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  John Adams

John Adams

Player Profile


Chesapeake, VA

High School:
Deep Creek

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 174


Career: Will be a leader at 174 pounds...2003-04: Had breakout junior year, recording a career-high 25 match wins, going 25-16 overall, with a 9-7 dual record and 5-3 CAA record...Took first at the Old Dominion Invitational at 165...Was second at the Virginia State Intercollegiate Meet...Placed 6th at the Rubbermaid/Carolina Open...Recorded six pins, six major decisions and one tech fall...2002-03: Competed in 12 matches as a sophomore with a 5-7 record ... Tallied two pins and two major decisions with one tech fall ... Took third at the ODU Invitational at 174 pounds ... Will be a factor at 165 pounds this year for the Monarchs ... 2001-02: Made an immediate impact as a rookie winning 12 matches ... Had three pins during the season. Prep: Adams joined the Old Dominion program from nearby Chesapeake ...Wrestled for four years at Deep Creek, where he finished fifth at the state championship in 2000 and was the state freestyle champ at 165 ... Career record in high school is 119-36 ... Holds the career mark for most pins at Deep Creek with 64 and most pins in a season with 28.

Off the Mat: Born June 16, 1983... Son of John and Denise Adams...Has two brothers, Marcus (12) and Justin (16)... Was a member of the National Honor Society while in high school ... Favorite book is "The Outsiders"...Majoring in Mechanical Engineering...

On the Mat:
Year   Overall   Dual   CAA   Falls   MD   TF   Dec
02-03  5-7       0-0     0-0    2        2     1    0
03-04  25-16   9-7     5-3     6       6      1   12
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