Shamia Thompson
Shamia Thompson
Height: 5-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Columbia, S.C.
Position: Distance
Last School: Limestone College

2019 (Senior): A two-time Big South All-Academic Team Selection. 

Top Performance:

  • 800 Meters - 2:23.81 (Duke Invitational)
  • 1500 Meters - 5:06.16 (Big South Outdoor Track and Field - May 8th)

Before Upstate: Ran at Limestone College as a freshman...Claimed a spot on the All-Conference Carolinas cross country third team...Division II All-Academic in cross country...Holds the Limestone school record in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:25.

High School: Attended Irmo HS where she earned letters in track and cross country...Co-captain of cross country team as a senior...Earned All-Area honors in cross country in 2013...Three-time All-Region cross country selection and two-time All-Region honoree in track...Ranked third in the state for the 4x800-meter relay.

Personal: Born July 5, 1997...Daughter of George and Lorna Muir-Thompson...Has two brothers (Damion and Leon) and one sister (Shenique)...Majoring in Pre-medicine.