Last Updated February 18, 2009
SIU's only returning starter on the mound...Will look to move to the front of the rotation after serving as the Salukis' Sunday starter last season...Posted wins in three of his last four starts and has not lost since April 1, 2008.
2008: Honorable mention all-Missouri Valley Conference pick...Finished the season at 5-1 with a team-best 2.37 ERA...His .833 winning percentage led all Saluki pitchers...Ranked second on the team in wins and saves (3)...Pitched in 19 games and made five starts...Struck out 33 and walked 19 in 49.1 innings...Gave up only 13 earned runs...Tossed one complete game...Allowed just three hits and two runs, while striking out a career-high eight in his complete game victory vs. Evansville (5/17)...Fanned a combined 21 in 26 innings over his last four starts...Went undefeated at 2-0 with a 2.16 ERA and two saves in conference play alone...Did not allow a run in five-straight appearances, from 4/20-4/30...Recorded all but 12 of his strikeouts against league opponents...First career win came in relief when he struck out three and allowed just one run in four innings against Prairie View A&M (3/13)...Only loss of the season was in relief vs. Illinois (4/1)...Combined on a one-hitter vs. Creighton (5/4)...Gave up no hits and struck out four in five innings in that game.
Pre-SIU: Transferred to SIU from Monroe Community College...Went 6-1 with 36 strikeouts in 49 innings as a freshman and 5-3 with 38 strikeouts in 52.2 innings as a sophomore...Helped lead the Tribunes to back-to-back Region 3 titles...MCC advanced to the 2007 NJCAA World Series...Two-time all-region honoree and regional tournament MVP (2007)...Played four years at Webster Schroeder High School as a prep.
Personal: Full name is Adam Curynski...Majors in Recreation...Born May 4, 1987...Son of John and Sharon Grace.
Adam Curynski's Career Statistics at Southern Illinois