Named an American Baseball Coaches' Association (ABCA) first team All-American (outfield) in 1999, Cory Adams enjoyed an outstanding career as a member of the Huskies' perennially successful baseball team, helping the Huskies' to the 1997 NCAA Division III National Championship. With tremendous speed and game instincts, Adams still holds the single-season record for stolen bases in a season (47) set during his All-American year, including a single-game record four stolen bases against Colby College (April 29, 1999).
In addition to his All-American status, Adams concluded his career with numerous accolades in his final season with the Huskies, earning first team All-New England, ECAC Division III New England All-Star and All-Little East Conference honors. Playing for the Huskies from 1997-1999, Adams is fourth in career batting average (.404) and second in career stolen bases (82). At the conclusion of his intercollegiate playing career, Adams signed a contract to play professionally with the Western Baseball League's (Independent) Yuma (Arizona) Bullfrogs.
A William B. Wise Scholar-Athlete, Adams earned his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science in 2005. Still active in the athletic community, serving as a youth coach for various sports, Adams is the Radiological Controls Instructor at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.