Honors & Awards
- 2010 Major League Baseball Draft Pick (23th round, Houston)
- 2010 First-Team All-Big 12
- 2009 MLB Draft Pick (38th round, New York Yankees)
- Big 12 Player of the Week (March 22, 2010)
- Big 12 Player of the Week (March 2, 2009)
- 2009 Bearkat Classic All-Tournament Team
2010: Adam Bailey was a first-team All-Big 12 performer in 2010, hitting .368 with 18 homers and 69 RBIs • Led the Big 12 in homers and RBI, while also ranking among Big 12 leaders in slugging percentage (.691, second), total bases (154, third), batting average (ninth) and runs (57, 10th)• Had 24 multi-hit games and has 20 multi-RBI efforts in 2010, becoming the first Husker since Alex Gordon in 2004 to have 20 multi-hit and multi-RBI games in a year • Went 4-for-12 with a homer and six RBIs in a sweep of Texas Teach, inluding four RBIs in a 8-6 victory on May 22 • Drove in a career-high eight RBIs - the most by a Husker since 1999 - going 3-for-7 with a homer at Omaha's Rosenblatt Stadium on May 18 • Hit .400 (6-for-12) with a homer, three RBIs and seven runs scored against SEMO • Was 3-for-9 with a homer, four RBIs and two walks in the series loss against Baylor, belting a homer and driving in three runs in the opener on April 23 • Put up a big weekend at No. 20 Kansas State, hitting .364 with three homers and six RBIs, including a 2-for-4 effort with two homers and four RBIs in a 5-3 win on April 10 • Was 4-for-11 with a homer and two RBIs in the series loss at Oklahoma State • Hit .625 with a homer and three RBIs against North Dakota, including a 3-for-4 effort with a homer and a game-tying ninth-inning double in NU's 11-10 win on March 30 • Had an 11-game hit streak snapped on March 26 against No. 12 Oklahoma, as he hit .520 (26-for-50) with five homers and 23 RBIs • Was 5-for-10 with a homer and six RBIs in two games against Northern Colorado, belting a grand slam in the third inning of the finale on March 24 • Named Big 12 Player of the Week on March 22 after hitting .562 (9-for-16) with two homers and eight RBIs in four games • Torched Texas by hitting .636 (7-for-11) with two homers and six RBIs, including a three-hit night in the opener and a game-tying two-run homer the following day • Hit .538 (7-for-13) with two homers, six RBIs and five runs scored against Houston Baptist • Went 4-for-14 with a homer and three RBIs in the series loss at UCLA, belting a solo homer off of Garrit Cole in the opener and recording three hits and two RBIs in the finale • Got off to a blistering start at Fresno State, hitting .529 (9-for-17) with three RBIs and five runs scored in the four-game series • Posted his first career four-hit day, going 4-for-5 with a homer, three RBIs and three runs scored in a 10-9 loss at Fresno State on Feb. 21.
2009: Bailey was one of the Big 12's top newcomers after coming to Nebraska from South Mountain (Ariz.) Community College • Took over the starting duties in right field, hitting .325 with 12 homers and 50 RBIs in 52 games • Ranked 10th in the Big 12 in slugging percentage while his 12 homers tied for 11th in the league • Led the Huskers in homers, RBIs, slugging percentage (.598), hits (63), doubles (15) and total bases (116) while ranking second on the squad in batting average and runs scored (35) • Finished with 17 multi-hit games, including a four-hit effort against Baylor on May 15, and a team-high 11 multi-RBI efforts • Hit a team-best .395 with runners in scoring position while batting .360 and driving in a team-high 17 runs in two-out situations • Also saw time on the mound, going 1-0 with a save in five appearances • Hit .320 with nine doubles, three homers and 18 RBIs while starting 25 Big 12 contests • Dominated in the series finale against Baylor, hitting .455 (5-for-11) with a homer, four RBIs and four runs • Was 4-for-5 with two doubles, three RBIs and three runs scored in the series opener on May 13 • Recorded his first multi-homer day against Cal State Bakersfield on May 9, going 3-for-5 with two homers and four RBIs • Hit .385 (5-for-13) with three doubles in the series loss to Kansas, including three hits in the series finale on April 26 • Was 3-for-3 with a sacrifice and two RBIs in a win over Iowa on April 14 • Went 4-for-12 with six runs scored in the series against No. 11 Oklahoma State, including two RBIs and four runs scored in the series-clinching win on March 21 • Hit .444 (4-for-9) at No. 15 Arkansas, collecting three hits, including a homer on March 18 • Went 5-for-13 with two homers and six RBIs in the series at Texas Tech, going 2-for-5 with four RBIs in NU's 10-1 victory on March 14 before adding two hits, including a homer, and scoring twice in the finale • Hit .429 (6-for-14) with a homer and seven RBIs against Cal State Northridge, posting three straight multi-hit games • Went 2-for-4 with a homer and four RBIs in a win over South Dakota State on March 4 • Named to the Bearkat Classic All-Tournament team, belting two homers and driving in four RBIs against Missouri State and collecting a save against Sam Houston State the following day • Made a memorable debut at Hawks Field on Feb. 25, picking up three hits and driving in a season-high six runs against North Dakota on Feb. 25 • Homered and earned a win in relief against Louisiana-Lafayette on Feb. 21, becoming the first Husker to homer and earn a win in a game since Alvie Shepherd accomplished the feat in 1995 • Played summer ball for the Beatrice Bruins and Coach Bob Steinkamp, hitting .250 with four homers and 11 RBIs in just 19 games • Tied for the team lead in homers, as half of his 18 hits went for extra bases.
Before Nebraska: Bailey was one of the stalwarts playing for Coach Todd Eastin at South Mountain Community College • Two-way performer who earned first-team Arizona Community College Athletic Conference honors, hitting .400 with four homers, 21 doubles and 40 RBIs • Worked extensively out of the bullpen, going 1-1 with four saves and a 1.13 ERA in 16 innings of work • Began his collegiate career at Arizona State, making 10 appearances in helping the Sun Devils reach the College World Series in 2007 • Fanned 13 over 10.2 innings of work • Was a three-time all-region selection at Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, helping the team to a 94-8 record and three straight state titles at the school • Hit .389 or better in all three seasons for Coach Jerry Dawson • Garnered first-team all-state honors in football as a senior.
Personal: Born on March 6, 1988, in Colorado Springs, Colo. • Parents are Scott and Brenda Bailey • Has one sister (Erica) • Majors in communication studies.