20 - Adam Barry
Adam Barry
Birth Date: 08/04/1990
Height: 6-0
Weight: 215
Year: Junior
Hometown: Simi Valley, CA
Previous College: Ventura College
Position: INF
Bats/Throws: L/R
EXP: TR
Previous School: Ventura College

2011

Adam Barry was this year's recipient of the Lymman Bostock Endowment Scholarship. In his first season at Cal State Northridge, Barry finished with the fourth-highest batting average on the team at .288 and appeared in 49 games, starting on 44 occasions, andfinished the season with 10 doubles, 14 RBI eight stolen bases, and also was tied for the longest hitting streak in the conference this season at 15 games. He turned in nine multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games for the Matadors and went 2-for-3 and had a stolen base as the designated hitter vs. Seattle University (2/20). Barry pinch hit and had an RBI single, his first RBI of the season, against Valparaiso (2/26) and went 3-for-3 with two runs scored against San Diego State (3/8). He drove in his second RBI of the year in the Game 1 win over Lafayette (3/12) and hit 2-for-3 with a run scored against Sacramento State (3/18 Gm. 2). Barry went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI at UNLV (4/5) and hit in all three games and had an RBI in the finale against Bakersfield (4/8 - 4/10). He went 3-for-4 with three singles at Cal Poly, had six hits in the series with Pacific (4/21 - 4/23) and went 1-for-4 to extend his conference-high hitting streak to 15 games at UC Davis (4/29) before it was broken the next day. Barry went 1-for-5 and had a two-run single in a six-run ninth inning for the Matadors against UC Riverside (5/15) and had a double and the game-winning RBI in a 2-0 win at Long Beach State (5/20). He also went 1-for-3 with a walk and stole two bases in a win over No. 9 Cal State Fullerton (5/27).

VENTURA COLLEGE

Adam Barry played third base for head coach Doni Adams and the Pirates in 2010 and earned his Associate's Degree in the Spring of 2010.

UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING

Played two seasons of football for the Cowboys in 2008 and 2009 and his team won the 2009 New Mexico Bowl against Fresno State.

MOORPARK HIGH SCHOOL

Barry played and started for both the baseball and football teams for the Musketeers, lettering in both sports, and graduated in 2008 with a 3.4 GPA.

MATADOR MEMO

Born on Aug. 4, 1990 in Simi Valley, Calif. ... Parents are Kristin and Michael Barry ... Has one sister, Kayla (18), and one brother, Sean (15) ... His cousin, Greg Wooten, was a pitcher in the Seattle Mariners organization ... Lists among his favorites the Minnesota Twins, athletes Rick and Cory Elmore, actors Brad Pitt and Jessica Biel, television show "Family Guy" and movie "Pumping Iron," sushi, Avenged Sevenfold and Taylor Swift ... He chose CSUN because head coach Matt Curtis recruited him ... His pregame ritual includes drinking Red Bull and listening to heavy metal music ... The best athlete he has played against is Colt McCoy and the most famous person he has met is Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson ... Would like to trade places for a day with Tim Tebow ... The best advice he has been given is, "obsessed is the word the lazy use to describe the dedicated" ... The biggest obstacle he has overcome is making the transition from football to baseball ... Lists Tim Tebow as his greatest hero.