Strong-armed pitcher who made the team in fall tryouts ... Showed good velocity and potential before being sidelined by a shoulder injury ... Was cleared to pitch again prior to the preseason ... Has the ability to help if healthy ... Tried out as a position player his freshman year at Tech ... High School: Four-year pitcher and shortstop for Coach Steve DePolo at Red Bank Regional High ... Lettered all four years ... Hit .420 his junior year and .480 his senior year with two home runs ... Posted a 17-5 record on the mound over his last three seasons ... Turned in a 7-2 pitching mark and 1.80 earned run average as a senior ... Had a combined earned run average of 1.65 for his junior and senior seasons ... Named to the all-shore and all-division teams his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... As a senior helped the team to a Class B-North Championship with a record of 16-6 ... Lettered three seasons in basketball and one in football ... Personal: Adam Christopher Loucks ... Born 1/11/84 in Albuquerque, NM ... Son of Brad and Patty Loucks ... His dad, Brad, played for Coach Chuck Hartman at High Point ... Studying finance.