Adam Pakalnis
Adam Pakalnis
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Waterbury, Conn.
High School: Holy Cross HS

ACCOLADES

2018-19: Saint Anselm Fall Dean's List

2017-18: Team Captain...Saint Anselm Fall Dean's List...Northeast-10 Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll

2016-17: Saint Anselm Fall Dean's List...Northeast-10 Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll...Team Most Valuable Runner

2015-16: Saint Anselm Spring Dean's List...Northeast-10 Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll

AT SAINT ANSELM

2018: Was one of only four Hawks student-athletes to appear in all six meets on the season...Logged a season-low 8K time of 29:03.4 at the Bruce Kirsh Cup on Oct. 20...Also competed at the 8K NE10 Championship (28:15.34) and the NCAA Division II East Regional 10K (38:06.40) on Nov. 17.

2017: Competed in five-of-six races for the Hawks...Posted an 8K time of 30:01.79 at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 7...Placed 141st at the NCAA Division II East Regional on Nov. 4 (40:39.3)...Also placed 141st at the Division II/III Challenge on Sept. 16 (31:33).

2016: Ran in five-of-seven races on the year...Finished 16th at the Shacklette Invite (Sept. 4) with a time of 30:21...Posted a time of 36:24.3 to finish 116th at the NCAA East Regionals...Finished 119th at the NE10 Championships on Oct. 22 with a time of 29:50.1...Finished 167th at the National Catholic Invite (Sept. 16) with a time of 31:33.8.

2015: Appeared in all eight races for the Hawks...Finished 12th at the Smith College Invite on Sept. 12 with a time of 18:18.68...Came in 28th (29:34.5) at the NE-10 Preview on Sept. 26...Posted a 51st-place finish (29:15) at the Schacklette Invite in his first career race on Sept. 5...Finished 93rd (17:42) at the Bruce Kirsh Cup on Oct. 16...Placed 163rd at the NCAA East Regional on Nov. 8 with a time of 37:53.16.

BEFORE SAINT ANSELM: Four-year member of cross country and indoor/outdoor track & field teams at Holy Cross High School...All-city cross country pick...Cross country and indoor track & field MVP...Cross country captain junior and senior years...All-Copper Division Team in cross country junior year...Qualified for USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Houston, Tex. in the 1,500m...Naugatuck Valley League All-Academic Team...National Honor Society member...First Honors all four years.

PERSONAL: Parents Linas and Karlene...Sister, Erika, was a two-time cross country captain at Saint Anselm and graduated in 2016...Majoring in environmental science.