On Abiamiri: Fourth-year junior who will be competing for significant playing time in 2005 ... took steps toward seeing the field more last year after spending 2003 on the scout team ... a good route runner who has made plays in the spring and in team drills but yet to break through on game day ... a first-time Iron Terp who posted a 300-pound bench, 40-inch vertical jump, 495-pound squat and ran a 4.54 in the 40-yard dash in spring testing.
2004 (Sophomore): Saw action in seven games ... did not record any receptions. 2003 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in one game (The Citadel) ... did not record any statistics ... looked good in the preseason, having a strong spring game, as he led the White team in receiving with five receptions for 73 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
2002 (Freshman): Redshirt season.
High School: A two-year letterwinner and 2002 graduate of Mt. Saint Joseph High School in Baltimore, Md. ... a two-year starter at wide receiver ... caught 38 passes for 426 yards and three touchdowns as a senior ... also was on the receiving end of two two-point conversions and was the "gunner" on special teams in 2001 ... best year, statistically, was his junior season when he had 42 receptions for 782 yards and seven TDs ... a first-team All-MIAA (Maryland Interscholastic Athletics Association) pick as a senior ... also a second-team all-city and all-county selection ... an All-Atlantic region selection by PrepStar ... team went 15-6 in his two years on varsity ... also ran track and played basketball as a junior ... competed indoors and outdoors in the 200 and 400 meters, the long jump, triple jump and high jump ... verbally committed to Maryland prior to the 2001 season ... high school coach was Mike Working.
Personal: Paschal Abiamiri was born April 23, 1984 ... is the son of Rita and Peter Abiamiri and the brother of recently-graduated Terp tight end, Rob ... brother, Victor, is a defensive end at Notre Dame ... majoring in criminology and criminal justice ... name is pronounced "PASS-kull."
Receiving G-GS Rec Yds Avg TD LP 2003 1-0 0 0 0.0 0 -- 2004 7-0 0 0 0.0 0 -- Career 8-0 0 0 0.0 0 --