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21 Riley Adams
Riley  Adams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Encinitas, CA

High School:
Canyon Crest Academy

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 225

Position:
C

Bats/Throws:
R/R


06/05/2018

Paul Richan drafted in second round by Chicago Cubs

He is 78th selection overall as a second-round compensation pick

02/20/2018

Toreros take on SDSU Aztecs tonight at Tony Gwynn Stadium

San Diego closes out week with three games in Tony Gwynn Legacy

02/14/2018

Toreros open season on Friday against Cincinnati

USD to play CAL on Saturday followed by Cincinnati again on Sunday

02/12/2018

Rich Hill enters 20th season at helm of Torero Baseball

Season opener on Friday against Cincinnati at 6:00 p.m.

02/09/2018

Nick Sprengel selected to 2018 preseason Golden Spikes Award watch list

He becomes seventh Torero to be named to the preseason watch list

03/23/2017

USD Baseball vs Portland (3/19/17)

USD Baseball vs Portland (3/19/17)

03/17/2017

USD Baseball vs San Diego State

USD Baseball vs San Diego State 3/14/17

03/06/2017

San Diego vs. Michigan

San Diego vs. Michigan 03/05/17

03/02/2017

USD Baseball vs. Vanderbilt (02/19/17)

USD Baseball vs. Vanderbilt (02/19/17)

JUNIOR (2017): Named the 2017 WCC Player of the Year... Semi-finalist for the Johnny Bench Award for the second year in a row... All-Region selection... Started all 54 games... Hit .312 with 13 home runs and 47 RBI... Led team with 33 walks and .424 on-base percentage... Second on team with .564 slugging percentage... Two-time WCC Player of the Week... Hit .380 with eight home runs and 25 RBI in 27 WCC games... Had 19 multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI games... Went 2-for-4 with two home runs and six RBI against Pacific (4/15/17)... Went 2-for-4 with two home runs against Portland (3/19/17)... Went 3-for-4 with four RBI against UC Irvine (2/25/17)... At one point, reached base in 15 straight games... Was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the third round after the season.

SOPHOMORE (2016):
Played and started in 56 games as a catcher... Played as designated hitter in 6 games.... Semi-finalist for the Johnny Bench Award... All-WCC Second Team selection... Hit .327 with six home runs, 18 doubles, and a triple and a total of 43 runs....Went 4-for-7 in the first two games of the Vanderbilt series (2/19-20), hitting over .500 in both games and three RBI... went 5-for-10 against San Diego State throughout the season with two RBI... Went 3-for-7 against Oregon State with three RBI and a home run... went 5-for-11 with six runs and an RBI against William & Mary (3/6-8).... Went 2-for-3 against BYU (4/9) with four runs, two RBI and a home run.... Went 2-for-4 at San Francisco (4/23) with one run, two RBI, and a home run... went 5-for-9 in the last two games against Gonzaga (5/20-21) to close the season with two doubles, a run and an RBI.

FRESHMAN (2015): Played in 49 games with 44 starts... hit .269 with nine doubles, five home runs, and 26 RBI... helped lead the team to the WCC championship...went 8-11 with three RBI in the BYU series (3/26-28/15)... went 2-4 with two RBI against Gonzaga (4/4)... went 7-12 with three RBI and two doubles in the three game series with Pacific (4/10-12)... went 2-4 with two runs against Nevada (4/20/15)... went 2-4 with two RBI against LMU (5/1/15)... went 2-4 with four RBI against Pepperdine (5/9)... went 2-4 with one double against Long Beach State (5/12/15)... went 2-4 with one double against Pepperdine (5/22/15).

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Canyon Crest Academy...he was a four-time All-Palomar League selection...as a senior, he hit .455, with a .635 OBP, had a .805 Slugging, 1.44 OPS, recorded 35 hits, 10 doubles, five home runs, and had 31 walks...he was selected All-State as a senior...as a junior, he hit .320 with a .446 on-base percentage, while slugging at a .485 clip...he recorded 30 hits, had 10 doubles, and drove in 20 runs as a junior...in his sophomore season, he hit .440 with 34 hits, eight doubles, four triples and had 14 RBI...he was also tabbed the Palomar League Player of the Year runner-up in his sophomore campaign...as a freshman, he hit .348 with 24 hits, six doubles, six triples, and 14 RBI...also lettered in basketball...was drafted in the 37th round of the 2014 MLB draft by the Chicago Cubs...he also played basketball, where he was a three-year All-League selection, an All-County selection as a senior, while averaging 21 ppg, 15 rpg...he also holds the single-season and career scoring and rebounding records at Canyon Crest Academy.

PERSONAL: He was born on June 26, 1996 in Encinitas, Calif....he is the son of Matt and Shelly Adams...he was also recruited by Stanford, Vanderbilt, Utah, San Francisco, UC Santa Barbara and Washington, but chose to attend USD because the university is compatible with both his academic and athletic interests, as well as the beautiful campus, great baseball stadium, as well as the coaching staff and players on the team...his father Matt played basketball at UC San Diego...notes he is a second degree black belt in Karate.
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Video Thumbnail Baseball: Final Series
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17 sports - infinite highlights
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Video Thumbnail Golf: WCC's
Inside look at WCC competition
Video Thumbnail Men's Tennis: Sweep
San Diego defeat Pepperdine 4-0
Video Thumbnail Softball: The Win
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Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Tuber
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Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Barista Scholl
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Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Semifinals
Women's win send them to the championship game
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: WCC Quarterfinals
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Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: "Off Day"
Toreros prepare for the WCC quarterfinals against BYU
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Quarterfinal Highlights
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Toreros edge out top five team
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Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Day in the Life
Guard Olin Carter III knows the games starts long before tip-off
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Baseball celebrates 60 years
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Toreros show their talent out of uniform
Video Thumbnail Basketball: City Championship
Toreros play SDSU Thursday night at 8
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Fourteen
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Video Thumbnail Football: NAU From the Sidelines
Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Thirteen
Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
Video Thumbnail Torero Tuesday
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Video Thumbnail Football: Week Twelve
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Video Thumbnail Football: Week Eleven
Toreros prep for game day
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Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
Men's soccer sophomore Henry Lander takes a Timeout between classes
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Seamus McFadden's Legacy
39 years in review by former players and coaches
Video Thumbnail Seamus Night
Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
Video Thumbnail Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Four
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Video Thumbnail Football: Week Three
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Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
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Video Thumbnail Football: Week One
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