Nick Adcock
Nick Adcock

Kansas City, Mo.

High School:
Oak Park HS


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Nick Adcock at the 2007 USATF Junior Championships

Tiger freshman Nick Adcock in winning the USA Junior National Championship in the men's decathlon

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Personal Bests Indoor Outdoor
60m Dash 7.09
60m Hurdles 7.92
1,000m Run 2:39.56
High Jump 2.12m (6-11 1/2) 2.12m (6-11 1/2)
Pole Vault 4.90m (16-0 3/4) 4.70m (15-5)
LongJump 7.18m (23-6 3/4) 7.31m (23-11 3/4)
Shot Put 14.21m (46-7 1/2) 14.08m (46-2 1/2)
Heptathlon 5,938
100m Dash 10.86
110m Hurdles 14.07
400m Dash 48.03
1,500m Run 4:34.80
Discus Throw 40.13m (131-8)
Javelin 60.22m (197-7)
Decathlon 7,704



Tiger Nick Adcock Claims Victory at KU Relays
By staff of written 4/19/2008

Missouri decathlete Adcock wins Kansas Relays
By Mike DeArmond of Kansas City Star written 4/17/2008

Talented Tiger
By Bill Knust of KC Community News written 3/27/2008

Adcock sets another track record
By Matthew Cavanah of Columbia Missourian written 2/19/2008

Adcock stuns Tiger World with Nationally-Significant Heptathlon School Rec.
By Staff of written 2/15/2008

Strong finish to first season
By Missourian staff of Columbia Missourian written 7/13/2007

The balance of a champion
By Matt Nestor of Columbia Daily Tribune written 6/27/2007

Adcock leaves field in dust on way to decathlon gold
By Columbia Tribune staff of Columbia Daily Tribune written 6/22/2007


Earned All-America honors in the decathlon after placing fifth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Oregon with 7,569 points ... Became the only student-athltete under the direction of head coach Rick McGuire to qualify for five NCAA Championships and finish as an All-American in each ... Claimed the Big 12 Decathlon title on his home track after scoring a personal-best point total of 7,704 ... The title was his first Big 12 Outdoor title in any event ... Finished the yearby placing sixth at the USATF Championships and earned a spot on the Thorpe Cup team for the second-straight season.Indoor: Earned All-America honors after finishing fourth overall at the NCAA Championships with 5,763 points in the heptathlon ... His best event at the Championships came in the 60m hurdles where he was clocked at 7.94, earning him second in the event and 997 points in the competition ... Big 12 Heptathlon Champion after posting a school and Big 12 meet-record with 5,938 points at the Big 12 Championships ... Won three of the seven events at the Big 12 Championships, winning the pole vault, 60m hurdles and the high jump ... USTFCCCA Midwest Regional Athlete of the Year after claiming a pair of heptathlon titles and ranking second nationally in the event ... Along with resetting the school's heptathlon record, he reset the program's 60m hurdle record four times during the season, lowering it from 8.09 to 7.92 throughout the season ... Set personal-bests in the pole vault (4.90m), long jump (7.18m), 60m hurdles (7.92) and the heptathlon (5,938) during the season ... Was one of three Mizzou student-athletes to qualify for the NCAA Championships, doing so as the No. 2 overall seed in the heptathlon ... Ranked 12th in the world and No. 1 globally on an oversized track in the heptathlon heading into the NCAA Championships ... His mark of 5,938 was also the second-best in the world by any American athlete during the 2010 indoor season.

Indoor: Competed at both the Big 12 Indoor Championships where he finished second overall in a very competitive heptathlon field with an NCAA automatic qualifying point total of 5,747 ... Tied for first overall in the heptathlon high jump with a mark of 2.06m (6-9) ... Took third in the heptathlon 1,000m run (2:42.26) and the 60m hurdles (8.12) at the Big 12 Indoor Championships ... Set a personal-best time of 8.09 in the 60m hurdles at the MU-KU dual, his only personal-best mark during the indoor season. Outdoor: NCAA Regional Qualifier ... Continued his success from the indoor season during the outdoor slate as he set personal-bests in four different decathlon events ... Threw 60.22m (197-7) in the javelin at the USATF Championships, 14.02m (46-0) in the shot put a the Big 12 Outdoor Championships while clocking a personal-best time of 10.86 in the 100m dash at the same meet ... Clocked in at 14.14 in the 110m hurdles at the Jefferson Cup to round out his career-bests ... Highlight of his season came at the Thorpe Cup in Marburg, Germany, where he placed fifth overall amongst a field of 14 elite decathletes which included multiple Olympians and former national champions ... Set season-best marks at the event in the discus after tossing 38.83m (127-4) and the pole vault after clearing 4.55m (14-11) ... His overall score of 7,646 in the decathlon at the event is also a personal-best total ... Placed eighth overall in the decathlon at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships with 7,059 points.

