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Brian Adkins

Brian Adkins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orlando, Fla.

High School:
University

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 173

Position:
LHP

B/T:
L/L

05/25/2013

Baseball Concludes 2013 Campaign in C-USA Championship

The Knights dropped the season finale to UAB, 5-1.

05/18/2013

Baseball Falls in Regular-Season Finale at East Carolina

The Knights will be the No. 5 seed in the league tournament.

05/15/2013

Baseball Travels to ECU for Final Weekend in C-USA

The Knights and Pirates are tied at 12-9 in the standings.

05/13/2013

Baseball Kicks Off Road Trip at FAU on Tuesday

The Knights will end the regular season with four games on the road.

05/12/2013

Truly a Senior Day for Baseball in 2013 Home Finale

All seven runs were driven in by seniors.

2013
-Finished career second all-time at UCF with 49 starts while totaling 17 wins on the mound
-Wrapped up senior season with a 4-8 record in 17 appearances in 14 starts with 4.54 ERA
-Struck out three batters in 5 2/3 innings during his second all-time start against No.17 Florida (2/19)
-Tossed 5.0 innings at No. 24 Miami and allowed four hits with three strikeouts (3/6)
-Allowed three runs and struck out four in 6.0 innings of work vs. Florida A&M (3/12)
-Earned his first win of the season after striking out five and allowing no-earned runs in 5.2 innings against Columbia (3/17)
-Ended the run-ruled contest over Marshall (4/21) surrendering just three hits, no walks and striking out four in his second-career complete game and first UCF shutout since 2006
-Strung together six frames of five-hit ball with two unearned runs, five hits, one walk and five strikeouts in the win over Houston (4/28)
-Season-long performance came against No. 8 Florida State (5/5) in which he received a no-decision after 7 1/3 innings while scattering six hits and two runs
-Closed out career at home with a win on Senior Day by going six frames and surrendering three runs in a 7-3 victory over Tulane (5/12)

2012
-Made 15 starts and 16 appearances for the Knights in 2012 with a 3-6 record and 4.78 ERA while striking out 38 batters
-Pitched five innings with five strikeouts on opening day in a 13-7 victory against LIU Brooklyn (2/17)
-Earned the win over Bethune-Cookman (2/29), throwing five innings with four Ks
-Held Florida State (3/6), to three runs on five hits in a no-decision
-Allowed only one run in five innings in a 2-1 victory over Massachusetts (3/11)
-Dominated East Carolina (3/23), allowing one run on five hits in seven innings in a 2-1 victory
-Grabbed the win in a 5 1/3-inning start at Houston (3/30), allowing two runs with only one walk
-Flawless in a no-decision at Southern Mississippi (4/13), allowing only three hits with no runs in seven innings
-Recorded the win at Tulane (4/21) with three relief innings of scoreless ball
-Pitched a complete game vs. Memphis (4/29), allowing only one run with one walk
-Drew the start against Rice (5/19) and Stony Brook (6/4)

2011
-Began the year as UCF's top midweek starter before evolving into the No. 1 pitcher on the weekends
-Made 14 starts overall and appeared out of the pen twice
-Lasted at least 6.0 innings in 11 starts
-Finished with a team-high 88.0 innings, walking just 22 and striking out 45, and had a 6-5 record with a 4.40 ERA
-Worked 6.0 innings with two strikeouts against Alabama in the NCAA Regionals (6/3)
-Held UAB (5/13) to two runs on eight hits, striking out four in 6.2 innings but did not get a decision
-Pitched into the seventh and finished with 6.0 innings with three strikeouts at Florida State (5/6)
-Earned the win with 6.0 innings vs. Houston (4/29), allowing three earned runs and striking out one
-Struck out four but did not earn a decision in 7.0 innings at Memphis (4/22)
-Delivered a solid 7.0-inning outing at East Carolina (4/16), earning the win by allowing just two runs on seven hits
-Lasted 6.0 innings without issuing a walk and striking out one but did not get a decision
-Made a relief appearance at No. 23 Rice (3/27), and got the win by tossing 3.0 scoreless innings with no walks and a strikeout
-Went 6.0 innings and allowed six hits while striking out three at Miami (3/22)
-Did not get a decision even though he went 6.2 innings with four strikeouts and just two runs against vs. USF (3/15)
-Masterful in the win over Boston College (3/9), tossing 7.0 shutout innings of two-hit ball, issuing no walks and striking out five
-Worked six innings with no walks, five strikeouts and two earned runs in a victory over Maine (3/2)
-Grabbed the win in a 3.0-inning start at B-CU (2/22), striking out five, not walking a batter and giving up just one hit

2010
-Made several important appearances on the mound as a freshman, including starts against Florida, Miami and Tulane
-Went 4-3 with a 5.80 ERA in 21 overall appearances
-Struck out 33 in 49.2 innings, walking just 17
-Held left-handed hitters to a .228 batting average
-Got the win at Tulane (5/22), going 4.1 of the seven innings with a strikeout
-Used 12 pitches in a perfect inning at JU (5/12)
-Tossed 4.1 scoreless innings of relief at Marshall (4/23), giving up just three hits and striking out two
-Earned the win with 2.0 scoreless frames against B-CU (4/21)
-Allowed just one baserunner in the first 2.2 innings, striking out three vs. Rice (4/16)
-Closed the win vs. Stetson (4/13) with 2.0 innings of scoreless relief
-Worked the final 2.1 innings at USM (4/10), not allowing a run and striking out three for the extra-inning victory
-Grabbed the win at Houston (3/26) with 1.1 scoreless frames
-Came up with four huge strikeouts in 2.0 relief innings to hold the lead in a win at Miami (3/23)
-Fired 7.0 innings against USF (3/16), giving up just three runs on six hits while striking out five...Earned two strikeouts in 1.1 innings of relief vs. CMU (3/6)
-Made the start at Florida (2/24) going 4.0 innings with a strikeout
-Did not give up an earned run in his collegiate debut, pitching 3.0 innings with four strikeouts vs. Savannah State (2/19)

Prior to UCF
-Four-year varsity pitcher for coach Rodney Beatty at University High School
-Holds the all-time career wins record for the school with 23
-Voted most valuable player as a senior
-Struck out 229 in 199.0 career innings pitched, walking only 36
-All-county honoree as a sophomore and a junior after winning seven games each season
-All-Metro Conference Second Team in 2008 after striking out 85 batters
-University had over 20 wins and advanced to the Sweet Sixteen in the state tournament from 2007-08
-Helped FTB Mizuno win the 2009 USSSA National Championship
-Member of the Central Florida Renegades that played in the 2008 World Wood Bat Association World Championship

Personal
-Son of Kenneth and Lisa Adkins
-Has one sister, Lianne, who played for the Southern Wesleyan University softball team
-Major is interpersonal/organizational communication

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