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#21 Adam McFarland
Position: Outfield
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
City/State: Boiling Springs, N.C.
High School: Crest
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Adam McFarland Biography
Courtesy: Gardner-Webb
Release: 11/06/2008

2012 Notes: Preseason All-Big South Conference choice by College Sports Madness ... Expected to settle into his regular spot in right field and near the middle of the batting order again in 2012 ... Veteran hitter who has ranked among the team's best in power numbers over the past two seasons ... A second-generation Gardner-Webb player, joining his older brother O.J. and father, Ozzie.

2011 at Gardner-Webb: Played in 52 games and made 46 starts ... Finished third on the team with a .321 batting average ... Registered 62 hits, 32 runs scored and 48 RBI ... Ranked second on the team with 15 doubles and five home runs ... Also ranked second on the squad with a .487 slugging percentage ... Stole four bases in five attempts ... Batted .348 with runners in scoring position ... Had 18 multi-hit games ... Had 14 multi-RBI games ... Had a 13-game hitting streak on the season, which was the season's second-longest for the Runnin' Bulldogs ... Named Big South Conference Player of the Week on February 21 ... Drove in nine runs in three games to help Gardner-Webb to a pair of wins at The Citadel Tournament ... Went 3-for-5 with two doubles and five RBI in a win over Towson (2/19) ... Went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and four RBI at VMI (4/3) ... Went 3-for-4 with two home runs and five RBI vs. Presbyterian (4/23) ... Had a double, a triple and three RBI at Radford (5/1) ... Had seven hits in the Big South Conference Tournament, including a 3-for-4 effort with an RBI vs. Radford (5/26).

Summer 2010: Earned All-Star honors while playing with the Hornell Dodgers of the New York Collegiate Baseball League ... Batted .306 with 10 doubles, five triples, a home run and 24 RBI for the summer ... Collected 56 hits and stole three bases.

 

2010 at Gardner-Webb: Had a solid season, starting 38 games and seeing action in 50 as a true sophomore ... Batted .311 with 52 hits, 28 runs scored, seven doubles and a career-best four home runs ... Drove in 27 runs ... Saw action mainly in right field, and collected five outfield assists on the season, which led the team ... Was 6-of-7 stealing bases ... Had 14 games with at least two hits ... Went 3-for-4 with three RBI at Presbyterian (3/26) ... Was 3-for-5 with an RBI vs. VMI (4/11) ... Had three hits and scored two runs at Wofford (4/21) ... Followed a week later by going 3-for-5 with an RBI double vs. Wofford in Forest City, N.C. (4/28) ... Went 3-for-5 with an RBI at High Point (5/9) ... Collected three hits (3-for-5) and drove in two runs at Furman (5/19) ... Hit home runs at USC Upstate (3/3), vs. Valpo (3/12 and 3/13) and at UNC Asheville (5/22) ... Struck out just 27 times in 167 at bats on the season, which was one of the team's best marks.

2009 at Gardner-Webb: Played in 14 games and had two starts in the outfield and as designated hitter ... Batted .182 with four hits, two doubles and a pair of RBI on the season ... Made starts at USC Upstate (4/1) and at VMI (4/11) ... Also logged time at third base in three games ... Collected a hit in first career at bat as a pinch hitter vs. Canisius (2/20) ... Was 1-for-1 with a two-run double off the bench at Coastal Carolina (4/5) ... Also had hits at USC Upstate and vs. UNC Asheville (4/18) ... Batted .400 (2-for-5) as a pinch hitter on the season.


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