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Adam Bourassa
Adam  Bourassa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Apple Valley, MN

High School:
Eastview HS

Last College:
Kishwaukee JC

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 175

Position:
Outfield

Birthdate:
03/31/1981

Bats/Throws:
Left/Left

10 Questions with Adam Bourassa

THE BOOK ON BOURASSA: One of the best players in the country... a junior college transfer who burst onto the Division I scene last season... claimed the center field position from day one... often overlooked by scouts because of his size, Bourassa is a four-tool player with the proven ability to hit for average, blazing speed, strong arm while playing flawless defense... the team's leadoff hitter... two-time Cape Cod All-Star for Yarmouth-Dennis.

2002: JUNIOR YEAR

  • 2nd Team All-American (Baseball Weekly)
  • 3rd Team All-American (NCBWA)
  • First Team All-ACC
  • NCAA All-Regional Team (Winston-Salem)
  • ACC All-Tournament Team

    Had one of the best all-around seasons in Wake Forest history... led the Deacons in average, hits, triples and stolen bases... started every game in center field for Wake... reached base in 60 of 61 games... did not slip below .355 at any point last year... third in the ACC in batting average, third in triples, third in on-base percentage, fifth in hits and fifth in stolen bases... batting .456 vs. ACC pitching... second in the league with 44 hits in ACC games (1.91 per game)... a tremendous fielder who made just one error... hit .512 with runners in scoring position (41-for-80)... knocked in four game-winning runs... his 11th inning RBI single proved to be the game-winner at New Orleans on March 11... had multi-hit games against nationally-ranked teams including Clemson, Rice, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Nebraska and Richmond... had nine hits in a three-game series vs. Maryland... enjoyed a 14-game hitting streak from April 27 through June 1.

    CAPE COD LEAGUE (Y-D RED SOX)

  • 2001 All-Star
  • 2002 All-Star

    Played the past two summers for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the prestigious wood bat Cape Cod League... named to the All-Star team in 2001 and 2002... helped take Y-D to the 2002 playoffs... batted .500 in the postseason... finished second in the league in hitting at .323, second with 50 hits and fifth in stolen bases with 18... reached base in four of five plate appearances in the 2002 All-Star Game and scored the East's only run.

    KISHWAUKEE JC / EASTVIEW HS

    Selected to the all-conference and all-region teams as a sophomore... hit .331 at Kishwaukee as a freshman with 43 runs in 43 games... an All-Region IV All-Tournament Team pick... named male athlete of the year at Kishwaukee... attended Eastview High School in Apple Valley, Minn., and was coached by J.D. Bickle.

    ODDS & ENDS

    A two-time Cape Cod League All-Star for Yarmouth-Dennis... spent the final six weeks of the 2002 season batting better than .400... sociology major... the son of Nick and Kristy Bourassa... chose Wake Forest because of its atmosphere and the players on the team... high school teammate Chris Lambader plays for Indiana.

    Off the Field With Adam Bourassa

  • Favorite Class: Physics
  • Favorite Movies: Rudy, Iron Will
  • My favorite Coach Greer phrase: "Hubbard, haven't seen you at Waffle House lately."
  • My favorite Coach Mabe phrase: "My wife thinks you need to cut your hair."
  • My favorite Coach Holmes phrase: Forget phrases, I just like the way he dresses
  • My Hobbies Include: Video games, pretending to be social
  • The Most Impressive Person You Know: My Dad
  • The Best Player I've Ever Played Against: Joe Mauer
  • My Favorite All-Time Sporting Events: Games Six and Seven of the 1991 World Series
  • My Favorite Sportscaster: Stuart Scott
  • Person in History You'd Most Like to Meet: Gale Sayers
  • In the Movie of Your Life, Who Plays You: Sean Astin (Rudy)
  • My Biggest Fear is: Media interviews

    CAREER STATISTICS

    Career Highs 	                   Last Time It Happened
    Hits:	4 four times	           HR:	vs. Maryland (4-21-02)
    RBI:	4 vs. App. State (3-5-02)  Multi-Hit:	at Liberty (5-13-02)
    HR:	1 two times	           Multi-HR:	--
    SB:	3 vs. Duke (5-19-02)	   Multi-SB:	vs. Duke (5-19-02)
    

    YR AVG G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB-A 2002 .412 61-61 250 71 103 11 4 2 41 35 21 26-31

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