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2008-2009 Men's Track Roster


Samuel Adade

Class: SR
Position: Sprints
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185 pounds
Previous School: Prempeh College
Hometown: Kumasi, Ghana

2008-09
Indoor
Won the 55 meter dash in 6.41 at MT Christmas Invitational... Placed second in the 400 meters in 49.78 at the Rod McCravy Memorial...Took fourth in the 55 final in 6.53 and finished sixth in the 200 meters in 22.56 at the Ed Temple Classic...Placed seventh in the 200 in 22.18 at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships.
Outdoor: Ranked t-29th on the NCAA descending order list as a member of the 4x100 meter relay team with a time of 39.95 run at the Sun Belt Championships earning him All Sun Belt Honors and a NCAA Regional Qualifying time...Won with the 4x100 meter relay in a time of 40.77 and placed third on the 4x200 meter relay at the Georgia Relays...Finished third in a time of 40.67 on the 4x100 meter relay team at the Tiger Track Classic as well as placing 15th in the both the 100 and 200 meter dashes with times of 10.83 and 21.89, respectively...Placed eighth in the 100 meter dash at the Western Kentucky Invitational in 11.70...Placed ninth with the 4x100m relay team at the NCAA Mideast Regional meet in a time of 40.43...Finished 13th in the both the 100 and 200 meter dashes in times of 10.7 and 21.59, respectively at the Sun Belt Championships...Finished 24th at the Georgia Tech Invitational in a preliminary time of 10.94.

2007-08
Indoor:
Earned All-Sun Belt honors in 200-meters, placing third at SBC Championships ... Won 200 in 21.60 and placed second in 55-meters in 6.45 at MT Christmas Invitational ... Finished eighth in 200 in 22.44 at Kentucky Invitational ... Won 200 in 21.44 and placed fourth in 55 in 6.38 at Middle Tennessee Classic ... Finished fifth in 200 in 21.52 and 12th in 60-meters in 6.83 at Rod McCravy Memorial ... Placed sixth in 55 in 6.48 at MT Valentine Invitational ... Finished third in 200 in 21.63 and fourth in 55 in 6.42 at Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Ranked 37th in the nation on the NCAA descending Order List in 100-meters with time of 10.36 and 111th in 200-meters with mark of 21.21 ... Earned All-Sun Belt honors in 100, placing third at SBC Championships ... Finished fourth in 100 in 10.61 and member of third-place 4x200-meter relay (1:26.44) at Clemson Relays ... Won 100 in 10.76 at Yellowjacket Invitational and was 15th in 10.91 at Tiger Track Classic ... Member of sixth-place 4x100-meter relay (41.30) at Sea Ray Relays ... Finished second in 200 in NCAA regional qualifying time of 21.21 and fourth in 100 at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Member of 4x100 and 4x200 squads at Penn Relays ... Placed third in 100 in personal-best 10.36, sixth in 200 and member of second-place 4x100 at SBC Championships ... Ran 10.39 in 100 prelims, personal-best 20.97 in 200 prelims and member of 4x100 relay at NCAA Mideast Regional.

2006-07
Indoor:
Finished second in 200-meters in 21.95 at MT Christmas Invitational ... Placed third in 400-meters in 49.87 and member of winning mile relay (3:15.20) at Blue Raider Invitational ... Came in fourth in 200 in 22.03 at Carle-Health Alliance Invitational ... Finished third in 200 in 22.06 and fifth in personal-best 48.97 in 400 at MT Valentine Invitational ... Won 200 in 21.72 and finished third in 400 in 48.78 at Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Member of second-place 4x200-meter relay (1:23.65) and third-place and NCAA regional qualifying 4x400-meter relay (3:08.82) at Alabama Relays ... Finished eighth in 100 in 10.65 and member of fourth-place and NCAA regional qualifying 4x100-meter relay (39.97) at Yellowjacket Invitational ... Placed 15th in 100 in 10.74 and member of second-place 4x200 relay (1:24.10) at Sea Ray Relays ... Came in fourth in 100 in 10.61, seventh in 200 in 21.22 and member of winning 4x100 relay (39.57) at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Member of fourth-place 4x100 relay (40.21) and second-place 4x200 relay (1:22.81) at Penn Relays ... Finished eighth in 100 in 10.71 and member of winning 4x100 relay (39.84) at Sun Belt Championships ... Member of third-place 4x100 relay (39.91) at NCAA Mideast Regional ... Member of fifth-place 4x100 relay (39.78) at NCAA Championships, earning All-America honors.

2005-06
Indoor:
Posted second-place finish in 200-meters at MT Christmas Invitational and member of second-place mile relay team ... Member of winning mile relay at Blue Raider Invitational ... Finished second in 55-meters and fourth in 200 at MT Valentine Invitational.
Outdoor: Posted season-best 10.54 in 100-meters at Sea Ray Relays and finished third in season-best 21.42 in 200- meters at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Placed sixth in 100, seventh and 200 and member of winning 4x100-meter relay at Sun Belt Championships ... Member of third-place 4x100 in season-best 39.94 at NCAA Mideast Regional ... Member of 4x100 unit that posted time of 40.40 in prelims at NCAA Championships.

Before Middle Tennessee: Holds 200-meter record (21.3) for Kumasi interscholastic schools ... West Africa 100- and 200-meter champion in 2004 ... Finalist at World Junior Championships in 2004 in Italy, finishing seventh ... Participated in Ghana Junior National Championships from 2001-04 ... Member of Ghana National Team at 2004 Athens Olympics.

Personal: Samuel Kwasi Adade ... Son of Graham and Agnes Adade ... Born June 16, 1985 ... Majoring in Business.