EAST GREENSBORO –North Carolina A&T graduate and baseball alum Adan Ordonez has signed a contract to play with the Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers of the United Shores Professional Baseball League.
Ordonez is one of the most accomplished players in N.C. A&T baseball history. Ordonez won Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference rookie of the year in 2015. He was also named N.C. A&T’s Male Rookie Athlete of the Year award along with earning Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American honors.
As a sophomore and junior, Ordonez was named to the Johnny Bench Award Watch List for best Division I catcher in the nation by The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission. He earned all-conference honors three times including being named the MEAC’s first-team catcher twice.
A four-year starter at catcher for N.C. A&T, Ordonez batted .304 with 44 doubles, 11 home runs, 137 RBI and posted a slugging percentage of .415 during his career. He was 14thin the nation in toughest to strike out as a junior and fourth in the country as a senior.
Ordonez helped the Aggies win the 2018 MEAC Championship and advance to the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional hosted by the University of North Carolina during his senior season.