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Adam Niemeyer
Adam  Niemeyer

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Minster, Ohio

High School:
Minster

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
RHP

Career Honors

  • 2017 Captain
  • Sunshine State Series Classic All-Tournament Team (2017) 
  • 2015 Big Ten All-Freshman Team 
  • Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2015-16)
  • Three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete (2014-16)

2017 (Redshirt Junior Season)
Named to the Sunshine State Classic Series after tossing six innings and allowed no earned runs on six hits with one strikeout and no walks to pick up first win of the season vs. Kansas State (2/17).

2016 (Redshirt Sophomore Season):
4-2 with a 4.31 ERA in 14 starts … 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.

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