University of Iowa Athletics
Fly/Free

Rob Adams

Class Fr.
Hometown Torpoint, England
High School Devonport

2008-09 — swam collegiate-best 200 back (1:52.50) at Big Ten Championships… posted five top-five finishes… recorded season bests in 1,000 free (10:05.82) at Minnesota, and 100 back (52.45) and 1,650 free (16:23.39) at Missouri Invite… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2007-08 — recorded eight top-five finishes… swam collegiate bests in 200 (1:43.20), 500 (4:38.96), 1,000 (9:53.26) and 1,650 free (16:09.12), and season best in 200 back (1:55.82)… letterwinner.

High School — swam for Jon Rudd at Plymouth Leander and Sue Rudd at Devonport Royal… best times were 4:39.60 in 500 free, 9:42.47 in 1,000 free and 15:52.19 in 1,650 free… two-time national champion… two-time British Swimming World Class programme member… played rugby for Devonport services rugby football club and placed second in under 16 national league in 1998… played soccer for Football Torpoint Athletic FC… two-time player of the month… two-time team MVP.

Personal — born May 13, 1990… son of Chris and Sue Adams… athletic training major

Adams’ Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
200 Free 1:43.20 at Big Ten Championships 2/29/08
500 Free 4:38.96 at Big Ten Championships 2/28/08
1,000 Free 9:53.26 vs. Michigan State 10/26/07
1,650 Free 16:09.12 at Big Ten Championships 3/1/08
100 Back 52.45 at Missouri Invite 12/5-7/08
200 Back 1:55.82 at Ohio State Invite 12/2/07