Adam Wilkes Athlete Profile

#24 Adam Wilkes

Adam Wilkes
Position: Catcher Height: 5-9 Weight: 165 Roster Years: 1999 | 2002-2004 Hometown: Tucson, AZ Last School: Sabino High School

Personal

Parents are James and Glenda ... grandfather was a scout for 30 years with the Los Angeles Dodgers ... father played baseball for the University of Arizona ... is an Eagle Scout ... served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Russia ... married Erin Nelson in July of 2002, she was an All-American soccer player at the University of Arizona ... majoring in Russian with a minor in zoology.

Before BYU

Prepped at Sabino where he was honored with the Presidential Academic Award, the Sons of American Revolution Award, Arizona Scholar Athlete, and Arizona Most Effective Leader Award ... was All-Southern Arizona and a member of the 1997 state championship team ... lettered three times in baseball and twice in basketball ... recruited by Arizona, Stanford and Virginia ... coached by Mike Bejarano.

Stats

Year    Avg.   G-GS   AB   R   H  2B   3B   HR  RBI  TB   BB   SO  SB-SBA
1999 .304 19-4 23 2 7 0 1 0 2 9 3 8 1-2
2002 .179 22-6 28 4 5 1 0 0 4 6 6 7 1-1
2003 .254 30-19 71 12 18 1 0 0 9 19 5 12 0-0
2004 .256 28-23 82 14 21 1 1 0 9 24 7 16 1-2
TOTAL .250 99-52 204 32 51 3 2 0 24 58 21 43 3-5



1999 | Freshman Year

Played in 19 games in 1999 and started four of them ... batted .304 with one triple.

2002 | Sophomore Year

Honored as a scholar-athlete by the Cougar Club ... scored twice as drew a key walk and got aboard on a fielder's choice in BYU's 7-5 victory at Washington ... threw a runner out at the plate after a wild pitch and got another key walk in BYU's 8-6 victory over UNLV.

2003 | Junior Year

Usually caught the first of a three-game series ... during the season he delivered several clutch hits, including an RBI double in the 7-6 victory over Utah in the survival game of the Mountain West Conference Tournament in Albuquerque, N.M., ... continued his string of getting hits off UNM pro draft James Vermilyea who was from his same high school in Tucson.

2004 | Senior Year

Elected team co-captain with Ranger Wiens ... named a scholar athlete by the Cougar Club ... hit the 10th-inning, game winning single to beat San Jose State 3-2 on Feb. 21 ... shared the catching duties with Casey Cloward and started 23 of his 28 appearances ... hit .256, knocked in nine RBI and had a double and a triple ... went 4-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored on senior day against Air Force on May 22.