23 Adam Ball
23 - Adam Ball
Height: 6-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Carol Stream, Ill.
High School: Glenbard North
Position: D
Major: Physics
g 2
a 0
pts 4
gw 0

Honors
Caltech Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2015-16)
Coach’s Award (2013)
Academic All-SCIAC (Fall 2013, Fall 2014, 2015-16)

2015
Started all 16 games, leading the team with 1,453 minutes played...Scored two goals...Led the team in shooting percentage (.400).

2014
Started all 18 games in which he played…3rd on team in shot-on-goal percentage (.667) – min. 2 shots on goal…helped defense to allow fewest shots against per game (22.8) since 2010. 

2013
Appeared in all 18 games, starting 17…Tied-fifth on team in shots (5).

2012
Made 18 appearances, including eight starts.

Research and STEM activities
Determined the ground state of the D0-D4 brane system with University of Chicago professor Sav Sethi the summer before his senior year; they are finishing their string theory research and hope to publish...Spent the previous summer calculating the action functional for the Packed Swiss Cheese Cosmology with Caltech's Professor Marcolli; their paper is under review for publication...Researched planet formation at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory the summer after his freshman year.

Prior to Caltech
Ranked third in his high school class...Voted "Smartest" and "Most likely to succeed" in high school...Named to the Daily Herald Academic team...President of Math Honor Society...Captain of his high school chess team...Played club soccer for the Carol Stream Panthers and the Elk Grove Soccer Club...Member of the soccer (outside back) team for four years and member of track (hurdles, sprints) team for three years in high school.

Personal
Son of Michael and Anita...Has one younger sister, Marisa.

Recent Games
Oct 14 Whittier L, 5-2
Oct 17 at Chapman L, 3-0
Oct 21 Pomona-Pitzer L, 6-0
Oct 24 at La Verne L, 2-0
Oct 26 at Occidental L, 10-0
Oct 31 Cal Lutheran L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 16
Games started 16 16
Goals 2 2
Assists 0 0
Points 4 4
Shots 5 5
Shot Pct .400 .400
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 29 at San Diego Christian L, 5-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 4 American Sports Univ   - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Chapman L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 12 at Whittier L, 9-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 16 at Claremont-M-S L, 6-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 19 Redlands L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 23 at Cal Lutheran L, 3-2 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Sep 26 Occidental L, 6-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 30 La Verne L, 3-1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Oct 3 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 8-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 5 at Redlands L, 9-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 10 Claremont-M-S L, 6-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 14 Whittier L, 5-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 17 at Chapman L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 21 Pomona-Pitzer L, 6-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 24 at La Verne L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 26 at Occidental L, 10-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 31 Cal Lutheran L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2012-13 18 8 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
2013-14 18 17 .00 .00 .00 .28 .000 .06 .200
2014-15 18 18 .00 .00 .00 .17 .000 .11 .667
2015-16 16 16 .13 .00 .25 .31 .400 .13 .400
Total 70 59 .03 .00 .06 .19 .154 .07 .385
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2012-13 18 8 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 1 0 0-0 0
2013-14 18 17 0 0 0 5 .000 1 .200 4 0 0-0 0
2014-15 18 18 0 0 0 3 .000 2 .667 4 0 0-0 0
2015-16 16 16 2 0 4 5 .400 2 .400 1 0 0-0 0
Total 70 59 2 0 4 13 .154 5 .385 10 0 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 16 16 .13 .00 .25 .31 .400 .13 .400
Conference 16 16 .13 .00 .25 .31 .400 .13 .400
Exhibition 1 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
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Home 8 8 .13 .00 .25 .38 .333 .13 .333
Away 8 8 .13 .00 .25 .25 .500 .13 .500
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - -
Losses 16 16 .13 .00 .25 .31 .400 .13 .400
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September 7 7 .29 .00 .57 .43 .667 .29 .667
October 9 9 .00 .00 .00 .22 .000 .00 .000
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 16 16 2 0 4 5 .400 2 .400 1 0 0-0 0
Conference 16 16 2 0 4 5 .400 2 .400 1 0 0-0 0
Exhibition 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 1 0 0-0 0
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Home 8 8 1 0 2 3 .333 1 .333 1 0 0-0 0
Away 8 8 1 0 2 2 .500 1 .500 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Wins - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
Losses 16 16 2 0 4 5 .400 2 .400 1 0 0-0 0
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September 7 7 2 0 4 3 .667 2 .667 1 0 0-0 0
October 9 9 0 0 0 2 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0