Adam James
Adam James

Player Profile

Silver Spring, Md.

High School:
Paint Branch

157 pounds

As a Redshirt Junior (2004-05): Was in and out of the lineup while battling injuries ... posted a 13-11 record with four wins coming by major decision ... was 6-4 in duals, including a 2-1 mark in ACC action ... finished second at the Central Jersey Open (11/14/04) ... earned a major decision in a dual against Rutgers (12/11/04) ... picked up two wins - including one by fall - in Terp wins over SIU-Edwardsville (1/2/05) and Utah Valley State (1/2/05) ... tallied a fall in an ACC victory over Duke's Adam Lesser (1/8/05) ... also knocked off North Carolina's Kyle Shelton 7-6 (1/8/05) ... finished fourth at the ACC Tournament (3/5/05).

As a Junior (2003-04): Redshirted the 2003-04 season ... went 10-3 in open competition ... finished fifth at the Penn State Open (12/7/03).

As A Sophomore: Named to the 2003 All-ACC team ... compiled a record of 15-13 on the year ... had three pins on the year with the quickest coming against French Pope of McDaniel in 5:34 ... finished with a record of 8-6 in dual matches ... won three consecutive dual meets against American, Old Dominion and Virginia ... defeated Paul Bjorlo of Virginia 6-3 in the first round of the ACC tournament ... won all three of his matches at the Virginia duals ... won the first match in each of the tournaments he wrestled in ... wrestled in the 149 weight class.

As a Freshman: Finished with a 22-21 record ... wrestled in 13 dual meets, compiling a record of 5-8 ... finished 5-7 against ACC wrestlers ... won 10 of the first 14 matches on the season in the West Virginia Open and the East Stroudsburg Open ... won first two matches in each of the tournaments he entered ... won three consecutive dual meets against Howard, Duke and Old Dominion ... recorded four pins on the season, the fastest coming against Mike Catullo of West Virginia at the West Virginia Open.

Before Maryland: State champion as a senior at Paint Branch High School, compiling an undefeated 39-0 record ... won All-Star tournament championship ... named county MVP ... placed fifth in the state as a junior and fourth in the state as a sophomore ... earned 116 wins in high school career.

Personal: Adam W. James ... son of James Field and Evita James ... one brother, Alec ... also recruited by West Virginia, William and Mary, Pennsylvania ... majoring in psychology.

Year     W-L     Dual     Falls     Tech. Falls     Major Dec.
2002     22-21   5-8        4            0             3
2003     15-13   8-6        2            2             2
2004      Redshirt
2005     13-11   6-4        2            0             4