USC alum drafted by San Diego Padres

Published 11:51 am Friday, June 11, 2010

United South Central alumnus, Adam Schrader, was drafted in the 39th round of the MLB draft Wednesday by the San Diego Padres out of Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Minn.

Schrader, a native of Easton, Minn., graduated from USC in 2005 where he was selected first team all-state and two-time all-conference as a pitcher. He finished his high school career with a 15-5 record and a 2.40 ERA, according to the SMSU athletics web site.

During his junior season, Schrader led the team in ERA and strikeouts while completing three complete games. He was named second team Daktronics All-Region and team’s most valuable pitcher for the second consecutive season.

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During his senior season, Schrader had a team-low 3.28 ERA and led the Mustangs in innings pitched. He ended his career as the school’s all-time leader in strikeouts (244) and games started (48), according to the SMSU athletics web site.