Adams and Hills make MVC All-Tournament Team

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    May 25, 2008

    By Jeff Honza

    CARBONDALE, Ill. - Southern Illinois University senior designated hitter Adam Hills and junior pitcher Cody Adams were named to the 2008 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference All-Tournament Team.

    Hills, who hails from Colorado Springs, Colo., hit .667 (8-for-12) with two runs scored, a double and three RBI to lead the Salukis to a third-place finish in this year's tourney. Hills had four of his hits against Missouri State Friday.

    A native of Viola, Ill., Adams struck out seven and allowed just three runs in 8.2 innings to key SIU's opening round victory over Northern Iowa on May 21.

    Hills and Adams are SIU's first all-tournament picks since 2005.

    2008 State Farm MVC All-Tournament Team
    C Tyler Weber, Wichita State
    1B Josh Mazzola, Missouri State
    2B Josh Workman, Wichita State
    SS Dusty Coleman, Wichita State
    UT Chris Playter, Missouri State
    DH Adam Hills, Southern Illinois
    OF Kevin Hall, Wichita State
    OF Andy Dirks, Wichita State
    OF Nolan Keane, Missouri State
    P Rob Musgrave, Wichita State
    P Cody Adams, Southern Illinois

    Most Outstanding Player:
    Conor Gillaspie, 3B, Wichita State