2016 (Redshirt Sophomore Season): 4-2 with a 4.31 ERA in 14 starts … has struck out 70 batters to 12 walks in 71.0 innings pitched … five quality starts … three straight quality starts (3/5-3/26) … fanned seven in 6.2 innings of work vs. Duke (2/26) … tossed six frames and allowed two earned runs with four strikeouts in tough-luck loss vs. Illinois State (3/5) … tied his season-high with seven strikeouts on two runs, four hits in first win of the season at UNLV (3/12) … threw a career-high seven innings limiting Hofstra to one earned run, five hits, three strikeouts and no walks in no decision (3/19) … held Northwestern to two runs on nine hits in seven innings with a season-high eight strikeouts (3/26) .. tossed six innings on three hits, one run, one walk and seven strikeouts in third victory of the year vs. Rutgers (4/17) … earned fourth win of the year, scattering four hits on one run with seven strikeouts in 5.1 innings vs. No. 19 Michigan (5/15) … pitched 4.2 innings on 10 hits, five runs, one walk and four strikeouts in no decision at No. 24 Minnesota (5/21) … threw two innings on one hit, two runs, no walks and three strikeouts in no decision vs. Michigan (5/27) … started the B1G title game, allowing six hits, four runs, one walk and one strikeout in 3.0 innings in a no decision vs. Iowa (5/29) … OSU Scholar-Athlete … Academic All-Big Ten.
2015 (Redshirt Freshman Season): 2015 Big Ten All-Freshman selection … 2-0 with a 2.16 ERA in 33.1 innings of work … fanned 21 batters, while limiting opponents to a .238 average at the plate ... posted a scoreless frame in relief work vs. Pitt (2/15), Rider (3/18) and Akron (3/25) … struck out two batters at Rutgers (3/27) … tossed five shutout innings in first start of the year vs. No. 4 Louisville (4/14), limiting the Cardinals to two hits and one walk with three strikeouts … tossed three scoreless innings vs. No. 6 Illinois (5/1) … fanned a season-high four batters in 5.2 shutout innings at Cincinnati (5/6) … Academic All-Big Ten … OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2014 (Freshman Season): Redshirted the season after undergoing Tommy John surgery ... OSU Scholar Athlete.
Minster H.S.: Adam was named Ohio Division IV Player of the Year in 2013 after being named first team All-Ohio and MAC Player of the Year in 2012 ... helped lead Minster to state championship in 2011 and 2012 and was named first team All-MAC in 2011 ... went 7-0 with a 0.00 ERA and 76 strikeouts in 45 innings pitched to go along with a .437 average with three home runs and 12 doubles as a junior ... posted a 6-0 record with a 1.17 ERA and 61 strikeouts in 48 innings as a sophomore ... also lettered three years in basketball and four years in football.
Personal: Adam is the son of Bryan and Tonya Niemeyer ... has four younger siblings, Jonathan, Jacob, Alyssa and James.
Summer Ball Buckeyes 2016
Dawson Claims Another All-American Honor