Tyler Adams
Tyler Adams
Year: Senior
Hometown: Middletown, R.I.
High School: Rogers
Position: Throws
2007-08 Indoor: Qualified for New England and IC4A championships in the shot put with a toss of 15.72m at the Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 16)... Recorded a performance of 14.26m in the shot put at the New England Championships (Feb. 29-30)... Posted a throw of 15.08m in shot put at the IC4A Championships (March 8-9)... 2008 Outdoor: Won the shot put with a throw of 15.95m at the UNH Wildcat Invitational, which qualified him for the New England and IC4A Championships (April 12)... Set a personal record in the discus with a throw of 46.82m at Holy Cross (April 22)... Placed third in the shot put at the Atlantic 10 Championships with a throw of 14.97m (May 3-4)... Recorded a toss of 14.88m in the shot put at the New England Championships (May 8-10). 2006-07: Placed second in shot put (15.14m) and third in discus (146-10) at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track & Field Championship ... finished third in shot put (48-08.25) at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Track & Field Championship ... placed 18th in the shot put (51-09.25) at the IC4A Championship ... finished seventh in shot put (50-06.00) at New England Championship ... second in shot put (49-11.00) at Rhody Mega Meet ... placed third in shot put (48-05.25) at Holy Cross ... fourth in shot put (15.66m) at Armory Winter Classic ... seventh in shot put (48-08.75) at UConn Invitational ... eighth in shot put (47-08.00) and discus (147-03) at LSU Tiger Invitational. High School: Member of track, wrestling, and football teams ... two-year captain in track (2005, 2006) and once in wrestling (2005) and football (2006) ... state champion in discus in 2005 and 2006. Personal: Born March 22, 1988 ... son of Freddie Adams and Laura Jorge ... has four siblings - Ryan, Christian, A.J., and Toni ... favorite football team is New England Patriots ... sociology major at URI.