2013: Selected in 19th Round (573rd overall) of 2013 MLB Draft by Chicago White Sox. Named Third Team All-BIG EAST and ranked third nationally in stolen bases with 41, the second highest single season total in school history. Hit .236 with one home run, 28 RBI and 51 runs scored while starting all 65 games in centerfield. Tripled, had to two RBI and scored twice in NCAA Regional clinching win over Oklahoma State. Singled, walked, had an RBI and scored once in win over NCAA Regional win over Miami. Had back-to-back two-hit performances in the final two games of the sweep of Pittsburgh. Finished 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in the finale. Went 2-for-3 with a double, two walks, two RBI and two runs scored in game two win over Panthers. Was 3-for-5 with two stolen bases, an RBI and a run scored in finale of Cardinals' sweep at Villanova. Singled, walked twice, stole two bases, scored one and had an RBI in April 30 win over WKU. Was 3-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base and two runs scored at St. John's on April 20. Singled, stole his 30th base of the season and scored once in April 14 win over Elon. Went 2-for-4 with a run scored in April 13 win against the Phoenix. Was 2-for-5 with a run scored and an HBP on April 9 at WKU. Went 2-for-3 with two runs, a walk and a stolen base in finale of Cardinals' sweep at Cincinnati. Was 2-for-4 with a talk and matched school record with four stolen bases for second time this season in win over No. 15 Notre Dame on March 30 to complete sweep. Doubled, was hit by a pitch and scored twice in series-opening win over Irish. Singled, walked, stole his 23rd base and scored once at No. 19 Indiana on March 27. Hit safely in each of the Cards' three games against Rutgers on March 22-23. Singled twice, scored twice and added an RBI in March 19 win over USC. Had two bunt singles, stole three bases and scored twice in March 13 win over Purdue. Was 2-for-5 with first home run of the season and two RBI in win over Alabama on March 10 to clinch sweep of Crimson Tide. Singled, walked, stole three bases, had two RBI and scored once in March 9 win over Alabama. Was 2-for-6 with a double, two stolen bases and two runs in series-opening win over Tide. Hit safely in all three games against Kent State from March 1-3. Was 2-for-6 with two RBI, a stolen base and a run scored in series-opening win over Golden Flashes. Stole two more bases in Feb. 26 win over Morehead State to take season total to 12-for-12. Matched school record with four stolen bases and scored only two runs in Cards' 2-1 win over Akron on Feb. 24. Was 3-for-5 with career best four RBI, three stolen bases and three runs scored in Feb. 20 win over EKU. Had at least one hit in each of the Cardinals' three games in the opening weekend. Was 2-for-5 with two RBI and a stolen base in win over Purdue.
Summer 2012: Hit .233 with 25 runs scored, 16 RBI, 16 stolen bases and 21 walks in 43 games for the Chatham Anglers in the Cape Cod League.
2012: Earned Second Team All-BIG EAST honors as a sophomore. Hit .308 with 37 stolen bases in 39 attempts, one home run, 43 runs scored and 18 RBI in 51 appearances and 50 starts. The 37 stolen bases ranked fifth nationally and was the second highest single season total in school history. Has 53 career stolen bases, which ranks fifth all-time at Louisville. Went 3-for-6 with an RBI, a run scored and a stolen base in elimination game win over Missouri at NCAA Regional in Tucson. Was 2-for-5 with a run and an RBI in BIG EAST first round win over Pittsburgh. Matched season-high with three hits to go with an RBI and a run scored in May 19 win at Pittsburgh. Went 2-for-5 with two RBI, two stolen bases and a run scored in May 15 win over Morehead State. Was 2-for-4 with two stolen bases and a run scored in series-clinching win over St. John's. Returned to starting lineup in May 11 win over St. John's. Missed 12 games with a thumb injury (left, non-throwing hand) suffered in series finale against Seton Hall on April 15. Finished with five hits, three walks, four stolen bases and three runs scored in series against Seton Hall. Had two swipes, a single, an RBI and a run scored in April 14 win over Pirates. Was 3-for-5 with a run scored and a stolen base on April 13 against SHU. Had a single, a double, an RBI and a run scored in win at No. 1 Kentucky on April 10. Was 3-for-4 with three stolen bases and one run scored at Georgetown on April 7. Had a single, a walk and two runs in series-opening win over Hoyas. Singled, walked, scored twice and had a stolen base in win over WKU on April 3. Had his career-best 15 game hitting streak halted on March 31. Scored four runs in the Cards' series sweep of Cincinnati on March 23-25. Hit first career home run, a solo shot to left, in series-opener against UC. Was 2-for-5 with career-best two RBI and two runs scored in March 18 win over Ball State. Had two hits, two runs and an RBI in March 17 win over BSU. Was 2-for-4 with a stolen base in March 13 win over No. 12 Ole Miss. Went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and two walks at Alabama on March 10. Singled, walked and scored twice March 9 win over Oral Roberts. Was 2-for-4 with a run in Cards' 13-4 win over Indiana on March 6. Went 2-for-4 with a run scored in game one of doubleheader with Pepperdine. Added a double and scored once in game two with the Waves. Had hit safely in a career-best six straight games prior to Feb. 28. Had five hits and scored three times in series sweep of Oakland. Pushed hitting streak to three games by going 3-for-5 with an RBI, a run scored and two stolen bases against EKU. Made highlight reel, home run-robbing catch in left center field in the fifth inning of the EKU win. Went 2-for-5 with a run scored and a terrific diving catch in left-center field to help preserve the Cardinals' 7-6 win over Michigan State. Was 3-for-5 with an RBI, a run scored and a stolen base in 4-3 victory over Illinois.
