Adum Gross
Adum Gross

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
South Holland, Ill.

High School:
Thornridge

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 176

Event:
Hurdles

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Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Senior/Senior

Notables
• 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships Preliminary Round qualifier (110 hurdles)

At Wisconsin
2012 Indoor: Ran to personal-bests in both the 60 meters and 60-meter hurdles at the Wisconsin NCAA Qualifier (3/2) finishing seventh in the 60 meters with a time of 7.12 seconds and also taking the win in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.03 seconds ... in a preliminary section of the 60-meter hurdles, finished 10th with a time of 8.08 seconds at the Big Ten championships ... finished second in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.14 seconds and also placed fourth in the 60 meters by finishing in 7.14 at the Red & White Open (2/17) ... completed the 60-meter hurdles in 8.30 to finish third at the Wisconsin Invitational (1/21) ... finished second in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.21 at the Badger Track Classic (1/14) ... placed third in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.14 at the Bill Bergan Invitational (1/28) ... in the preliminary round, ran the 60-meter hurdles in 8.20 then finished 13th in the final section with a time of 8.24 at the Iowa State Classic (2/10-11)

2012 Outdoor: Finished 11th in a preliminary section of the 110-meter hurdles at the Big Ten championships (5/12) with a time of 14.35 seconds ... came in 45th place with a time of 14.47 in the first round of the 110 hurdles at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/25)... took the win in the 110 hurdles at the Triton Invitational (4/28) in a time of 14.80 ... ran to a runner-up finish in the 110 hurdles at the Bryan Clay Invitational (4/20) in a time of 14.34 ... came runner-up in the 110 hurdles in a time of 14.65 at the Wisconsin Open (5/5) ... finished fourth in the 110 hurdles with a time of 14.45 at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/23) and also placed 25th in the 200 meters with a personal-best time of 22.65 ... came in fifth in the 110 hurdles at the Stanford Invitational (4/7) with a time of 14.59

2011 Indoor: Placed 11th in the 60-meter hurdles at the Big Ten championships (2/27) in 8.15 ... won the 60-meter hurdles at the Wisconsin NCAA Qualifier (3/4) in 8.12 ... finished second in the 60-meter hurdles in 8.19 at the GaREAT Invitational (2/5) ... finished third in the 60-meter hurdles at the Red & White Open (2/18), crossing the line in 8.17

2011 Outdoor: Won the 110-meter hurdles at the Rex Foster Open (4/8) in 14.57... finished seventh in the 110-meter hurdles at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/15) in 14.44 ... finished sixth in the 110-meter hurdles in 14.38 at the Beach Invitational (4/16) ... placed fourth in the 110-meter hurdles in 14.54 at the Aztec Invitational (3/19) ... finished 42nd in the 110-meter hurdles at the Florida Relays (4/1) in 15.30

2010 Indoor: Won the 55-meter hurdles at the Karl Schlender Last Chance Meet (3/5) in a time of 7.60 ... finished 13th in the preliminaries of the 60-meter hurdles at the Big Ten championships in a time of 8.22 ... finished second in the 60-meter hurdles at the Red & White Open (2/19) in a personal-best time of 8.08 ... finished second in the 60-meter hurdles at the Badger Track Classic (1/23) in 8.23 ... ran a time of 8.20 in the 60-meter hurdles at the Wisconsin Elite Invite (1/30) to finish fourth

2010 Outdoor: Finished seventh in the 110-meter hurdles (14.77) at the Big Ten championships ... finished 32nd in the 110-meter hurdles (14.57) at the NCAA Preliminary Round (5/28) ... won the 110-meter hurdles at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/8) in a time of 14.29 ... finished third in the 110-meter hurdles (14.57) at the Musco Twilight Invitational (5/1) ... finished fifth in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.70 at the Florida State Relays (3/26)

2009 Indoor: Finished fifth in the 60-meter hurdles at the Wisconsin Badger Open (2/21) in 8.37... finished fourth in the 200 meters at the Badger Track Classic (1/17) with a time of 23.03

2009 Outdoor: Took fifth at the Wisconsin Open (5/2) in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.11 ... took 22nd in the 110-meter hurdles at the Stanford Invitational (3/27) in 15.32

2008 Indoor: Redshirt season ... competed unattached and placed fourth in the 60-meter hurdles at the Badger Track Classic in 8.67 ... took eighth in the hurdles at the Panther Open in 8.64 ... finished sixth in the 60-meter hurdles at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational, running a personal best of 8.43

2008 Outdoor: Redshirt season

High School
Placed fourth in the 110-meter hurdles at the Illinois Class AA state meet as a senior ... also qualified for the state meet as a junior ... all-conference and all-area selection ... also lettered in football, earning all-conference and all-area honors ... member of the honor roll ... competed with the Angelic Flyers Track Club ... Coach: T.J. Shirley

Personal
Mother is Valerie Gross ... has two brothers, Tim and John, and one sister, Akilah ... intended major is sociology

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
60 Meters 7.12 3-2-12 100 Meters 11.14 High School
200 Meters 23.03 1-17-09 200 Meters 22.65 3-23-12
55 Hurdles 7.59 3-5-10 110 Hurdles 13.90 High School
60 Hurdles 8.03 3-2-12

At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2012 Outdoor - West Preliminary Round
110 Hurdles: 45th-P (14.47)

2010 Outdoor - West Preliminary Round
110 Hurdles: 32nd-P (14.57)

At the Big Ten Championships
2012 - Indoor
60 Hurdles: 10th-P (8.08)

2012 - Outdoor
110 Hurdles: 11th-P (14.35)

2011 - Indoor
60 Hurdles: 11th-P (8.15)

2011 - Outdoor
110-Meter Hurdles: 11th-P (14.82)
4x100-Meter Relay: 7th-P (41.27)

2010 - Indoor
60 Hurdles: 13th-P (8.22)

2010 - Outdoor
110-Meter Hurdles: 6th-P (14.46)
110-Meter Hurdles: 7th (14.77)

Other Notable Performances - Track
2011 Drake Relays
Shuttle Hurdle Relay: 4th-P (59.55)

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