Overview: Returning from an injury, Bowling played for two seasons at in-state rival Mercer before joining Georgia State’s staff.
2006: Did not pitch due to suffering a season-ending injury during the off-season prior to the start of the season...Was granted medical hardship status.
2005: With Georgia State, finished the season with a 3-1 record and two saves, while posting an ERA of 6.34...Earned his first win as a Panther in similar manner to his first collegiate win by allowing one unearned run in three innings of relief against Florida A&M (2/26)...Was second on the team with 32.2 relief innings, and struck out 24 batters while walking only 11...Earned the win against Tennessee Tech by pitching 1.2 innings of scoreless relief (3/15)...Came away with his third victory of the season by pitching a scoreless inning of relief, combining for a 1-0 shutout at Samford (4/27).
2004: At Mercer University, went 4-4 to tie for second on the staff in wins...Appeared in 21 games, with four coming in starts...Pitched 51.1 innings, the third-most among Bears pitchers...Opposing batters hit just .269 against the righty...Won first decision of the season with three scorelsss innings out of the bullpen against Alabama State (2/1)...Pitched five innings of relief, giving up just one earned run on three hits in a win over Savannah State (2/29)...As a starter, defeated Michigan State by giving up three earned runs in five innings (3/9)...Won his final game by defeating Georgia State with 2.1 scoreless innings of relief (4/17).
2003: At Mercer University, appeared in 18 games with one start...Second on Bears pitching staff in appearances with 18...Pitched 32 innings, striking out 37 batters...Went 1-3 on the season...Went four innings of relief, scattering six hits and giving up just one run to defeat Florida A&M to win his first collegiate decision...Pitched 4.2 scoreless innings in Mercer’s final home game of the season against Jacksonville State (5/10)
Prep: Bowling attended North Cobb High Scool where he played baseball for head coach Harvey Cochran.
Personal: Adam was born on January 16, 1984, in Marietta, Georgia...He is the son of David and Christine Bowling, and he has one younger sister, Amanda...He is a management major at Georgia State.