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Played for the Edenton Steamers in the Coastal Plains League... team was ranked as high as No. 3 nationally during the summer by Perfect Game in the national team rankings... finished the summer 45-15 overall while winning the first-half and second-half championships... named Coastal Plains League All-Star... participated in All-Star Game Home Run Derby hitting 22 home runs... set Edenton franchise record and led the Coastal Plains League with 22 doubles... played in 46 games (41 starts) batted .269 (42-for-156) with 19 runs, 22 doubles, five home runs, 36 RBI, 23 walks, .506 slugging percentage and .372 on-base percentage.
FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Played at FIU for one season (2012) for head coach Turtle Thomas... All-Sun Belt Conference (2nd Team)... ranked second in the Sun Belt Conference in doubles (13)... played in 50 games (47 starts) batted .287 (52-for-181) with 26 runs, 13 doubles, one triple, six home runs, 41 RBI, 85 total bases, 17 walks, 6-for-8 stolen bases, .470 slugging percentage and .348 on-base percentage while fielding .962 (170 putouts, 9 assists, 7 errors)... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Cal State Fullerton and Texas A&M.
NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE
Played at North Central Texas College for one season (2011) for head coach Scott Harp... North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference All-Conference (1st Team)... NJCAA Region VI All-Region (1st Team)... NJCAA All-America (Honorable Mention)... played in 49 games and batted .469 (75-for-160) with 47 runs, 22 doubles, one triple, 12 home runs, 48 RBI, 135 total bases, 26 walks, only 21 strikeouts, 11-for-13 stolen bases, .844 slugging percentage and a .542 on-base percentage... NJCAA RANKINGS: 7th in batting average (.469)... 8th in doubles (22)... 17th in home runs (12)... NTJCAC RANKINGS: led conference in batting average (.469)... led conference in home runs (12)... led conference in slugging percentage (.844)... led conference in on-base percentage (.542)... second in total bases (135)... third in doubles (22)... fifth in runs (47)... fifth in RBI (48)... sixth in hits (75)... posted 23 multi-hit games, including eight three-hit games and one four-hit game... notched multiple RBI in 13 games, including one three-RBI game and one four-RBI contest... finished the season batting .647 (11-for-17) during the final five games of the season with six runs, three doubles, three home runs and five RBI.
A four-year varsity letterwinner at Spring High School for head coach Doug Rush... batted over .450 during sophomore, junior and senior seasons... hit nine home runs as a senior in 2010... batted .356 as a freshman... earned all-district and all-state during prep career... a four-time all-conference selection.
Adam Vincent Kirsch... born November 15, 1990, in Spring, Texas... son of Stanley and Jolene Kirsch... has two siblings, Bryan Kirsch and Vanessa Flowers... a university studies major at Texas Tech.
Kirsch was named the 2014 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year. He led the Red Raiders batting .360 (9-for-25) in eight NCAA Tournament games, including a .500 (4-for-8) average in the College World Series.