Max Adams
Max  Adams


Jeannette, Pa.

High School:
Hempfield Area HS

Shot Put, Discus


Wake Forest Closes Competition at ACC Championships

Kern and Shalaway earned All-ACC honors on the final day of competition


Deacs Set for ACC Championships

Fourteen Demon Deacons will head to south for the conference championships


Throwers Finish Competition at Penn Relays

Elijah Shalaway led the Deacs with a second-place finish in the javelin


Deacs to Close Out Regular Season This Weekend

Wake Forest will compete at the Virginia Grand Prix and the Penn Relays


Heppenstall Breaks School Record at Virginia Challenge

Junior Robert Heppenstall broke the school record in the 1500m


Wake Forest Open (Friday)

Photos from the first day of the 2016 Wake Forest Open at Kentner Stadium in Winston-Salem, N.C.


Wake Forest Invitational

The Wake Forest men's track team competed at the Wake Forest Invitational at the JDL Fast Track on Jan. 16, 2016.

Career Results

Career Honors
2016 Second-Team All-ACC (Outdoor Discus)

Outdoor Personal Bests

Discus Throw -- 55.41m -- 2016 NCAA East Preliminaries
Shot Put -- 16.52m -- 2015 Georgia Invitational

Indoor Personal Bests
Shot Put -- 16.69m -- 2016 UCS Invitational 

2018 Outdoor
Threw in seven meets…Opened the season with a first-place finish in the shot put and a second-place finish in the discus at the Wake Forest Outdoor Opener…Won the discus at the High Point VertKlasse Meeting…Finished second in the shot put with a season-best throw of 16.10m (52-10) and third in the discus at the Charlotte Invitational…Finished ninth in the discus at the ACC Championships with a season-best mark of 51.58m (169-3).

2017-18 Indoor
Competed in seven meets…Took 14th at the ACC Indoor Championships in the shot put with a best throw of 14.49m (47-6.5)…Claimed the shot put title at the Wake Forest Invitational…Finished in the top 10 at four of seven events.

2017 Outdoor
Competed in seven meets...Finished 19th at the NCAA East Preliminary Round with a season-best mark of 55.03m...Took 10th in the discus and 12th in the shot put at the ACC Championships...Won the shot put at the Tennessee Challenge and had a highest finish of second in the discus at the Raleigh Relays and Charlotte Invitational.

2016-17 Indoor
Saw action at seven meets...Finished 11th at the ACC Championships in the shot put...Won the shot put event at the UNCG Early Bird Duals...Took second at the Wake Forest Invitational and third at the UCS Invitational...Threw a season-best mark of 15.95m at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational.

2016 Outdoor
Garnered Second Team All-ACC status by placing sixth in the discus at the conference meet ... Appeared at seven meets, competing in the discus throw and shot put ... Had nine top-10 finishes on the year and won the discus at the Campbell Invitational and the Virginia Challenge ... Set personal records in the discus throw in three-consecutive meets to end the season, posting marks of 54.07m at the Virginia Challenge, 54.92m at the ACC Championships and 55.41m at the NCAA East Prelims ... Placed 18th at the NCAA Prelims ... Best shot put mark of the outdoor campaign was 16.06m, good for seventh place at the Raleigh Relays.

2015-16 Indoor
Competed five times in the shot put, placing in the top five in all four regular-season appearances ... Set a personal record with a throw of 16.69m at the UCS Invitational to place third ... Won at the Wake Forest Invitational and came in 11th at the ACC Championships.

2015 Outdoor

An NCAA East Regional qualifier in the discus throw ... Set a new personal best in the discus and earned a first-place finish with a mark of 53.28m at the Georgia Invitational, the second-best throw in school history ... At the same meet, had the fourth-best shot put throw in program history at 16.52m to place eighth ... Converted what was then a season high in the discus at the Wake Forest Open with a third place mark of 52.29m ... Placed first in the discus throw at the Georgia Spec Towns National Team Invitational at 52.67m ... Took fourth place in the discus at the Virginia Challenge ... Placed second in discus and third in shot put at the Radford Highlander Invitational, leading the throwers for Wake Forest.

2014-15 Indoor
Had four top-five finishes including a second-place showing at the JDL College Kick-Off Classic ... Finished 19th at the ACC Indoor Championships in the shot put.

High School
Earned a total of 10 varsity letters in track and field (four), indoor track and field (three) and football (three) ... All-conference defensive line in football ... All-state in both the shot put and discus ... All-American in the discus.

Son of Tami and Ron Adams ... Majoring in sociology ... Has one brother, Nick.