One of two first-team all-conference performers returning...Versatile player, who made 55 starts between four different positions a year ago.
2007: Garnered first-team all-MVC honors as a utility player...Played in all 56 games, making 55 starts between first base (24), left field (4), right field (12) and designated hitter (15)...One of only three Salukis to hit over .300 on the year...Hit .319 with 37 runs scored, 14 doubles, three home runs and 49 RBI...Ranked second on the team in doubles, home runs, slugging percentage (.430) and RBI...Led the Salukis with 41 walks and a .435 on-base percentage...Finished 40th in the nation in walks per game...He ranked second in the league in walks, and is tied for eighth at SIU in single-season bases on balls...Ranked second on the team with 15 multiple-RBI games and fourth with 18 multi-hit performances...Carried an 18-game hitting streak from Mar. 15-Apr. 15, second-longest on the team...His streak also ranked third among Valley players...Had a career-high four hits when he went 4-for-5 with two runs and one RBI against Murray State (3/7)...Hit .273 with 13 runs, four doubles, two home runs and 18 RBI in 24 conference starts...Hit first career home run against Youngstown State (3/10)...Hit .400 with five RBI and two runs scored in Missouri State series (4/27-29)...Knocked in a career-high three runs on four occasions, with the last being against Creighton (5/23) at the MVC Tournament...Scored a run in seven of his last eight games.
Pre-SIU: Attended Colby Community College, where he was named second-team all-Jayhawk Conference as a sophomore...Played in the KJCCC All-Star Game in Wichita, Kan...Hit .363 with five home runs, 39 RBI and 14 stolen bases as a freshman and .332 with five home runs 34 RBI and seven stolen bases as a sophomore...Boasted an on-base percentage of .431 or better in each of those years...Played his prep career at Liberty High School.
Personal: Full name is Adam Donnelly Hills...Majors in Technology Resource Management...Born June 4, 1986...Son of Brian and Susan Hills. .
Last Updated February 7, 2008
Adam Hills' Career Statistics at SIU
|Sunday, May 1|
|Baseball||Carbondale, Ill.||1:00 PM|
|Wednesday, May 4|
|Baseball||Champaign, Ill.||3:30 PM|
|Friday, May 6|
|Baseball||Springfield, Mo.||6:30 PM|
|Saturday, May 7|
|Baseball||Springfield, Mo.||2:00 PM|
|Sunday, May 8|
|Baseball||Springfield, Mo.||1:00 PM|
|Friday, May 13|
|Baseball||Evansville, Ind.||6:00 PM|
|Saturday, May 14|
|Baseball||Evansville, Ind.||2:00 PM|
|Sunday, May 15|
|Baseball||Evansville, Ind.||1:00 PM|
|Tuesday, May 17|
|Baseball||Sauget, Ill.||7:00 PM|
|Thursday, May 19|
|Baseball||Carbondale, Ill.||6:30 PM|