33 - Adam Purcilly
Adam Purcilly
Height: 6'0
Weight: 165
Year: So.
Hometown: Troy, MI
Position: LHP
Previous School: Avondale
Coach England on Purcilly-“Adam is a coaches' dream as he works just as hard in the classroom as he does on the field. He will provide a left-handed arm in the bullpen for us this year.”
 

High School Individual Athletic Achievements/Honors: Two-Time All-District… Two-Time All-League… All-Area… Hold School Records for Single-Season IP, Complete Games, and Career ERA… Two-Time Academic All-Region… Academic All-State...

High School Team Athletic Achievements: League Championship (2008)… 3 District Championships (2007, 2008, 2009)… School Record for Wins (27-8 record)…

Academic Honors:
5-Time Dean’s List… Two-Time Gold Medalist… Most Noble Order of the Peacock… Academic All-MAAC… Five-Time Athletic Director’s Academic Honor-Roll…

ON THE FIELD

Club/Travel Team: South Oakland A’s

Favorite Athlete: Calvin Johnson

Favorite Professional Team: Detroit Lions

Season Expectations/Goals: 30 Wins, MAAC Championship

Two things you bring to the team: The ability to get outs as a left-handed pitcher and a strong work ethic

Who most influenced your athletic career and why: My coach of three years at the South Oakland A’s, Tony DeMonaco. He introduced me to the book Heads Up Baseball and helped me strengthen my mental game, without which I would not be playing baseball at the Division I level

Reason you chose your number: I had a choice between 14 and 33, and 33 just seems like a number that should be worn by a lefty

Pre-game Rituals: I don’t have any rituals, only routines. I listen to a certain pregame playlist on the bus ride to the game

Greatest Sports Memory: Throwing a no-hitter in a tournament when I was 16

OFF THE FIELD/COURT

Parents: Amy and Gregg Purcilly

Siblings/Ages: Zachary, 16

Major: Mathematics and History

Career Ambition: Mathematics Professor

Top 3 Favorite T.V. Shows: How I Met Your Mother, Numb3rs, Anything on MLB Network

Hobbies/Interests: Golf, Watching Football

Three items you would bring if stranded on a desert island: Food, fresh water, and a means of communicating so I can get off the island

PEACOCK PRIDE

Reason you chose Saint Peter’s College: The opportunity to play D1 baseball

Best part about being a Peacock: Getting to be with my teammates all the time

Favorite thing to do on/around campus: Hanging out with my teammates