Adam Groesbeck
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    Adam Groesbeck

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Turlock, CA

    High School:
    Turlock

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 165

    Position:
    IF

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R

    HIGH SCHOOL (Turlock):Lettered two years in baseball...2013 Under Armour Preseason All-American...2012 Perfect Game Preseason All-American Honorable Mention...First-Team All-Central California Conference third baseman as a senior...helped lead Turlock to CCC Championship with 28-3 record, including school-record 26 wins in a row...runner-up in CIF Sac-Joaquin South Division...led team in batting (.392), hits (38), RBIs (30), runs (29), home runs (4) and triples (3) as a senior...homered twice, tripled and drove in eight runs in a game...Stanislaus County All-Star games participant...two-time all-academic...California Scholarship Federation life member...high school baseball coach was Mark De la Motte...played summer ball for Rawlings, coached by Tim Thiessen...also ran cross country as a freshman and sophomore, qualifying for CIF Sac-Joaquin Sub-Sections...played competitive soccer until 2008, getting selected to NorCal Premier ODP program.

    PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 8...son of Neal and Kim Groesbeck...has an older sister...favorite food is steak...favorite book is Into the Wild...favorite TV show is Big Bang Theory...favorite movie is The Fast and Furious...person in history he'd most like to meet is Jackie Robinson...something not many people know about him is that he likes to have a good time while getting what he needs to be done...credits his dad as having the biggest influence on his sports career...most noteworthy thing about his hometown is that it's small and that San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick is from there...enjoys being active and watching sports and movies when way from baseball...favorite non-traditional sporting event to watch on TV is Beach Volleyball.

    Why I came to the Academy: "I didn't want to be average. It was a challenge and everything it offered was better than any other normal university."

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