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    Adam Currie  
    Adam Currie

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Verdun, Quebec

    High School:
    Richelieu Valley

    Height:
    5-11

    Event:
    Middle Distance


    AS A JUNIOR: One of Notre Dame's outstanding middle distance runners ... set a career best in the 800 meters at the Meyo Invitational, running 1:49.95 for fifth place ... qualified for the BIG EAST Indoor Championship in three events (800m, 1,000m, mile) ... chose to race the1,000 meters at the league meet, establishing the top time in the preliminaries ... his mark of 2:25.26 was the seventh-best in school history and the fastest of his career ... took fourth in the event final the next day ... earned his fourth career All-BIG EAST honor in the 4x800-meter relay with teammates Brett Adams, John Cavanaugh and Thomas Chamney ... the quartet won the league title and ran the eighth-fastest time ever at Notre Dame ... ran the 1,200-meter leg of the school's distance medley relay at the NCAA Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. ... finished ninth in 9:42.13, just missing All-America honors (along with teammates Cavanaugh, Ryan Postel, and Todd Ptacek) ... focused exclusively on the 800 meters during the outdoor season ... ran on the Irish 4x800-meter relay at the Drake Relays ... the squad of Currie, Cameron Eckert, Cavanaugh, and Chamney finished second in 7:22.42, the second-fastest time in school history ... advanced to the finals of the 800 meters at the outdoor league meet, eventually finishing fifth in 1:52.48 ... earned his second career outdoor all-conference honors by finishing second with the 4x800 relay in 7:31.27, the seventh-best effort in school history ... ran a season-best 800 meters at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... his time of 1:50.39 gave him sixth place at the meet ... competed at the NCAA Mideast Regional for the second year in a row ... placed 17th in the 800 meters in 1:51.27 ... has his sights set high for 2008 ... poised to take his running to the next level.

    SUMMER 2006: Continued his development with strong second-place finish in 800 meters at North American, Central American & Caribbean (NACAC) Under-23 Championships in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic ... recorded a personal-best time of 1:49.22 and trailed only USC junior Duane Solomon, who was a top-five finisher in the event at 2006 NCAA Championship (just ahead of current Irish senior Thomas Chamney).

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Key member of the Irish middle distance crew earned his second consecutive All-America honor in the distance medley relay ... earned BIG EAST qualifications in three events during the indoor season, the first coming in the 1,000 meters at the Blue & Gold Invitational (2:25.38), a performance that stands as the sixth-fastest in school history ... took second in the 800 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational, running 1:50.72 to earn another BIG EAST mark ... competed in the prestigious Meyo Mile at the Meyo Invitational, running 4:06.22 ... picked up a pair of all-BIG EAST honors at the indoor league meet ... finished third in the 1,000 meters with a time of 2:26.63 in the final heat ... came back to help the Irish 4x800-meter relay squad take the league title with a time of 7:28.84, combining with teammates Brett Adams, John Cavanaugh, and Thomas Chamney to establish the sixth-fastest time in school history ... along with Chamney, Ryan Postel, and Kurt Benninger, took fourth in the distance medley relay at the Alex Wilson Invitational, setting a new school record (9:33.82) and eventually earning a provisional berth into the NCAA Championship ... earned his second All-America citation as part of Notre Dame's sixth-place DMR unit at the NCAA Championship, clocking a time of 9:40.61 with teammates Postel, Cavanaugh and Benninger ... kicked off his outdoor season with a bang at the Stanford Invitational ... finished eighth among 60 competitors in the `B' sections of the 1,500 meters, running a personal-best time of 3:51.19 to easily qualify for the BIG EAST outdoor meet ... ran the 4x800-meter relay at the Drake Relays with Adams, Cavanaugh, and Chamney, establishing the fifth-best time in school history with a mark of 7:31.96 ... earned points for the eventual BIG EAST champion Irish with a seventh-place effort in the 800 meters at the league outdoor meet ... his time of 1:50.50 in the preliminaries nearly qualified him for the NCAA Mideast Regional and set a career best ... also ran on the 4x800-meter relay team that took second while establishing the third-fastest mark in school history (7:26.04) ... waited until the last meet before the regional to qualify in the 800 meters, running a personal-best 1:49.33 for 10th place at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... competed two weeks later at the NCAA Mideast Regional, missing the final but gaining valuable experience for the next two years.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Served as Notre Dame's top 800-meter specialist ... took first in the 800 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational, running a career best time of 1:50.29 ... ran 1:51.20 at the competitive Meyo Invitational to finish 11th in the 800 meters ... qualified for the BIG EAST indoor meet in the 800 meters, eventually finishing eighth in the event final ... also competed in the 4x800 meter relay with teammates Eric Morrison, Brett Adams, and Todd Ptacek to finish fifth in 7:38.09 ... ran in the distance medley relay at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... earned All-American honors by finishing sixth along with teammates Morrison, Kurt Benninger and Trevor McClain-Duer ... made his outdoor 800-meter debut at the Stanford Invitational, finishing fifth in a career-best 1:51.09 ... won the 800 meters at the Mike Poehlein Invitational in 1:54.22 ... competed at the Mount SAC Relays in the 800 meters ... took tenth in the competition with a time of 1:51.83 ... qualified for the outdoor BIG EAST meet in the 800 and finished 12th in 1:52.92 ... ran on Notre Dame's 4x800 meter relay at the league meet, finishing fifth (7:40.22) with fellow freshmen Adams, Jamal Afridi, and Jake Watson ... capped the season with a 26th-place effort (1:52.40) in the 800 meters at the Georgia Tech Invitational.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Three-sport athlete at Richelieu Valley High School where he lettered all four years in track, cross country, and volleyball ... represented his native Canada at the 2003 Junior Pan American Games as he placed sixth in the 800 meters ... eighth-place finish at the 2004 Canadian Olympic Trials ... bronze medalist at the 2003 Junior National Track Championship in the 800 ... personal bests of 1:50.22 in the 800 meters and 3:54.24 in the 1,500 ... 11-time Provincial Champion in cross country and track ... named team MVP and captain of the volleyball squad three years straight ... nominated for Quebec athlete of the year in 2003 ... named to the 2002 regional all-star team in volleyball ... class valedictorian ... received the T.W. Smith award for being the most outstanding student of his graduating class ... winner of the Governor General's Medal for academic excellence ... born Nov. 24, 1984 in Montreal, Quebec ... has one older brother ... enrolled in the College of Engineering as a mechanical engineering major (3.535 cumulative grade-point average through spring 2006 semester) ... has twice earned Dean's List honors, most recently in the fall 2005 semester when he posted a 3.737 GPA.

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