Kern and Shalaway earned All-ACC honors on the final day of competition
Fourteen Demon Deacons will head to south for the conference championships
Elijah Shalaway led the Deacs with a second-place finish in the javelin
Wake Forest will compete at the Virginia Grand Prix and the Penn Relays
Junior Robert Heppenstall broke the school record in the 1500m
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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