Ryan Adams
Ryan Adams
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hudson, Ohio
High School: Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy
Sport(s): CC/T&F

Ryan Adams' Personal Bests

Junior Year (2017-18):  Named to the All-SoCon second team after placing ninth with a time of 24:28.8 at the league cross country championships…finished 30th with a time of 30:01.6 at the Southeast Region Cross Country Championships…placed second with a time of 24:38.2 at the High Point Vertcross cross country meet…named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

Sophomore Year (2016-17):  Earned All-American honorable mention accolades after placing 22nd with a time of 3:49.48 in the 1,500m at the NCAA Championships…set a new Paladin outdoor record with a time of 3:42.25 in the 1,500m, taking second place at the Raleigh Relays and qualifying for the NCAA East Preliminaries…honored as the SoCon Most Outstanding Performer for indoor track and field…chosen the SoCon Freshman of the Year after placing fourth with a time of 24:08.5 at the SoCon Cross Country Championships…earned All-SoCon first team honors for cross country and was named to the SoCon All-Freshman Team…claimed a spot on the All-Southeast Region cross country team after placing 24th with a time of 30:08.7 at the region meet…finished fourth with a time of 25:35.0 at the Eye Opener Cross Country Invitational… a member of the Paladin DMR team that took the title with a time of 10:05.42 at the league indoor meet…won the 800m (1:53.02) and placed second in the mile (4:16.35) at the SoCon Indoor Championships…won the mile with a time of 4:02.73 at the Tiger Indoor Tune-Up…placed 10th in the first round (3:50.37) and seventh in the quarterfinals (3:47.32) of the 1,500m at the NCAA East Preliminaries…won the 800m with a time of 1:51.22 at the SoCon Outdoor Championships…also took first in the 800m at the Tiger Outdoor Track Classic, posting a time of 1:50.82.

Freshman Year (2015-16):  Earned Southern Conference All-Freshman Team citations for both indoor and outdoor track…won the mile at the ETSU Indoor Invitational and the 3,000m at the JDL Indoor College Kick Off Classic…posted a season-best time of 4:05.2 in the mile at the Vanderbilt Indoor Invitational, capturing sixth place…set a new Paladin record with a time of 1:50.77 in the 800m at the Music City Challenge…finished fourth in the 800m (1:53.8) and fifth in the mile (4:13.2) at the SoCon Indoor Championships…won the 1,500m with a time of 3:46.8 at the Beynon Catamount Outdoor Classic…placed sixth in the 800m (1:54.0) and second in the 1,500m (3:48.9) at the league outdoor meet…named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

High School:  Was the state runner up for cross country as a senior...won the state championship in the 1,600m his junior and senior seasons...set a state record with a time of 4:07.12 in the 1,600m...anchored his 4x800m team to a state championship as a sophomore and junior and won the 800m state championship his junior season.

Personal:  Ryan Edward Adams was born on July 25, 1996, in Hudson, Ohio....son of Steve and Angie Adams...brother, Brad, ran track at Indiana State University...plans to study education.