Position
Throws
Height
6'0
Class
Redshirt
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
High School
Catholic HS

Major: Kinesiology
Event: Shot Put (IN: 55-11 ¼; OUT: 56-0)

CAREER
One of the Tigers’ top throwers during his four-year career from 2006-09 … Wrapped up his collegiate career as a three-year letterwinner … Competed in the shot put at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships in 2008 and 2009 … Earned a career-best 18th-place finish at the regional meet as a senior in 2009 … Saw action at the SEC Championships in 2007, 2008 and 2009 … Left the program with an indoor personal best of 55-11 ¼ and an outdoor personal best of 56-0 … A standout in the classroom, earning three-straight selections to the SEC Academic Honor Roll from 2007-09 and graduating in December 2009 with a degree in kinesiology.

2009
Was LSU’s top performer in the shot put during his senior season … An NCAA Regional qualifier for the second-straight season … Earned an 18th-place finish in the shot put at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships with a throw of 53 feet, 8 ¼ inches … Qualified for the regional meet with a seasonal-best throw of 55-5 in a fourth-place finish at the LSU Alumni Gold … Placed 11th in the shot put at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Took first place in the University division at the Sun Angel Classic after unleashing a throw of 54-11 ¼ … Also threw the shot outdoors at the LSU Tiger Relays (53-6 ¼), Texas Relays (FOUL) and Penn Relays (54-0) … Nearly scored for the Tigers with a ninth-place finish at the SEC Indoor Championships … Set a new indoor personal best with a throw of 55-11 ¼ at the SEC Indoor meet … Won the shot put title at the LSU Twilight (54-2 ½) … Finished runner-up in the event at both the Purple Tiger Classic (54-2) and LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier (52-5 ½) during the indoor season … Selected to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third-straight season.

2008
One of the Tigers’ top performers in the throws during his junior season … Qualified to throw the shot put at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships for the first time in his collegiate career … Finished 25th in the event at the regional meet after recording a mark of 51 feet, 9 inches … Unleashed a new personal-best and seasonal-best throw of 56-0 at the LSU Tiger Relays to punch his ticket to the regional meet … Placed fourth in the shot put at the LSU Tiger Relays … Also threw the shot at the Willie Williams Classic (53-10 ½ ), Texas Relays (50-2), Tiger Invitational (52-1 ¼) and LSU Alumni Gold (53-1) during the outdoor season … Established a new indoor personal best of 54-10 ¼ to finish in 12th place at the SEC Indoor Championships … Finished runner-up at the Razorback Invitational with a throw of 51-5 … Took third place at the Purple Tiger Classic (51-7 ¼) and LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier (53-7 ½) … Competed in a total of 13 meets for the Tigers in 2008 … Was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second time in his career.

2007
Concentrated on the shot put during the 2007 season … Earned a pair of runner-up finishes in the event at the LSU Twilight Invitational (53-1 ¾) and LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier (53-7) during the indoor season … Competed in a total of eight meets during the indoor season … Followed with six appearances during the outdoor campaign … Shattered his previous outdoor PR in the season opener with a heave of 54-6 ½ to win the event title at the LSU Tiger Relays … Finished second in the shot put at the LSU Tiger Classic with a mark of 53-7 ¾ … Placed 14th in his specialty at the SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships … Also threw the shot at the Texas Relays (52-8) and LSU Alumni Gold (54-0) … Was one of 15 Tigers to be named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season.

2006
Did not compete for the Tigers in 2006.

PRIOR TO LSU
Lettered four years in track and two years in football at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge … Named a 2005 all-state selection in the shot put … Won three Louisiana state titles in the shot put – 2003 and 2004 indoor and 2005 outdoor … Was named the Outstanding Field Man of the Year three-straight years (2003-05) … Came to LSU with a personal best of 59-2 in the shot put.

PERSONAL
Full name is Adam Lindsey Wilcox … Born Nov. 13, 1986 … Son of Paul and Eileen Wilcox … Has an older brother, Christopher … Grandfather played football at McNeese State … Graduated from LSU with a degree in kinesiology.

 

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