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Adam White
Position: Assistant Coach
Email: adawhite@oru.edu

Adam White joins the ORU staff for the 2013-14 school year after spending three years with the Penn State baseball program, most recently as an assistant coach. White will be responsible for working with outfield defense and base running.

As an assistant, White worked with the Nittany Lion outfielders and coached first base. He also spent time with the team working on base running, hitting and bunting.

In 2013, White was the head coach for the Rochester Honkers of the Northwoods Summer Collegiate League. While the manager, White was responsible for recruiting, hitting, base running and oversaw the team defense and pitching.

White served as an assistant coach for the Stark County Terriers of the Great Lakes Collegiate League in 2012, overseeing team hitting and coaching the outfielders. His hitters led the league in batting average, slugging percentage, on base percentage, home runs, hits and runs scored.

As a player, White was the 2006 Rookie of the Year at West Virginia after hitting .368, and was selected as a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball. An All-Big East pick, he hit .365 as a sophomore and was a 2007 National Strength and Conditioning Association All-American. Following his 2007 campaign, White was selected in the ninth round of the Major League Draft by the Cleveland Indians and reached the High A level during his professional career playing from 2007 to 2010.

While in the minor leagues, White stole 73 bases in three seasons, including 32 with Lake County in 2008.

A native of Philipsburg, Penn., White graduated from Penn State University in 2012 with a Bachelors of Education.

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