Outdoor: Earned second All-America honor of the season in placing fourth (7,612) at the NCAA Championships in Des Moines, using personal bests in four events to once again place him among the nation's elite ... in July, earned his second international medal as part of Team USA's NACAC U23 Championships roster, earned Silver (7,364) and was helped by PR in the high jump (2.12m, 6-11½) ... added over 600 points to his previous year's score in the decathlon at the Big 12 Championships to place a close second (7,657) to Texas' Donovan Kilmartin (7,675) in Boulder, Colo. ... at the Big 12 meet, set new decathlon-meet standards in the 100 (10.94) and 110mH (14.36, equaled) and new decathlon school records in the 100 and 400 (48.03) ... winner of the Kansas Relays decathlon with then PR of 7,329 ... winner of the 110- meter hurdles at the Tom Botts Invitational (14.45w) ... led all scorers with 11¼ in Mizzou's 105-97 victory over Virginia in the inaugural Jefferson Cup, placing second in both the 110-meter hurdles and high jump, placing fourth in the long jump, and as a member of the Tigers' winning 4x400-meter relay. Indoor: Earned first career All-America honor with a fourth-place showing at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, scoring 5,776 in reseting his own overall school record in the 60-meter hurdles (8.10) and running a PR in the 1000 (2:39.56), in addition, tied a NCAA-meet record in clearing 6-9¾ (2.08m) in the high jump ... Big 12 Heptathlon Champion, scoring school record, NCAA-automatic qualifying score of 5,795 points ... heptathlon score makes him 10th-best American collegian all-time in the event ... is Big 12's second sophomore to win hept confernce crown (Donovan Kilmartin), recording the second-best winning score in league history ... at the Big 12 meet, recorded PRs in the 60m (7.09), 60mH (8.12, SR), HJ (6-11¼, 2.12m), PV (14-11, 4.55m) ... initailly reset Mizzou's hept school record with a score of 5,644, an NCAA-provisional qualifying mark, at the Iowa State Classic, garnering a 500-point improvement on where he finished the season of '07 ... in first two meets of the season, reset Mizzou's school record in the 60-meter hurdles twice, clocking 8.17 in the prelim round of the Missouri Invitational to start the season and followed with an 8.16 second-place showing at the Kansas Invitational ... also earned All-Big 12 honors with 6th-place 4x400 team.

Outdoor: Had a fantastic freshman campaign in the decathlon, considering that seven of the ten disciplines in the event had never been tried by him before ... had an amazing post-season run that included a trip to the Pan-Am Junior Games where he took the Silver medal in the junior decathlon, scoring 7,074 points ... earned the trip to Sao Paulo, Brazil, by winning the junior decathlon at the USATF Junior Championships in Indianapolis with a score of 7,293, using a high jump outdoor PR, and all-time Mizzou best in the decathlon, of 6-7.5 (2.02m) to push the lead through most of day two ... used a javelin throw PR of 184-11 (56.38m) to earn All-Big 12 honors in the decathlon, placing eighth with 7,078 points ... also at the Pan-Am Junior Games, ran a 48.12 in the 400-meter portion of the decathlon, clocking the fastest time ever by a Tiger decathlete. ... set Tiger freshman decathlon records in the 100-meter (11.17), high jump, 400-meter, and 110-meter hurdles (14.98). Indoor: Placed 10th at the Big 12 Indoor Championships in the heptathlon (5,129) ... notable personal bests include: HJ, 2.06m, 6-9; 60mH, 8.37 ... earned All-Big 12 honors as member of seventh-place 4x400-relay team.

High School:
Six-time All-State performer, finishing in the top eight of Missouri's Class 4 in both 2005 and 2006 in both the 110- and 300-meter hurdles ... multiple-time All-Conference perfomer ... winner of the Big 7 Conference 110- and 300-meter hurdles in 2005 and 2006 ... 3rd with 300-meter hurdles and 4th with 110-meter hurdles at Kansas Relays in 2006 ... second leg of second-place sprint medley relay team at 2006 Kansas Relays ... high school PRs - 110H, 14.09; 300H, 38.25; HJ, 6-7 ... high school coach - Mark Maus.

Son of Gary & Sue Adcock ... majoring in Accounting ... born April 2, 1988 in Kansas City, Mo.

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