Matt Adams Athlete Profile

Matt Adams

Matt Adams
Height: 6-1 Weight: 160 Roster Years: 1999 | 2001-2004 Hometown: Heber, UT Mission: Maceio, Brazil Last School: Wasatch High School

Personal

  • Born in Ogden, Utah 
  • parents are Mark and Jerilyn Adams
  • Majored in accounting

Before BYU

  • Lettered three times in cross country, four times in track   H
  • High school athlete of the year in track and cross country from '96-98
  • State cross country champion in '96 and '97
  • Won the state title in the 800m, 1,600m and 3,200m in '98
  • 1997 All-American runner-up
  • All-Western Region in 1997
  • Lettered one year in basketball

Stats

2004: Senior
Place Event Time Distance
3 BYU Alumni Invitational 20:42.2 4 miles
6 Autumn Classic 20:19.9 4 miles
70 Notre Dame Invitational 25:52 8k
126 Pre-Nationals 25:32 8k
25 MWC Championships 26:20 8k
2003: Junior
Place Event Time Distance
4 BYU Alumni Invitational 20:40.3 4 miles
11 Autumn Classic 20:19.9 4 miles
63 Griak Invitational 25:24 8k
64 Pre-Nationals 24:36 8k
8 MWC Championships 25:07 8k
2002: Sophomore
Place Event Time Distance
17 Autumn Classic 20:49.6 4 miles
72 Griak Invitational 25:24 8k
61 Pre-Nationals 25:03 8k
17 Mountain Region Championships 30:45 10k
213 NCAA Championships 32:30.7 10k


1999 | Freshman Year

  • Finished seventh at the Junior National Cross Country Championships with a time of 23:59 (8K).

BEST MARKS: 8K, 23:59.

2001 | Redshirt Year

Cross country.

2002 | Sophomore Year

  • Finished 17th at the Autumn Classic 
  • Helped the team to victory at the MWC Championships, placing fourth 
  • Placed 17th at the NCAA Mountain Regional, third team finisher
  • Competed in the NCAA Championships

2003 | Junior Year

  • Placed fourth in the BYU Alumni Invitational 
  • Finished tenth in the BYU Autumn Classic
  • Took 8th at the MWC Championships
  • Was named to the MWC Second Team All-Conference

2004 | Senior Year

  • Finished third overall at the BYU Alumni Invitational 
  • Placed sixth at the BYU Autumn Classic 
  • Took 25th at the MWC Championships