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Adam Muenster
8  Adam Muenster
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Omaha, Neb.

High School:
Millard North

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 189

Position:
IF

Birthdate:
04/23/1987

Experience:
3L

B/T:
S/R

One of just three seniors who will be called upon to provide leadership... Transitioned from outfield to middle infield last year, but saw most of his time as the designated hitter... Needs just 10 stolen bases to hold the Kansas State career record.

Junior (2009): Saw time in 59 games, including 54 starts, primarily as the designated hitter... Was a vital part in helping the Cats set school records for single-season hits and stolen bases... Finished seventh on the team in hitting with a .292 (59-for-202) average, but excelled against Big 12 competition as he hit .311, which ranked fourth on the team... Ended the season with 11 doubles, two triples, two home runs and 18 RBI... Stole a team-high 24 stolen bases, which tied him for second in the Big 12 and ninth in K-State history... Also drew 42 walks from his leadoff spot, which was third-best in the conference and tied for ninth in Kansas State history... Worked two walks in 12 different games... Moved into a tie for fifth in career sacrifice hits at K-State with 17, while he is fourth in career stolen bases with 52... Tallied 14 multi-hit games... Hit safely in 22 of the final 24 games to close the season, including a K-State season-long 10-game hitting streak... Raised his batting average 42 points - from .250 to .292 - during the final 24 games... Went 3-for-3 with one double, one home run and two RBI against No. 13 Oklahoma... Also had consecutive three-hit games at No. 8 Baylor, tallying one RBI in each contest... Went 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBI against North Dakota... Stole a season-high three bases against Niagara and No. 8 Baylor, while also stealing two bags against BYU and No. 24 Kansas.

Sophomore (2008): Played in 48 games, earning 45 starts, primarily in left field... Hit .268 with six doubles and 15 RBI... Was 18-for-22 in stolen base attempts, which tied the team lead and tied for fourth in the Big 12... Went on an 18-game hitting streak from March 18 against BYU until going hitless against Baylor on April 13... The 18-game hit streak was the fourth longest in school history... Was 3-for-4 with one run scored against Lamar on March 1... Went 2-for-4 with two RBI against Oklahoma State on March 29... Also had another two RBI against Central Arkansas on April 2... Had a great series against Texas A&M as he went 6-for-12, including a 3-for-4 day in the series finale on April 6... Came back with another 3-for-4 performance against Wichita State on April 8, raising his average to a season-best .349... Recorded a season-best six putouts at Creighton on April 15.

Redshirt Freshman (2007): Appeared in 43 games, starting 38... Hit .294 - the third best on the team - with six doubles, three triples and one home run, while driving in 20 RBI... Also excelled with runners in scoring position, hitting .333... Had 10 stolen bases in 11 attempts... Was also productive in situational hitting, generating seven sacrifice hits and one sacrifice fly... Reached the four-hit mark in two games, against Oklahoma State on April 15 and against Chicago State on May 2... Also had four three-hit games, including going 3-for-5 with a career-high four RBI in the Big 12 Tournament against Texas... Went 3-for-5 with two doubles, three RBI and three runs scored against St. John's... Ended the season on fire, going 29-for-78 (.372) over his last 20 games.

Freshman (2006): Redshirted during the 2006 season.

Millard North HS: A two-year letterwinner at Millard North High School in Omaha, Neb., under coach Dave Cork... Received second team all-state and all-metro honors... Played second base for Nebraska Class A high school baseball championship team... Team was ranked third in the country by USA Today... Team went 38-0 en route to 2005 state title.

Personal: Adam Douglas Muenster was born April 23, 1987, in Omaha, Neb... He is the son of Brian and Elizabeth Muenster... Has a sister Samantha... Majoring in social science... His interests include music, movies, and golf.