Summer 2011: Playing for the Florence RedWolves, he earned Coastal Plain League All-Star honors while hitting .283 with two home runs, 26 RBI, 28 runs scored and 19 stolen bases in 25 attempts in 39 games played.
2011: Hit .250 with 16 stolen bases in 23 attempts and nine RBI while making 38 starts and playing in 53 games. Finished with a .392 batting average and 10 stolen bases in 19 games in May. Had at least one hit in each of the Cards' final four games of the BIG EAST Championship. Was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored in tournament win over St. John's. Went 2-for-2 with four runs scored and an RBI in elimination game over Pittsburgh. Finished 2-for-3 with an RBI in tournament victory over Cincinnati. Had career best four hits and a run scored in May 17 win at Indiana. On the same day his five-game hitting streak was halted in game one of a doubleheader, he went 2-for-4 with two runs scored as Louisville won game two at No. 15 Connecticut on May 14. Took his career-best hitting streak to five with a 2-for-4 performance and one RBI against Huskies on May 13. Extended hitting streak with single against Vanderbilt. Had at least one hit in each of Cardinals' three games at Seton Hall. Finished with career-high three hits on May 5 against Pirates. Went 2-for-3 with a run scored against Eastern Michigan on May 3. Was 2-for-4 with two runs scored in Cards' May 1 win over Georgetown. Also scored two runs in April 30 victory over Hoyas. Had a hit and scored twice in the Cardinals' March 26 win at Rutgers. Was 1-for-3 with two runs and an RBI on March 18 against Xavier. Had career best two hits in 2-for-4 day at the plate against Toledo on Feb. 25. Started collegiate career as the Cardinals' leadoff hitter and centerfielder. Had an RBI sacrifice fly in win over Michigan, first career hit against Ohio State and scored first run against Minnesota at the BIG EAST/Big Ten Challenge. Made a terrific throw home from center field for the final out of the first inning in the Cards' win over Minnesota.
High School: Engel was a three-time All-Conference selection for Loveland High School and head coach Ken Reed. As a senior, Engel hit .537 with 34 RBI and 25 stolen bases. As a junior, he hit .520 with a school record 16 doubles, 24 RBI, 24 runs scored and 13 stolen bases, while he hit .458 with 19 RBI and 20 runs scored as a sophomore. He participated in the 2008 World Wood Bat Association 17U National Championship and he played summer baseball for the Midland Redskins. He earned three letters in football and became the first Loveland player to earn Fort Ancient Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Year honors as a senior quarterback earlier this fall. He also earned one letter and was an All-Conference selection in basketball.
Personal: Born Adam T. Engel on Dec. 9, 1991, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Son of Lynne and Jeff Engel. Has one sister, Lynzi. Majoring in sport administration at the University of Louisville. Person with the greatest influence on his athletic career his himself, because he is too competitive to do anything less intense. Favorite movie is Inception. Enjoys watching House. Favorite athlete is Michael Jordan. Favorite cereal is Peanut Butter Crunch. Favorite candy bars are Twix and PayDay. Favorite foods are steak and sweet potatoes. Favorite team is The Ohio State University football. Enjoys listening to rap. Favorite quote is "It's not if, but when, you mess up. How you respond is what makes you who you are" by Coach Ogden. If he could have dinner with three people he would choose Michael Jordan, Brett Favre and Barry Sanders.