March 23, 2010
Rice decathlete Philip Adam has been named by Conference USA Outdoor as its Track and Field Athlete of the Week as announced by the league office Tuesday.
Adam, a senior from Santa Maria, Calif., won Rice's newly formed Shirley Crowe Decathlon with 7,396 points to lead the nation in the event. His point surpasses his previous best of 7,331 points. This is Adam's first career C-USA weekly honor.