUMMER:Competed for the USA National Team in the summer of 2005 with fellow Gators Brian Jeroloman and Matt LaPorta…Ranked fourth on the squad with a .313 batting average and tied for third with 13 runs…Occupied the top spot in walks (11) and tied for the team lead in doubles with five…Joined LaPorta in helping the Yarmouth-Dennis (Mass.) Red Sox to the 2004 Cape Cod League Championship…Selected to the starting lineup for the Eastern Division at the league's All-Star Game held on July 24…Tied for third in the CCL with 14 stolen bases and was second among Yarmouth-Dennis' everyday players with a .268 showing at the plate…Drove in 13 runs, drew 12 walks, poked four doubles and smacked three homers. …Batted .357 with 26 RBI, 20 stolen bases, 12 doubles, five homers and four triples for the Florida Bombers in 2003…His squad captured the World Wood Bat Association (WWBA) championship, was ranked second in the country and was the top-rated team in the state of Florida…Davis garnered the Most Valuable Player award at the WWBA Senior Division National Championship…While competing for the Southwest Florida Eagles, his team claimed was the runner-up at the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Baseball State Championships in 2001 and won the International Travel title in 2002…Was an all-tournament selection at the 2001 International World Championship Travel Team event.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach Jimmy Roberts at Fort Myers High School…Named first-team all-state in Class 5A as both a junior and senior by the Florida Sports Writers Association… Helped lead the Green Wave to three district championships (2000, 2002, 2003)…Holds his school's career records for hits (130), stolen bases (66) and triples (12)…Chosen first-team all-conference and to the Florida State All-Star team as a senior…Batted .448 with 35 runs batted in, 10 doubles, five triples and three homers in his final prep season…Established Fort Myers' single-season standards in at bats (114), runs (49) and stolen bases (25)…Selected as his team's Most Valuable Player…Took home MVP honors at the Bob Adamson Early-Bird Baseball Tournament…Tabbed as the Fort Myers News Press Player of the Year and a first-team all-conference pick in 2002…The Green Wave finished with a mark of 29-3, their most victories in a campaign…Davis hit .421 as a junior and drove in 24 runs…Set a school record with 48 hits and matched the existing mark with six triples…Contributed at least one hit in 27 of 32 games and totaled 16 multiple-hit performances…Earned the Coaches' Award for his efforts…Named as Fort Myers' Defensive Player of the Year during his sophomore season, when he had a .310 batting average and 13 RBI…Had a streak of 34 consecutive stolen bases.


DAVIS' CAREER HIGHS
At Bats: 6 (four times)
Runs Scored: 6 vs. Notre Dame (6/5/05)
Hits: 4 (three times) RBI: 10 vs. Tennessee (4/30/05)
Doubles: 2 (three times) Triples: 1 (four times)
Home Runs: 2 vs. Tennessee (4/30/05) & Mercer (3/1/05)
Walks: 4 vs. Brown (3/14/04)
Stolen Bases: 3 vs. Brown (3/13/04)
Hit Streak: 10 games (twice)

DAVIS' CAREER STATISTICS
Overall Season Statistics
YEAR AVG. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-ATT
2004 .320 63-63 253 68 81 11 3 6 24 22 35 22-28
2005 .306 71-71 294 75 90 15 1 12 63 40 46 24-31
2006 .295 55-55 224 44 66 11 0 6 37 34 47 9-14
CAREER .307 189-189 771 187 237 37 4 24 124 96 128 55-73
SEC Regular-Season Statistics
YEAR AVG. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-ATT
2004 .339 30-30 124 31 42 6 1 4 14 6 14 9-10
2005 .377 30-30 122 32 46 8 1 4 26 19 15 10-15
2006 .317 29-29 120 18 38 8 0 2 13 13 25 2-5
CAREER .344 89-89 366 81 126 22 2 10 53 38 54 21-30
SEC Tournament Statistics
YEAR AVG. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-ATT
2004 .250 4-4 16 4 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 1-2
2005 .267 4-4 15 3 4 0 0 0 2 3 2 1-1
CAREER .258 8-8 31 7 8 0 0 0 3 4 6 2-3
NCAA Postseason Statistics
YEAR AVG. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-ATT
2004 .278 5-5 18 7 5 0 0 0 1 5 6 2-3
2005 .261 11-11 46 11 12 2 0 2 12 4 8 2-3
CAREER .266 16-16 64 18 17 2 0 2 13 9 14 4-6
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