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  Adrian Nelson
Adrian Nelson
Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Washington, D.C.

High School:
Archbishop Carroll

Last College:
Delaware State

Birthdate:
01/07/1981

As a Senior: Indoor-Was the Terps' sole competitor in the jumps...best high jump recorded was 6-6.75 at the ALabama Relays, where he finished fourth...set a new personal record in the long jump at the Delaware Invitational (20-10.75), winning the event...took second in the triple jump at Delaware, setting a new personal best distance of 43-8...Outdoor- Took third place in the high jump at the VCU Ram and James Madison invitationals...season-best high jump was 6-7.5, set at the ACC Championships for a seventh-place finish.

As a Junior: Indoor- IC4A qualifier in the high jump ... finished ninth at the ACC Championships ... had a season-best jump of 6-9 at the Armory Invitational, finishing fourth, and at the Delaware Invitational, taking first ... placed second at the Blue Heaven Rumble with a jump of 6-6 ... also was the team's primary competitor in the long and triple jumps ... Outdoor- Finished seventh in the Eastern Division at the Penn Relays with a jump of 6-7.50 ... finished third at the Maryland Invitational ... competed at the ACC Championships.

Before Maryland: Transfered from Delaware State University ... IC4A indoor qualifier in 1999-2000 and 2000-01 and an Outdoor qualifier in 2000 ... team MVP in 2000-01 ... had a career high jump of 6-10 ...

Before College: Two-year defending champion in WCAC in the high jump ... ranked fourth in the nation in high school ... voted High School Athlete of the Week by Washington Post ... best high jump was 6-8 ...

Personal: Adrian Ashley Nelson ... son of Alvin and Bessie Walsh ... has one brother and two sisters ... favorite athlete is high jumper Hollis Conway.



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