Messenger - Vol. 4, No. 4, Page 9
Scholar-athlete Adams

     Travis Adams, Delaware '95, a cross-country/track and field
standout at the University of Delaware, has been awarded a prestigious
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) postgraduate
scholarship, one of 97 scholarships awarded nationwide. The $5,000
scholarships are awarded to student athletes in sports other than
football and basketball, who maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative grade
point average and who perform with distinction in varsity competition.
     Adams plans to continue his studies in biomechanics at the
University of Oregon.
     A chemistry and physics double major with a 3.86 grade point
average, he was a team co-captain and four-year standout in cross
country and indoor and outdoor track and field. He led the Blue Hens
to three North Atlantic Conference (NAC) track team titles during his
career. Adams, who won the NAC outdoor 10,000- meter event in May,
placed seventh at the 1994 NAC cross-country championships in November
and was fifth in the 1995 NAC indoor championships in the 5,000 meters
in February. He owns nine career top-eight finishes in NAC track
championship action, and he earned All-East notice by finishing 10th
in the 10,000 meters at the 1994 Intercollegiate Association of
Amateur Athletes of America (IC4A) outdoor championships.
     Adams is a two-time Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Medal
of Merit award winner.