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Adam Bretsch ‘21 Recruiting Profile

  • Marquette University High School
  • Baseball
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Adam Bretsch's Baseball Recruiting Profile
Brew State Baseball Academy
Dominant Hand:
Prim. Position:
Sec. Position:
Home to 1st
Exit Velocity
60 Yard Dash
Top Infield Velocity
Consistent Infield Velocity
Top Fastball
Change Up
Breaking Ball

Personal Statement

I began playing competitive baseball at around the age of 8, playing in a California little league before that but not really understanding the work ethic that came with the game.  I started when my family moved to Cedarburg, Wisconsin after a business opportunity was offered to my dad.  I had to get oriented with the school system, make new friends, and get involved with sports programs at the same time; luckily, we found a select baseball league as well as the Cedarburg Mercs - my first official club team - to play for.  Both leagues were great experiences, and prepared me for the competitive road ahead.  After some time, when the 8th grade season came along, I had heard about a supposedly even better program called Bigler Big Time from some friends in older grades that had gone from the Mercs to that team in their 8th grade years.  I was having a difficult time making the decision; I really wanted to stick with the Mercs and all my friends and the coaching staff that knew me, but I knew if I wanted to further my baseball career and challenge myself that I should take the advice and put my skills to the test at Big Time. 

After the tryout, I had doubts as to whether I'd make it.  The competition was even greater than that of the Mercs, and I knew I had signed up for a lot.  After the results came back, I had found out I made the team!  I was ecstatic.  Meeting people was surprisingly easy and getting to know the staff was exciting, learning so many new lessons and getting advice from even ex-MLB players who coached me.  There was no doubt in my mind that I'd get better through this club, but I knew I was accountable for putting in work outside the facility as well.

Besides just my club team, however, I made yet another big decision - to enroll at Marquette University High School.  I could have taken the easier route and gone to a school where I knew everyone, would've had an easier academic curriculum and would've had a solid chance to make the varsity baseball team as a freshman, but there was a greater challenge presented to me at Marquette.  Similar to when I moved to Wisconsin in the first place, I had to make new friends and especially adjust to the more rigorous academic and athletic programs.  Making the freshmen baseball team my first year was okay with me, because I knew that it would be a great experience to see just how good the competition was and get to know my own teammates and coaches well.  Now, as I continue my sophomore year, I'm trying my best to get a spot on varsity and I believe through continued practice and training that that could become a real possibility.

Today, my coaches see me as a leader, both for high school ball and on my club team.  I never back down from a challenge and I'm aware that the only way to get better is through hard, hard work.  I've always had that drive, especially in my academics.  I hope to continue my career in baseball as far as I can, playing for a school that I can make an impact at right away while also getting an outstanding education.  I aspire to exhibit my leadership and drive on your team as best as I'm able to.


Club Information

  • Seasons of Club Experience:
  • 6 seasons
  • 2020 Brew State Baseball Academy (U18)
  • 2020 Brew State Baseball Academy (U17)
  • 2019 Bigler Big Time Baseball (U17)
  • 2018 Bigler Big Time Baseball (WI) (U16)
  • 2017 Bigler Big Time Baseball (U15)
  • 2016 Bigler Big Time Baseball (U14)

Coach References

  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Rob Karhoff
  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Matt Bromley



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Test Scores

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High School Information

High School:
Marquette University High School

Academic Accomplishments

Honors Classes:
Yes. Honors Chemistry
AP Classes:
Yes. AP AB Calculus, AP U.S. History, AP BC Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Microeconomics
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Awards, Achievements and Activities

  • Award
    • First Honor Roll
  • Award
    • National German Honor Society Member - Delta Epsilon Phi
  • Award
    • German Student Exchange Program
  • Award
    • Jesuit High School Honor Society
  • Activity
    • Select Choir
  • Activity
    • Actor in School Musical
  • Activity
    • Piano Lessons for 10 years
  • Activity
    • work Spring-Summer-Fall at Golf Country Club
  • Activity
    • Jesuit Community Service Requirements through MUHS

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Statistic 2018 Bigler Big
Avg. .587
AB 21
R 6
H 11
2B 3
3B 1
HR 0
SLG% .762
BB 1
SO 0
OB% .565
SB/Attempts 1/1
PO 5
Assists 4
Errors 3
Fielding % .750
CS/SBA 0/0
Team Record 2-5
Types of Pitches fastball, curveball, changeup
ERA 16.73
W-L (Pitching Record) 0-2
Appearances 2
Games Started 0
Complete Games 0
Saves 0
Innings Pitched 4.33
Hits 11
Earned Runs 10
Batter's BB 5
Batter's SO 3
Batter's HBP 0


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