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Tecumseh Adams
Position: Distance
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Harbor Springs, Mich.
High School: Harbor Springs HS
Major: Anthropology
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Tecumseh Adams
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 05/14/2012

Indoor track and field school record holder in the 5,000m run (13.53.08) and 3,000m run (8:02.39)

2012 Indoor Track and Field MAC Individual Champion - 3,000m run

2011 MAC Cross Country Champion and NCAA National Qualifier

2012 (Outdoor Track and Field): Finished 26th in section 2 of the 5,000m run (14:11.22) at the Stanford Invitational (4/6) ... finished 4th in the 1,500m run in a career-best 3:46.83 at the Polytan Invitational (4/21) ... finished 3rd in the 5,000m run (14:02.59) at the Penn Relays (4/26).

2012 (Indoor Track and Field):  Won the mile run (4:12.82) at the Jack Harvey Invitational (1/21) ... broke the indoor school record in the 5,000m run with a time of 13:53.08 in a runner-up showing at the Indiana Relays (1/28) ... broke the indoor school record and finished 5th in the Ryan Shay Memorial 3,000m run with a time of 8:02.39 at the Meyo Invitational (2/4) ... won the 3,000m run (8:36.56) and finished runner-up in the 5,000m run (14:22.58) at the MAC Championships (2/25).

2011 (Cross Country): Runner-up at the 8K Spartan Invitational and led the Chippewas with a career-best 24:26 (9/16) ... finished fourth (25:04) at the 8K Notre Dame Invitational (9/30) ... finished 17th (24:33) at the 8K Pre-Nationals (10/16) ... won the 8K MAC Championship meet with a career-fastest 24:01.6, becoming the tenth male CMU cross country runner to win the MAC (10/29) ... finished fourth at the 10K NCAA Great Lakes Regional Meet in a career-best 30:12.8, qualifying him for NCAA Nationals (11/12) ... earned all-region honors from the USTFCCCA ... finished 69th in 30:33 at the 10K NCAA National Championship Meet (11/21).

2011 (Outdoor Track and Field): Placed sixth in the 5K at the Stanford Invitational (3/25) with a time of 14:28.92 ... won the 1500m with a time of 3:54.92 at EMU's Twilight meet (4/22-4/23) ... won the 5K with a personal-best time of 14:13.81 at the Gina Relays (4/28) ... won the 1500m with a time of 3:56.39 at the Lyle Bennett Open (4/30) ... won the 1500m with a personal-best time of 3:54.60 and finished second in the 5K at the MAC Championships (5/12-5/14).

2011 (Indoor Track and Field): Posted a runner-up finish in the mile run at the Chip Invite (1/14) after a time of 4:12.65 ... finished runner-up in the 800m at the Jack Skoog Open (2/18) with a time of 1:58.32 ... took fifth in the mile run at the MAC Indoor Championships (2/25-2/26), posting 4:17.06 ... also ran a leg on the distance medley relay team that finished third with a time of 10:08.23.

2010 (Outdoor Track and Field): Redshirted.

2010 (Indoor Track and Field):
Redshirted.

2009 (Cross Country):
Finished 29th at the MAC Championships (27:04.2) … took 49th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (32:28.81) … crossed the line in a season-best 25:15.66 at the Greater Louisville Classic.

High School — Finished second in the 1600m and ninth in the 3200m at the state meet as a senior … won the 1600m, 3200m and 4x400m relay title at the 2009 track regional … finished fifth at the state meet in the 3200m as a junior … placed first in the 3200m, third in the 1600m and third in the 3200m relay as a junior at the regional meet … finished fifth in the 3200m at the state meet as a sophomore … also finished second in the 3200m, third in the 1600m and second in the 3200m relay at the regional meet … won the state and regional titles in cross country as a senior … won the regional crown and took fifth at the state meet as a junior … set the Division 4 state record … twice earned all-state honors in cross country and three times in track (3200m) … finished as the state runner-up in the 1600m as a senior … set the school record in the 1600m and the 3200m … earned four letters each in track and cross country.

Career Bests — 800m (1:56); 1500m (3:46.83); Mile Run (4:12.65); 1600m (4:16); 3,000m (8:02.39); 3200m (9:24); 5,000m (13:53.08); Cross Country 8K (24:01.6); Cross Country 10K (30:12.8).