Adam Cronk - Baseball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#46 Adam Cronk Season 2007-08


Class Senior
Height 6'4"
Weight 275 LBS
Hometown Athens, Ga.
High School Athens Academy

Coach Corbin Quote: Although Adam has not played much in the past, he[apos]s had a large role as an unselfish teammate. He cares about the program. He hit a big home run for us last year and may do some key things for us again this year.

2007: Played in 13 games as a reserve … Hit a three-run homer in lone at-bat against Illinois-Chicago (3/11).

2006: Played in 13 games, including four starts and finished with a .150 average and an RBI … Was 1-for-1 with an RBI against Butler (3/15) … Went 1-for-3 against the Panthers and Jayhawks … Teamed with photographer Neil Brake to win the Media Day Homerun Derby in the fall for the second straight year … Hit .227 with a homer and eight RBI in 20 games (17 starts) for Winchester of the Valley League over the summer.

2005: Played in four games and had three at-bats … Teamed with then FOX 17[apos]s Jesse Blanco to win the Media Day Homerun/Hitting Derby after hitting four home runs … He hit .331 with four homers and 26 RBIs in 37 games for the Saratoga Phillies of the New York Baseball League in the summer … Also named a league all-star.

High School: Helped lead Athens Academy to a Class A State runner-up finish and 28-9 record with a .500 batting average in the state playoff games…Owned a .439 batting average, five home runs and 22 RBI… Member of the Athens Banner-Herald All-Northeast Georgia team and AAU 18U national championship team (Savannah)…Coached by Casey Kane.

Personal: Shanler Adam Cronk… Majoring in human & organizational development … Born 2/16/86…Son of Shanler and Susan Cronk…Brothers Justin and Taylor; Sisters Whitney and Hadley…Favorites include: The movie Braveheart, Lost, Bon Jovi, Bo Jackson, Brad Pitt and David Ortiz … Nickname is ‘Donkey’ … Craziest ambition is to go sky diving…Lists Jackie Robinson as the greatest baseball player of all time … Chose Vanderbilt because of its great academics and baseball program.