|Last School:||Niceville HS|
2011 Outdoor: Topped the Upstate record books with Michael Johnson, Matt Johnson and Michael Meissner in the 4x400-meter with a time of 3:15.57 set April 16 at the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships in Jacksonville, Fla., helping the Spartans to a fifth-place finish … Teamed with Davey Dennison, Michael Johnson and Matt Johnson to post the best time in school history in the 4x800-meter, crossing the line in 7:43.38 March 19 at the Shamrock Invitational in Myrtle Beach, S.C. … Recorded a personal-best of 1:54.20 in the 800-meter at the Tiger Track Classic in Auburn. Ala., April 2 … Registered a time of 4:07.78 in the 1,500-meter March 19 at the Shamrock Invitational.
2011 Indoor: Set a school record with Michael Johnson, Matt Johnson and Michael Meissner with a time of 3:20.12 in the 4x400-meter at the Tiger Paw Invitational in Clemson, S.C., Feb. 11-12 … Ran the 800-meter in 1:57.66 Feb. 12 at the Tiger Paw Invitational … Posted a personal-best time of 4:29.12 in mile at the JRF Combined Events Invitational in Clemson, S.C., Jan. 29.
2010 XC: Competed in four races for Upstate … Registered a personal best time of 26:11.62 at the Upstate Invitational Oct. 16, taking 12th … Career best ranks 13th all-time in school history … Posted a time of 26:27.59 at the A-Sun Championship Oct. 30, finishing 38th … Claimed 24th-place at the Eye Opener Sept. 5 with a time of 26:42 … Crossed the line in 26:56.53 at the Greater Louisville Classic Oct. 2, coming in 279th.
2010 Indoor: Secured himself as Upstate’s top performer for the indoor season on 2/6 with his 1:57.51 800m … Also competed in the 400m with a 52.90 (2/12), the mile with a 4:33.18 (2/6), and the 3000m event with a 9:13.64 (1/23).
2010 Outdoor: Competed in four events for the Spartans … Was the top performer in the 800m event with a 1:55.08 on 4/24 … Secured himself as the number two runner in each of the 400m (53.63 on 4/10), 1500m (4:05.31 on 4/2) and 3K steeplechase (10:20.55 on 3/27).
2009 XC: Set a personal-best time of 26:43.20 at the Charlotte Invitational (10/2) ... Highest finish came at the USC Upstate Invitational (10/17), when he finished 12th ... Finished 33rd at the A-Sun Championships (10/31) as the Spartans tied for third overall.
Before USC Upstate: Lettered twice in track and field and once in cross country while at Niceville ... Helped lead school to the county championships as a senior in cross country ... Finished as the runner-up with a time of 16:29 at the county meet, coming in behind his teammate, Christian Ritacco ... Named to the All-4A District cross country team with an eighth-place finish of 16:30 ... Posted personal-best time of 16:02 at the 4A Florida State Cross Country Championships, where he finished 11th ... Also a Florida Athletic Coaches Association All Star meet selection and finished 10th in the senior race at the 2008 Footlocker South Regional (16:17), and was a part of the All-South Senior Team ... Named to the 4A District team in track and field, as he finished third in the 800 meters (2:00.84) and third in the 3,200-meter relay.
Personal: Born on Aug. 9, 1991 ... Son of Terry and Clara Thomas ... Has an older brother, Blaine, and sister, Amber ... Majoring in history and minoring in business administration ... Likes surfing, camping, kayaking and off-roading ... Favorite food is lasagna ... Enjoys listening to Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera ... Favorite movie is "Van Helsing" ... Favorite TV show is "Wilfred" ... Favorite song is "Hips don't Lie" ... Favorite athlete is swimmer Michael Phelps ... Admires his parents ... Dream job is to be a museum director ... Favorite quote is "You don't know where you're going until you know where you've been."