In the Battle Rounds, Mathai was paired against Nicolle Galyon. They sang "Love Song". Adam chose Mathai as the winner, sending her to the Live Playoffs.
In the Live Playoffs, Mathai sang "Ordinary People". She received enough votes from the public to be sent to the Quarterfinals.
In the Quarterfinals, Mathai sang "I'm Like a Bird". She did not receive the most votes on Team Adam in order to proceed automatically to the Semifinals. For Mathai's Last Chance Performance, she sang "Cowboy Casanova". Adam did not save Mathai, eliminating her from the competition instead of Katrina Parker.