Lyle Adams
Lyle  Adams


Orlando, Fla.

High School:
Winter Park

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170


In 2008: Played and started in all 24 games for the Deacs in 2008 ... Finished the season with three goals and three assists ... Scored the game-winning goal in Wake's 3-0 win over UCLA (9/5) ... Named ACC Player of the Week (9/9) and to Top Drawer Soccer's Team of the Week after his performance against the Bruins and South Carolina in the Deacon Fall Classic ... Assisted on Danny Wenzel's game-tying goal against Virginia (11/14) in the ACC Tournament ... Scored his third goal of the season against USF (12/6) in NCAA Tournament quarterfinals ... Drafted by D.C. United in the second round of the MLS Draft ... Finished his career ranked in the top five in career games played and started at Wake Forest with 95 games played (T-2nd) and 91 games started (3rd).

In 2007: One of three Demon Deacons to start all 26 games during the 2007 season ... His second goal of the season was the game-winner against Coastal Carolina on Oct. 23 ... Posted the game-winning goal over the Tar Heels on Nov. 3 ... Scored a goal against Virginia, broadcast nationally on the Fox Soccer Channel (Nov. 9) ... Also netted a goal over UNC Greensboro on Oct. 16 ... Helped WFU log five back-to-back shutouts midseason, and a school record of 15 by the end of the year.

In 2006: Started in 24 games ... Earned four goals through 17 shots, including one game winner ... Boasted second highest shot percentage of regular starters ... Registered game winning overtime goal against Ohio State in the Carolina Nike Classic (Sept. 3) ... Helped hold Central Florida to one shot in season opener (Aug. 25).

In 2005: Saw action in 21 games and started 17 ... Recorded six shots and registered one assist ... Assist came on the opening goal of the NCAA Tournament match with Cal on Nov. 24 ... Helped the Deacons log nine shutouts on the season and post a goals against average of 0.98 ... Went a span of 241:45 without surrendering a goal and did not allow St. Joseph's a single shot on Sept. 20 ... Helped limit opponents to seven or fewer shots on nine separate occasions.

Prep: Four-year letterwinner at Winter Park HS ... Helped scholastic squad to a pair of district titles ... Member of the ODP Region III pool ... Two-time all-state selection ... Earned all-county and All-Central Florida three times each ... Named 2004 Orange County Player of the Year ... Named team MVP junior and senior seasons ... Three-time Kraze All-Tournament selection.

Personal: An economics major ... The son of Las & Dianne Adams ... Chose Wake Forest over Columbia, South Florida, Rollins College and Cornell ... Born Dec. 19, 1986 in Kingston, Jamaica.

Career Stats

NCAA Tennis Central