As a Senior (2004): Ran in four races... best finish came at the home ACC Pre-Meet when he ran a 26:43.43 over 8k to finish sixth overall... topped that time two weeks later at the ACC Championships, when he ran a 26:32.6 to finish 44th... best time of the season came in the team's second meet, running a 26:28.77 to finish 17th overall at the James Madison Invitational.
As a Junior (2003): Finished in eighth place, his best finish of the season, after posting a time of 26:44.9 at the Mount St. Mary's Invitational... ran a season-best 8k time of 26:17.6 October 11th at the home Maryland Invitational... finished in 65th place at the ACC Championships in Winston Salem, N.C., posting a 27:27.5 over the 8k race.
As a Sophomore (2002): Posted a time of 26:24.90 at the Appalachian State Invitational on Sept. 8, taking eighth place overall...ran 1.5 minutes faster at the 2002 Navy Invitational than in 2001, with a season-best time of 25:49.73...lowered his time at the 2002 Maryland Invitational by nearly two minutes, taking 11th place.
As a Freshman (2001): Finished in 18th place at the ACC Preview on Sept. 29 with a time of 26:46...lowered his time at the Paul Short Invitational on Oct. 6, posting a 26:41.97...became the first freshman to finish a race as the Terps' top runner at the ACC Championships in Clemson, S.C....one of three runners to represent the Terps at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic regional meet, where he finished with a time of 33:02.9...lowered his 2001 10k time of 33:48 to a 31:46 at the Outdoor Alabama Relays in 2002.
Before Maryland: Ran four years of varsity cross country for South Carroll High School, assisting in the school's back-to-back state championships in 1997 and 1998...won four varsity letters in track and two in indoor track...selected to all-county outdoor track team four times...named to all-county and all-CMC cross country teams four times...was part of the school's record-holding 4x800 team ...named to the all-Baltimore Metro team twice...was recruited by Penn State, Frostburg and LaSalle.
Personal: Matthew Ryan Adami ... born April 28, 1983 ... son of Helene Adami and Edmund Adami ... has one brother, Michael ... majoring in computer science.
Career-Best Time: 25:49.73 at the 2002 Navy Invitational.